Porsche presents 3D-printing technology for bucket seats

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Porsche has presented an innovative alternative to conventional bucket seat upholstery with the concept study “3D-printed bodyform full-bucket seat”. Source: Porsche. —Michael Steiner, Member of the Executive Board for Research and Development at Porsche. Source: Porsche.

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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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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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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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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 renews plan to make Macan crossover a "fully battery-powered model series"

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Porsche is continuing plans to make the Macan crossover all-electric. It's a significant move, as the Macan is currently Porsche's bestselling model.

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Mercedes-AMG EQS electric fastback could challenge Tesla Model S Plaid, Porsche Taycan

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Yet neither of them have managed to present a fully electric model that—like the Porsche Taycan—represents the performance side of EVs in anything approaching the fervor shown in the Model 3 Performance or

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2020 Porsche Taycan 4S: Lower-priced version might offer longest range

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Porsche’s Turbo models have always been among the more exclusive, expensive models from the German sports-car maker, and now this ring true for its Taycan electric car, too: Not all Taycans will be Turbos.

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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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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 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 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 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 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 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 Taycan: Best Car To Buy 2020 nominee

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For anyone who appreciates electric cars and their potential to transcend existing boundaries, the Porsche Taycan—originally called the Mission E concept—was a rock star from the start.

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Porsche opens Europe’s most powerful rapid-charging park in Leipzig; 7MW, all renewable energy

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Porsche Leipzig is expanding the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in central Germany with a new charging park called Porsche Turbo Charging. Porsche Turbo Charging, Rapid-charging park, Leipzig.

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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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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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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.

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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Porsche and Boeing to partner on premium urban air mobility market; electric VTOL concept

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Porsche and Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension of urban traffic into airspace. Porsche is looking to enhance its scope as a sports car manufacturer by becoming a leading brand for premium mobility.

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Porsche says batteries are still too heavy for its smaller sports cars

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Porsche has committed to making electric cars a permanent part of its lineup, but that doesn't mean every model will get an all-electric powertrain.

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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’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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First drive review: 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo is the next step for EVs beyond Tesla

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The hard work for Porsche was done before the first car hit the street.

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Tesla Model S Performance vs Porsche Taycan 4S: Which is the better way to spend $100k?

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With the introduction of the much more affordable 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S on Monday, we now have a model that overlaps with the Tesla Model S Performance on price. Those who have billed the Taycan a Tesla-fighter are tempted to compare the Porsche Taycan and the Tesla Model S.

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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 Macan electric, Fiat Chrysler hybrids, lamppost charging: Today’s Car News

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And Porsche re-ups its intent to electrify its top-selling model. Porsche has renewed its plans to make the Macan crossover a fully. Charging connectors make sense on lampposts, as shown in a UK project.

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Porsche introduces entry-level electric Taycan 4S; two battery sizes

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Shortly following on the global debut of the electric Taycan in September, Porsche is presenting the third version of the electric sports car: the Taycan 4S. LED headlights including Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS Plus) are equipped as standard.

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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 builds highest-power charging station in Europe—and Teslas are invited

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Porsche announced last Wednesday that it opened what amounts to Europe’s most powerful charging station yet.

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First drive review: 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S range experiences, from California canyons to the Arctic

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The 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S very well may be the one in Porsche’s new electric-car lineup that matters most. Taycan 4S models, if we suspect they’ll follow Porsche’s pattern with the 911 4S, are less

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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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2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo high-speed charging hands-on: The next step for EVs

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When it was announced, the Porsche Taycan’s 800-volt infrastructure and up to 350-kw charging capacity was far ahead of competitors. Since then, automakers such as Tesla have announced similar charging rates for their cars and Porsche dealers—plus.

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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

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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 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

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 and Boeing developing "premium urban air mobility vehicle"

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Porsche and Boeing signed a memorandum of understanding to explore the developing of flying cars, the companies announced Thursday. The notion of a "premium personal urban air mobility vehicle" may sound vague, the new joint venture, Aurora Flight Sciences, is tasked with building a "fully electric vertical takeoff and landing vehicle," which. Mobility

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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.

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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