Porsche acquires majority stake in e-bike maker Greyp

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Porsche is acquiring a majority stake in the e-bike manufacturer Greyp Bikes. The sports car manufacturer’s venture capital arm, Porsche Ventures, has held a stake of around 10% in the Croatian company since 2018.

Porsche presents two new eBikes

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Porsche is expanding its range of e-mobility products and introducing two new e-bikes to the market. The roadworthy features of the Porsche eBike Sport make it suited for everyday life, while the Porsche eBike Cross is designed for rough terrain. Porsche eBike Sport.

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Porsche Taycan production temporarily halted over Ukraine crisis

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The Taycan may be one of Porsche’s most popular models today, but the crisis in Ukraine has resulted in the sports car maker temporarily suspending the production of its flagship all-electric sedan. Porsche’s production challenges are not limited to the Taycan.

Porsche expects more than 80% of new vehicle sales to be all-electric in 2030

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Last year, almost 40% of all new Porsche vehicles delivered in Europe were already at least partly electric—i.e. To achieve these ambitious goals, Porsche is investing in premium charging stations together with partners—and additionally in its own charging infrastructure.

Porsche and UP.Labs to build startups tailored for Porsche’s business

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Porsche is expanding its venturing network by collaborating with UP.Labs, a new model for fostering innovative startups. The startups’ focus will revolve around Porsche’s core activities. Porsche is investing a sum in the double-digit millions for this purpose. The startups will be minority owned by Porsche, with the option to purchase them entirely after three years. Through UP.Labs, Porsche secures access to international talents and their know-how.

Porsche launches its first fully electric car ‘Taycan’ in India

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Porsche launches its first fully electric car ‘Taycan’ in India. Porsche, a luxury auto manufacturer has launched its first full-electric car, Taycan in India at Rs 1.50 The deliveries of the Porsche Taycan EV will commence in the first quarter of 2022.

Porsche updates first Porsche Taycan models with free software update

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Porsche extensively updated its all-electric Taycan last September for the new model year. Porsche is making the software update available free of charge on a worldwide basis. For this reason, the update is carried out as part of a free visit to a Porsche Centre.

Porsche launches Taycan GTS

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Porsche adds new GTS variant to Taycan line-up

Porsche and Audi form Premium Charging Alliance in Japan

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Porsche Japan and Audi Japan are forming a Premium Charging Alliance business partnership to expand the 150kW rapid charging station network across Japan. Rapid charging stations run by both companies will be available to both Porsche and Audi owners starting 1 July 2022. This alliance will allow Porsche and Audi owners to use the 50 Porsche Turbocharger units at 41 locations and the 52 units nationwide from Audi Japan, for a total of 102 rapid chargers at the end of 2022.

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Porsche participates in Rimac’s €500M Series D round

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Porsche and Rimac are taking the next step in their collaboration with focus on the digital and electrified future of mobility. The total volume of the round is €500 million, with Porsche investing an eight-figure sum. Porsche made its first investment in Rimac in 2018 and has successively increased its interest. With new investors on board, Rimac is continuing to expand its position in electromobility, making it an even stronger partner for Porsche.

Porsche planning on silicon-anode batteries; own fast-charging network

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Porsche is researching high-performance batteries with silicon instead of graphite anodes in order to achieve an even higher energy density and better fast-charging capability. Porsche is also planning its own fast-charging stations along the most important European major highways and motorways. These will offer Porsche customers a high-quality, brand-appropriate charging experience while complementing the existing Ionity network.

Porsche IPO for VW Group’s EV push gains traction

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On February 24, 2022, Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) and Volkswagen agreed to “further examine and generally support the feasibility” of a potential Porsche IPO. The fully electric Porsche Taycan seems to have seen similar success.

Porsche Taycan 12V battery complaints prompts NHTSA investigation

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There have been nine total complaints from owners who have driven either 2020 or 2021 Porsche Taycans. The Porsche Taycan unveiled. The ODI does indicate that the Porsche Taycan investigation is in the preliminary evaluation stages.

Porsche, Vodaone launch 5G at the Weissach Development Center

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In cooperation with Vodafone, Porsche has entered the 5G era at its Weissach Development Center. This means that Vodafone and Porsche can provide small sub-networks with guaranteed bandwidths and latency times for certain events and projects at the Development Center.

Porsche Digital develops artificial intelligence for noise detection

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Porsche Digital is expanding its product portfolio. —Patricia Rennert, Head of Industry Solutions at Porsche Digital. Porsche Digital is responsible for operating the technology. Porsche Digital is the technology and digital unit of Porsche AG.

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Porsche uses Taycan “swarm” in successful vehicle-to-grid test

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Porsche announced recently that it too was experimenting with V2G technologies, though the German sports car maker opted to do something novel with its vehicle-to-grid tests. . The post Porsche uses Taycan “swarm” in successful vehicle-to-grid test appeared first on TESLARATI.

Porsche, Jaguar unveil images of next-gen Formula E Car

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Over the past week, multiple Formula E teams have shared videos and images of testing and car liveries of their next-generation racecar, most notably including Porsche and Jaguar. Yesterday was an exciting day at the Porsche development center in Weissach.

Porsche presents Taycan Cross Turismo EV

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Porsche has presented the Taycan Cross Turismo—an expansion of Porsche’s first all-electric sports car range. The integrated Porsche 4D Chassis Control analyses and synchronizes all chassis systems in real time.

Porsche calls for suppliers to switch to green energy

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Porsche is making further efforts to reduce CO? emissions in its supply chain: the sports car manufacturer is calling for its around 1,300 series suppliers to use exclusively renewable energy in the manufacture of Porsche components as of July 2021. Suppliers who are unwilling to switch to certified green energy will no longer be considered for contracts with Porsche in the long term. —Uwe-Karsten Städter, Member of the Executive Board for Procurement at Porsche AG.

