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ANALYSIS - The four-cylinder Porsche Cayman S

13 January 2017

Emissions. Reading that word surely makes executives at Volkswagen Group divisions shudder. But sometimes its use is benign: the new 2.5-litre flat-four turbo in the Porsche 718 Cayman S is low on CO2, returns more than 35mpg in the real world and sounds like no other previous Porsche engine.


ANALYSIS - Porsche Macan GTS

25 November 2016

The F-PACE is now Jaguar’s best seller, a new Audi Q5 will soon be in showrooms and Alfa Romeo has just revealed the Stelvio with claims that it has better handling than Porsche’s smallest SUV. Can the Macan maintain its segment leadership?


Porsche future models - a global analysis

23 November 2016

Rounding out the series on the current and future vehicles of the Volkswagen Group’s passenger car brands, this analysis looks at Porsche’s sports cars and SUVs.


Driving the 570PS & 176mph Porsche Cayenne Turbo S

26 September 2016

It’s been in production for more than six years now so to keep the Cayenne range competitive against newer, lighter SUVs, Porsche’s solution is to add power and torque. The latest Turbo S is the result.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW: Audi's 'Mr RHD' retires

31 July 2014

David Ingrams, who retired from Audi UK's press office today (31 July) played a key role in helping the German automaker's engineers achieve "uncompromised" right hand drive configurations and also oversaw a collection of about 50 classic cars, many of which he helped to launch when new. The man who praised Audi for taking the long-term view has himself served 36 years with the automaker and the connection may not yet be completely severed.


Q&A with Aha: Analytical data from the Cloud

28 July 2014

The IT industry has made much of the benefits of a Cloud infrastructure, offering better security and less complex networks in the workplace. Infotainment specialist Harman with subsidiary Aha claims its use in the car could be equally effective. It is now offering OEMs and service providers a chance to use the Cloud beyond downloading apps, navigation updates or music. Understanding what features are being used by the end customer, finding software bugs, removing unused features, reducing recalls or targeting specific customers with updates and advertising are just some of the ideas that Harman claims it can offer with its new Aha Cloud Platform Analytics and Updates Service. just-auto spoke to Siegfried Schuler, Director Centre of Competence Aha, about the service and find out what OEMs are most interested in.


Q&A with PFC Brakes Europe

13 November 2013

PFC Brakes develops and manufactures braking systems for motorsport, high-performance road, commercial vehicle and motorcycles. Matthew Beecham spoke to Peter Babbage, managing director at PFC Brakes Europe to discover how upcoming materials legislation is affecting the design of brake components for the commercial vehicle sector and how it is responding to ensure OEM and aftermarket customers can comply with the forthcoming legislation outlawing certain materials and how the technology could lead to lower running costs.


Q&A with Prodrive's Brand&: Brand potential

23 October 2013

Prodrive's Brand& helps develop some of the potential in a vehicle manufacturer’s brand and distribution by creating carefully-positioned non-automotive ranges (mainly clothing and lifestyle accessories) and the retailing support that make them successful. To find out more, Matthew Beecham talked with Carl Ball, managing director of Brand& about its expertise and how social media is changing the ways in which dealers and OEMs should engage with their customers and potential customers, making cross-channel communications more cost-effective as long as it is cunningly implemented.

Latest news


Geneva show debut - BMW, Jaguar & Opel premieres

17 January 2017

Facelifts for the BMW 4 Series range as well as the new Jaguar XF estate and the Opel Crossland X will have their public debuts at the Geneva motor show.


just-auto Plus only Porsche global sales up 6% in 2016

12 January 2017

In 2016, Porsche AG far exceeded its 2015 record. The Stuttgart-based sportscar manufacturer delivered a total of 237,778 vehicles around the world, some 6% more than the previous record. The key drivers of growth were Europe, the US and China. The Macan and...


just-auto Plus only Paice agrees settlement with VW/Audi/Porsche

12 January 2017

Paice, a pioneer in hybrid electric vehicle technology, and the Abell Foundation announced on 11 January 2017 that they have entered into a settlement agreement with Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche regarding Paice’s hybrid vehicle patents. Terms of the...


