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

2019 74

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.

2019 112

2019 Porsche 911 Cabriolet revealed

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Porsche has taken the covers off the new 911 Cabriolet

2019 45

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.

2018 95

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.

2018 63

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.

2018 149

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

The next generation of the Porsche Macan compact SUV will be fully electric

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The Supervisory Board of Porsche AG has decided to manufacture the next generation of the Macan as a fully electric series. This will be the first all-electric compact SUV from Porsche, and is due to roll off the assembly line in the Leipzig site at the start of the next decade. The Taycan—the first purely electrically driven sports car from Porsche —will be launched to market at the end of 2019, followed shortly thereafter by its derivative, the Taycan Cross Turismo.

2019 95

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.

2018 111

Production-bound Porsche Taycan electric car spotted cold-weather testing

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Porsche's first electric car, the 2020 Taycan sedan, is sold out for a year—mainly to current Tesla owners. Now those buyers can get the best look yet at the new car, with photos from a spy photographer at our sister site MotorAuthority, who caught the car cold-weather testing. The photos show the Taycan with minimal camouflage, looking

2019 71

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.

2018 63

Porsche expanding Charging Service in Europe; more than 49,000 charging points

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Just a few months after the launch, Porsche is expanding its charging service for plug-in and electric vehicles ( earlier post ) by five countries and additional functions. A new feature offered by the Porsche Charging Service is a rating function.

2019 105

Review: Porsche 911 GTS

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Choosing a Porsche 911 is a bit like ordering a hot curry

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

2018 77

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

2018 71

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

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 investing €600M in Leipzig plant; new body shop for electric Macan

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Porsche is investing more than €600 million (US$677 million) to expand its factory in Leipzig. Porsche decided to establish a site in Leipzig in 1999. The factory expansion also allows Porsche to actively shape the development of electromobility in the state of Saxony. Porsche will therefore remain a forward-thinking driver of economic growth in the region. —Gerd Rupp, Chairman of the Executive Board at Porsche Leipzig GmbH.

2019 73

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.

2018 108

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 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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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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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 to introduce its first plug-in hybrid car

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Sports car makers are certainly not immune to the green car revolution: as has been showcased with Porsche introducing its first plug-in hybrid car. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Porsche Auto China green cars hybrid cars plug-in hybrid Porsche Panamera Porsche Panamera SE Hybrid

Porsche 911 Hybrid sports car tech will arrive in two forms

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Porsche is known as an engineering company. Now details have filtered out about Porsche's new hybrid-electric powertrain for its upcoming 911, which could inform what engineers are thinking about in terms of bringing hybrid power to other Its technical solutions are often complex and unusual, but often provide inspiration for others to follow.

2019 68

First drive review: Porsche 718 Boxster

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Let’s deal with the most contentious issue surrounding the Porsche 718 Boxster, namely the noise. Porsche Boxster ReviewsIt’s not that this heavily revised roadster doesn’t.

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 EAfter several years of dismissing the Silicon Valley carmaker, established German luxury carmakers now seem to be taking Tesla Motors seriously.

Porsche Mission E electric sport sedan: 200-mile recharge in 15 minutes

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And what could prove the most potent of them all—the production version of the stunning Porsche Mission E concept car revealed two years ago—won't go into. Future Cars plug-in cars sport sedans Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission EWhile there have been lots of concept cars and production announcements, the first serious German competitor to the Tesla Model S and Model X won't arrive for at least another year.

2017 71

Former Porsche CEO backing company with TDI-like emissions claim

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Former Porsche AG CEO Wendelin Wiedeking, who waged a failed takeover of the Volkswagen Group ten years ago, is reportedly one of the backers of a new venture that, at face value, is making claims that sound very much like those made of what was then the favored tech for VW and Audi: TDI diesel.

2018 72

Porsche Cars NA providing three years of charging at Electrify America stations for Taycam

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Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) has entered an agreement with Electrify America, LLC to provide the first all-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of charging at Electrify America public stations across the country. In addition, Porsche US dealers will install their own fast-charge kiosks. Porsche will also offer home charging technology. Every Porsche is a sports car with soul, and the Taycan is soul electrified.

