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Concepts Preview Shared Platform For Porsche, Audi Premium EVs?

Concepts Preview Shared Platform For Porsche, Audi Premium EVs?

To those who want a luxury vehicle with an all-electric powertrain, California’s Tesla Motors has had the market under wraps for many years. But that’s slated to change quite soon, as each of the German automakers prepare all-electric vehicles. And there are some strong hints in the... read more

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2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Ends Production After 918 Units

For an automobile with such a small production run, the Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar has spent quite a long time in the public eye. More than five years after... read more June 21, 2015 by 

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercars Recalled For Fan Wiring

Porsche is recalling every 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar to fix potentially faulty radiator-fan wiring. The carmaker says the wiring harness for the radiator fans in... read more May 26, 2015 by 

2015 Porsche Panamera

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... read more May 14, 2015 by 

2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Why Nothing Competes With Tesla Today, Plug-In Hybrids Included

Two years ago, the launch of the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid produced the first ostensible large luxury plug-in sedan competitor to the Tesla Model S electric car. The... read more April 24, 2015 by 

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Apr 2015

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review Of Plug-In Hybrid

The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is a comfortable, relatively fast, and fairly fuel-efficient luxury sport sedan. It's rated at 16 miles of electric range, but we didn't... read more April 7, 2015 by 

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

New, Smaller Porsche Four-Door Sedan To Be Electric Only: Rumor

It's pretty clear by now that the German luxury automakers, at first startled and shocked by the all-electric Tesla Model S, plan to fight back. But the latest report out of... read more January 30, 2015 by 

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 


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