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 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 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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Swiss authorities halts some diesel Porsche, Mercedes-Benz over emissions

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Authorities in Switzerland halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz and Porsche vehicles because their diesel engines skirted emissions regulations, Reuters reported Thursday. Registrations of the small Mercedes-Benz Vito vans equipped with 1.6-liter diesel engines, and Porsche Macan and Cayenne SUVs equipped with 3.0-

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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

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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 estimates ~20k units of the electric Taycan per year

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Porsche has built “3 figures worth” of prototypes of the upcoming 600 hp electric Taycan sports car (formerly known as Mission E earlier post ), which is due to be released next year. The electric drive Porsche is track-ready as well.

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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

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

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 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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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.

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

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid PHEV debuts; third new Porsche hybrid powertrain since 2017

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The newly introduced 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid makes significant advancements over both the standard Cayenne and the preceding Cayenne S E-Hybrid ( earlier post ) it replaces, including more power, quicker acceleration, a faster top speed, and increased electric-only range.

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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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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 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 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

Review: Porsche 911 GTS

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

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 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 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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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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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 Taycan specs, Faraday Future builds a car body, and Toyota Project Portal: Today's Car News

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Porsche teases the Taycan electric car's specifications. The Porsche Taycan will boast 600 horsepower and more than 310 miles of Faraday Future builds its first production car body. Toyota's Project Portal 2.0 fuel-cell semitruck heads to Los Angeles. And the results are in from our latest Twitter poll. All of this and more on Green Car Reports.

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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.

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 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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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.

Volkswagen Microbus EV To Use 800V CCS Charging From Porsche?

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plug-in cars Fast Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS) Porsche Mission EVolkswagen has already received a lot of attention for the driving range claimed for its Budd-e all-electric van concept at CES—373 miles on a charge, based on the new European driving cycle, or an anticipated 233 miles by U.S. EPA standards. That’s close to the driving range offered by the Tesla Model X and Model S—and getting.

Porsche will build network of 500 fast chargers for its Mission E electric cars

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Porsche is getting its dealerships on board with selling electric cars, in preparation for its upcoming Mission E electric sedan, by insisting that each of the company's 189 U.S dealerships install fast charger with enough juice to charge the car's big, 300-mile battery to substantially full in just over 20 minutes. Presumably during this time. Charging stations

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Confirmed: Porsche Mission E Electric Car Will Be Built By 'End Of Decade'

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It's official now: Porsche will put its striking and all-electric Mission E concept car into production within three to five years. One of the hits of the Frankfurt Motor Show held in September, the low, sleek, four-door Mission E concept represented Porsche's take on an all-electric luxury sport sedan. Future Cars Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Porsche Mission E

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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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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's All-Electric Tesla Competitor Coming To Frankfurt As Concept: Report

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Among established luxury brands, Porsche may be among the best equipped to challenge Tesla Motors. Future Cars plug-in cars Porsche PajunThe German automaker known for its sports cars has already built three plug-in hybrids, beating Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz to launch that powertrain in the large luxury sedan and mid-size crossover segments. And there have been persistent rumors.

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Porsche 911 won't get electric, hybrid versions any time soon

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Porsche is among the cadre of German luxury carmakers adding all-electric and plug-in hybrid models to their lineups to better compete with Tesla Motors. The Porsche Mission E electric-car concept that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show last year is scheduled to enter production by the end of the decade. Porsche also previously offered the.

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Porsche Goes Hybrid

Revenge of the Electric Car

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 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 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 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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