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January 2014 - July 2020


German automaker part of the Volkswagen group

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Porsche Stories July 6

Porsche announced that it has reached a new production milestone of its new electric Macan at its Leipzig, Germany, factory. expand full story

Porsche Stories June 4

The 2021 version of the Porsche Taycan electric car has leaked in the configurator in some markets, revealing that it will feature several beautiful new color options. expand full story

Porsche Stories May 29

A Porsche Taycan Turbo electric car is being offered in a sweepstakes for a fund benefiting cancer patients and survivors. expand full story

Porsche Stories May 26

Porsche reported about 350 Taycan sales in the US from December through March. Demand remains strong, but the six-week closure of Porsche’s Zuffenhausen assembly plant in Stuttgart, where the Taycan is made, will prevent some interested American car buyers from making a purchase this year.

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Porsche Stories May 5

Tesla Model S Performance, the latest version with the higher power output, went against the Porsche Taycan Turbo S in a series of drag races with unbelievably close results. expand full story

Porsche Stories April 15

Michael Steiner, research chief for Porsche, doesn’t like to compare the Taycan with Tesla models. For Steiner, Tesla is going after volume segments, which means that it’s not a direct competitor to Porsche. The R&D chief spoke with Automotive News about Tesla’s battery design, why Porsche needs to keep improving its combustion engines, and the brand’s anti-hydrogen stance.

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Porsche Stories April 7

Fears about the end of internal-combustion vehicles are a real thing for some automakers. In the past week or two, Volkswagen, Porsche, and Mazda all championed the long-term future of internal-combustion vehicles by pointing to the potential of synthetic and biofuels, such as ethanol and microalgae.

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Porsche Stories March 5

We have been saying for a while that when it comes to charging infrastructure, automakers should just copy Tesla’s model. Porsche smartly did with its new Tesla’s “Porsche Destination Charging,” which appears to be inspired by Tesla’s charging network of the same name. expand full story

Porsche Stories March 2

Porsche CEO Oliver Blume says that 911 will never be electric, but he also admits that they “can’t stop” the electric revolution. How much you want to bet that they are going to change their mind on the 911? expand full story

Porsche Stories February 22

Porsche this week opened a showcase of the EV-charging future at its plant in Leipzig, Germany. The facility has 12 350kW DC fast-chargers and 4 22kW AC chargers. The total capacity is 7 megawatts, making it Europe’s most powerful rapid-charge park, according to Porsche. EV drivers, regardless of vehicle brand, can use the facility free of charge through March, before a standard charging plan takes effect.

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