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 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 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 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 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 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

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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 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 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'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.

Burned by scandal, Porsche CEO says it's done building diesel cars

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At least, for Porsche it is. In a statement on the automaker's website, Porsche announced it would stop building diesel-powered cars and instead focus on electric cars. “Porsche is not demonising diesel. Diesel is dead. It is, and will remain, an important propulsion technology. We as a sports car manufacturer, however, for whom diesel has

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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 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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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 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 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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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

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 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.

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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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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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

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.

Review: Porsche 911 GTS

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

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'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 increases investment in start-ups by €150M; innovative business models in the field of mobility

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Porsche has increased its total investment in venture capital activities by €150 million for the next five years. The objective of “Porsche Ventures” is to gain access to trends, new technologies and business models. The investment activities being undertaken by Porsche Ventures build in part on the company’s existing start-up investment activities. Porsche has always been among the pioneers of the automotive industry.

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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

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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.

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-

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 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

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.

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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Short(er)-range Tesla, Porsche Taycan wagon, U.S. cuts CO2: Today's Car News

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Porsche will add a more utilitarian hatchback design to its upcoming Taycan electric-car lineup. A new shorter-range Tesla Model 3 drops into the mix—but not the $35,000 model that many deposit-holders have been waiting for. And VW gives its vehicle lighting more of a message. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla released a. EPA greenhouse gas

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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.

2018 99

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.

2018 83

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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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

Porsche kills diesels, BMW iX3 electric car orders, and Kia Soul EV: Today's Car News

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Porsche declares it's done building diesel-powered cars. The BMW iX3 electric car tallies 1,000 reservations in Norway. Kia drops the most affordable Soul EV variant. We ask which electric SUV has readers most interested in a new Twitter poll. And will VW build any of its electric cars in the United States? All of this and more on Green Car

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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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