Porsche has a new regional office in Berlin that will is powered by an 80 foot tall solar pylon. Its first high power charger is installed at the site.
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This week’s review focuses on JD Power & Associates awards and innovations that will continue to less emissions. There is also less hopeful news from the Ford production sector.
There is a rumor being circulated by German Magazine Auto Bild that might be of particular interest to racing fans everywhere. That rumor: Porsche is coming back to Formula 1. That’s right- after another convincing win at the 24 Hours of LeMans earlier this month, Porsche seems to be setting its sights on other racing […]
The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, which will reportedly be getting its official debut at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, will possess 626 pound-feet of torque and 680 horsepower.
European car makers have agreed to invest in high power charging infrastructure throughout Europe. It will be based on the CCS standard and may support power levels of up to 350 kW.
After nearly 20 years on top, Audi is withdrawing from Le Mans endurance racing. That will leave only Porsche and Toyota in the top class, Le Mans prototypes.
A recent study by Edmunds.com shows nearly 30% of all Tesla buyers looked at getting a BMW first. The numbers for other German luxury brands aren’t much better.
The hybrid Toyota and Porsche racers that compete at LeMans as part of the FIA’s World Endurance Championship (WEC) are some of the most technologically advanced hybrids in the world. And, while their super-efficient engines are mechanical marvels, it’s that radical hybrid system that gets all the gear heads’ attentions. The video, below, was released […]
A quick look at the revamped 900 HP 2.0 liter V4 hybrid race engine that will power the 2016 Porsche 919 racer at LeMans 24 hours.
Super cars are fast. Super bikes are fast. But which one’s faster? Michelin took a Porsche 918 Hybrid and a Yamaha R1 to the track to find out.
Porsche chief, Dr. Oliver Blume, says that the investment in the Mission E 4 door electric sports car will limit profits in the short term, but every Porsche will always be emotionally exciting.
Porsche says it has no interest in building self-driving cars. Porsches are made for people to drive, not the other way around.
Porsche has added turbocharging to the engines in its 2017 Boxster and Boxster S. Both cars now carry the numbers 718 at the rear to commemorate the famous turbocharged flat 4 Porsche race cars of the 50s and 60s.
Porsche’s head of engineering says a plug-in version of the 911 sports car is planned when the next generation car debuts in about 4 years.
Chris Harris assembled a Porsche 918, a McLaren P1, and a Ferrari LaFerrari at the Portomao race track in Portugal to find out which one is best. Who won?
The EPA has accused Volkswagen of using software to cheat on emissions for 10,000 V-6 diesel engines installed in Porsche Cayennes and Audi Q7s since 2014.
Originally published on EV Obsession: As I’ve written before, there are no “Tesla fighters” to date, and concept cars that will theoretically be built in a few years and match today’s Tesla specs & performance are not Tesla fighters either. In a few years, if they are released, we’ll see if they match Tesla’s offerings […]
Via EV Obsession: Well, let’s be honest, August was a lame sales month for electric car lovers. There are clear reasons for this. Historically, the two highest-selling electric cars in the US have been the Nissan LEAF and the Chevy Volt. The 2nd-generation Chevy Volt, much improved and even a little cheaper, is just hitting the […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. It’s no surprise to see that German car companies continue to top the electric car sales table in Germany, but after test driving the Audi A3 e-tron myself, I have to admit that I’m surprised to see it and its almost identical cousin, the Volkswagen Golf GTE, topping the tables. The […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Well, the Netherlands is certainly turning out to be one of the most interesting electric vehicle markets in the world. It is #2 in terms of electric cars’ percentage of total new car sales, but the cars leading the pack keep changing. The Dutch plug-in hybrid fetish is apparently as strong […]