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Porsche Electric Sport Sedan To Target Tesla In 2018, Fuel-Cell Version To Follow?

Porsche Electric Sport Sedan To Target Tesla In 2018, Fuel-Cell Version To Follow?

Porsche has already built three plug-in hybrids, but the German carmaker hasn't yet shown much enthusiasm for pure electric cars. Various rumors of different all-electric Porsche models have been shot down by executives in public comments. Yet this may turn out to be a case of Porsche protesting... read more

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2014 BMW i3 and 2014 Tesla Model S   [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Porsche Electric Cars To Target Tesla Model S (Plug-In Hybrids Too)

This was the year when it became obvious that upstart electric-car maker Tesla Motors has startled and worried all of the German luxury-car companies. And now that they're... read more December 29, 2014 by 


 
2014 Porsche Panamera Turbo S

Self-Driving Porsche Not Only More Fuel-Efficient, But Faster Than Humans Too

Self-driving cars are expected to increase road safety, and free up at least some time for their occupants during the morning commute. Machines will never get... read more November 12, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 4-door HB Grille

How Audi, BMW & Mercedes Plan To Compete With Tesla--And Why

We already know that in the next few years, we'll see a slew of mid-size SUVs offered with plug-in hybrid powertrains--most from luxury brands like Audi, BMW, Mercedes... read more October 29, 2014 by 


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne S E Hybrid

2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Will Be Third Plug-In For German Brand

Over the past few years, it's become clear that the German prestige makers are determined to offer plug-in electric vehicles across their various ranges. Some makers are more... read more July 25, 2014 by 


 
Porsche charging connector patent drawings

Plug-In Porsche 911 Proven By Patent Drawings? Not Quite

Hardcore Porsche enthusiasts are a picky bunch. The 1970s 914 sports car is not a real Porsche, according to them. Nor was the 924. Nor the Boxster, which saved the company... read more May 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Driven

Hybrid technology is no longer the preserve of fuel-sipping family cars. In recent years, we've seen it used on SUVs and large luxury sedans too. And more recently still, the... read more April 3, 2014 by 


 
1898 'P1' electric car designed by Ferdinand Porsche

First-Ever Porsche Turns Out To Be An Electric Car

Here's a great piece of bar trivia: The first-ever Porsche was ... an electric car. While any ardent Porschephile knows that the first Porsche-branded vehicle was the 356... read more January 30, 2014 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Volkswagen, Audi & Porsche Grow Diesel Sales Beyond 100,000 In 2013

For drivers whose travel include long stretches of high-speed highways, diesel cars offer a fuel-efficient alternative to gasoline vehicles. For many years, the biggest... read more January 6, 2014 by 


 
2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Plug-In To Replace Hybrid

Contrary to published reports, no plug-in Porsches were sold in the U.S. last month. Whether the first one is handed over late this month or early next month--we'll know by... read more December 23, 2013 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder online configurator

Configure A 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car For Yourself

You know a car is ready for the road when its online configurator goes live. For the Porsche 918 Spyder, it has been a long journey from the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, where the... read more September 25, 2013 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche 918 Spyder Live Photo Gallery: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche officially debuted its long awaited 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. First shown in concept form at the 2010 Geneva Show, and... read more September 10, 2013 by 


 
Production-spec 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder: Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car Photo Gallery

What do the Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari, McLaren P1 and Toyota Prius all have in common? Apart from four wheels and an engine, not a lot, you might be thinking. But... read more August 26, 2013 by 


 
2014 Porsche Panamera first drive

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: First Drive

Porsche isn't the first name in hybrids, or even in green cars. But the company is leveraging its depth of engineering knowledge to move forward in the field rather quicker... read more July 3, 2013 by  5


 
2014 Porsche 918 Spyder testing in Leipzig

Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid: Even Faster (And Video Too)

Hybrids are hot property right now, but none more so than at the very top end of the market. Ferrari's unimaginatively-named LaFerrari, the McLaren P1 and the Porsche 918... read more May 16, 2013 by  1


 
2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

2014 Porsche Panamera Plug-In Hybrid To Join Renewed Lineup

You couldn't accuse Porsche of being predictable. After years of making endless rear-engined sports cars, the last decade or so has seen SUVs, diesels and hybrids all join... read more April 4, 2013 by  5


 

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