What's the best Porsche Panamera? It's a plug-in hybrid now

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The top 2018 Porsche Panamera that money can buy now comes with a plug. That’s according to Porsche Cars North America’s Chief Operating Officer Joe Lawrence, who said as much to Green Car Reports last week during the 2017 New York auto show. “I think what we have with the (2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid) is a. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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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. And it seems Porsche. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars

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Concepts Preview Shared Platform For Porsche, Audi Premium EVs?

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And there are some strong hints in the Porsche Mission E concept car from the Frankfurt. Plug-In Hybrids EVs concepts Porsche EVTo those who want a luxury vehicle with an all-electric powertrain, California’s Tesla Motors has had the market under wraps for many years. But that’s slated to change quite soon, as each of the German automakers prepare all-electric vehicles.

Porsche 911 won't get electric, hybrid versions any time soon

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Porsche is among the cadre of German luxury carmakers adding all-electric and plug-in hybrid models to their lineups to better compete with Tesla Motors. The Porsche Mission E electric-car concept that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show last year is scheduled to enter production by the end of the decade. Porsche also previously offered the.

2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid: first drive review

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In the plug-in hybrid game, you move forward or get left behind. When the hybrid maker is Porsche, that applies to power as well as efficiency. The 2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is the replacement for the previous Panamera S E-Hybrid, and it gets more power, performance, and efficiency in a brand-new vehicle. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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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. We strongly suspect that very few people who''ve driven a Tesla Model S will view the Panamera E-Hybrid as. 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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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. RELATED: New, Smaller Porsche Four-Door.

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

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Porsche will unveil the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid with controlled all-wheel drive and an electric range of 50 kilometers (31 miles) at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. The plug-in hybrid will be the fourth model in the Panamera line. New hybrid module and fast-shifting eight-speed PDK.

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Porsche hybrid proves itself with test drives

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How do you prove that a vehicle can live up to the hype: you put it through a series of test drives during an international press event, and certainly the Porsche Panamera SE Hybrid (pictured) has silenced the doubters with its'' performances in Germany.

Porsche spent €2.2B on R&D in 2016; PHEVs, Mission E BEV, digitalization

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In FY 2016, Porsche spent €2.2 billion) on R&D to prepare for mobility of the future with an emphasis on plug-in hybrid vehicles; the battery-electric Mission E vehicle; and overall digital transformation. In 2016, the company founded Porsche Digital GmbH in Ludwigsburg and the Digital Lab in Berlin. Porsche also took a stake in the venture capital fund e.ventures and the parking service provider Evopark. billion (US$2.4

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First drive: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

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Porsche; that’s not a name often seen around these parts. You don’t need an encyclopaedic knowledge of the brand to know that Porsche isn’t exactly not renowned for its low-emitting vehicles. Porsche Road Tests

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Williams hybrid powers Porsche

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A Williams Hybrid Power flywheel energy storage unit is at the heart of the new Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news energy storage Formula 1 formula one Porsche Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid Williams Williams Hybrid Power Williams hybrid power flywheel The vehicle recently completed the 1,000km of Zhuhai in China ahead of all other GT cars with fewer stops for petrol.

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. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Porsche 2010 Geneva Motor Show geneva motor show porsche cayenne Porsche Cayenne Hybrid Porsche Cayenne S Porsche Cayenne SUV Porsche Cayenne Turbo

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. Nor the Boxster, which saved the company in the 1990s.

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Driven

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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. One such supercar is Porsche''s 918 Spyder, driven by Motor Authority. In recent years, we''ve seen it used on SUVs and large luxury sedans too. From the outside, it''s instantly

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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. DON'T MISS: Confirmed: Porsche.

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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? But there''s something else that connects the four--they''re all hybrids. 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.

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. It's considered a good way to burnish a brand's image, even if the cars being raced have little in common with the ones people can actually buy.

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Porsche Panamera plug-in hybrid qualifies for electric car grant

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The world’s first plug-in hybrid from an established car brand in the executi[.]. Hybrid cars Porsche The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has approved its most expensive car yet to qualify for its Plug-in Car Grants.

