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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.

Porsche to introduce new Cayenne Hybrid

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The brand new generation of the Porsche Cayenne Sports Utility Vehicle will make its world debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in March. The vehicle cuts fuel consumption compared to the former model by 23 per cent thanks to a host of green features including the new Tiptronic S eight-speed automatic transmission with auto start [.].

First drive: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

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Porsche; that’s not a name often seen around these parts. Porsche Road Tests

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2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Driven

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

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Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) are a good fit for these buyers, but often they come with poor gas mileage too. Small SUV. Small SUV.

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

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Porsche Car Connect is standard on this vehicle, and allows the driver to pull relevant vehicle data from a smart phone. Click to enlarge.

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Porsche Mission E, Audi e-tron quattro, Infiniti Q30: Today's Car News

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Today, we have debuts from the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, including the Porsche Mission E electric-car concept, Audi e-tron quattro electric SUV concept, and the Infiniti Q30 compact. The Porsche Mission E concept is a 600-horsepower electric sport sedan concept that seems to have the Tesla Model S in its. Today in Car News

97 SUVs For 2012

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Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage. 35,655.

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

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Audi will present an all-electric, luxury-class sport SUV in early 2018. Porsche Mission E. Audi e-tron quattro. Total output is 320 kW.

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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. Green Plug-In Hybrids Seven-seater SUV Third-Row Seats plug-in carsBut the XC90 is a mainstay.

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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Mercedes 'ELC' To Compete With Audi e-Tron Electric SUV In 2018: Report

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One by one, the concept vehicles--and production plans--have appeared, first the Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept and most recently the Porsche Mission E. It's been clear for a couple of years now that the German luxury makers feel they need competitive responses to the startling emergence of electric-car maker Tesla Motors.

Audi Q6 e-Tron All-Electric 'Coupe SUV' Confirmed For 2018

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Over the next few years, the German luxury establishment--including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche--is expected to launch a barrage of electric car models in a belated attempt to take on startup Tesla Motors. For some time, it's been understood that one of those models will be an all-electric SUV from Audi. plug-in cars Audi Q

Porsche has sold more than 1,500 Panamera E-hybrid PHEVs this year; 9% of Panamera sales

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Porsche said it has delivered more than 1,500 Panamera E-Hybrid plug-in hybrids ( earlier post ) to customers worldwide from January to August 2014. In total, Porsche sold more than 120,000 new vehicles worldwide from January to August 2014, an increase of 12% in comparison to the same period last year. l/100 km (53.4 Earlier post.).

Porsche Recreates The Original Hybrid Car, 111 Years Later

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The name Porsche has traditionally been associated with fast, rear-engine sports cars, and more recently with fast heavy SUVs and fast heavy four-door luxury sedans. But it all goes back to pioneering engineer Ferdinand Porsche.

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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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2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Tesla reliability, Porsche 800-volt charging system: Today's Car News

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Today, we have details on the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV, Tesla is rated poorly on reliability by Consumer Reports, and why Porsche's 800-volt charging system for electric cars could prove significant. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla was ranked 25th out of 29 car brands in the 2016 Consumer Reports reliability survey.

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Plug-In Hybrid Porsche Panamera To Appear In 2014?

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The past decade or so has been a tough one for Porsche purists to take. Not surprisingly, Porsche is also more profitable than ever before - the Cayenne SUV has been a massive

How Audi, BMW & Mercedes Plan To Compete With Tesla--And Why

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We already know that in the next few years, we''ll see a slew of mid-size SUVs offered with plug-in hybrid powertrains--most from luxury brands like Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, and Range Rover. All have

2013 Porsche Diesel And Hybrid Pricing Announced

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Porsches might, however--and those still wanting to save a few dimes on gas or pump out just a little less emissions into the atmosphere may be interested in the Cayenne Diesel and Hybrid SUVs

VW to pay $1 billion-plus for 3.0-liter diesel cheats; separately, Bosch pays too

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The agreement—which covers a variety of SUVs and sedans sold by Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen—must still be finalized and approved by a federal judge. The Volkswagen Group has reached a preliminary agreement with U.S. regulators to address 83,000 3.0-liter V-6 diesel vehicles with illegal "defeat device" software.

