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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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BorgWarner announces ZF dual clutch supply deal

22 May 2017

BorgWarner said it had started production of a new dual clutch module family to be used in the latest transmission from ZF.


just-auto Plus only VW gets final approval for 3.0L TDI V6 settlement

18 May 2017

Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen Group of America (together, Volkswagen) announced on 17 May 2017 that Judge Charles Breyer of the US District Court for the Northern District of California has granted final approval to the settlement agreement between Volkswagen...


Porsche SE boosts Q1 profit

15 May 2017

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) has reported first quarter group profit of EUR986m, a 49% rise versus EUR661m a year ago.


NHTSA expands VW/Porsche recalls

15 May 2017

adding almost 300,000 Porsche and Audi vehicles to a previous recall for a fuel pump defect that could result in fire, according to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group global sales down 1.4% in April

15 May 2017

Since the beginning of the year, the Volkswagen Group has handed over 3.3m new vehicles to customers. In April, the Group delivered 841,200 vehicles (-1.4%). "At the beginning of the second quarter, we were able to increase our deliveries in China again....


just-auto Plus only Porsche opens new digital centre in Santa Clara

9 May 2017

Porsche is taking the next step in its digitisation campaign: By opening a new site in Santa Clara, in California's Silicon Valley, Porsche Digital is beginning its activities in one of the world’s most important centres of innovation and digital...


Porsche profit margin reaches 17.6 per cent in Q1

4 May 2017

Porsche AG has reported its financials for the first quarter of CY2017. Amongst the highlights is a 17.6 per cent profit margin, up from 16.7 per cent.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 2.2% in April 2017

3 May 2017

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor in the US of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced April 2017 sales of 5,529 vehicles. This is a 2.2% increase over April 2016. Year-to-date, sales...


Porsche eyes electrification for power, emissions

20 April 2017

Porsche reportedly is looking to expand its range of electric powered vehicles to add power and adapt to Chinese emissions restrictions that are expected to become the world's toughest.


just-auto Plus only VW Group worldwide sales up 2.5% in March 2017

18 April 2017

The Volkswagen Group delivered just under 2.5m new vehicles to customers in the first quarter of this year. In March, the Volkswagen Group handed over 990,900 vehicles to its customers. 'We finished the first quarter with good delivery figures for March....


just-auto Plus only VW Group China Q1 2017 sales down 6.7%

18 April 2017

Volkswagen Group China announced sales results for the first three months of 2017: together with its two Chinese Joint Ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW- Volkswagen, the Group delivered 891,500 (955,500, (-)6.7%) vehicles to customers in the Chinese mainland...


Porsche enjoys best first quarter ever

12 April 2017

Porsche said it had made a strong start to 2017 with around 60,000 vehicles delivered to customers worldwide in the first quarter, up around 7% year on year for the best first quarter in its history.


Porsche-Piech clan members banned from VW exec

10 April 2017

Members of the Porsche-Piech clan that controls Volkswagen will no longer be eligible to serve as executives of the carmaker, Porsche Automobil Holding SE chairman Wolfgang Porsche reportedly told a German newspaper.


just-auto Plus only Audi/Porsche join to shape future mobility

6 April 2017

The green light has been given for the shared vehicle architecture strategy of the future: Rupert Stadler and Oliver Blume, the Board of Management chairmen of Audi AG and Porsche AG, plan to cooperate even more closely. The objective of the new initiative is...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US March 2017 sales up 3.6%

4 April 2017

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor in the US of Porsche 911, Boxster, and Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up, announced March 2017 sales of 4,479 vehicles. This represents a 3.6%...


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,...

Porsche news

BorgWarner announces ZF dual clutch supply deal

22 May 2017

BorgWarner said it had started production of a new dual clutch module family to be used in the la...


just-auto Plus only VW gets final approval for 3.0L TDI V6 settlement

18 May 2017

Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen Group of America (together, Volkswagen) announced on 17 May 2017 tha...


Porsche SE boosts Q1 profit

15 May 2017

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) has reported first quarter group profit of EUR986m, a 4...


NHTSA expands VW/Porsche recalls

15 May 2017

Volkswagen AG and Porsche reportedly are adding almost 300,000 Porsche and Audi vehicles to a pre...


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen Group global sales down 1.4% in April

15 May 2017

Since the beginning of the year, the Volkswagen Group has handed over 3.3m new vehicles to custom...


just-auto Plus only Porsche opens new digital centre in Santa Clara

9 May 2017

Porsche is taking the next step in its digitisation campaign: By opening a new site in Santa Clar...



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