Porsche Teams With BASF On High-Performance EV Batteries

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 20:01:49 +0000

As the world transitions to electric cars and the instant-on torque that comes with them, legacy automakers who have built those legacies on high-performance cars are going to need to step up their engineering games in order to keep up with cars like … well, even a ten-year-old Chevy Spark would spank a few Ferraris […]

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Comparison: How Some Media Outlets Handled Tesla’s “Recall’ vs. Porsche’s Recall

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 02:28:51 +0000

There’s a clear difference in how many mainstream media outlets handled Tesla’s software update and Porsche’s upcoming actual recall. Although Tesla’s update was labeled a recall in documents that were shared by @Ray4Tesla, it’s actually an over-the-air software update. In the case of Porsche, Taycan owners will reportedly have to go to the dealerships to […]

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Porsche Reportedly Planning Global Taycan Recall Over Software Issue

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 12:21:16 +0000

A Porsche Taycan software issue can reportedly cause a sudden loss of power. Recently, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigated Porsche after reports of cars switching to emergency mode. As a result, Porsche is getting ready for a global Taycan recall to fix a software issue, Bloomberg has reported. Bloomberg noted that an […]

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Porsche Inks Battery Deal With Customcells, Volvo Partners With Northvolt

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 23:42:57 +0000

Porsche is entering into a joint venture with Customcells and Volvo is partnering with Norhtvolt as both companies look to lock down their future battery supplies.

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Porsche Planning New Platforms For Electric Macan & Boxster/Cayman Twins

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 09 May 2021 23:25:56 +0000

Porsche is moving quickly to bring more battery electric models to its customers. The electric Macan will go on sale in 2023.

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EVs & Hostageware: The Push To Sell Stuff Over The Air

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 16:35:33 +0000

Over the air updates are all the rage, but is there a darker side to such digital convenience?

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“It’s Not Magic, It’s Science!” — Bill Nye Does Fun & Informative Porsche Taycan Commercials

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2021 18:05:14 +0000

Porsche’s YouTube channel has some neat new advertising videos featuring a famous guest: Bill Nye The Science Guy. In the videos, he uses the typical Bill Nye style of explaining scientific and engineering concepts, but covers things that are important to Porsche. “Throughout the series, viewers will learn about the innovative technology behind the Taycan […]

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Porsche Taycan Joins Porsche Drive Subscription & Rental Program

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2021 02:47:58 +0000

The Porsche Taycan, which was the company’s first battery-electric vehicle, has now joined its Porsche Drive Subscription and Rental program. This will allow Porsche customers to experience the EV for a day, a week, or a month with what Porsche noted is max flexibility. Porsche Drive offers up to seven models for as long as […]

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The Porsche Taycan 4S Was Born To Fly (CleanTechnica Review)

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2021 19:05:23 +0000

The Porsche Taycan 4S landed on my driveway and immediately commanded my attention. It is not a subtle car, sporting the swooping body lines and wide stance Porsche is known for but with a completely new electric powertrain that absolutely transforms the experience. The low-slung Taycan sits on the road as if it never plans […]

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Volkswagen Leads The Way In Germany — February EV Sales Report

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2021 18:37:16 +0000

The German plugin vehicle market scored 40,000 registrations in February, with both technologies rising fast (+124% year over year for BEVs and +162% YoY for PHEVs). Last month’s plugin share ended at 21% (9.4% BEV), dragging the yearly tally down slightly to 21% (9.5% BEV). Overall, this market is definitely in The Disruption Zone (aka […]

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