Tech: Porsche Taycan Aerodynamics Explained

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In this video, we (Wouter Remmerie and team at AirShaper ) will go over the aerodynamic features of the Porsche Taycan and prepare it for road testing! Special thanks to the Porsche Centre in Mechelen, Belgium , for letting us play with this fantastic car.

Porsche Taycan outsells all ICE cars in Norway, EVs take 83.7% market share in Jan.

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More Porsche Taycans were sold in Norway than internal-combustion-engine (ICE) cars in January 2022. Porsche sold 185 vehicles in total last month. There were 181 Porsche Taycans sold in January 2022, making up 98% of the legacy sports car maker’s sales in Norway.

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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Alongside EVs, Porsche sees a business opportunity in synthetic fuels

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As it continues to launch new electric cars, Porsche is continuing to invest in synthetic fuels for internal-combustion vehicles. The investment gives Porsche a "long-term stake" in HIF

Porsche 3D-printing innovative pistons for increased power and efficiency

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Porsche already uses 3D printing technology in prototype construction, manufacturing spare parts for classic sports cars and in other areas. —Frank Ickinger from the advance drive development department at Porsche.

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Porsche Taycan’s strong demand outpaces legacy automaker’s production capacity for 2021

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The Porsche Taycan is experiencing massive demand with delivery estimates stretching up to six months, said CEO Oliver Blume. The demand for Porsche’s all-electric four-door sedan outpaced the company’s production capacity for 2021 in the first quarter alone. .

Porsche strengthens commitment to industrial production of eFuels with $75M investment in HIF Global

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Porsche is investing US$75 million in HIF Global LLC, a holding company of internationally active project developers of eFuel production facilities. By investing in industrial eFuel production, Porsche is further expanding its commitment to sustainable mobility.

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Porsche Whistleblower: “60% of all delivered Taycan have battery issues that caused replacements, damages and fires”

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“Six out of ten Porsche Taycan” ever delivered have a problem with battery management that affects and damages battery cells, requires replacement of cells and batteries, and is causing vehicle fires, according to a source working at Porsche’s headquarters in Zuffenhausen, Germany.

Group14 raises $400M in Series C; Porsche leads with $100M

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Group14 Technologies, a global manufacturer and supplier of advanced silicon-carbon technology for lithium-silicon batteries, raised $400 million in Series C funding led by Porsche AG with participation from OMERS Capital Markets, Decarbonization Partners, Riverstone Holdings LLC, Vsquared Ventures, Moore Strategic Ventures, and other large institutional investors. Our investment in Group14 is an important step for Porsche’s M&A activities.

Porsche Macan EV begins real-world testing: Taycan-like infrastructure, release date revealed

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Porsche announced earlier today in a press release that the all-electric Macan has started real-world testing, beginning one of the most important milestones in automotive development. Michael Steiner with the Porsche Maycan prototypes. Credit: Porsche).

US: Porsche Taycan Sales More Than Doubled In 2021

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The electric Porsche sales almost matched the Porsche 911

Porsche introduces Taycan Sport Turismo family; third body variant of Taycan EV

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Porsche has introduced a third body variant of the Taycan electric sports car. In 2021, deliveries of the all-electric Porsche Taycan more than doubled to 41,296 units from the previous year.

Porsche, Customcells plant to start production in 2024 with 100 MWh/year; Si anode, BASF HED NCM cathode

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In June, Porsche announced an investment in its new joint venture company Cellforce Group GmbH. Porsche and joint venture partner Customcells, a spin-off from Fraunhofer, also announced the launch of production of high-performance battery cells at Porsche’s Weissach Development Center.

CEO: Porsche plans to build charging network, 718 sports car going electric

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Porsche just accelerated its electrification strategy. On Friday, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume confirmed the automaker's going to build a charging network for its customers along with the automaker's third electric car, and a hybrid 911.

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 Turbo Review

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Porsche adopts new production process using patches, not plugs; Taycan EV first

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Porsche AG has developed a new production process at its headquarters in Zuffenhausen in collaboration with Tesa SE. The all-electric Porsche Taycan is the first car in the world to use this new process.

Porsche Digital and Storck develop new Cyklær e-bike brand

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Porsche Digital is expanding its product portfolio and is addressing new digital business models in the field of urban mobility with the formation of the new Cyklær e-bike brand. —Florian Rothfuss, Head of Customer Innovation at Porsche Digital.

Porsche pegs two new Taycan variants to unveil at LA Auto Show

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German automaker Porsche will unveil five new models at the Los Angeles Auto Show in late November, two of which will be new variants of the all-electric Taycan. The Taycan, first unveiled in 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany, has been Porsche’s big move toward electrification.

Porsche Digital & Storck Develop New Cyklær Bicycle Brand

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With the joined new Cyklær brand, Porsche Digital is expanding its product portfolio and is addressing new digital business models in the field of urban mobility. For the launch, Porsche Digital is developing an innovative, sporty e-bike in collaboration with […].

Four in five Porsches will be EVs by 2030

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Porsche to build and sell more EVs, and improve its own charging infrastructure and battery technology

Porsche updates the Taycan; more range, more connectivity, more colors

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The Porsche Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo will start the new model year (2022) in September with a number of upgrades , perhaps foremost among them an increase in range. In the ‘90s, Porsche introduced a number of highly colorful paint finishes to its range.

Porsche Taycan Coupe Is Drop-Dead Gorgeous

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Just a render, but how awesome would it be if Porsche actually made this

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo sets Guinness altitude change record at Pikes Peak

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The Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo recently set a rather unique Guinness World Record. Credit: Porsche North America. Watch the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo’s Guinness World Record drive in the video below. News Featured Porsche Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo