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Porsche Mission E electric car concept design video

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The Porsche Mission E that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show isn't just another concept car. DON'T MISS: 2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP.

2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP Electric Sport Sedan Concept Targets Tesla

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Perhaps no German prestige carmaker was more rattled than Porsche by the sudden appearance of electric-car startup Tesla Motors.

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Porsche Plug-In Hybrids Selling Well In California

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Porsche is moving forward with plans to produce and sells its first electric car, but the German automaker is already seeing success with plug-in hybrids. Over the past few years, Porsche has launched three plug-in models, including the Panamera S E-Hybrid sedan, Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUV, and the now-defunct 918 Spyder supercar.

Confirmed: Porsche Mission E Electric Car Will Be Built By 'End Of Decade'

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It's official now: Porsche will put its striking and all-electric Mission E concept car into production within three to five years. One of the hits of the Frankfurt Motor Show held in September, the low, sleek, four-door Mission E concept represented Porsche's take on an all-electric luxury sport sedan.

Which battery will Porsche Mission E electric car use?

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The Porsche Mission E electric car, which debuted as a concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, will start production before the end of the decade, its maker says. That being the case, it's time for Porsche to pick a battery supplier. Batteries plug-in cars Bosch Panasonic Porsche Mission E

Porsche's All-Electric Tesla Competitor Coming To Frankfurt As Concept: Report

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Among established luxury brands, Porsche may be among the best equipped to challenge Tesla Motors. The German automaker known for its sports cars has already built three plug-in hybrids, beating Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz to launch that powertrain in the large luxury sedan and mid-size crossover segments.

Porsche Electric Sport Sedan To Target Tesla In 2018, Fuel-Cell Version To Follow?

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Porsche has already built three plug-in hybrids, but the German carmaker hasn't yet shown much enthusiasm for pure electric cars. Various rumors of different all-electric Porsche models have been shot down by executives in public comments. Yet this may turn out to be a case of Porsche protesting too much.

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Porsche product manager trash-talks Tesla over Ludicrous mode performance

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Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche are each planning long-range electric cars aimed at combating the American upstart. And if it wasn't clear that the upcoming Porsche Mission E sedan will target the. Performance Tesla Motors plug-in cars Porsche Mission E

Plug-In Porsche 911 Proven By Patent Drawings? Not Quite

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Hardcore Porsche enthusiasts are a picky bunch. The 1970s 914 sports car is not a real Porsche, according to them. Or the Cayenne, and--God forbid--its diesel and hybrid variants, which have propped up Porsche''s balance sheets for the past decade. No, to some Porsche Nor was the 924.

Porsche reveals plug-in hybrid sports car

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Three years on from its introduction at the Geneva Motor Show, Porsche has finally introduced its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid sports car (pictured).

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review Of Plug-In Hybrid

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The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is a comfortable, relatively fast, and fairly fuel-efficient luxury sport sedan. Plug-In Hybrids Driven plug-in cars It''s rated at 16 miles of electric range, but we didn''t achieve that in cold and snowy upstate New York "springtime" weather.

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Volkswagen Microbus EV To Use 800V CCS Charging From Porsche?

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plug-in cars Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Porsche Mission EVolkswagen has already received a lot of attention for the driving range claimed for its Budd-e all-electric van concept at CES—373 miles on a charge, based on the new European driving cycle, or an anticipated 233 miles by U.S. EPA standards.

Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercars Recalled For Fan Wiring

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Porsche is recalling every 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar to fix potentially faulty radiator-fan wiring. Porsche dealers will inspect the wiring harnesses--and replace them, if necessary--free of charge. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsDON'T MISS.

Porsche 918 Spyder: Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car Photo Gallery

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What do the Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Toyota Prius all have in common? Specifically, the Porsche and its supercar cousins are plug-in hybrids, and with Porsche''s offering just Apart from four wheels and an engine, not a lot, you might be thinking.

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

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Porsche Mission E. Porsche is a front-runner in introducing innovative 800-volt technology for the first time. Audi e-tron quattro.

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2017 Porsche Panamera shows just how complex saving fuel has gotten

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The 2017 Porsche Panamera was hardly designed to be a "green" car. While it will likely continue to be offered with an optional plug-in hybrid powertrain, the large four-door luxury sedan prioritizes performance and luxury over outright efficiency. But that doesn't mean Porsche has ignored fuel economy completely. Fuel Economy

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2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Driven

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One such supercar is Porsche''s 918 Spyder, driven by Motor Authority. Hybrid technology is no longer the preserve of fuel-sipping family cars. In recent years, we''ve seen it used on SUVs and large luxury sedans too. And more recently still, the latest breed of supercars has driven down the hybrid route. From the outside, it''s instantly

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Porsche Panamera plug-in hybrid qualifies for electric car grant

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The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has approved its most expensive car yet to qualify for its Plug-in Car Grants. Hybrid cars Porsche

Why Nothing Competes With Tesla Today, Plug-In Hybrids Included

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Two years ago, the launch of the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid produced the first ostensible large luxury plug-in sedan competitor to the Tesla Model S electric car. The Porsche is a plug-in hybrid, with an electric range of 15 or 16 miles; the Tesla is all-electric, with ranges of 208 to 275 miles.

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

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The plug-in hybrid will be the fourth model in the Panamera line. Porsche Advanced Cockpit with hybrid-specific displays. seconds. hours.

