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After years of anticipation, today Tesla will reveal its Model 3 and perhaps only coincidentally, yesterday Porsche posted a video of an EV of its own worth waiting for. Some have said the disruptive Tesla has pushed proud German carmakers to chase it, but Porsche does not say its inspiration was Tesla, but rather “electric […]

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Porsche has green-lighted an ostensibly Tesla-competitive electric car’s development, has “many new products in the pipeline” besides, but its CEO says investments in EVs will not be initially healthy to the company’s bottom line. On the contrary, CEO Oliver Blume told media Porsche will take a hit on profits for an unspecified duration due largely […]

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Porsche has no plans to join in the self-driving car race. “One wants to drive a Porsche by oneself,” said Chief Executive Oliver Blume in an interview with Westfalen-Blatt. “An iPhone belongs in your pocket, not on the road,” said Blume, stressing that Porsche does not need to team up with any major tech companies […]

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The next-generation Porsche 911 will come with a plug-in hybrid variant. Previously rumored in May 2015, Porsche 911 engineering boss Dr. Erhard Mossle confirmed to Auto Express that the German automaker is currently “discuss plug-in solutions for the 911″ and that it will “maybe be in the next generation.” Mossle pointed out that there are […]

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Last Tuesday Porsche announced an agreement to phase out future wage increases for employees tasked to build its new all-electric Mission E. According to Reuters, employees at the Porsche factory in Zuffenhausen, Germany, agreed to abandon future wage increases along with other concessions totaling several hundred million euros in order to secure production of the […]

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Today Porsche announced that it will bring its Tesla-challenging Mission E to market by “the end of the decade.” The production version will be based on a 600-horsepower, all-wheel-drive electric concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September. That car with four-wheel steering, and boundary expanding technologies was immediately praised for its beauty as […]

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Certain global automakers are said to be anxiously awaiting a pending report that sources say will out them as diesel emission cheaters – and in cases they have been more sophisticated than already exposed Volkswagen. According to the Daily Kanban, the tightly knit auto industry has heard rumblings for a while now that cheating in […]

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Executives at Porsche say they had no idea the Cayenne Diesel used a defeat device, and have announced that they are discontinuing all sales immediately. “Late this morning, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. received a notice of violation from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding the 2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel,” the company said […]

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Porsche has sold a model car for $106,100. The German automaker auctioned off a Porsche 919 Hybrid 1:1 model car on eBay, a full-sized replica of the 919 Hybrid race car that competed in last year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. The model car is one of 13 replicas in the world to be privately […]

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A lucky soul will get to drive a Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid over 622 miles to celebrate the company’s Facebook page reaching 10 million likes. Porsche chose to hold this special drive through England and the lucky driver will be Ingo Georges Vandenberghe from Austria. Ingo won the chance to be at the wheel […]

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