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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

Porsche and Audi to work on shared vehicle architecture; electrification, autonomy, digitization

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Within the Volkswagen Group, Porsche AG and AUDI AG now plan to cooperate more closely on future vehicle architectures, with a particular focus on electrification, digitization and autonomous driving. Until recently, the four main modular toolkits (modularen Baukästen) of the Group were: the MQB (transverse, driven by the Volkswagen brand); the MLB (longitudinal, driven by the Audi brand); the MSB (standard drive, driven by Porsche); and the NSF (New Small Family).

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Porsche Plug-In Hybrids Selling Well In California

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Porsche is moving forward with plans to produce and sells its first electric car, but the German automaker is already seeing success with plug-in hybrids. Over the past few years, Porsche has launched three plug-in models, including the Panamera S E-Hybrid sedan, Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUV, and the now-defunct 918 Spyder supercar. And it seems Porsche.

Porsche to introduce new Cayenne Hybrid

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The brand new generation of the Porsche Cayenne Sports Utility Vehicle will make its world debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in March. Tags: Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Porsche 2010 Geneva Motor Show geneva motor show porsche cayenne Porsche Cayenne Hybrid Porsche Cayenne S Porsche Cayenne SUV Porsche Cayenne Turbo

First drive: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

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Porsche; that’s not a name often seen around these parts. You don’t need an encyclopaedic knowledge of the brand to know that Porsche isn’t exactly not renowned for its low-emitting vehicles. Porsche Road Tests

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Porsche too said to use 'defeat device' software for gasoline cars

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It's been 15 months since news broke that VW Group had used "defeat device" software in its diesel cars and SUVs that let them emit far more than permitted levels of nitrogen oxides in real-world use. Even now, however, the Volkswagen diesel scandal continues to grow new tentacles as investigators uncover additional apparent instances of. emissions VW Group regulation Volkswagen diesel scandal

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-In Hybrid: Quick Drive

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Until quite recently, luxury SUVs and plugging in didn’t really go together. Yet with the introduction of the 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, the upcoming 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e, and soon the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-In Hybrid, this corner of the market has entirely changed. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars luxury suvs

Porsche introducing new plug-in Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUV; third plug-in from Porsche

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The new generation of the Cayenne will enter the market later this year in five versions: Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S Diesel and—in a world premiere—the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, the first plug-in hybrid in the premium SUV segment.

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Porsche Mission E, Audi e-tron quattro, Infiniti Q30: Today's Car News

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Today, we have debuts from the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, including the Porsche Mission E electric-car concept, Audi e-tron quattro electric SUV concept, and the Infiniti Q30 compact. The Porsche Mission E concept is a 600-horsepower electric sport sedan concept that seems to have the Tesla Model S in its.

97 SUVs For 2012

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Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage. For model year 2012, those of you in the market for a new SUV have roughly 100 vehicles to choose from. Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid.

Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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Dr. Martin Winterkorn said that “ The Porsche Mission E and the Audi e-tron quattro concept are nothing less than a quantum leap for our industry ”—both vehicles have an all-electric range of 500 kilometers (311 miles). Porsche Mission E.

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2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-In Hybrid: An Owner's First 21 Days

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The 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 'Twin Engine' that went on sale last August was only the second plug-in hybrid SUV to be sold in the U.S., after the Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid. Green Plug-In Hybrids Seven-seater SUV Third-Row Seats plug-in carsSince then it has been joined by the BMW X5 xDrive 40e, and coming up are the Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e, the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, and others. But the XC90 is a mainstay.

Porsche presents more efficient Gen 2 919 Hybrid LMP1 racer for 2015

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Porsche has presented the second generation of its Le Mans Prototype 919 Hybrid race car. Porsche 919 Hybrid, 2015. The Porsche 919 Hybrid was homologated for the top energy-recovery category (8 megajoules for one lap in Le Mans) for the first time in 2015.

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Mercedes 'ELC' To Compete With Audi e-Tron Electric SUV In 2018: Report

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One by one, the concept vehicles--and production plans--have appeared, first the Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept and most recently the Porsche Mission E. It's been clear for a couple of years now that the German luxury makers feel they need competitive responses to the startling emergence of electric-car maker Tesla Motors. Mercedes-Benz has been more

Audi Q6 e-Tron All-Electric 'Coupe SUV' Confirmed For 2018

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Over the next few years, the German luxury establishment--including Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche--is expected to launch a barrage of electric car models in a belated attempt to take on startup Tesla Motors. For some time, it's been understood that one of those models will be an all-electric SUV from Audi.

