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Porsche’s new on-board and wall chargers nearly halve Taycan home charge times

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Porsche is delivering significantly faster home charging times to current Taycan owners by rolling out a new onboard charging unit that can be retrofitted into existing EVs for under $2,000. Combined with Porsche’s new AC home charger unit, Porsche owners can replenish their Taycan at speeds nearly twice as fast as their original setup.

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Everrati adds Wide Body Cabriolet to its range of electric Porsche 911 conversions

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Electric vehicle conversion specialist Everrati is at it again with another BEV version of a combustion-era classic. Today the company unveiled an all-electric “Wide Body” version of the Porsche 911 Cabriolet convertible, which joins other officially licensed conversions of the iconic sports car in addition to several other electrified makes and models.

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VW CFO says it’s well-positioned for EV transition after Porsche listing, will a PowerCo IPO be next?

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After the historic public listing of Volkswagen’s sports performance brand, Porsche, the automaker’s chief financial officer (CFO), Arno Antiliz, says VW is ready and well funded to execute its EV strategy. He also mentions the possibility of listing its battery unit, PowerCo, to free up even more funds and accelerate battery cell development.

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Porsche expects electric Macan to reach same production output as ICE version – it just has to reach SOP first

Porsche electric Macan

Porsche AG is sharing ambitious goals for one of its upcoming EVs as the German automaker slowly but surely transitions toward an all-electric range of sports cars under the Volkswagen Group umbrella. If and when Porsche’s all-electric version of the Macan makes it into production, the automaker expects to reach a production output to match its current combustion version.

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Porsche CEO confirms novel three-row, all-electric SUV, and 718 sports car by mid-decade

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In a recent interview, Porsche CEO Oliver Blume confirmed the German automaker plans to launch a sporty new all-electric SUV that will be positioned as top-tier model above both the Cayenne and Macan. The new SUV appears to have been somewhat expedited as Porsche faces delays on its all-electric Macan SUV due to software development issues at parent company Volkswagen Group.

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Polestar CEO shares pricing for upcoming Polestar 3 and 4 SUVs expected to compete with Porsche

Polestar 3 pricing

Following a completed SPAC merger and fruitful first half of 2022, Polestar continues to ingrain itself in a growing EV market as a genuine contender. Although we won’t see the official debut of the Polestar’s next EV until October, CEO Thomas Ingenlath has shared the starting pricing of the Polestar 3. Additionally, Ingenlath shared insight on the pricing the Swedish automaker is aiming for on the Polestar 4.

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The most expensive electric vehicles on the road in 2022

Most Expensive electric vehicles

In 2022, electric vehicle sales continue to boom. Nearly all legacy automakers have set end dates for manufacturing new combustion vehicles and have begun introducing all-electric options into their fleets more and more. This year alone, the world will see over twenty new electric vehicle models ranging from most expensive, to rather affordable. Below is a list of which EVs are or will soon be available, and how expensive they are.

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Battery tech company Group14 raises $400M in funding led by Porsche, plans 2nd US plant

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Group14 Technologies, a manufacturer of silicon-carbon tech for lithium-silicon batteries, announced it has raised $400 million in a Series C funding round led by Porsche AG. Group14’s technology can help deliver better-performing cells compared to traditional lithium-ion batteries and will use the funds to begin building a second manufacturing facility on US soil to expedite tech to Porsche.

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