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Porsche Panamera - the world's fastest diesel car

13 March 2017

Porsche says its new Panamera 4S is the world’s fastest diesel car. How fast? Top speed is 177mph and with launch control activated, zero to 62mph takes just 4.3 seconds.


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.

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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.

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just-auto Plus only Porsche extends appointment of its chairman

30 March 2017

At the meeting held on 29 March 2017, the Supervisory Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, extended the appointment of Hans Dieter Pötsch as chairman of the executive board by five more years until 24 November 2022. He also...


VW Group global sales down 2.6% this year

20 March 2017

In the first two months of the year, the Volkswagen Group delivered 1.5m vehicles to its customers throughout the world, 0.9% down on the same period of last year. Despite the 'dieselgate' crisis, sales were up in North America. The main negative was China.


Porsche profit up 14% in 2016

20 March 2017

Porsche says that 2016 was the most successful year in the history of the company. In the 2016 financial year, Porsche AG achieved record highs in terms of deliveries, revenue, operating result and number of employees.


Piech mulls Porsche SE stake sale - reports

17 March 2017

Former Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech is negotiating the sale of his share of Porsche SE.


Magneti Marelli announces supply deals

17 March 2017

Magneti Marelli has announced supply deals under which its Automotive Lighting and Powertrain Technology divisions supply key components to new vehicle models, many of which were launched at this month's Geneva motor show.


"Diesel issue" and 'bag recalls cost Audi EUR1.8bn

15 March 2017

Audi Group booked a EUR1.8bn charge in 2016 to cover costs "for the resolution of the V6 3.0 TDI diesel issue" and in connection with Takata airbag recalls. Even after these special items, operating profit was EUR3.1bn and operating return on sales 5.1%.


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America recalls Macan vehicles

14 March 2017

NHTSA Campaign number: 17V133000 Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 17,871 Summary Porsche Cars North America (Porsche) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Macan S and Macan Turbo and 2017 Macan...


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America recalls certain vehicles

14 March 2017

NHTSA Campaign number: 17V134000 Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America Components: Air Bags Potential number of units affected: 120 Summary Porsche Cars North America (Porsche) is recalling certain 2016 911 GT3 RS and 911 R vehicles and 2017 911...


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America recalls cabriolet vehicles

14 March 2017

NHTSA Campaign number: 17V135000 Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America Components: Visibility Potential number of units affected: 21 Summary Porsche Cars North America (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4...


Porsche Mission E to have range of variants

13 March 2017

The upcoming fully electric Porsche Mission E will be sold in a number of different model variants with differing power outputs, according to a report in Autocar.


just-auto Plus only Bosch reaches settlement for US consumer classes

10 March 2017

Robert Bosch GmbH and Robert Bosch LLC ("Bosch") have reached a settlement (the "Bosch Settlement") with counsel for the consumer classes related to allegations that defeat device software was installed to bypass emissions standards in...


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 2.1% in February 2017

2 March 2017

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the US, announced February 2017 sales of 3,637 vehicles, up 2.1% over...


ZF/Porsche develop modular hybrid transmission kit

22 February 2017

With an all-new 8-speed dual clutch transmission (8DT) as a basis, ZF and Porsche say they have collaborated to develop a modular hybrid transmission kit for sports vehicles, catering for current and future drive trends.


just-auto Plus only Porsche establishes new subsidiary in Taiwan

22 February 2017

Porsche has decided to strengthen its presence in Taiwan by forming a joint-venture with its long-time business partner, Universal Motor Traders (UMT), to continue growing its operations with its own importer organisation. The new Porsche subsidiary,...


just-auto Plus only Daimler launches Startup Autobahn programme

17 February 2017

The innovation and cooperation platform between established companies and startups – Startup Autobahn – has now selected a record number of 28 companies for the second round. This now makes Startup Autobahn Germany's most extensive mobility...


just-auto Plus only Porsche joins Startup Autobahn innovation platform

13 February 2017

Porsche has become the latest partner of the Startup Autobahn innovation platform in Stuttgart, where newly established companies from around the world are developing ideas for the mobility of the future. The platform focuses on developing technologies right...


Bosch US$328m diesel settlement but no liability

3 February 2017

Bosch has followed hard on the heels of Volkswagen in reaching civil settlements of US$328m in the US in connection with VW, Audi and Porsche vehicles, although the German supplier is at pains to stress "no acknowledgement of the alleged facts, no acceptance of any liability."


VW agrees settlement with private plaintiffs/USFTC

2 February 2017

Parent company Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen Group of America said they had reached proposed agreements to resolve outstanding civil claims regarding around 78,000 affected vehicles with three-litre TDI V6 diesel engines in the United States.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sells 4,602 vehicles in January 2017

2 February 2017

Porsche Cars North America, (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the US, delivered 4,602 vehicles in January. This was the strongest...


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.

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just-auto Plus only Porsche extends appointment of its chairman

30 March 2017

At the meeting held on 29 March 2017, the Supervisory Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Pors...


VW Group global sales down 2.6% this year

20 March 2017

In the first two months of the year, the Volkswagen Group delivered 1.5m vehicles to its customer...


Porsche profit up 14% in 2016

20 March 2017

Porsche says that 2016 was the most successful year in the history of the company. In the 2016 fi...


Piech mulls Porsche SE stake sale - reports

17 March 2017

Former Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech is negotiating the sale of his share of Porsche SE....


Magneti Marelli announces supply deals

17 March 2017

Magneti Marelli has announced supply deals under which its Automotive Lighting and Powertrain Tec...


"Diesel issue" and 'bag recalls cost Audi EUR1.8bn

15 March 2017

Audi Group booked a EUR1.8bn charge in 2016 to cover costs "for the resolution of the V6 3.0 TDI...



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