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Porsche opens new plant for eight-cylinder engines; digitalization and data management; V8s for all VW Group brands

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Porsche has officially dedicated a new engine plant for eight-cylinder engines. The Porsche can reach a top speed of 306 km/h (190 mph).

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Porsche introducing new Panamera 4 E-hybrid PHEV at Paris Show

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The all-wheel Porsche achieves a top speed of 278 km/h (173 mph) and delivers a system torque of 700 N·m from stationary without hesitation.

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52 MPG At 70 MPH? No, Not In A Prius--In A Porsche Panamera

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Steady-speed highway cruising doesn't actually take that much energy compared to accelerating up to, say, 70 mph in the first place. Does 52 mpg at 70 mph sound impressive to you?

Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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mph) in 4.6 Porsche Mission E. Porsche is a front-runner in introducing innovative 800-volt technology for the first time.

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Porsche launches new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid with new gen hybrid module; more e-range, better performance

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Porsche unveiled the new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid ( earlier post )—the fourth model in the Panamera line—at the Paris Motor Show.

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Porsche introduces 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid sports car

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Porsche has introduced the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid sports car, the first of six or more plug-in hybrids coming from the Volkswagen Group.

Porsche begins taking orders for the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid super sports car

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Porsche has begun taking orders for the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid drive super sports car, first debuted as a concept at the Geneva Motor Show in 2010 ( earlier post ), even as production development proceeds. Power transmission to the rear wheels is by means of a compact, seven gear Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK). liters.

Porsche introduces plug-in hybrid concept Panamera Sport Turismo; 60 mpg US

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At the Paris Motor Show, Porsche presented the Panamera Sport Turismo concept, a plug-in hybrid that offers 416 hp (306 kW) of peak system power.

Porsche bringing diesel Cayenne to the US with 2013 MY

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Porsche will offer the Cayenne Diesel in the United States market for the first time beginning with the 2013 model year. The result is 0-60 mph acceleration in 7.2 seconds and a top track speed of 135 mph (217 km/h). Based on. and 10.2 L/100km, respectively) on its US EPA label. Final figures will be. Boxster. Diesel


Porsche Hybrid Slims Down

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Porsche's first fully hybrid production model SUV, the 2011 Cayenne S Hybrid , touts some impressive power and performance numbers. seconds.

New Porsche Boxsters up to 13% more fuel efficient with new turbocharged four-cylinder flat engines

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Porsche has restructured its Boxster mid-engine roadster lineup, introducing the new 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S. liters of displacement.

Porsche launches compact SUV Macan with diesel option

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seconds with the Sport Chrono package fitted) with its 258-bhp (190-kW) engine, and achieves a top speed of 230 km/h (143 mph). and 6.1 and 38.6

Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs

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Top speed – 150 mph. Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid – $69,850 – 21 mpg. Same drivetrain as Toureg Hybrid, but with Porsche handling.

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Porsche to Debut Cayenne Diesel at Geneva

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The Cayenne diesel ( earlier post ) will be one of Porsche’s two world debuts at the upcoming Geneva auto show. The other is the 911 GT3.).

New Turbo S E-Hybrid PHEV to be the flagship model in the Panamera line

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Porsche is launching the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid plug-in hybrid as the flagship of a model line for the first time. Earlier post.) hours.

Porsche names GKN Driveline “Technology Partner” for eAxle system in 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar

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At speeds above 265 km/h (164 mph), a clutch isolates the electric motor to prevent it from over-spinning. Earlier post.) Earlier post.)

Porsche reports rising demand for plug-in Panamera S-E hybrid

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Porsche reported an almost 8% increase in sales during the first half of 2014 to 87,800 units. Via the integrated on-board charging componentry and the standard Porsche Universal Charger (AC), the battery can reach full charge within approximately two and a half hours when connected to a 240V power source. Earlier post.). Brief

Porsche Panamera Diesel delivers 6.3L/100km (37 mpg)

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The Porsche Panamera Gran Turismo with a 3.0L seconds, with a top speed of 242 km/h (150 mph). diesel engine consumes 6.3 l/100 km (37.3 mpg US)—167 g/km CO 2 —on the NEDC with optional low-friction tires. Range on a single tank is in excess of 1,200 kilometers (746 miles). With the standard tires the fuel consumption is 6.5

Porsche optimizes its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid super sportscar to beat its own benchmarks

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Shortly before delivery of the first vehicles, the Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ) is beating its own benchmark values.

Porsche adds second production hybrid model, Panamera S Hybrid

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Porsche will unveil the Panamera S Hybrid, its second production hybrid model, later this year. Panamera S Hybrid. Click to enlarge. Hybrids

Porsche introducing first plug-in hybrid with second generation of the Panamera

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2014 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid. The Panamera S E-Hybrid can reach up to 84 mph (135 km/h) in all-electric operation. Click to enlarge.

New 300 hp 3.0L V6 diesel for Porsche Panamera boosts power by 20%, small improvement in fuel consumption

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Porsche is introducing a new 300 bhp (221 kW) 3.0L Porsche has combined its new engine with a water-cooled turbocharger for the first time, too.

