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 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.

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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 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 takes 10% stake in the electric technology and sports car company Rimac; development partnership

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Porsche AG has taken a 10% stake in the technology and electric sports car company Rimac Automobili. As part of its electrification efforts, Porsche is seeking a development partnership with the young company.

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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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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 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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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

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Porsche unveils Mission E Cross Turismo EV study at Geneva show

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At the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, Porsche presented the Mission E Cross Turismo, a concept study of an electrically-powered “Cross-Utility Vehicle.” —Oliver Blume, CEO of Porsche AG.

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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

Unleashed Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo takes track record at Spa-Francorchamps

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An evo version of the Le Mans winning Porsche 919 Hybrid established a new track record at Spa-Francorchamps. Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo. Our target was to show what the Porsche 919 Hybrid is able to do when we loosen the restrictions that normally come from the regulations.

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Porsche founds digitization competence center: Porsche Digital GmbH

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Porsche’s Supervisory Board has approved the founding of Porsche Digital GmbH with the goal of further developing Porsche into the leading provider of digital mobility solutions in the premium automotive segment. Managing director of Porsche Digital GmbH will be Thilo Koslowski, who recently joined Porsche from the US IT consulting company Gartner Inc. Blume adds that for Porsche digitization has three dimensions: Product, customer and companies.

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.

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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'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 invests in Israeli AI start-up Anagog; on-device mobility status detection

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Porsche Digital GmbH has purchased a minority stake in Israeli start-up Anagog as a strategic expansion to its digital innovation portfolio. Porsche Digital GmbH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Porsche AG and represents its competence center for digitization.

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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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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 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 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 launches Digital Lab in Berlin

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Porsche has opened the Porsche Digital Lab in Berlin, which will be used to identify and test innovative information technology solutions. Porsche is partnering with its subsidiary, the Ludwigsburg-based company MHP—one of the leading management and IT consultants in the automotive industry. The Porsche Digital Lab gives us the opportunity to experiment with new technologies and to put IT innovations into practice with speed and flexibility.

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Which battery will Porsche Mission E electric car use?

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The Porsche Mission E electric car, which debuted as a concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, will start production before the end of the decade, its maker says. That being the case, it's time for Porsche to pick a battery supplier. Batteries plug-in cars Bosch Panasonic Porsche Mission EThe German carmaker has narrowed the field down to two contenders, including one that already has a strong.

Porsche Mission E: all-electric super saloon gets 2020 go-ahead

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Porsche has announced it will put an all-electric super saloon into production by 2020. Concept cars Porsche Electric cars Mission E ConceptThe ‘Mission E’ concept was first unveiled at the 2015 Frankfu.

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Porsche unveils 2017 version of 919 Hybrid Le Mans prototype

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Porsche unveiled the new 919 Hybrid at the Autodromo Nazionale di Monza (IT). The 2017 model of the Porsche 919 Hybrid deploys a range of new innovations, particularly in the vehicle’s aerodynamics, the chassis and the combustion engine.

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Porsche secures third straight FIA WEC Manufacturers’ World Championship title with the 919 Hybrid

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Porsche has earned a third consecutive Manufacturers’ World Championship title with the 919 Hybrid. Season 2017 Porsche LMP team. —Michael Steiner, Board Member for Research and Development at Porsche AG. The trio shares the third 919 Hybrid that Porsche fields that year.

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Porsche Digital, Inc. opens location in Silicon Valley

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Porsche is opening a new Porsche Digital location in Silicon Valley. After founding Porsche Digital GmbH based in Ludwigsburg, opening a US subsidiary was the next logical step in Porsche’s digitalization strategy, said Thilo Koslowski, Managing Director of Porsche Digital. —,Thilo Koslowski, Managing Director of Porsche Digital. Porsche also wants to invest directly in new companies that offer ideas and solutions for the digital future.

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Porsche Digital launches partnership with start-up home-iX

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Through its subsidiary Porsche Digital, Porsche is now involved with Stuttgart-based technology company home-iX. The B2B start-up specializing in smart living solutions was set up in 2016 by former Porsche employees Mehmet Arziman and Heiko Scholtes. For the moment, Porsche Digital holds a minority share in home-iX. Porsche Digital has already commissioned the start-up with a pilot project. Porsche Digital is the Porsche AG competence center for digitalization.

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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).

Porsche unveils improved Cayenne

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Porsche has revealed a new and improved third generation of its popular Cayenne SUV

Porsche invests in start-up Evopark

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The newly founded Porsche Digital GmbH is investing “a seven-digit sum” in parking solution specialist Evopark. Porsche will hold a minority stake in the Cologne-based start-up, which is seeking to revolutionize parking in urban areas. This investment is the first by Porsche Digital GmbH since its founding in May 2016. Free parking cards will replace paper tickets; it will raise barriers automatically at many parking garages and underground parking facilities.

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Porsche introducing long wheelbase version of Panamera plug-in hybrid; new entry-level V6 turbo

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show next week, Porsche will present a long wheelbase version of its new Panamera version, called the Panamera Executive. Porsche introduced the fully redeveloped second-generation of the Panamera in the summer of 2016.

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Electric Sports Car: Before Tesla, There Was Porsche!

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Interview with Paul Liddle, electric Porsche builder in Florida Has the best electric sports car already been made?

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New Porsche Berlin-Adlershof center with 25m solar pylon and 800V 350 kW fast charging

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Porsche opened its new technology center in Berlin-Adlershof. The new site features a 25-meter-high solar pylon that generates up to 30,000 kWh of electricity annually and covers the entire annual demand of the new Porsche Center. Porsche solar pylon.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: the subtly earthy type

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The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid doesn't boast about its plug-in hybrid, eco-friendly credentials. Instead of a big charge port conspicuously placed on one front fender, the Cayenne has matching covers for fuel or electricity on either side of the vehicle. They're part of its dual-nature: one part a high-performance crossover SUV that's just a. Plug-In Hybrids

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Porsche leaving FIA WEC LMP1, entering Formula E

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From 2019, a Porsche factory team will compete in Formula E. After four highly successful years, three victories in a row at the 24 Hours of Le Mans and World Championship titles in both the team and driver classification in 2015 and 2016, Porsche will end its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. Porsche is working with alternative, innovative drive concepts.

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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. How did Porsche accomplish this? Like any auto maker converting a gasoline or diesel model to hybrid, Porsche had to make some design tradeoffs.

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 takes top two spots at Le Mans, Audi third

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The second-generation Porsche Team 919 Hybrids ( earlier post) took first and second place at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans (the 83 rd running). The winning Porsche led the race from the ninth hour.

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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