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 carsThe carmaker says the wiring harness for the radiator fans in these vehicles may have been damaged by a carbon-fiber component. DON'T MISS.

Porsche greenlights Mission E electric sports car; launch at end of decade

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The supervisory board of Porsche AG today has greenlighted the Mission E—the first 100% electric Porsche. Along with the Mission E project, Porsche will invest around €700 million in its main site in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. Porsche Mission E concept at Frankfurt.

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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. The four-door hybrid sports car breaks the 100 km/h barrier in just 4.6 Panamera S E-Hybrid (2013).

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Porsche partnering with A123 Systems on energy storage for 919 Hybrid Le Mans prototype

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Porsche announced that A123 Systems is its technology partner for the development of the energy storage system for the 919 Hybrid LMP1 Le Mans prototype. Porsche also announced Schaeffler Group and Veltins brewery as Official Partners of the works team for the return to the World Endurance Championship (WEC). The global Porsche cooperation partners ExxonMobil (lubricants) and Michelin (tires) are likewise on board the Le Mans effort.

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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. The Porsche 919 Hybrid was homologated for the top energy-recovery category (8 megajoules for one lap in Le Mans) for the first time in 2015.

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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? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, April 10, 2015.

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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. DON'T MISS: 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Gas. Green Mercedes Plug-In Hybrids Tesla Motors plug-in cars

Fisker Karma News, 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Driven, VW Beetle Hybrid: Today's Car News

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Today, the remains of Fisker Automotive show a hint of life, we drive the 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid plug-in car, and a Volkswagen Beetle Hybrid prototype appears outside the 2015 New York Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A recently-released teaser indicates details on the revived Fisker Karma could arrive before the end of. Today in Car News

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 carsMore than five years after it was unveiled as a concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, production of the 918 has finally run its course.

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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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

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. Panamera E-Hybrid plug-in sales thus also represent 1.3% of all Porsche vehicles sold.

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

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Dr. Martin Winterkorn said that “ The Porsche Mission E and the Audi e-tron quattro concept are nothing less than a quantum leap for our industry ”—both vehicles have an all-electric range of 500 kilometers (311 miles). Porsche Mission E.

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

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The new generation of the Cayenne will enter the market later this year in five versions: Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S Diesel and—in a world premiere—the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, the first plug-in hybrid in the premium SUV segment. Cayenne S E-Hybrid.

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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. Ferrari''s unimaginatively-named LaFerrari, the McLaren P1 and the Porsche 918 will all utilize hybrid drivetrains, but it''s the Porsche set to hit the market first.

Electric-Car Torque Confusion, Quiet-Car Rules, 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Automakers call for a delay in the implementation of quiet-car rules, how electric-car torque figures can be deceptive, and details on the 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid plug-in crossover. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A comparison of the Fiat 500e and Chevrolet Spark EV shows how electric-car torque figures

Robert Llewellyn: Porsche’s hybrid is a combustion beast dolled up as a EV beauty

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Up until the other day I had never even sat in a Porsche so when I was handed the keys of a two tonne Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid I was a little bit overwhelmed. I''ll say this at the start, those Porsche chaps love buttons. Hybrid cars Porsche Editor Pick

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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. A plug-in hybrid version coinciding with a mid-cycle update around 2014 could offer a much more gas-sipping option, however. According to Motor Trend (via MotorAuthority), the Cayenne

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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. He also designed the prototype for what became the Volkswagen Beetle, and would found Porsche AG after World War II

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Can't Wait For That Electric Porsche Boxster? Convert One Yourself

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Remember the Porsche Boxster E? The Boxster E has since faded from memory, though Porsche's 918 Spyder supercar will use plug-in hybrid technology--so not all the lessons have The German sports car maker previewed the electric concept back in 2011, giving car enthusiasts a glimpse into what an official Stuttgart electric vehicle might be like.

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Which electric car excites you the most? Our poll results

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When we started daily publication in 2009, our most popular articles were about hybrid cars. 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. Now, our readers' highest enthusiasm is reserved for plug-in electric.