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid PHEV averages 4.4 l/100 km (53.4 mpg US) during test drives

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kWh lithium-ion battery on the electrical grid, Porsche noted. mph), while the average speed in NEDC testing is just 33 km/h (20.5 km (4.0

Hertz introduces the Tesla Model S to expanding US Dream Cars lineup

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With the expansion, Dream Cars consumers in select markets are now able to rent both the Tesla Model S and Tesla Roadster, along with a variety of other high-end performance vehicles, from Ferrari to Lamborghini to Porsche and Mercedes Benz. The all electric, zero emissions car can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.2 seconds. Brief

Porsche introduces 2nd generation diesel in Cayenne; lower fuel consumption than Cayenne hybrid

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Porsche is launching the Cayenne into the new model year with more efficient second-generation diesel engine. For example, the acceleration time from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) has been cut to 7.6 seconds) with top speed up two to 220 km/h (137 mph). The 3.0L kW) more than before, while consuming 7.2 seconds (minus 0.2 Brief

Porsche Presenting New Generation Cayenne S Hybrid in Geneva

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Porsche will present the brand-new generation of the Cayenne Sports Utility at the Geneva Motor Show in early March, including the world debut of the Cayenne S Hybrid with its parallel full hybrid drive. The system support all-electric drive for short distances at a speed of up to 60 km/h (37 mph). Click to enlarge. L/100km (28.75

New Porsche 911 Turbo Will Offer An Almost 18% Reduction in CO2

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Porsche will introduce a new 911 Turbo model at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show (17-27 September) that offers almost an 18% reduction in CO 2 emissions compared to its predecessor. The new six-cylinder engine can be combined with the option of the seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) double-clutch gearbox.

Porsche Debuts Concept 918 Spyder Plug-in Hybrid Concept at Geneva

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In addition to introducing the flywheel KERS equipped 911 GT3 R hybrid for production-based GT racing ( earlier post ) and the Cayenne S Hybrid ( earlier post ) at the Geneva Motor Show, Porsche unveiled the plug-in hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder concept car. Phantom diagram of the 918 Spyder with plug-in hybrid technology.

Fisker reports more than $100M in revenue Jan-Apr 2012; more than $1B in funding since 2007

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In the Netherlands, the Karma ranked second in volume to the Porsche Panamera in the segment for four-door luxury sedans (of all powertrain types) in the January-April, 2012 period. In Stealth mode, the Karma can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 7.9 seconds and achieve a top speed of 95 mph (153 km/h). Click to enlarge. Karma.

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GKN launches new e-axle all-wheel drive technology on global C-segment vehicle platform with BMW

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mph) and for an all-wheel drive (AWD) mode that accelerates considerably faster than conventional mechanical AWD systems. The company was awarded Official Porsche Technology Partner status for its contribution to the plug-in hybrid Porsche 918 Spyder program. The first application is the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV. kg (44.5

97 SUVs For 2012

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Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid. Porsche Cayenne. Most visitors to are here for one of two reasons. Make/Model. Starting Price.

BYD’s “5-4-2” performance standard for New Energy Vehicles; 3 models over 3 years

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5” represents the maximum time in seconds to accelerate from zero to 100 km/h (0-60 mph in less than 5 seconds) in future car models. “4” Qin beat 19 cars including a Porsche 911, Golf GTI and some other well-known vehicles accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in only 5.9 l/100 km, or 118 mpg US. This is not just a dream. seconds.

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Driving the VW e-Golf; strategy, assembly in Wolfsburg, Braunschweig battery plant

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The e-Golf reaches a speed of 60 km/h (37 mph) within 4.2 seconds, and 100 km/h (62 mph) in 10.4 The e-Golf. Click to enlarge. Strategy.

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Volkswagen Group’s MQB plug-in hybrid powertrain; foundation for Golf GTE, A3 e-tron, and more

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In EV mode, maximum speed is 130 km/h (81 mph). The MQB plug-in hybrid powertrain serves both the A3 e-tron and the Golf GTE. Click to enlarge.

Hybrid Cayenne S is Red Hot!

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We first told you about plans for a 2009 Porsche Cayenne hybrid nearly two years ago, and not much has been said or written about it since.

20 automakers commit to make automatic emergency braking standard on new vehicles no later than 2022; faster than regulatory process

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Automatic emergency braking helps prevent crashes or reduce their severity by applying a vehicle’s brakes automatically.

VW premieres Jetta Hybrid and E-Bugster concept with Combined Charging System; Blue-e-Motion electric drives to go into production units as early as 2013

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Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph takes 10.9 At the press of a button, the Jetta Hybrid can be driven in a pure electric mode up to a speed of 70 km/h (43 mph) and a distance of two kilometers (1.2 The Jetta Hybrid runs in electric mode at speeds up to 37 mph (60 km/h) if the motor engages automatically.) E-Bugster. E-Bugster.

Think to resume electric car production

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NK city EV will move to Finland at the Valmet’s high-technology manufacturing base in Uusikaupunki, , alongside its assembly facilities for Porsche’s Boxster and Cayman models. NK city is a modern, two seater urban car which has a top speed of 100 km/h (65 mph). It accelerates from zero to 50 km/h (30 mph) in just 6.5 The TH!NK

Details on GM’s new efficient top-end 8-speed automatic

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seconds, all while delivering wide-open-throttle upshifts quicker than those of the dual-clutch transmission offered in the Porsche 911. First.

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Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupé plug-in makes its European debut; showcasing the MQB

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The Volkswagen brand is responsible for the MQB; the Audi brand for the MLB; and Porsche for the MSB (which is sporty). Click to enlarge.