2020 Porsche Taycan electric car: Seven things we didn't expect

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The 2020 Porsche Taycan is the German sports-car maker’s first all-electric car. Porsche Mission EIt’s also the most serious competitor yet to the Tesla Model S, the groundbreaking luxury electric car that’s in its seventh year on sale. A good deal of information about the Taycan electric sedan has already been released or leaked. Much of its.

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2020 Porsche Taycan preview: Fast, electric, expensive

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The 2020 Porsche Taycan is the German maker’s sixth model line, its first-ever electric car, and remarkably expensive, starting at $152,250 for the Turbo and $186,350 for the Turbo S.

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Porsche Taycan electric-car interior revealed: Five screens, but driver-focused

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Porsche on Thursday revealed a set of images for us to see what’s inside the upcoming Taycan electric car. Porsche Mission E

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Would a Porsche Taycan Turbo confuse the Mission for sports-car brand's electric car?

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The Porsche Taycan—since way back in its early 2015 Mission E Concept days—has been discussed by Porsche in two distinct ways. And on the other hand it’s at the lead of a big part of Porsche’s future, as it. Porsche Mission E Porsche Turbo ChargingOn one hand it’s a Tesla rival, capable of meeting higher standards of performance than the Model S or Model 3.

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Road-trip mission: 2020 Porsche Taycan charging is free and very fast

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As Porsche is finding out with its Taycan electric car, it’s not always easy being the first—or the fastest. The 2020 Porsche Taycan will be the first production model built on an entirely new 800-volt architecture that helps allow much faster road-trip charging than any other electric car—with the potential to add more than 60. Porsche EV Electrify America Porsche Turbo Charging

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Porsche’s 800V electric sports car Taycan makes world debut

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Porsche’s first all-electric sports car, the Taycan, made its world premiere at three simultaneous events in Canada, China and Germany. By 2022, Porsche will have invested more than €6 billion in electromobility. Taycan Turbo S: Permanently excited synchronous motor, 2019, Porsche AG.

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2020 Porsche Taycan could beat Tesla to market with vegan interior

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Some versions of the upcoming Porsche Taycan electric car are going vegan, too—perhaps before Tesla can get there. Porsche yesterday said that it will offer both an option of tanned Club Leather, using a. Look out, Tesla.

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Plug-in hybrid model now tops the Porsche Cayenne range

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Porsche’s Cayenne range follows the Panamera series ( earlier post ) in now featuring a plug-in hybrid as its new flagship model. Porsche has taken this boost strategy from the 918 Spyder super sports car. All hybrid models from Porsche have auxiliary air conditioning as standard.

Tesla Model S vs. Porsche Taycan: How the two electric cars compare

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And yet just now, for the 2020 model year, arrives what some might see as its first formidable fully electric rival from Germany: the Porsche Taycan. Although when Porsche first showed its Mission E Concept, at the 2015 Frankfurt

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Porsche Taycan performance teased once more—on an aircraft carrier

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That sums up part of what Porsche has been aiming to prove with its Taycan, which is due for a full reveal Wednesday, September 4. Ahead of that, Porsche has already boasted of the Taycan’s 24-hour run, covering 2,100 miles, and a recent lap record.

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Porsche Taycan electric car: 2-speed could be first of many in EVs

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Porsche revealed its 2020 Taycan electric car Wednesday and at last confirmed one long-rumored detail: that it would have a two-speed gearbox for the rear wheels.

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Porsche reveals insurance program: At ease, Taycan electric-car buyers

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By the time the 2020 Porsche Taycan launches late this year, Porsche owners in three states will likely be able to choose a new kind of per-mile insurance offered through the sports-car brand.

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Porsche launches developer competition with Mission E Cross Turismo data

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Porsche is inviting developers from around the world to work on digital mobility solutions for future Porsche sports cars with the launch of the second edition of the “Porsche Next OI” developer competition.

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Porsche officially drops diesel for future models

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On Sunday, Porsche AG announced that it will in the future no longer offer diesel-powered models. By 2022, Porsche will have invested more than €6 billion (US$7 billion) in e-mobility, creating the basis for sustainable growth into the future. Interest in hybrid Porsche models is already taking off; 63% of the Panameras sold in Europe, for example, are hybrid models. In 2017, the diesel share of worldwide Porsches was 12%. Porsche is not demonizing diesel.

