Porsche Mission E Overview Updated April 5, 2017

Porsche Mission E

Porsche's first all-electric vehicle

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December 2015 - April 2017

The Porsche Mission E is an all-electric concept vehicle that the automaker greenlighted for production in late 2015. It should make it to market by 2020.

Porsche Mission E Stories April 5

Well it’s not exactly surprising since Porsche and Audi are both premium automakers under the Volkswagen group, but they made it official today. The two German automakers announced that they are now sharing a vehicle architecture strategy for “electrification, digitization, and autonomous driving.”

They will cooperate and create teams from both companies to work on the next generation of vehicles coming out of each brand. expand full story

Porsche Mission E Stories March 29

Yesterday, we reported on Elon Musk killing any hope of a head-up display in the Model 3, which leaves only hope for autonomous driving and the mysterious “spaceship-like” steering controls to explain the lack of an instrument cluster.

We have now learned that the designer in charge of the Model 3’s steering wheel is responsible for the praised interior of Porsche’s Mission E. expand full story

Porsche Mission E Stories March 16

Porsche’s upcoming first all-electric vehicle, currently known as the Mission E, is among the most anticipated of a series of premium all-electric vehicles planned to hit the market in the next 3 years. The German automaker revealed most of their plans for the vehicle in 2015 when they unveiled the first concept, but they are continuously releasing new tidbits to keep the hype going.

CEO Oliver Blume released a few more details this week on the sidelines of the Geneva Motor Show. expand full story


Porsche Mission E Stories March 9

Tesla’s strategy has clearly inspired the electrification plans of several automakers and new startups. For example, former GM executive Bob Lutz admitted that Tesla’s Roadster pushed him to make the Chevy Volt happen.

Now Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess admits that what Tesla did with the Model S forced the automaker to rethink its plans for the Phaeton. expand full story

Porsche Mission E Stories December 26, 2016

2016 was my first full-time year at Electrek covering clean-tech and primarily electric vehicles. It undoubtedly was a great and exciting year for EVs with several automakers announcing new upcoming vehicles, some of them even committing to volume production and governments setting more ambitious goals for electric vehicle adoption.

It obviously means that the next few years will be even more exciting in the segment and our coverage will inevitably become broader than mainly Tesla and a few EVs. Here we take a look at what’s on the roadmap for the next 3 years in the electric vehicle world with 10 new electric cars. expand full story

Porsche Mission E Stories November 28, 2016

Legacy automakers are not only talking about their upcoming new electric vehicle models, but they are now starting to talk about planned production volumes to satisfy the expected demand. That’s when things start to get interesting and we see the real intentions of the automakers stepping in the electric vehicle segment.

Now Porsche disclosed that it is planning production for the Mission E, the German automaker’s first electric car, at about 20,000 vehicles per year. expand full story


Porsche Mission E Stories October 7, 2016

Lamborghini is reportedly attempting to dethrone Tesla for the title of the ‘Quickest Production Car in the World’ and it’s going electric to make it happen. Reports coming from Germany suggest that the Italian sportscar manufacturer launched an electric supercar program called ‘Vitola’. expand full story

Porsche Mission E Stories October 3, 2016

Porsche is leading the development of an ultra fast-charging infrastructure for Volkswagen’s next generation of electric vehicles, which includes Porsche’s own Mission E, but also Audi’s quattro e-tron and VW’s latest vehicle unveiled at the Paris Motor Show last month.

Now the German automaker confirmed working with other automakers toward the development of the technology and said that it will even work with Tesla vehicles. expand full story

Porsche Mission E Stories September 21, 2016

Porsche claims that its upcoming first electric vehicle, the Mission E, will be equipped with a new 800-volt charging technology capable of charging a significant battery pack to 80% in just 15 minutes. The Mission E is expected to hit the market by the end of the decade.

If successful, it would be an important step forward for electric vehicles, but the technology could also enable new applications in other segments than passenger cars. For example, it would be very useful to the all-electric championship Formula E and now the German automaker is reportedly seeking to supply the competition with its new battery technology. expand full story


Porsche Mission E Stories September 16, 2016

Encouraged by the good reception in the media and even winning  ‘Concept Car Design of the year’ at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show, Porsche is reportedly leveraging its new electric vehicle platform for the Mission E to also make a smaller coupé version of the sedan. expand full story

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