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.
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.
Is Musk a little envious?
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…
Porsche Taycan finally revealed
It took four years from the “Mission E” concept to the finished series model. It is not only the effort Porsche has put into the development of the Taycan that shows just how important the car is for the company. The Taycan sets the course for future high-volume models.
Porsche Taycan interior revealed
A few weeks before the world premiere of its first electric car, Porsche has released pictures of the Taycan’s interior. The designers say they were inspired by the original 911 from 1963 – which comes with both advantages and disadvantages.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Porsche accelerating their mission electrification
Porsche is beginning to make real noise for its upcoming all-electric car, the Taycan. Formerly dubbed Mission E, workers in Stuttgart have started a small series production in the new facility. Porsche will use those first 100 EVs for testing and practising.