Tag: Porsche

Aug 11, 2019 - 05:01 pm

Enduring power with speed: Porsche Taycan (video)

It seems that the Porsche Taycan can keep up full power even when accelerating several times in direct succession. In the video below, viewers can see what the first electric car made in the German town of Zuffenhausen can really do.

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Jul 30, 2019 - 11:52 am

Playmobil movie will feature Porsche Mission E

Serious business is child’s play as Porsche has brought its Mission E, the concept that preceded the Taycan, into the new Playmobil animation film. In the feature film, the character of secret agent Rex Dasher drives a white Mission E.

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Jul 29, 2019 - 10:26 pm

Porsche reveals number of pre-orders for Taycan EV

Porsche has released an update on numbers for the company’s first electric car, the Porsche Taycan. With clients able to register their interest, Porsche has collected almost as many pre-orders as they plan to produce electric vehicles.

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Jun 25, 2019 - 02:32 pm

Porsche launches new drive testing centre

The Porsche Weissach Development Centre has put a new drive test centre into operation. The building combines 18 new test benches for conventional, hybrid and electric drives under one roof.

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May 18, 2019 - 03:15 pm

Dräxlmaier producing Porsche Taycan battery system

The German automobile supplier Dräxlmaier, located near Stuttgart, is starting series production of the 800-volt total battery system for the Porsche Taycan. For this purpose, the Bavarian company built their first battery assembly plant on an area of 10,000 sqm.

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Apr 23, 2019 - 08:36 pm

“We have prototypes of the 718 running in electric now.”

Porsche CEO Oliver Blume details further electric Porsche cars to follow the Taycan and says the company has “prototypes of the 718 running in electric now”. The new models will utilise the PPE platform Porsche is sharing with Audi, and hybrid models are under consideration as well.

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Apr 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Japan: ABB to set up charging network for Porsche

ABB will install a rapid charging network in Japan for Porsche’s Taycan and future electrical models from the manufacturer. An agreement has now been reached to install ABB fast chargers at Porsche centers and public facilities throughout Japan.

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Apr 10, 2019 - 09:14 pm

Porsche reclaims axle production for Macan EV

With the fully electric Macan to enter production in Leipzig early on in the next decade, Porsche is integrating axle assembly on-site. So far, the factory had outsourced this work to a supplier and Porsche says, the new unit will create more than 100 jobs and help keep motors a USP.

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Mar 28, 2019 - 06:55 pm

Porsche Taycan undergoing final all-climate testing

Define “real world” you could say when looking at Porsche’s current testing programme for the company’s first electric car due to hit the market later this year. Engineers are currently running final tests in 30 countries across the globe.

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Mar 12, 2019 - 06:50 pm

DE: Porsche to invest €600M to build electric Macan

Porsche has selected the plant in Leipzig for another push towards electrification. 600 million euros for what will be the fifth expansion of the site in Saxony, former East Germany, are to help Porsche to set course on manufacturing future electric models.

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Mar 9, 2019 - 02:57 pm

Porsche Taycan clocks 20,000 pre-order options

Porsche has already registered more than 20,000 potential buyers for its first electric car, the Taycan. Potential customers have had themselves entered in a list for an option programme with a down payment of 2,500 euros (in Europe).

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Feb 25, 2019 - 01:42 pm

Porsche to release fully electric Macan SUV in 2022

Porsche wants to offer its Macan SUV with a fully electric drive. After a lot of rumours, the electric Macan has received production approval through the Board and Porsche CFO Lutz Meschke has now said that the electric Macan should be out by 2022.

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Feb 20, 2019 - 11:52 am

Porsche plays for the record

Porsche converted the last set of tyres from its 919 Hybrid that won Le Mans in 2017 into a record of the feasible kind. They pressed the tires into a vinyl record titled ‘The 24 Minutes of Le Mans’ that is a retelling of Porsche’s history at the 24-hour race. What a lifecycle.

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Feb 11, 2019 - 03:17 pm

Audi / Porsche PPE-platform lags behind schedule

Audi and Porsche are having problems with their jointly developed Premium Platform Electric (PPE). Engineers are back to work, partly because the Tesla Model 3 got better than they expected, a report in Manager Magazin suggests.

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Feb 5, 2019 - 10:45 am

Porsche Taycan for tykes

For those who cannot afford Porsche’s incoming BEV flagship the Taycan just yet, Playmobile is offering a budget version that is a little more compact. The toy version even drives fully electrically, although via remote, and placing a passenger inside may prove a bit difficult.

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Jan 29, 2019 - 11:42 am

Taycan customers get free charging in the USA

Purchasers of the electric Porsche Taycan will be allowed to use Electrify America fast-charging stations for up to 30 minutes for free for a three year period. The corresponding agreement between Porsche and the VW subsidiary was just announced.

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Jan 25, 2019 - 03:15 pm

Porsche Taycan to carry 90 kWh battery

Additional details regarding Porsche’s first all-electric model Taycan have seeped through to the public. They apparently came from Stefan Weckbach, head of Porsche’s electric car project, who answered a few questions from customers in Norway.

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Jan 21, 2019 - 02:42 pm

Porsche & Audi ramp up debut electric car production

Porsche and Audi are planning to expand their production capacities even before the market launch of their first electric car models due to the high demand. Porsche even speaks of doubling their output of the all-electric Taycan and to expand to another facility on top.

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Jan 8, 2019 - 12:29 pm

Porsche pressing the pedal on gas language

While technology and the market seem to be evolving quickly, the German car manufacturers at Porsche are keeping some of their old trade alive by using marketing language derived from old turbo powered times.

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Dec 13, 2018 - 07:48 am

FastCharge delivers high power charging at 450 kW

BMW, Porsche, Allego, Phoenix Contact and Siemens succeed in boosting the charging capacity to a remarkable 450 kW. The companies demonstrated prototypes of both charging stations as well as dedicated demo vehicles developed as part of the FastCharge project this Wednesday in Bavaria. And, we were there to document.

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Nov 28, 2018 - 02:47 pm

DE: How many electric cars are being made in a week?

Established carmakers have repeatedly tried to ridicule Tesla because of their production problems. Yet, a quick round of calls by Handelsblatt shows, the Californians currently make many more EVs per week than all German automakers combined.

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Oct 19, 2018 - 06:07 pm

Porsche Holding Salzburg offers Varta battery storage solution

The commercial storage solution Varta flex storage will be available for charging EVs in car dealerships across Europe, in order to help buffer grid impact, among other things. The background is a recently agreed cooperation between Varta Storage with the Volkswagen subsidiary Porsche Holding Salzburg.

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Oct 16, 2018 - 03:29 pm

Porsche looking to electrify all large four-door models

We had reported it only yesterday and yet Porsche is making more noise for its electrification and this time they add a more detailed and almost definite outlook. An all-electric Porsche SUV is “very likely” to hit the market by 2022 and there are more to come.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/08/11/enduring-thrills-with-the-new-porsche-taycan/
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