Blast halts Porsche 911 production

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FRANKFURT, Feb 25 (Reuters) - A gas explosion at Porsche's Zuffenhausen plant on Monday has put a halt to its 911 sports car production for at least 48 hours. "Assembly of the 911 model line will be idled for at least two to three days based on preliminary estimates. The daily production capacity is currently 160 units," the company said in a statement. A spokesman for Porsche said the company expects it can recoup the lost production in the course of the year by negotiating Saturday ...

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