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. Porsche’s new engine plant will also contribute towards synergies within the Volkswagen Group. Porsche stands for sporty high-performance engines: from engine design to series production.

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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. Together with the V6 gasoline engine decoupler, the electric motor heralds the new generation of the Porsche hybrid module.

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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? The really hard part is getting consistently high gas mileage in all driving conditions--which is why the 50-mpg Toyota Prius hybrid is still a remarkable vehicle.

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). mph) in 4.6 Porsche Mission E.

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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. Porsche sees this new type of “E-Performance” as the performance kit of the future.

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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 had unveiled the concept version of the 918 Spyder Plug-in Hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show in 2010. Porsche Active Aerodynamic (PAA).

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. Porsche is limiting production of the two-seater to no more than 918 units; production will begin in the same sequence in which orders are received. Power transmission to the rear wheels is by means of a compact, seven gear Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK).

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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. The drive system of the Panamera Sport Turismo is an advanced development of the parallel full hybrid that Porsche already implements today in the.

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). As with the Cayenne S Hybrid, the Cayenne Diesel includes Porsche Traction Management (PTM), which features permanent all-wheel drive.

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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. Reports say it can go from 0 to 60 mph in 6.5 And it has a top speed of 150 mph. How did Porsche accomplish this? Tags: Porsche

Porsche introducing flagship Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid in New York

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Porsche is introducing the new 680-hp Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid ( earlier post )—the first hybrid flagship for one of its model lines—at the New York International Auto Show this week. Porsche is also introducing the Panamera Sport Turismo, a new version with a large tailgate, low loading edge, increased luggage compartment volume, and seating for five. The Panamera 4S Sport Turismo reaches 60 mph (with launch control) in 4.0

Porsche launches compact SUV Macan with diesel option

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Porsche is expanding its range to include a new class of vehicle with the Macan, which is the first Porsche model to break into the compact SUV segment. 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).

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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. The launch of the new 718 Boxster generation represents the first time since the late 1960s that Porsche is implementing sports cars with four-cylinder flat (i.e.,

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. Did we mention it drives like a Porsche?

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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 Cayenne diesel is equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 delivering maximum power of 240 bhp (176 kW), sufficient for a top speed of 214 km/h or 133 mph.

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

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Porsche has awarded GKN Driveline “Technology Partner” status for its development of the high-performance eAxle for the 918 Spyder, an advanced plug-in hybrid supercar. At speeds above 265 km/h (164 mph), a clutch isolates the electric motor to prevent it from over-spinning.

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. The Panamera S E-Hybrid, which starts in the US at $99,000, is capable of accelerating from a standstill to 60 mph in 5.2

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). The Porsche Panamera Diesel features common rail direct injection through piezo valves at a pressure of 2000 bar; turbocharging employing electrically controlled variable geometry turbochargers (VGTs;) and emission control achieved by controlled exhaust gas recirculation, oxidation catalyst and particle filter. diesel engine consumes 6.3 l/100 km (37.3

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. L/100 km (35 mpg US) on the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), making it the most fuel-efficient Porsche yet. The Panamera S Hybrid accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5.7

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. With a weight-optimized Weissach (Weissach is a Porsche development center) package fitted, the vehicle now accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in just 2.6

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

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2014 Porsche Panamera E-Hybrid. Porsche is introducing its first plug-in hybrid and two new extended wheelbase variants with the second generation of the Panamera. The Panamera S E-Hybrid can reach up to 84 mph (135 km/h) in all-electric operation. Click to enlarge.

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. seconds and reaches a top speed of 310 km/h (193 mph).

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 seconds, while the top speed has increased to 259 km/h (161 mph) compared to the 244 km/h (152 mph) achieved by the previous model. Porsche has combined its new engine with a water-cooled turbocharger for the first time, too.

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

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The test drive results were obtained from four unmodified Panamera S E-Hybrid production cars, each carrying three to four people, with the climate control system activated and accelerating up to 230 km/h (143 mph) on the highway section of the route. Evolution of Porsche hybrid modules.

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 Mercedes-Benz (SL550, G550) -Porsche (911, Cayenne, Boxster, Panamera) -SRT Viper.

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). Porsche is improving to the Cayenne S Hybrid as well—it offers even more specific driving experiences due to modifications to the hybrid manager.

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. At 193 g/km, the Cayenne S Hybrid is the cleanest version of the Cayenne with the lowest level of emissions, and the cleanest Porsche throughout the company’s entire portfolio. The system support all-electric drive for short distances at a speed of up to 60 km/h (37 mph).

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 first entirely new engine in the 35-year history of the Turbo comes with features such as Direct Fuel Injection and twin turbochargers with variable turbine geometry, the latter attribute being unique to Porsche on a gasoline engine. Top speed, in turn, is 194 mph (312 km/h.).

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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. Porsche says that concept combines the performance of a super-sports car with the CO 2 emissions of a small compact, with fuel consumption of 3.0 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). seconds and achieve a top speed of 125 mph (201 km/h). The EVer (Electric Vehicle extended range) powertrain of the Fisker Karma. Click to enlarge.

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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. GKN is launching electric all-wheel drive technology on a global vehicle platform.

97 SUVs For 2012

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Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid. Porsche Cayenne. Specifications also include the 0-60 mph figures, tow capacity and/or payload, and some warranty and safety data. Most visitors to HybridSUV.com are here for one of two reasons.

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 Using the recent Beijing Auto Show as its stage, BYD introduced its new “5-4-2” New Energy Vehicle performance standard and a series of cars designed to meet it. “5”

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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 seconds, with top speed limited to 140 km/h (87 mph. The speedometer, which goes up to 160 km/h (99 mph), remains on the right. The e-Golf. Click to enlarge.

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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. Source: Volkswagen AG. Click to enlarge. The first two mainstream plug-in hybrid electric vehicles from the Volkswagen Group—e.g.,

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. LA is the largest car market in the United States and the perfect location to show off a more eco-friendly Porsche. Tags: Porsche

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

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Automakers making the commitment are Audi; BMW; FCA US LLC; Ford; General Motors; Honda; Hyundai; Jaguar Land Rover; Kia; Maserati; Mazda; Mercedes-Benz; Mitsubishi Motors; Nissan; Porsche; Subaru; Tesla Motors; Toyota; Volkswagen; and Volvo Car USA.

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 With a new Combined Charging System—which was developed in cooperation with German carmakers Audi, BMW, Daimler, Porsche and Volkswagen as well as American partners Ford and General Motors / Opel ( earlier post )—the E-Bugster can be charged via an interface using any of the available charging modalities. The Jetta Hybrid runs in electric mode at speeds up to 37 mph (60 km/h) if the motor engages automatically.) 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 seconds and 80 km/h (50 mph) in 16 seconds.

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. gear used with previous six-speed automatic models, engine rpm is reduced by 8% (123 rpm) on the highway at 70 mph.

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