Tag: Porsche

Apr 2, 2020 - 02:13 pm

Audi provides new EV platform details

Audi promises 30 electrified models by 2025, 20 of which will be BEVs. Audi USA has now provided further details of the four platforms on which these electric cars will be built. More information has also been revealed on the upcoming PPE architecture being developed jointly with Porsche.

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Mar 20, 2020 - 03:09 pm

Porsche to invest billions more in electrification

Porsche is investing around 10 billion euros in the hybridisation, electrification and digitalisation of its vehicles by 2024 and, according to their statements, is “consistently expanding” the product range in the field of electric mobility.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 02:55 pm

Porsche’s batteries are too heavy for the 718

The electric versions of the Porsche 718 series, Cayman and Boxster, have still not been given the green light for production, according to Michael Steiner, Executive Vice President for Development. The Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer is therefore continuing to postpone the decision.

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Mar 6, 2020 - 01:44 pm

Famous last words

Porsche boss Oliver Blume recently confirmed in an interview that the Porsche 911 will “never” be driven purely electrically ex works. Since the German manufacturer refused to do so, another company has taken it upon themselves to electrify the classic 1965 Porsche 911.

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Mar 5, 2020 - 05:50 pm

Porsche plans 900 more Destination Charging locations

Porsche has just announced that its charging network called Porsche Destination Charging is to grow by around 900 new locations by the end of this year. The network currently comprises 1,035 AC charging points in around 20 countries. Porsche customers with a Taycan or plug-in hybrid model may use these free of charge.

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Feb 25, 2020 - 12:44 pm

Will software problems delay VW’s ID.3?

According to an article in German media, Volkswagen is still having massive software problems with ID.3. There is apparently some risk that the market launch of the first MEB model will have to be postponed. The group’s subsidiaries Audi and Porsche are also having their own troubles, only with batteries.

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Feb 20, 2020 - 05:50 pm

Porsche opens 7MW charging park in Leipzig

Porsche is expanding high power charging infrastructure in central Germany with the opening of a new charging park called Porsche Turbo Charging in Leipzig. The park has a total capacity of seven megawatts drawn entirely from renewable energy.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 12:17 pm

Bill Gates goes electric

The famous founder of Microsoft has reportedly bought himself an electric car. Surprisingly, he did not go for a US-American production, such as Tesla, but instead opted for a Porsche Taycan made in Germany.

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Feb 5, 2020 - 12:29 pm

A win for electric cars at the Super Bowl

At the Super Bowl in the USA, no less than four major carmakers advertised electric cars. While Porsche, Audi, GM and Ford had to pay over 5 million dollars for a 30-second spot, another manufacturer received positive PR completely free of charge: Players from both final teams raved about Tesla in interviews.

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Jan 29, 2020 - 04:02 pm

Porsche Charging Service at 100,000 charge points

The Porsche Charging Service now provides access to more than 100,000 AC and DC charging points across ten countries. Porsche has effectively managed to double their number of charging points within a year. The German luxury car manufacturer has also now officially confirmed the prices Ionity set for its customers.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 04:54 pm

EV charging infrastructure roll-out in Brazil

Brazil’s EV charging infrastructure is moving ahead with both public and private actors. Volvo, BMW and Portugal-based energy firm EDP are among them, along with Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Siemens, ABB and Electric Mobility Brazil from Sao Paulo.

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Jan 20, 2020 - 02:36 pm

GKN Automotive and Delta join forces on e-drives

GKN Automotive and Delta Electronics are launching a strategic cooperation for the development and marketing of electric drives for the 80 to 155 kW power class. The drives from the joint development are to be launched on the market in three years.

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Dec 14, 2019 - 04:57 pm

Porsche teams up with Electrify Canada

Porsche Cars Canada announced an agreement with Electrify Canada where the VW subsidiary will provide buyers of the first fully-electric Porsche, the Taycan, with three years of free charging at Electrify Canada’s public charging stations.

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Dec 12, 2019 - 01:57 pm

EPA releases official Taycan Turbo range

The US American Environmental Protection Agency has released their officially calculated range for Porsche’s Taycan Turbo BEV. The electric car only managed 201 miles – quite a bit lower than the anticipated 280 miles by WLTP standards.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 02:45 pm

Porsche working on four-motor AWD electric SUV

Porsche Engineering has developed an electric SUV with all-wheel drive and four drives – one for each wheel. Since the novel torque control does not require additional sensors, the software accommodates different vehicle setups and motor arrangements.

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Nov 20, 2019 - 01:09 pm

Porsche Taycan deliveries seem to be delayed

It appears that Porsche is also facing some kind of difficulties with their original delivery deadlines: Customers will be getting the Porsche Taycan later than originally planned – at least in Norway.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 01:02 pm

Porsche presents third Taycan drive

Porsche is presenting the third version of its electric sports car with the Taycan 4S, after the Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S. The latest model is Porsche’s first electric sports car to be equipped with a Taycan Turbo drive.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 05:09 pm

Porsche joins Boeing in Urban Air Mobility market

Porsche and Boeing signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore what they consider the market for urban air mobility (UAM). As part of the partnership, the companies will create an international team to gather insight on new mobility applications.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 04:10 pm

Porsche develops precision measuring for HPC

Porsche has just announced that they have developed a DC charging meter that can identify the user, log the time of charging, and measure current, voltage, and time during the charging procedure. The Porsche DC Energy Meter is a meter for direct-current charging stations with an output of up to 350 kilowatts.

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Sep 18, 2019 - 11:48 am

Porsche 718, Cayenne & Panamera may go electric

Within the next twelve months, Porsche intends to make a final decision as to whether the next generation of the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman will be solely manufactured as an electric series. This was stated by Porsche boss Oliver Blume in an interview.

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Sep 18, 2019 - 11:37 am

Porsche can’t let go of the past

While some had smiled about Porsche’s insistence on using the Turbo tag for their electric vehicles, the company has now gone a step further to convince those who need to feel like they are sitting in a “real” car. An optional sound module can emulate the ambience of a classic Porsche.

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Sep 9, 2019 - 02:40 pm

Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Plaid drive

The recently presented Porsche Taycan has also been well received by Tesla mastermind Elon Musk. First off on Twitter, Musk made fun of the fact that Porsche is also using the name “Turbo” for its electric model, then he added a quick tweet…

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/04/02/audi-provides-new-platform-details/
02.04.2020 14:46