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.

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.

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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 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 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 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 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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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 Turbo Review

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We review the Porsche Taycan Turbo

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Porsche debuts Taycan Cross Turismo

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Taycan Cross Turismo brings shooting brake practicality and up to 283 mile range to Porsche’s performance EV

Porsche Sold Over 9,000 Taycan In Q1 2020

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Every eighth Porsche sold globally was an all-electric Taycan

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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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Scratch built Porsche 550 themed EV

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It will be a scratch built Porsche 55 Spyder themed road. Scratch built Porsche 550 themed EV. Hi everyone, It has been a while since I last posted. Some of you may remember my previous projects which were budget minded autocross centred EVs. Since then our governing body has closed the gate on EVs and there is no glimmer of hope for the foreseeable future for electric vehicles under them. So my last chassis is going into retirement.

Porsche produces prototype complete housing for an electric drive using 3D printing

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Porsche has produced its first complete housing for an electric drive using 3D printing. —Falk Heilfort, Project Manager in the Powertrain Advance Development department at the Porsche Development Center in Weissach.

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Tesla Model 3 modified by UP wins race against Porsche Taycan Turbo S

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A Tesla Model 3 modified by Unplugged Performance (UP) has won a race in the All Japan EV Grand Prix against a Porsche Taycan Turbo S. To top it off, the top performance electric Porsche was on semi slick tires.

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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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 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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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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ExxonMobil and Porsche testing biofuels and lower-carbon eFuel in race conditions

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ExxonMobil and Porsche are testing advanced biofuels and renewable, lower-carbon eFuels as part of a new agreement to find pathways toward potential future consumer adoption. The fuel will be tested in race conditions with Porsche’s high-performance motorsports engines during the 2021 and 2022 Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup race series. Porsche and ExxonMobil’s collaboration will also focus on eFuels, which are synthetic fuels made from hydrogen and captured carbon dioxide.

Porsche launches 'entry-level' Taycan in China

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Porsche has launched what it is calling “a perfect entry point into the fully electrified Porsche world” in China

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Porsche invests €70M to increase stake in Rimac Automobili to 24%

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The Supervisory Board of Porsche AG agreed to increase its stake in Rimac Automobili from 15% to 24% with the investment of an additional €70 million. Porsche joined the young technology and sports car company as an investor in 2018 and increased its stake to 15% in September 2019. Rimac is well on its way to becoming a Tier 1 supplier for Porsche and other manufacturers in the high-tech segment.

Porsche Digital spins off e-mobility company “&Charge” to promote electric mobility

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Porsche Digital has spun off its own company in the field of e-mobility, thereby expanding its digital business portfolio. Porsche Digital is the technological and digital forge of the Zuffenhausen-based sports car manufacturer.

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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. The competition gives contestants the chance to build and test their applications and services for Porsche sports cars using simulated connected car APIs. The winning team will have the exclusive opportunity to work directly on their prototype with Porsche experts.

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Porsche Taycan sales surge as the electric vehicle becomes one of the brand’s most important cars

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The Taycan, Porsche’s first all-electric car, is quickly becoming one of the brand’s most important vehicles as sales could now reach the previously predicted 40,000-unit mark this year.

Porsche extends all-electric Taycan model range with new entry-level model with rear-wheel drive

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Porsche has introduced the fourth variant of its first all-electric sports sedan. Currently, this is possible for the Porsche Intelligent Range Manager (PIRM), Power Steering Plus, Active Lane Keeping Assist and Porsche InnoDrive functions.

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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2021 Porsche Taycan: Base $81,250 RWD version arrives soon

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Porsche announced the availability of a base rear-wheel-drive version of the Taycan electric car for the U.S. on Tuesday. The Taycan in that form costs $81,250 with the 79.2-kwh Performance Battery, or $87,030 with the 93.4-kwh Performance Battery Plus.

2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo Review

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This is the all-new fully-electric Taycan, and the Stuttgart brand has gone to unbelievable lengths to ensure it looks and feels like a Porsche. It’s certainly achieved those goals but is it better than a Tesla

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Base 2021 Porsche Taycan RWD: EPA-rated at 200 or 225 miles

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deliveries of the 2021 Porsche Taycan base models start 2021 rear-wheel-drive models reach dealerships this week. As U.S.

2021 Porsche Taycan can add features over the air, fast-charge without fuss

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Adding features to the Porsche Taycan electric car soon won’t necessarily be a matter of which boxes you check in the configurator, or which options were included in the one you hand-picked at the dealership. And while Porsche

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Porsche made a fresh-looking electric van concept in 2018 but hasn't shown it until now

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Porsche on Thursday revealed a handful of previously-secret concept cars, including a fresh-looking electric van. Set to be featured alongside other concepts in the upcoming book "Porsche Unseen," the Porsche Vision Renndienst concept was completed in 2018, but never shown to the public.

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Electric coupe inspired by classic Porsche 356 showcases niche-EV skateboard platform

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based Watt Electric Vehicle Company has developed a flexible skateboard platform for low-volume manufacturers, and to show it off the company created an electric coupe inspired by the classic Porsche 356 sports car.

Porsche launches carbon offsetting program for US drivers

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Porsche Cars North America, Inc. PCNA) has launched Porsche Impact , an online tool that links individual CO 2 emissions to specific climate projects. The program is available to US customers after PCNA earlier this year enrolled its own Porsche Experience Center cars and its Porsche Passport subscription fleet.

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Watt Electric Vehicle Company launches Porsche 356-inspired EV

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British EV platform and car builder Watt EV Company releases details of its homage to the Porsche 356

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. The electric 32-tonne truck will soon enhance the commercial vehicle fleet that Porsche uses for its production logistics in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. Preparations for production of the first fully-electric Porsche are currently the core focus at Porsche headquarters.

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2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo due for US deliveries this summer

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Porsche Taycans weren’t born to be garage queens. Although they can definitely do track time and a pulse-quickening weekend drive, they can handle all the daily driving in between.

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. This could hold enormous potential, according to Oliver Döring, Financial Strategist at Porsche. —Uwe Michael, Vice President Electric/Electronic Systems at Porsche.

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Synthetically fueled cars can be as clean as EVs, Porsche claims

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Porsche is launching electric cars, but the automaker is still looking for ways to keep internal-combustion engines from extinction. Synthetic fuels will deliver an 85% reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions, Dr. Frank Walliser, Porsche vice president of motorsport

Porsche, Siemens Energy and partners advance climate-neutral eFuels development; Haru Oni pilot in Chile

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Porsche, Siemens Energy and partners are developing and implementing a pilot project—the “Haru Oni” project—in Chile that is expected to yield the world’s first integrated, commercial, industrial-scale plant for making synthetic climate-neutral fuels (eFuels).

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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. In addition to the two top models, the hybrid range from Porsche now includes the new Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupé with system power of 340 kW (462 PS; Fuel consumption combined 3.2–3.1 Porsche has taken this boost strategy from the 918 Spyder super sports car. All hybrid models from Porsche have auxiliary air conditioning as standard.

2020 Porsche Taycan update boosts performance and adds features, requires dealership visit

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Porsche on Tuesday revealed a comprehensive software update for the 2020 Taycan that broadens charging and navigation functionality, improves infotainment, and sets the stage for a wider range of future features to be rolled out over the air The update doesn’t profess to bring any more driving range, but it will boost performance slightly.

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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. They are at the cutting edge of Porsche E-Performance and are among the most powerful production models that the sports car manufacturer currently has in its product range. 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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