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Why the Porsche Taycan electric car won't have one-pedal driving

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Porsche doesn’t believe in one-pedal driving. And its electric vehicles—including the 2020 Porsche Taycan—aren’t going to have the feature. “It is easier to control braking point and deceleration with one pedal, the brake pedal,” bluntly summed Ingo Albers, Porsche’s director overseeing chassis and some of.

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Porsche Mission E to be called Porsche Taycan

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Porsche announced Friday that its long-running Mission E electric sedan will be called the Porsche Taycan when it starts production next year. The 2020 Porsche Taycan (pronounced "tie-con") takes its name from the horse on the Porsche crest, according to the automaker, which itself was taken from the Stuttgart coat of arms.

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Porsche shows Taycan interior in Apple Music announcement

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Porsche announced on Monday that its new Taycan electric car will be the first to incorporate Apple Music streaming in its central infotainment display.

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Porsche launches carbon offset program in US

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Porsche Cars North America, Inc. PCNA) has enrolled all cars at its two Experience Centers—sand its fleet in the monthly subscription pilot, Porsche Passport—sin Porsche Impact. Impact is a new program from Porsche Digital that enables owners to calculate emissions individually per car and then offset them by supporting environmentally friendly projects in the US and worldwide.

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Ad for 2020 Porsche Taycan: Building the grand vision, seeking renewable power?

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The 2020 Porsche Taycan will be the first widely available electric car designed around 800 volts—and in Porsche's newest advertisement, the company wants to make sure the power supply is ready.

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Porsche Taycan electric car covers 2,100 miles in 24 hours

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On the road to putting its first electric car into production, Porsche ran the Taycan for 24 hours straight at Italy's Nardo test circuit. Covering 2,128 miles around the circuit in a day carried the car about the distance from Los Angeles to Atlanta. The test primarily demonstrated the capability of the Taycan's new 800-volt charging system

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Porsche increases stake in electric sports car company Rimac to 15.5%

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Porsche has increased its stake in technology and sports car company Rimac Automobili to 15.5%. Porsche is now strengthening the established partnership. Porsche initiated a development partnership with Rimac against the back-drop of its electric mobility campaign. Porsche has been supporting Rimac and its positive development for a year now. We quickly realized that Porsche and Rimac can learn a lot from each other.

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Porsche launches carbon offsetting program for US drivers

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Porsche Cars North America, Inc. PCNA) has launched Porsche Impact , an online tool that links individual CO 2 emissions to specific climate projects. The program is available to US customers after PCNA earlier this year enrolled its own Porsche Experience Center cars and its Porsche Passport subscription fleet.

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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. It previews a production electric car Porsche plans to launch before the end of the decade. DON'T MISS: 2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP. Videos plug-in cars Porsche Mission E

Porsche commissions MAN electric eTruck for green logistics at Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

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Porsche has commissioned a fully electric MAN eTGM ( earlier post ) for logistics operations at its Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen site. Both Porsche and MAN are members of the Volkswagen Group.

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Porsche launches two new cogen plants running on biogas in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

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Porsche has launched two new cogeneration plants in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen to enhance its environmentally friendly energy mix and close the remaining gap to CO 2 neutral production of the fully electric Taycan in Zuffenhausen.

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Porsche testing blockchain applications in cars

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In collaboration with the Berlin-based start-up XAIN , Porsche is currently testing blockchain applications directly in vehicles—making Porsche the first automobile manufacturer to implement and successfully test blockchain in a car.

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept: second electric model previewed

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A design study for the second version of the Porsche Mission E electric sport sedan broke cover Tuesday at the Geneva auto show. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission EThe closely guarded concept car is effectively a shooting brake version of the low-slung Mission E sedan that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt show and will go on sale by 2020. Paralleling the Gran Turismo version of the.