Porsche launches compact SUV Macan with diesel option

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As the top model in the Macan model line, the Macan Turbo is set to be the most powerful vehicle in the compact SUV segment. and 6.1 and 38.6

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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. preliminary internal estimates, the Cayenne Diesel SUV will achieve a rating of 20 mpg city / 28 mpg highway / 23 mpg combined (11.7, 8.4 The result is 0-60 mph acceleration in 7.2 Based on. and 10.2 Boxster. Diese

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Compare 11 SUVs On 11 Specs

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We call this the Hybrid SUV Comparison Chart. Porsche Cayenne. Which SUVs offer 4 wheel drive? Which SUV is the most affordable?

Fix for Audi, VW, Porsche V-6 diesels closer to approval: report

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Last November, the EPA announced that nearly 100,000 cars and SUVs fitted with VW Group's 3-liter V-6 diesel engines violated the Clean Air Act. The agency said at the time that their emissions were up to nine times the legal limit in some circumstances. While that's better than the figure of "up to 35 times" legal limits for some 2.0-liter.

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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.

Ferrari Hybrid Patents Revealed, Two Motor System

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"Ferrari hybrid" is right up there with "Porsche diesel" and "Bentley SUV" as far as oxymorons go. Even so, Porsche has been producing diesels for several years now, soon to hit the U.S, and Bentley showed an SUV concept at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, so maybe it isn't that unusual after all.

VW 3-liter diesel updates OKed, but buyback negotiations continue

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Those cars—a variety of SUVs and sedans sold by Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen—will either be modified to comply with emission. TDI VW Volkswagen diesel scandal

Porsche highlights sustainable plant ambitions

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German carmaker Porsche is currently expanding its large manufacturing plant in Leipzig to create room for the production of its new small SUV model, the Macan, set for a late-2013 launch. Porsche

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Hybrid SUV Resale Value

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Top Hybrid SUVs Retain Their Value. Many people can’t wait to get the latest model SUVs and cars. Toyota Tacoma (57%). Honda CR-V (51%).

GKN Driveline introducing eAxle for mass-market C-segment vehicles

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The new eAxle is an evolution of the system GKN designed for the Porsche 918 Spyder. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Systems

China is Porsche’s fastest-growing region; hybrids launching this year

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Porsche China set another sales record in 2012, delivering a total of 31,205 cars across mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau, realizing a growth rate of 28.2% As we look ahead this year, we plan to continue carrying forward our product offensive with the launch of new hybrid vehicles, such as the 918 Spyder, and, of course, our new Macan SUV.

2011 Porsche Cayenne / Cayenne S Hybrid

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Porsche purists blasted it, but the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle probably saved the brand. With an all-wheel drive SUV, Porsche had a vehicle to sell in China and Russia, where newly wealthy buyers want prestigious Western brands, but many roads aren’t good enough for sports cars. Large

2014 Porsche Panamera Plug-In Hybrid To Join Renewed Lineup

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You couldn''t accuse Porsche of being predictable. After years of making endless rear-engined sports cars, the last decade or so has seen SUVs, diesels and hybrids all join the Porsche lineup. With the 918 Spyder supercar, plug-in hybrid will also appear.

A Quarter Million Dollar Hybrid SUV?

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Is there a market for a $250,000 or higher hybrid SUV? The company confirmed it will produce an SUV starting with a 2014 model.

RUF Reveals Electrified Stormster Based on Porsche Cayenne SUV

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One-off vehicles by specialty automakers are essential to the automotive marketplace.  Many of these vehicles are displayed annually at the SEMA show.  The vehicles highlight future products and even outline the direction of the industry as a whole.  RUF Automobile GmbH is a specialty automaker whose high performance offerings have influenced the

Hybrid SUV Future Looks Bright

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With all these hybrids being discontinued, readers may be wondering what the future holds for hybrid crossovers and SUVs.

eRUF Stormster Electric SUV Debuts in Copenhagen

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RUF Automobile GmbH unveiled the Stormster, an electric SUV based on the Porsche Cayenne, for the European Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, (COP 15). The Stormster is driven by a Siemens electric motor, with 270 kW (367 bhp) as in the eRUF sports car. The lithium-ion battery pack is supplied by Li-Tec Battery GmbH.

Production Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercar: Naked At Last (Video)

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decade ago, it would have been unthinkable for Stuttgart sports car maker Porsche to release a hybrid, but the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar is joining a much-changed range, full of SUVs, diesels and other hybrids. One of the most exciting hybrid vehicles appearing in the future is coming from quite an unusual source.

Porsche Says No to Hybrid Versions of 911, Boxster, and Cayman

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Porsche, the name that is legend in racing and performance vehicles has been questioned about recent decisions.  Enthusiasts feel that the company should not have considered an SUV or a 4 door vehicle as they simply do not symbolize the brand.