Porsche has sold more than 1,500 Panamera E-hybrid PHEVs this year; 9% of Panamera sales

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Porsche said it has delivered more than 1,500 Panamera E-Hybrid plug-in hybrids ( earlier post ) to customers worldwide from January to August 2014. In total, Porsche sold more than 120,000 new vehicles worldwide from January to August 2014, an increase of 12% in comparison to the same period last year. of all Porsche vehicles sold. In July, Porsche introduced the plug-in Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUV, which shares most of the powertrain components of the Panamera E-Hybrid.

Porsche Recreates The Original Hybrid Car, 111 Years Later

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The name Porsche has traditionally been associated with fast, rear-engine sports cars, and more recently with fast heavy SUVs and fast heavy four-door luxury sedans. But it all goes back to pioneering engineer Ferdinand Porsche. He also designed the prototype for what became the Volkswagen Beetle, and would found Porsche AG after World War II

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Porsche Cayenne e-Hybrid: Plug-In Porsche Due 2014?

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Porsche already offers a hybrid variant of its sports SUV, the Cayenne, but it's more about stemming the car's massive thirst than it is a truly green vehicle. A plug-in hybrid version coinciding with a mid-cycle update around 2014 could offer a much more gas-sipping option, however. According to Motor Trend (via MotorAuthority), the Cayenne


Plug-In Hybrid Porsche Panamera To Appear In 2014?

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The past decade or so has been a tough one for Porsche purists to take. Not surprisingly, Porsche is also more profitable than ever before - the Cayenne SUV has been a massive From a range that comprised just the enduring 911 and the Boxster, we've since seen dubiously-styled off-roaders and sedans, diesel engines (in Europe) and hybrid versions.

2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Tesla reliability, Porsche 800-volt charging system: Today's Car News

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Today, we have details on the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUV, Tesla is rated poorly on reliability by Consumer Reports, and why Porsche's 800-volt charging system for electric cars could prove significant. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla was ranked 25th out of 29 car brands in the 2016 Consumer Reports reliability survey. The 2018. Today in Car News


How Audi, BMW & Mercedes Plan To Compete With Tesla--And Why

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We already know that in the next few years, we''ll see a slew of mid-size SUVs offered with plug-in hybrid powertrains--most from luxury brands like Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche, and Range Rover. But the German luxury marques are making plans to compete more directly with Tesla Motors and its Model S all-electric long-range luxury sedan. All have

2013 Porsche Diesel And Hybrid Pricing Announced

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Porsches might, however--and those still wanting to save a few dimes on gas or pump out just a little less emissions into the atmosphere may be interested in the Cayenne Diesel and Hybrid SUVs If you're in the market for a luxury or sports car, regular diesels and hybrids like the Volkswagen Jetta or Toyota Prius are unlikely to be on your list.

VW to pay $1 billion-plus for 3.0-liter diesel cheats; separately, Bosch pays too

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The agreement—which covers a variety of SUVs and sedans sold by Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen—must still be finalized and approved by a federal judge. The Volkswagen Group has reached a preliminary agreement with U.S. regulators to address 83,000 3.0-liter V-6 diesel vehicles with illegal "defeat device" software.

Porsche launches compact SUV Macan with diesel option

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Porsche is expanding its range to include a new class of vehicle with the Macan, which is the first Porsche model to break into the compact SUV segment. As the top model in the Macan model line, the Macan Turbo is set to be the most powerful vehicle in the compact SUV segment.


Porsche bringing diesel Cayenne to the US with 2013 MY

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Porsche will offer the Cayenne Diesel in the United States market for the first time beginning with the 2013 model year. preliminary internal estimates, the Cayenne Diesel SUV will achieve a rating of 20 mpg city / 28 mpg highway / 23 mpg combined (11.7, As with the Cayenne S Hybrid, the Cayenne Diesel includes Porsche Traction Management (PTM), which features permanent all-wheel drive.


Compare 11 SUVs On 11 Specs

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Based on what people are searching for on and the keyword searches driving traffic from search engines, we recently created a one-page document to help our visitors compare hybrid SUVs. We call this the Hybrid SUV Comparison Chart. Porsche Cayenne.