just-auto Plus only VW Group China sales surge 12.2% in 2016

11 January 2017

Volkswagen Group China on 10 January 2017 announced year-end results for 2016: together with its two Chinese joint ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered 3.98m (3.55m; +12.2%) vehicles to customers in the Chinese mainland and Hong...


just-auto Plus only Porsche opens new digital lab in Berlin

10 January 2017

Following the founding of Porsche Digital GmbH in May 2016, the Porsche Digital Lab has opened in Berlin. It establishes a platform for collaboration with technology companies, start-ups, and firms working in the sciences. Porsche’s digital innovation...


just-auto Plus only Porsche Cars North America 2016 sales rise 4.9%

6 January 2017

Porsche Cars North America, (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the US, on 4 January, 2017 announced 4,015 vehicle sales in December. This...


VW agrees to resolve 3.0L TDI V6 claims in the US

21 December 2016

Volkswagen says it has  reached an agreement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) on behalf of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the State of California, by and through the California Air Resources Board (CARB) and the California Attorney General, to resolve civil claims regarding approximately 83,000 affected 3.0L TDI V6 diesel engine vehicles in the US.


just-auto Plus only ExxonMobil/Porsche extend strategic relationship

21 December 2016

ExxonMobil and Porsche on 20 December 2016 announced a multi-year extension to their global framework agreement that has seen more than one million Porsches roll off factory lines filled with Mobil 1 synthetic motor oil. This number continues to rise as Mobil...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 7.9% in November 2016

19 December 2016

Worldwide deliveries by the Volkswagen Group rose by 7.9% to 899,400 units in November. The Company delivered 9.38m new vehicles from January to November 2016, an increase of 3.1%. "November was a strong month for all our Group brands. We are headed for a...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales increase 23.9% in November 2016

5 December 2016

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the US, on 1 December 2016 announced an all-time monthly record with 5,513...


Porsche sustainability committee begins work

2 December 2016

The Porsche 'sustainability advisory committee' has begun its work, the company has announced.


South Korea threatens BMW, Porsche and Nissan

30 November 2016

The South Korean government has said it may ban six car models sold by three foreign automakers in the country after it found issues with the certification documents used to obtain sales permits, according to local reports.


Automakers plan Europe highway fast charge network

29 November 2016

BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen Group have announced plans for a joint venture to establish an ultra-fast, high-power charging network along major highways in Europe similar to Tesla's pioneering Supercharger network.


2016 LA auto show - world premieres list

17 November 2016

The following cars, light trucks and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 LA auto show.


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group October 2016 global sales up 4.7%

14 November 2016

Worldwide deliveries by the Volkswagen Group grew 4.7% to 870,300 units in October. The group delivered 8.5m vehicles from January to October 2016, an increase of 2.6%. "Our delivery figures show that our vehicles convince many buyers. Our customers'...


just-auto Plus only Porsche selects Inrix services for new Panamera

11 November 2016

Inrix the world leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, on 10 November 2016 announced that its Off-Street Parking and Fuel services will be soon available in the all-new Porsche Panamera vehicles in Europe and North America. Drivers will...


Porsche SE nine-month profit rises

10 November 2016

Porsche Automobil Holding SE has announced a group profit for the first nine months of 2016 of EUR1.64bn compared with EUR1.48bn a year ago.


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America October 2016 sales up 10.7%

2 November 2016

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the US, on 1 November 2016 announced another record breaking October sales...


just-auto Plus only Porsche operating profit up 12% in YTD 2016

31 October 2016

The number of employees continues to increase, Porsche team has doubled in size in just six years A positive result in terms of operating result and yield: After the first nine months of 2016, Porsche AG has increased its operating result by 12% to EUR2.9bn...


VW Group operating profit up this year

28 October 2016

Despite the impact of 'dieselgate' Volkswagen Group generated an operating profit before special items of EUR11.3 (10.2)bn in the first nine months of the year, representing an increase of 10.5%.


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group September 2016 sales rise 7.1%

17 October 2016

The Volkswagen Group delivered 947,600 vehicles to customers in September, an increase of 7.1% compared with the previous year. 7.6m vehicles were handed over to customers worldwide from January to September, representing a rise of 2.4%. "All passenger...