2019 76

Porsche names Mission E the Porsche Taycan; doubling investment in electromobility by 2022 to €6B; €500M for Taycan & derivatives

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Series production of the first purely electric Porsche is set to begin next year. Porsche says that the name can be roughly translated as “lively young horse,” referencing the imagery at the heart of the Porsche crest, which has featured a leaping steed since 1952.

2018 84

Not just Porsche: Honda wants 15-minute fast charges for electric cars too

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With Porsche promising ultra-fast charging for its Mission E electric car, Honda isn’t going to let the German automaker keeps its 15 minutes of charging fame. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Fast Charging Porsche Mission EHonda aims to develop cars that can grab enough juice from the grid for 240 kilometers (150 miles) of range in 15 minutes flat. Fifteen-minute charge times are key to bringing.

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Porsche Taycan testing, Ford electric SUV: Today's Car News

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New spy shots reveal quite a bit about the new Porsche Taycan. Spy photographers caught a Porsche Taycan undergoing winter testing with a bare minimum of camouflage—beyond some dummy tailpipes on And on an abbreviated holiday schedule today, we run down what we know about Ford's upcoming 300-mile SUV. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

2019 44

Porsche Taycan specs trickle out ahead of debut next year

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Porsche this week teased us with a few specs of its upcoming Taycan electric sedan ahead of the car's 2019 debut. The Taycan, the production name for Porsche's Mission E concept car, is designed to compete with the Tesla Model S. To compete with Performance versions of the Model S, the Taycan will use two permanent-magnet synchronous motors, one

2018 69

Porsche Taycan sold out for a year—to mostly Tesla drivers

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Klaus Zellmer, Porsche's president and CEO for North America, disclosed in an interview that the company's upcoming 2020 Taycan electric sports car could be sold out for a year with pre-orders from customers who have put down $2,500 deposits. As much as they evangelize Tesla, it turns out Tesla owners may be looking for an upgrade.

2018 88

Porsche adds wagon to upcoming Taycan electric lineup

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Porsche announced Friday that it will expand its high-powered upcoming electric-car lineup from one model to two, with a new stretched-roof crossover hatchback joining the standard Taycan liftback. The Taycan electric sedan is a Tesla Model S competitor scheduled to go into production in 2019. It started out as the Mission E concept. The new. Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 73

Fastcharge consortium presents prototype for 450 kW charging station; Porsche research vehicle charges at 400 kW

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A Porsche research vehicle with a net battery capacity of approximately 90 kWh achieved a charging capacity of more than 400 kW on the new charging station, allowing for charging times of less than 3 minutes for the first 100 km range.

2018 138

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid first drive

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When it comes to an electrified luxury crossover like the 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid, the default knee-jerk reaction is to throw out that last one. READ THIS: 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: the. Electrified cars are all too often about numbers: electric-only range, charging time, kilowatt-hours, and, of course, value. Except… don’t. plug-in cars

BMW, Jaguar and Porsche invest in mobility startup Urgent.ly as part of $21M round; roadside assistance

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BMW i Ventures; InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund; and Porsche Ventures have invested in US-based Urgent.ly—a —a global digital roadside assistance platform—as part of a $21-million Series B round.

2019 109

New Porsche Macan makes European debut

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Having previously been revealed in Shanghai last year, the Porsche Macan made its European debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show

2018 45

Porsche Mission E electric car to cost less than Panamera sedan

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Porsche's most ardent fans no longer complain about the expansion of the German sports-car maker's lineup into sedans and, even worse, sport-utility vehicles. The large Panamera sedan and the Cayenne and Macan SUVs are not only some of Porsche's more popular models, but fund its development of the fabled 911 rear-engine sport coupe and the Boxster. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission E

Porsche Goes Hybrid

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918 Spyder is Porsche’s First Ever Plug In Hybrid Electric Car. Here’s the full text of the entire article, in case the link goes bad: via Inhabitat: 918 Spyder is Porsche’s First Ever Plug In Hybrid Electric Car. Porsche recently blew everyone at the Geneva Auto Show out of the water with their freshly unveiled electric concept car – their first plug-in hybrid ever. via Inhabitat).