Porsche buys a 10-percent stake in the Croatian brand building a 2,000-hp EV

Porsche buys a 10-percent stake within the Croatian model constructing a 2,000-hp EV

Croatian start-up Rimac made waves on the 2018 Geneva auto present when it unveiled the C Two idea, an electrical hypercar powered by a 2,000-horsepower electrical drivetrain. The jaw-dropping specs sheet evidently caught the eye of Porsche. The German agency has bought a 10-percent stake in Rimac. “By creating the purely electrical two-seater tremendous sports […]

Porsche invests in EV supercar-maker Rimac

Porsche Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board and Member of the Executive Board for Finance and IT Lutz Meschke, mentioned the corporate hopes “to enter into close collaboration with the company in the form of a development partnership.” Presumably, which means Rimac will assist its new accomplice design and make elements for its electrical autos […]

Porsche teases its manufacturing electrical Mission E, aka the Taycan

The firm has launched its first actual advertising effort for the automotive within the type of a brief video that reveals a shadowy silhouette not too dissimilar from the concept mannequin unveiled again in 2015. The video — which culminates within the Taycan’s strapline “soul, electrified” — is a bit imprecise and hyperbolic, nevertheless it […]

The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept continues a long-standing tradition

The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept continues a long-standing custom

Germany’s famend luxurious efficiency model and prancing horse is celebrating its 70th anniversary this 12 months. To commemorate “70 years of Porsche Sports Cars,” the corporate unveiled the brand new 911 Speedster Concept, which sports activities 500 horsepower of pure open-top, unbridled, and light-weight 911 efficiency. Porsche has a long-standing custom of not simply making […]

Uber’s New Aerial Taxi Concept Looks Like the Spruce Goose of Flying Cars

Uber’s New Aerial Taxi Concept Looks Like the Spruce Goose of Flying Cars

GIF: Made from an animation of Uber’s newest flying taxi idea (Uber) Uber unveiled a brand new design for its futuristic “aerial taxi” on the second annual Uber Elevate convention at this time. And judging by the idea artwork, Uber continues to be making an attempt to determine easy methods to make electrical vertical take […]

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid goes big on performance, easy on gas

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid goes huge on efficiency, straightforward on gasoline

Porsche’s march towards electrification will proceed subsequent 12 months with the discharge of the brand new 2019 Cayenne E-Hybrid. It’s the primary gasoline-electric variant of the third-generation Cayenne nevertheless it definitely gained’t be the final. Here’s what makes it tick. The Stuttgart-based firm began with a three.Zero-liter V6 engine turbocharged to make 335 horsepower and 332 […]

Porsche is constructing a speedy EV charging community throughout the US

Tesla, for context, had 443 Superchargers within the US as of November 2017. To nobody’s shock, Zellmer famous that it is “pretty certain” these chargers will price cash. Porsche hasn’t sorted out the enterprise mannequin, the exec mentioned, however it’s not essentially locked to a pay-per-charge mannequin. You may have a membership card, for example, […]

Volkswagen tests autonomous parking, aims for 2020 commercial launch

Volkswagen checks autonomous parking, goals for 2020 business launch

The Volkswagen Group is testing autonomous parking at Germany’s Hamburg Airport, utilizing VW, Audi, and Porsche autos. The firm hopes to get the system into manufacturing by 2020, and plans to supply a bunch of different providers in live performance with it. Volkswagen claimed that German drivers spend a mean of 41 hours a 12 […]

Porsche could build its own charging network as it bets big on electrification

Porsche may construct its personal charging community because it bets massive on electrification

The upcoming Mission E proclaims a brand new chapter in Porsche’s 70-year historical past. It’s completely electrical, which is an eyebrow-raising first for the model, however its significance doesn’t cease there. It’s additionally the automobile that may take Porsche to new heights by way of connectivity whereas serving to it broaden its enterprise into unprecedented […]

The Weissach Package makes the 911 GT3 RS a scalpel-sharp super-Porsche

The Weissach Package makes the 911 GT3 RS a scalpel-sharp super-Porsche

Porsche is within the last levels of creating the next-generation 911. The present automotive (referred to as 991 internally) has entered its final full calendar 12 months available on the market. It’s going out with a bang. An up to date 911 GT3 RS with extra energy and trick tech options is Porsche’s punk rock […]