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Porsche Mission E electric sedan to offer 300 miles of range, 400 hp, at minimum

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Though generally mum on details, Porsche has been trickling out tidbits on its forthcoming MIssion E electric sedan since it first unveiled the concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Porsche let slip another detail in late December. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission E

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Half of all Porsches will plug in by 2025, showing importance of electric cars

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Its customers and employees know, but the rest of the world may not quite have realized that Porsche now sells six separate plug-in hybrid models. They span three different vehicles—the Porsche Panamera large sedan, the Panamera Sport Turismo shooting brake, and the Cayenne sport utility vehicle—and a pair of powertrains for each. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission E Panamera S e-Hybrid Performance Car

Porsche prototype 350-kw electric car fast-charging station installed

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Porsche has big plans to expand the capability of the Combined Charging System (CCS) DC standard into much higher voltages to allow much faster electric-car charging. Now, it's completed a first step: at the brand's new branch office in Berlin-Adlershof, Porsche has installed a prototype 350-kilowatt, 800-volt charging station. Europe plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Charging station charging infrastructure Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Porsche Mission

Could buying Porsche carbon offsets assuage your tailpipe guilt? Take our Twitter poll

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Porsche has a new way for buyers to feel better about the environment, while purchasing a new performance vehicle: buy carbon offsets.

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Porsche's 800-Volt fast charging for electric cars: why it matters

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ChaDeMo quick-charge standard charging infrastructure Fast Charging Tesla Supercharger Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Porsche Mission EThe future of electric cars for practical transportation relies to some degree on the future of DC fast charging, and how it develops over the next decade. As in other spheres of electrifying transport, Tesla Motors has pointed the way to one vision of the future with its expanding network of Supercharger fast-charging sites. But Tesla's network.

Porsche boosts stake in Rimac: What it could gain from the deal

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Porsche announced last week that it has increased its investment in Rimac Automobili, the Croatian electric sports-car maker. It now holds 15.5 percent in Rimac, a step up from June 2018, when the German sports car maker purchased a 10 percent stake.

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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. Frankfurt Auto Show Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars youtube Porsche Mission E

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Porsche Mission E electric sedan buyers want, expect fast "Turbo Charging"

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Possibly no German carmaker was more shocked by the emergence of the Tesla Model S in 2012 than Porsche. Each of Porsche's models was a top performer in its segment for power, handling, and features, and sold at highly profitable prices. Future Cars plug-in cars sport sedans Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Fast Charging Porsche Mission EThen came the Tesla Model S, a five-seat hatchback sedan that offered striking looks and stunning performance.

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Porsche to invest more than $7.4B in electromobility by 2022

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Porsche will invest more than €6 billion (US$7.4 Plans for derivatives of the Mission E are also under way: last week at the Geneva show, Porsche presented a production-ready concept study of the Mission E Cross Turismo. billion) in electromobility by 2022.

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Porsche invests in Israeli start-up TriEye; SWIR technology for automated driving

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Porsche has acquired a minority stake in the Israeli start-up, TriEye. —Michael Steiner, Member of the Executive Board for Research and Development at Porsche AG. Porsche Ventures has invested in TriEye as part of the current Series A financing round. Intel Capital led the round with Israeli venture capital fund, Grove Ventures, in which Porsche has also held shares since 2017, increasing its existing investment in TriEye.

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2019 Porsche 911 Cabriolet revealed

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Porsche has taken the covers off the new 911 Cabriolet

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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.

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First drive review: Is 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid electric enough?

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Last week, mostly avoiding tailpipe emissions and driving the 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid on plug-in charge, we quietly cruised past the eco-villages, community gardens, and co-ops that are a permanent fixture there, to the tie-dyes and.

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Porsche Taycan EV: Everything you need to know

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The all-electric Porsche Taycan is officially on the way, and we’ve been treated to some photos of a pre-production model ahead of its full reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September

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Electric cars from Audi, Porsche: Explaining platform magic

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It would be unthinkable for any automaker but Porsche to introduce a new car with a flat-6 engine hung out behind the rear axle. At this week’s 2018 LA Auto Show, the 2020 Porsche 911 duly made its debut in the hallowed configuration that has persisted since 1964. But with underpinnings specific only to one model, the new 911 is a major. Los Angeles Auto Show Audi e-tron

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Fully electric Porsche Macan due by 2022 will replace gasoline model entirely

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Porsche has somewhat publicly, for months if not years, been examining the possibility of producing an electric version of its top-selling model, the Macan. Porsche announced on Monday that. It turns out that that may not have been the whole truth, and what's actually now confirmed is a huge step beyond just another version to satisfy regulators. Plug-In Hybrids

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