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Bugatti Rimac is the new joint venture co-owned by Porsche

Porsche, Bugatti and Rimac have joined forces to create a new venture called Bugatti Rimac. This is the result of two brands coming together to form a company specializing in hypercars and partially under the umbrella of one of the most icon automotive brands. In a short time, Rimac has grown from a small startup […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/6/2021
Porsche invests in battery development and in-house production near Weissach

Porsche has announced that it has partnered with Customcells to manufacture batteries at its Weissach Development Center. The joint venture will result in a company called Cellforce Group GmbH and is Porsche’s continued push for leadership in electrification. The federal state of Baden-Württemberg will be contributing to the project with 60 million euros or $71.3 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/22/2021
Porsche starts on-road development of the Macan EV

Porsche has started the Macan EV’s on-road development phase. This comes after the crossover underwent rigorous testing inside the Porsche Development Center in Weissach, Germany. By the time the Macan EV makes its world premiere in 2023, it will have covered 1.8 million test miles as it gets put through various testing conditions including extreme […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/10/2021
2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo first drive review: The greatest car… in the world?

It’s unlikely that Porsche set out to build the perfect car when it kicked off the Taycan program — back then it was called Mission E — but it’s come about as close as any auto company ever has in the Taycan 4 Cross Turismo. In the vein of a Volvo Cross Country, or an […]

by Bradley Brownell
5/5/2021
2021 Porsche Taycan Turbo S track review: Tackling Porsche’s Experience Center Los Angeles

Performance is key to Porsche’s DNA. Every one of its vehicles, regardless of what’s powering it, must be capable on a track and a winding road. It gives their cars an identity, a distinguishing factor that you won’t mistake for anything else. Driving the Taycan Turbo S at the Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/2/2021
2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models gets official EPA electric range

EPA fuel economy and range estimates for the 2021 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid models have finally been released and it appears the new 17.9-kWh battery has provided a welcome improvement. The standard Cayenne E-Hybrid can travel up to 17 miles in EV mode with a full charge regardless of whether you choose the regular one or […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/22/2021
Porsche planning luxury fast-charging stations with lounges

Electromobility is getting a posh step into the future if Porsche has its way. The luxury auto manufacturer is planning to offers its own fast-charing stations. This falls in the same vein as the Tesla Supercharger network and Rivian’s Colorado State Parks network, but takes the idea to a whole new level. The Porsche network […]

by Eileen Falkenberg-Hull
3/22/2021
Porsche 911 will likely not go all-electric: Report

Porsche’s ambitious electrification plan expects up to 80 percent of the brand’s sales to be made up of battery-electric vehicles. However, don’t expect the 911 sports car to make up part of that soon. According to a report from CNBC, Porsche doesn’t plan to make the 911 completely electric like the Taycan and the upcoming […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/19/2021
Porsche expects EVs to make up 80% of sales by 2030

Porsche has announced its Strategy 2030 plan to turn itself into a carbon-neutral company by 2030. This means that the whole vehicle production process must be done sustainably and also sees the brand doubling down on electrification as it expects battery-electric vehicles to make up a large chunk of its sales by the next decade. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/19/2021
Porsche increases its ownership stake in Rimac

In a strong showing of its commitment to electrification, Porsche  announced further investment in Rimac. Porsche will increase its stake in the Croatian company to 24% and infuse it with an extra $83 million. In 2018, Porsche became an investor in Rimac and upped its stake to 15 percent in 2019. “Rimac is excellently positioned […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/8/2021