TodayApril 16, 2022

Detlev von Platen on 50 years of Porsche 911 and the GT3

Detlev von Platen, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about Jerry Seinfeld’s 911, 50 years of Porsche, the new GT3 and the awards Porsche won at the 2013 New York International Auto show (NYIAS).

Porsche already has a Cayenne diesel and a Panamera hybrid. How successful are they? Does Porsche plan to bring out more hybrids? plug-in hybrids?

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.