All-electric Bentley convertible concept shown at Geneva

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The Audi e-tron SUV and Porsche Mission E sedan will go into production over the next few years, with an electric version of the VW Phaeton sedan expected as well. The Volkswagen Group can't seem to get enough luxury electric cars. Following that up, at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show Volkswagen possession Bentley showed an all-electric concept car. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars

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. Yet, quite remarkable, the two and a half ton SUV still has an estimated EPA fuel economy of 23 mpg city, 26 mpg highway. Tags: Porsche

Fix for Audi, VW, Porsche V-6 diesels closer to approval: report

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Last November, the EPA announced that nearly 100,000 cars and SUVs fitted with VW Group's 3-liter V-6 diesel engines violated the Clean Air Act. The agency said at the time that their emissions were up to nine times the legal limit in some circumstances. While that's better than the figure of "up to 35 times" legal limits for some 2.0-liter. EPA TDI VW Group Cayenne Diesel Touareg TDI Q7 TDI A6 TDI A7 TDI A8 TDI Q5 TDI Volkswagen diesel scandal

Ferrari Hybrid Patents Revealed, Two Motor System

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"Ferrari hybrid" is right up there with "Porsche diesel" and "Bentley SUV" as far as oxymorons go. Even so, Porsche has been producing diesels for several years now, soon to hit the U.S, and Bentley showed an SUV concept at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, so maybe it isn't that unusual after all. Unusual or not, it's a reality--Ferrari has been

VW 3-liter diesel updates OKed, but buyback negotiations continue

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Those cars—a variety of SUVs and sedans sold by Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen—will either be modified to comply with emission. VW Group announced yesterday it had reached a preliminary agreement with various regulators to resolve civil suits related to "defeat device" software in vehicles fitted with its 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engines. TDI VW Volkswagen diesel scandal

Porsche highlights sustainable plant ambitions

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German carmaker Porsche is currently expanding its large manufacturing plant in Leipzig to create room for the production of its new small SUV model, the Macan, set for a late-2013 launch. PorscheIn a bid to minimise the environmental impact of the enlarged facility, the designers have taken numerous steps for the provision of natural energy [.].


Hybrid SUV Resale Value

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Top Hybrid SUVs Retain Their Value. Many people can’t wait to get the latest model SUVs and cars. For those considering their first hybrid SUV or car, the high resale value of many hybrids might come as a surprise. The top hybrid SUVS include many driver favorites.

GKN Driveline introducing eAxle for mass-market C-segment vehicles

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GKN Driveline has developed an eAxle module—derived from the technology used in cars such as the Porsche 918 Spyder and BMW i8—that will enable C-segment vehicles to offer buyers a plug-in hybrid option with improved performance and a reduction in CO2 emissions of more than 50%.

China is Porsche’s fastest-growing region; hybrids launching this year

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Porsche China set another sales record in 2012, delivering a total of 31,205 cars across mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau, realizing a growth rate of 28.2% As we look ahead this year, we plan to continue carrying forward our product offensive with the launch of new hybrid vehicles, such as the 918 Spyder, and, of course, our new Macan SUV. —Helmut Broeker, CEO of Porsche China.

2011 Porsche Cayenne / Cayenne S Hybrid

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Porsche purists blasted it, but the Cayenne sport-utility vehicle probably saved the brand. With an all-wheel drive SUV, Porsche had a vehicle to sell in China and Russia, where newly wealthy buyers want prestigious Western brands, but many roads aren’t good enough for sports cars.

2014 Porsche Panamera Plug-In Hybrid To Join Renewed Lineup

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You couldn''t accuse Porsche of being predictable. After years of making endless rear-engined sports cars, the last decade or so has seen SUVs, diesels and hybrids all join the Porsche lineup. With the 918 Spyder supercar, plug-in hybrid will also appear. But plug-in technology will reach further than that--it''ll be seen on the Panamera sedan too

A Quarter Million Dollar Hybrid SUV?

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Is there a market for a $250,000 or higher hybrid SUV? The company confirmed it will produce an SUV starting with a 2014 model. Certainly, a Bentley SUV hybrid would be aimed at those drivers who are looking for an ultra-luxury driving experience.

RUF Reveals Electrified Stormster Based on Porsche Cayenne SUV

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One-off vehicles by specialty automakers are essential to the automotive marketplace. Many of these vehicles are displayed annually at the SEMA show. The vehicles highlight future products and even outline the direction of the industry as a whole. RUF Automobile GmbH is a specialty automaker whose high performance offerings have influenced the

Hybrid SUV Future Looks Bright

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If you read the article last week about 2010 hybrid sport utility vehicle prices , you know that your total number of hybrid SUV options has decreased over the past two years. Fortunately, several of these and similar sport utes (possibly including a Prius SUV ) could materialize.