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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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New Tesla Model, Elio Three-Wheeler, Plug-In Hybrid Porsche: The Week In Reverse (Video)

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Why did winter hurt the performance of one Porsche we drove? And what surprise did electric-car maker Tesla drop on us Wednesday morning?

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Porsche hybrid proves itself with test drives

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The plug-in hybrid vehicle was able to cover[.]. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Porsche

How to promote a Porsche hybrid? Bring its Le Mans sibling into rush-hour traffic

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This week, Porsche provided a very entertaining example of how this can be done. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars 24 Hours of Le Mans Panamera S e-HybridAmong the many reasons that carmakers get involved in racing is the value of motorsports as a promotional tool. DON'T MISS.

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Porsche 918 Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Ends Production After 918 Units

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For an automobile with such a small production run, the Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar has spent quite a long time in the public eye. After several years of development, it took Porsche 21 months to. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Bentley To Be Fourth VW Group Brand To Offer Electric Car

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If an electric Audi is good, then an electric Audi plus an electric Volkswagen plus an electric Porsche plus an electric Bentley must be better, yes? Future Cars VW Group plug-in cars Audi Q6 Porsche Mission ENow comes a.

Germans Vs Tesla In High-End Electric Cars: Will Fast Charging Follow In Time?

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Arguably the most stunning car at this week's Frankfurt Motor Show was the Porsche Mission E, a low, sleek all-electric sport sedan that is likely to go into production within three or four years. Frankfurt Auto Show Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Fast Charging Audi Q6 Porsche Mission E

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Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche Electric Cars To Target Tesla Model S (Plug-In Hybrids Too)

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This was the year when it became obvious that upstart electric-car maker Tesla Motors has startled and worried all of the German luxury-car companies. And now that they''re taking the Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan seriously--as well as the expected arrival next year of the much-delayed Model X crossover utility vehicle--Audi, BMW

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-In Hybrid: Quick Drive

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Until quite recently, luxury SUVs and plugging in didn’t really go together. Yet with the introduction of the 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, the upcoming 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e, and soon the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-In Hybrid, this corner of the market has entirely changed. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars luxury suv

Koenigsegg Regera Supercar: A New Configuration For Plug-In Hybrids?

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But that’s changed in very pronounced ways the past several years, as the fastest supercars in the world--from McLaren, Ferrari, and Porsche--have all adopted some form of hybrid technology that helps with acceleration and performance. Supercars Auto Show Green Koenigsegg Koenigsegg Regera Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Which electric car excites you the most? Our poll results

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Now, our readers' highest enthusiasm is reserved for plug-in electric. plug-in cars Tesla Model 3 Porsche Mission E PollsThis site covers all manner of vehicles, mostly for personal transport, with a focus on energy efficiency, reducing environmental impact, and advanced technologies to do so.

Porsche introducing new plug-in Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUV; third plug-in from Porsche

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The Cayenne S E-Hybrid shares most of the plug-in powertrain components of the Panamera S E-Hybrid. Hybrids Plug-ins Click to enlarge.

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Tesla Drag Racing, Porsche Diesel Sales Halted, VW 'Irregularities': Today's Car News

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Today, we have a video of Tesla Model S drag racing, news that Porsche is suspending sales of diesel models, and Volkswagen admits to emissions "irregularities" in roughly 800,000 cars. We updated our October plug-in electric-car sales report with more figures. Porsche issues a stop-sale order for the. Today in Car News

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Luxury Plug-In Hybrids May Be A Mistake, Says German Industry Analyst

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The established German luxury carmakers are showing considerable enthusiasm for plug-in hybrids. Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche all have at least one plug-in hybrid in production or nearly there--with many more on the way. Green Germany Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid: Even Faster (And Video Too)

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Hybrids are hot property right now, but none more so than at the very top end of the market.

Porsche Cayenne e-Hybrid: Plug-In Porsche Due 2014?

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Porsche already offers a hybrid variant of its sports SUV, the Cayenne, but it's more about stemming the car's massive thirst than it is a truly green vehicle. plug-in hybrid version coinciding with a mid-cycle update around 2014 could offer a much more gas-sipping option, however.

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Porsche presents more efficient Gen 2 919 Hybrid LMP1 racer for 2015

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Porsche has presented the second generation of its Le Mans Prototype 919 Hybrid race car. Porsche 919 Hybrid, 2015. Earlier post.)

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Caught Testing In CA ('Spy Shot')

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The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid will be the first-ever plug-in electric car sold by the German brand. And the company''s engineers are still testing the car in driving tests through the heart of Silicon Valley, where the luxury four-door plug-in hybrid sedan will compete with the Tesla Model S (at least for some buyers).

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2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-In Hybrid: An Owner's First 21 Days

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The 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 'Twin Engine' that went on sale last August was only the second plug-in hybrid SUV to be sold in the U.S., after the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid. Since then it has been joined by the BMW X5 xDrive 40e, and coming up are the Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e, the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, and others.

Porsche plug-in hybrid, 2018 Subaru Legacy, Bill Nye's Bolt EV, wood-burning cars: Today's Car News

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Today, a much-loved TV scientist gets a Bolt EV, we drive a pricey luxury plug-in hybrid performance sedan, and we explain why cars don't burn wood any longer. Plus an excuse not to exercise! All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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