Tag: Porsche

Jan 30, 2023 - 01:26 pm

Porsche’s Pascal Wehrlein takes the lead in Diriyah

Porsche driver Pascal Wehrlein won both races at the Formula E double-header in Diriyah (Saudi Arabia) at the weekend and thus took the lead in the drivers’ standings of the electric racing series. This means that so far, all three races of the season have been won with a Porsche drive.

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Jan 24, 2023 - 03:28 pm

Sakuu hires Porsche to design battery gigafactories

Sakuu, a Californian developer of 3D-printed solid-state batteries, has commissioned Porsche’s consulting subsidiary Porsche Consulting to plan its targeted gigafactories worldwide. Sakuu currently operates two facilities in Silicon Valley.

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Jan 16, 2023 - 01:00 pm

Porsche driver takes the first Gen3 race in Mexico

At the Mexico City E-Prix, the first race with the new third-generation electric racing cars, German carmaker Porsche made a successful start to the season: The race win went to Jake Dennis from customer team Andretti ahead of Porsche works driver Pascal Wehrlein in second place. Third place went to Lucas di Grassi for Mahindra […]

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Dec 15, 2022 - 02:04 pm

VW is reorganizing Quality and Design departments

In the course of the change towards electromobility and digitalisation, the VW Group has announced that it will reorganise the cross-brand functions of quality and design. The aim is to link up more closely with the main brands Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi and Porsche in order to ensure a consistent focus on the needs of […]

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Dec 8, 2022 - 01:36 pm

Customcells raises €60 million in Series A financing round

Customcells has raised 60 million euros in a Series A financing round. The German battery cell manufacturer intends to use the money to expand its activities in the electrification of air traffic, intensify research and development and drive forward internationalisation.

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Nov 14, 2022 - 10:43 am

Electric Porsche Macan to run on 450 kW power

Porsche has confirmed the first technical details for the upcoming all-electric Macan. The electric SUV will have all-wheel drive with one electric motor per axle as expected yet Porsche now published initial data on the battery and charging power.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 04:54 pm

Porsche presents Formula E race car for 2023

Porsche was one of the first manufacturers to unveil its Formula E racing car for the coming season. With the 99X Electric Gen3, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E team will enter the new era of the electric racing series in 2023.

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Oct 15, 2022 - 07:32 pm

Porsche improves EPA range of 2023 Taycan in the USA

Porsche has significantly improved the EPA-estimated driving range figures of all 2023 Taycan model variants in the US compared to the range ratings from 2022. “Incremental software improvements since launch,” are responsible for the improved ranges, according to the German luxury carmaker.

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Oct 6, 2022 - 02:38 pm

Cellforce finalizes production process for electrode coating

The Cellforce Group, the joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, says it has successfully set up the series production process for coating its electrodes over the past twelve months. In the process, Cellforce has relied on close cooperation with the machinery and plant manufacturer Dürr.

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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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https://www.electrive.com/2023/02/07/virtual-testing-porsche-engineering-cuts-development-time-of-electric-drives/
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