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Porsche unveils its first ever all-electric car — The Taycan

Porsche chose Niagara Falls, a Chinese wind farm and a solar site in Germany to unveil its first all-electric sports car, underscoring the new Taycan’s central role in turning parent Volkswagen AG into the world’s leading seller of Evs.

Porsche's first all-electric car the Taycan

Porsche started talking about it first all-electric car, the Taycan, almost four years ago, and a lot has been learned about the car since then. Two remaining questions are now solved about what the car actually looks like and how it performs.

Porsche to introduce new all-electric sports car at end of 2019

Porsche will release its first all-electric sports car next year. The arrival of the new EV, the Taycan, is eagerly awaited even by Tesla owners. The Taycan is to come onto the market at the end of 2019.

New EV charging system 3x more powerful than Tesla Superchargers

Jettingen-scheppach - A German research group that includes Porsche and BMW has unveiled the prototype of a new 450 kw charging station that has a capacity 3 times that of the existing Tesla Superchargers.

Porsche first German carmaker to abandon diesel engines

Berlin - Sports car maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans.

German police arrest Porsche manager over diesel scandal

Berlin - German police have detained a Porsche manager in a probe into the diesel emissions cheating scandal that the luxury car brand's parent company Volkswagen has struggled to shed.

German police arrest Porsche manager over diesel scandal

Berlin - German police have detained a Porsche manager in a probe into the diesel emissions cheating scandal hanging over the luxury car brand's parent company Volkswagen.

German police raid Porsche execs in diesel probe

Frankfurt Am Main - German police raided the offices of Porsche and Audi Wednesday as part of a fraud probe against two top Porsche executives and a former employee of the luxury carmaker in connection with the diesel emissions cheating scandal.

Porsche: First Car Company to incorporate blockchain

Porsche has become the first car company to implement blockchain in a vehicle. Areas covered include locking and unlocking the vehicle via an app and time-limited access authorizations.

Subscribe for your car

Several car manufacturers are now offering cars by subscription. Volvo, Porsche, and Cadillac are among the brands now offering luxury cars via a subscription service.

Berlin orders recall of 22,000 Porsches over emissions cheating

Berlin - Germany on Thursday ordered luxury car brand Porsche to recall 22,000 vehicles across Europe over emissions test cheating amid a widening election-year scandal.

Op-Ed: End of the road for petrol engines? World going electric, fast

Sydney - Whatever the fossil fuel sector says, the ancient technologies which are killing the world are themselves dying out. Petrol engines are on the way out, in no uncertain terms.

Former 'Mr Volkswagen' Piech in talks to pull stake

Berlin - Volkswagen's powerful ex-chairman Ferdinand Piech, credited with its rise from the brink of bankruptcy to world leader status, is in talks to sell his stake in the group, its holding company said Friday.The 79-year-old owns 14.

Maria Sharapova loses sponsorships worth millions after drug test

Maria Sharapova's sponsors are quickly distancing themselves from the tennis star after after she said she tested positive for the recently banned drug meldonium.

Porsche thief jailed after filming crime and getting stuck in car

Gloucester - Dear car thieves, Here's what not to do when stealing a car: Don't steal the car, film yourself stealing the car, crash it, and then get stuck. Jamie Lee Sharp, 25, allegedly swiped the keys to a Porsche Boxster during a burglary with an accomplice.

Op-Ed: Volkswagen — Hitler’s cars and gas emissions

Berlin - World War 2 killed Hitler, but couldn’t kill Volkswagen. The famous bug was a much loved first car for a generation, a hippie car, a commuter’s dream, economic, and better value than the chrome monsters. Now, it’s an example of corporate insanity.

Steve McQueen's last ever car is up for auction

In August one of Steve McQueen’s classic supercars will be sold at a California auction, with some of the money going to charity.

World's first Porsche found and renovated by Porsche Museum

Stuttgart - Move over, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors. The world's very first Porsche has been found, languishing away in a warehouse in Austria for 100 years, and has now been fully renovated. Why should Musk move over? Because the first Porsche was an electric car.

Lawsuit filed against Porsche for death of Paul Walker and Rodas

Kristine Rodas, widow of Roger Rodas, reportedly filed a lawsuit against Porsche, for having faulty car parts and mechanics that ultimately led to the death of her racer husband Rodas and actor Paul Walker.

Porsche to replace engines in all its 2014 911 GT3 sports cars

Porsche will replace the engines in all of its current model year 911 GT3 sports cars and has told owners to stop driving the cars because they could catch fire, the Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p.DE> unit said on Tuesday.

Porsche extends Mueller's contract for 5 years

Frankfurt - The head of Porsche, Matthias Mueller, has had his contract renewed for another five years, the board of the German sports car company said on Friday.Mueller took charge of Porsche, a unit of Volkswagen, in October 2010 and his contract had been due to...

Porsche to hit 200,000 car-sales target years ahead of plan: CEO

Porsche <VOWG_p.DE> expects to hit a target of selling more than 200,000 sports cars next year, three years earlier than originally scheduled, as the brand keeps pushing into sport-utili...

British banker in Singapore infuriates nation after mocking poor

Singapore - A British wealth manager living in Singapore is facing death threats, government criticism and anger among its citizens, after his Facebook posts about mixing with "poor people" on public transport and being reunited with his beloved Porsche went viral.

Walker crash caused by steering column failure, no impact fire

There was no explosion on impact as first reported. Sources from the auto shop from which Paul Walker and Roger Rodas began their last drive said that the crash was evidently caused by a failure in the power steering column.

Sheriff: Two men stole parts of Paul Walker crashed car

Los Angeles - An 18-year-old man was arrested and a 25-year-old man is preparing to surrender after it was alleged they stole parts of the Porsche that actor Paul Walker was riding in when it crashed and burned, killing Walker and his friend.

The Dream Team: Mark Webber with Porsche for Le Mans 2014?

Porsche last week unveiled two 911 GT3 RSR as the next step in the German manufacturer’s return to Le Mans 24 Hours in 2014. Now, there is speculation that Australian Formula 1 driver Mark Webber may be in talks with the Stuttgart based manufacturer.

Video: Belgian footballer Legear drives Porsche into store

Tongeren - Either he thought the store was "drive-thru", or he was drunk, as Belgian footballer Jonathan Legear drives his Porsche into a petrol station convenience store, caught by CCTV cameras.

‘Fast and furious’ beats ‘lean and green’ on dream-car lists

Cincinnati - Environmental issues have many Americans thinking “green” and, one might think, the ever-rising cost of fueling up might make people start placing efficient hybrid vehicles on their new-car wish lists. But that is not the case.

The man responsible for the iconic Porsche has died aged 77

Salzburg - Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the man who designed the famous sports cars has passed away in Germany aged 77. Nicknamed "Butzi", his original design can still be seen in modern Porsches today.

Falcon Motorsports F7 – Reinventing the American Supercar Special

Detroit - As American car companies continue its trend to produce environmentally friendly vehicles for the everyday driver there is one Michigan auto company that is doing the exact opposite – building the next home-grown super car.
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