Tag: Porsche

Sep 15, 2022 - 12:09 pm

Upcoming Audi A8 rumoured to be fully electric

According to a British media report, Audi’s R8 combustion sports car is to be discontinued at the end of 2023 and receive an electric successor towards the middle of the decade. This electric sports car is already under development but has not yet been finally decided.

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Sep 2, 2022 - 03:23 pm

Volkswagen’s Elli connects to &Charge services

Porsche spin-off &Charge, a company offering loyalty points for EV drivers in Europe, has a new client in Elli. The business signs responsible for charging and energy-related services within the Volkswagen Group. The cooperation with &Charge will benefit EV drivers across the VW portfolio.

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Sep 2, 2022 - 11:12 am

Porsche twins Taycan & Panamera to lead new EV era

Porsche is readying a second generation of the triumphant Taycan EV in 2027, then pairing it with an all-electric Panamera. Volkswagen’s premium brand is executing its new “electrified luxury” plan, which will see six EVs by the end of this decade.

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Sep 1, 2022 - 01:47 pm

Robotic charging project will launch real-world testing

A robotic charging consortium with mighty players such as Ionity, Porsche, BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz, TÜV Süd and others has formed in Germany. Under ROCIN-ECO, they want to drive standards for automated charging and deliver demonstrators at test sites.

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Aug 18, 2022 - 12:46 pm

FIA increases hybrid share of the Formula 1

The FIA has approved the engine regulations for Formula 1 from 2026. The electric share of hybrid drives will then increase to up to 50 per cent, and the combustion engines must also run on 100 per cent “sustainable fuel. The new drive regulations pave the way for a possible entry of the VW brands […]

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Aug 15, 2022 - 01:01 pm

Mercedes driver Vandoorne is Formula E world champion

Stoffel Vandoorne has won the Formula E championship. At the final race weekend in Seoul, a fifth and a second place were enough for the Mercedes EQ driver to win the title. The manufacturers’ championship also went to Mercedes for the second year in a row.

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Aug 15, 2022 - 11:48 am

Inflation Reduction Act passes the US House of Representatives

The Inflation Reduction Act, which also includes the reform of the EV tax credit, has now passed the House of Representatives after the Senate and is expected to be signed by President Joe Biden in the coming days. The new eligibility requirements will make most electric models ineligible for the tax credit.

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Aug 2, 2022 - 03:05 pm

E-Bike joint ventures by Porsche and Pon take up speed

The e-bike joint ventures launched by Porsche and Ponooc (part of Pon) are gaining traction. The partners announced that Porsche eBike Performance GmbH and P2 eBike GmbH began business. You may expect to see Porsche-branded e-bike drives across many labels in future.

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Jul 26, 2022 - 01:19 pm

Trumpf & Cellforce announce strategic partnership

The battery cell joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, Cellforce, has entered into a strategic partnership with the machine manufacturer Trumpf from Baden-Württemberg. As part of the cooperation, high-precision laser technology from Trumpf will be used in battery cell production.

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Jul 25, 2022 - 11:26 am

Global recall for the Porsche Taycan

Porsche is recalling 40,421 units of the Taycan electric model worldwide. There is a possibility that the wiring harness of the driver’s and passenger’s seat could be damaged during the longitudinal adjustment of the seat.

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Jul 20, 2022 - 01:00 pm

Porsche updates the software across all Taycan models

All model variants of the all-electric Porsche Taycan can now be updated to the 2023 model year status with a software update, regardless of the vehicle age and engine version. This means that even older Taycans will receive new functions and the latest improvements in efficiency and charging curve.

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Jul 19, 2022 - 02:18 pm

Porsche confirms launch delay of the Macan until 2024

Porsche has postponed the market launch of the all-electric Macan until 2024. What was previously a rumour in the industry has now been confirmed by Porsche boss Oliver Blume himself. But: In addition to the E-Macan, a new electric luxury SUV is to roll off the production line in Leipzig in the future.

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Jul 18, 2022 - 02:52 pm

P3 Charging Index: Kia EV6 is new long-distance champion

Summertime = travel time. But how do electric cars fare on the long haul? In this third edition of the P3 Charging Index, there was a new winner – for the first time, the electric car with the best long-distance performance no longer comes from Germany but from South Korea. It is not the only […]

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Jul 15, 2022 - 02:56 pm

Volkswagen boosts BEV deliveries by 27%

The Volkswagen Group increased its deliveries of fully electric vehicles by 27 per cent in the first six months of 2022 compared to the same period last year. A total of 217,100 all-electric vehicles were handed over to customers in the first half of the year, up from 170,900 in the same period last year.

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Jul 14, 2022 - 01:07 pm

Software problems at Cariad delay Volkswagen’s model planning

Because Volkswagen’s software subsidiary Cariad is far behind schedule in its development, the model planning of the group’s premium brands is being thrown into disarray, according to a media report. At Bentley, even the timetable for the transformation to a pure electric vehicle brand by 2030 is said to be wobbling.

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Jun 21, 2022 - 11:21 am

Porsche to fix Taycan production issues in the USA

Porsche has to make improvements to 12,490 vehicles in the electric Taycan model series in the USA. In certain Taycans of the production years 2019 to 2022, the display screens may fail. The problem is to be solved with a software update.

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Jun 1, 2022 - 12:25 pm

Porsche invests more in Rimac

Porsche has participated in another financing round of the Croatian electric car manufacturer Rimac. Porsche is investing a double-digit million euro sum in Rimac as part of the 500 million euro Series D round.

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May 5, 2022 - 11:13 am

Porsche Taycan rounds up its records

The all-electric Porsche Taycan has set another Guinness World Record, this time for the most consecutive doughnuts (spins) in an electric car on ice. Stunt driver Terry Grant managed 69 doughnuts in a row in Sweden in a production Porsche Taycan 4 Cross Turismo with winter tires.

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May 3, 2022 - 02:09 pm

Hyundai cuts close ties with Rimac

Hyundai Motor is ending projects with Rimac Group after the Croatian automaker deepened its ties to Porsche, insiders told automotive media. It remains to be seen what will happen to Hyundai-Kia’s stake in the Rimac Group, especially since the move already affects joint projects.

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Apr 20, 2022 - 04:23 pm

Porsche & Audi start charging alliance in Japan

Porsche and Audi have established a “Premium Charging Alliance” in Japan, through which BEV customers of the brands will be able to use the fast-charging stations of both companies from July 2022. These will be located at both dealerships and in city centres.

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Mar 29, 2022 - 12:38 pm

Porsche rumoured to be working on electric 911

Contrary to previous statements, Porsche apparently not only wants to hybridise its sports car icon 911, but also realise a purely electric version. According to a media report, an electric 911 is to come before the end of this decade. However, there are probably delays with the electric Macan.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Patents for a time gone by (almost)

Some manufacturers find it difficult to say goodbye to the internal combustion engine. According to a new paper filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office, Korean carmakers Kia and Hyundai could make their electric cars vibrate artificially to simulate the feeling in a car with a roaring motor.

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Mar 18, 2022 - 01:15 pm

Porsche confirms electric 718 successor

Porsche has now officially confirmed that it intends to offer its mid-engine 718 sports car exclusively in all-electric form by the middle of the decade. The sports car brand will also invest in its own HPC infrastructure.

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