UK Plugin EV Share Almost Doubles To 17.1% In July, Combustion At Record Low

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2021 13:00:09 +0000

The UK, Europe’s third largest auto market, saw plugin electric vehicle market share hit 17.1% in July 2021, from 8.9% in July 2020. Old-school combustion powertrains hit a record low of 51.9% with diesels at just 7.1%. Overall auto market volume was down over 22% from the long term seasonal average, at 123,296 units. July’s […]

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Drag Race: Porsche & Tesla Face Off With Their Flagship Electric Cars

Credit to Author: Iqtidar Ali| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 03:57:47 +0000

Can Porsche’s all-electric Taycan Turbo S compete with Tesla’s new Model S Plaid? Well, it turns out that the YouTube channel DragTimes took these two cars to the track for a jaw-dropping drag race battle. It was, indeed, a showdown between two stunning, high-performance electric cars. Porsche’s top-end variant of the Taycan, its Turbo S, […]

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“I’m Buying A Tesla” — Model S Plaid vs. Taycan Turbo S, & It Wasn’t Even Close

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 02:10:39 +0000

Drag Times recently took a Porsche Taycan and a Model S Plaid out to the track. Obviously, the Plaid won, but I was a little shocked by just how hard it trounced the Taycan. Keep in mind that The Taycan was pulling pretty damned hard already, and had beaten a Model S not too long […]

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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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