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group China YTD 2016 sales up 10.7%

17 October 2016

Volkswagen Group China has recorded double-digit sales growth for the first nine months of 2016: together with its two Chinese joint ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the group delivered 2.85m (2.58; +10.7%) vehicles to customers in the Chinese...


just-auto Plus only Porsche Q3 2016 global sales up 3%

14 October 2016

Stable growth after three quarters: The first nine months of the year have seen Porsche AG increase the number of deliveries made by 3% compared with the previous year, with the company delivering a total of 178,314 new vehicles around the world. Key drivers...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US recalls brand brake fluid containers

4 October 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16E073000 Component(s): Service brakes, hydraulic Potential number of units affected: 32,944 units Summary: Porsche Cars North America, is recalling certain 1 lakh containers of Porsche-brand brake fluid, part number...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US recalls certain model Macan

4 October 2016

NHTSA campaign number: 16V680000 Component(s): Suspension Potential number of units affected: 243 units Summary: Porsche Cars North America, is recalling certain model year 2017 Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Turbo vehicles. In the affected...


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America September 2016 sales up 1.2%

4 October 2016

Porsche Cars North America, (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the US, on 3 October 2016, announced an all-time September sales record of...


just-auto Plus only Porsche breaks ground for Rive-Sud centre

3 October 2016

Porsche Cars Canada (PCL), along with the Lauzon Group, officially broke ground on the newest location of a future Porsche centre in Canada, Porsche centre Rive-Sud. Located at 1375 Boulevard des Promenades (between boulevard Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Chemin de...


2016 Paris motor show - premieres list

30 September 2016

The Audi Q5, Citroën C3, Hyundai i30, Kia Rio, Land Rover Discovery, Nissan Micra, Peugeots 3008 & 5008, Porsche Panamera, Renault Alaskan and Škoda Kodiaq were the most important production models at the 2016 Paris motor show. As for design studies and prototypes, the BMW Concept X2, Generation EQ SUV from Daimler, Lexus UX, Renault Trezor and Volkswagen I.D. were the main show stoppers. Surprisingly, the BMW 5 Series, Infiniti QX50 and a mid-life facelift for the VW Golf did not appear.


just-auto Plus only VW aims to lead among mobility services providers

29 September 2016

The Volkswagen Group is systematically moving forward with its transition to the mobility world of tomorrow initiated by the "Together - Strategy 2025" programme for the future. The group presented its next steps on the road to becoming a globally...


Porsche to unveil PHEV Panamera in Paris

9 September 2016

Porsche will unveil the third model in its redesigned Panamera line at the Paris show: the 4 E-Hybrid with controlled all-wheel drive and an electric range of 30 miles (50km) in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). The vehicle generates some 462 hp of total system power and delivers fuel consumption figures of 2.5 l/100 km (NEDC) for plug-in hybrid models. That corresponds to CO2 emissions of 56 g/km.

Porsche news

Geneva show debut - BMW, Jaguar & Opel premieres

17 January 2017

Facelifts for the BMW 4 Series range as well as the new Jaguar XF estate and the Opel Crossland X...


ANALYSIS - The four-cylinder Porsche Cayman S

13 January 2017

Emissions. Reading that word surely makes executives at Volkswagen Group divisions shudder. But s...


just-auto Plus only Porsche global sales up 6% in 2016

12 January 2017

In 2016, Porsche AG far exceeded its 2015 record. The Stuttgart-based sportscar manufacturer deli...


just-auto Plus only Paice agrees settlement with VW/Audi/Porsche

12 January 2017

Paice, a pioneer in hybrid electric vehicle technology, and the Abell Foundation announced on 11...


just-auto Plus only VW Group China sales surge 12.2% in 2016

11 January 2017

Volkswagen Group China on 10 January 2017 announced year-end results for 2016: together with its...


just-auto Plus only Porsche opens new digital lab in Berlin

10 January 2017

Following the founding of Porsche Digital GmbH in May 2016, the Porsche Digital Lab has opened in...



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