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Porsche is quitting its successful run in LMP1 racing to compete in Formula E, the German automaker announced Friday. The world of motorsports is seeing a huge shift and Porsche is the latest automaker to throw its hat into the electric racing series, a move that aligns better with its strategy to bolster its electrified […]

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Automotive executives and German government officials have reached agreement on software upgrades that could resolve the diesel emissions cheating scandal. Engine software updates on about 9 million diesel cars in Germany will cost automakers nearly 2 billion euros ($2.33 billion), coming out to about 100 euros ($116.77) per car. The software updates would mean the […]

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For several years now Tesla has had a lock hold on the luxury performance electric car market but this is due to change. Part of that was its plan, says CEO Elon Musk of the “disruptive” company that pushed EVs into the public consciousness, while capturing sales from the proud automakers of Europe. A big […]

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The new Porsche Panamera introduced us to the Turbo S E-Hybrid powertain which is set to spread to at least on more model. Porsche confirmed to Motoring.au that the Cayenne will be adopting the new hybrid powertrain, which has a total system output of 680 horsepower and 628 pounds-feet of torque. It is comprised of […]

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Acid Green brake calipers will sprout on more Porsches in the next couple of years. Detlev von Platen, Porsche’s head of sales and marketing, indicated to Reuters on Tuesday at the Geneva Auto Show that the company is looking at more ways to bring hybrid and all-electric powertrains to its lineup. Following close on the […]

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If things go to plan for a pervasive ultra-fast charging network in Europe, by 2020 automakers will make publically recharging electric cars as convenient as a fuel station stop. That’s the takeaway from an ambitious collaboration announced today by BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche. As they […]

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Porsche has previously stated that it planned to have a hybrid version of every model in the near future, including the 911, but the vaunted sports car will have to wait to receive electric motors and batteries. Speaking with Australia’s Motoring.com at the Paris Motor Show, Porsche’s development head, Michael Steiner, said the company has […]

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Porsche’s plush 2018 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid plug-in, one of two gasoline plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) planned to join the new Panamera line, made its debut at the Paris Motor Show. The Panamera was the German performance automaker’s first four-door sedan when it debuted in 2009, and was a polarizing entry that was met with […]

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The all-wheel drive Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid has been introduced ahead of its debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Boasting total system output of 462 horsepower, the Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid is being said under European testing rules to be capable of traveling up to 31 miles (50 km) in all-electric mode with a […]

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In June, HybridCars.com reported that Mercedes-Benz was considering a new brand name for its upcoming line of all-electric vehicles, and it now appears the luxury carmaker has made a decision. According to Autoexpress, recent trademark applications have been filled by the company with the prefix “EQ.” The firm has asked to register everything from EQA […]

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