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Can Porsche make EVs profitable as well as sexy?

4 January 2018

Porsche hasn't been a sports car company for a long time: SUVs and the Panamera are the reason why this once small firm produces such enormous profits and large numbers of vehicles. Spending is now well underway for the addition of electric models. Might Porsche become the first firm to experience both sales and financial success from high-priced EVs?


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?

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


VW Group global sales up 5.3% in March 2018

18 April 2018

The Volkswagen Group says it recorded its best ever delivery result for a single month in March.


German prosecutors eye Porsche staff

18 April 2018

German prosecutors are investigating current and former employees of Porsche, including a management board member, as part of their inquiries into emissions manipulations, Reuters reported.


VW Group China delivers over 1m units in Q1

18 April 2018

Volkswagen Group China announced deliveries for the first quarter of 2018: together with its two Chinese Joint Ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered over 1.01m (2017: 891,500, +13.4%) vehicles in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, including 43,100 imported vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Porsche global sales up 6% Q1 2018

12 April 2018

It’s been a successful start to the year: In the first quarter of 2018, Porsche delivered around 63,500 vehicles worldwide, equivalent to an increase of six percent compared with the previous year. This represents the most successful first quarter in the...


HBPO breaks ground for new plant in Germany

5 April 2018

HBPO, which develops, designs, assembles and delivers complex front-end modules, has broken ground for its new plant in Vaihingen/Enz ahead of a production start in autumn 2018.


just-auto Plus only Porsche invests in Israeli start-up Anagog

5 April 2018

Porsche Digital GmbH has purchased a minority stake in Israeli startup Anagog, thus strategically expanding its digital innovation portfolio. Founded in 2010, the Tel Aviv-based startup currently has around 30 employees and specialises in developing artificial...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales surge 6.2% in March 2018

4 April 2018

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced March 2018 sales of 4,756 vehicles. This represents a new all-time high for March and year-over-year...


Porsche develops 'Mission E Augmented Reality' app

20 March 2018

As part of a collaboration with Google, Porsche has developed an augmented reality app which shows the new Porsche Mission E.


Porsche achieves record 2017 results

19 March 2018

Porsche said it set new records for deliveries, revenue and operating results in full year 2017 financial year, after delivering 246,375 vehicles (up 4% year on year).


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 7.2% in February 2018

19 March 2018

In the first two months of 2018, the Volkswagen Group delivered more than 1.6m vehicles to its customers throughout the world. In the month of February, the Group handed over 737,700 new vehicles to customers. "At the beginning of the year, the Volkswagen...


just-auto Plus only Porsche revenue up 5% to EUR23.5bn in 2017

19 March 2018

Porsche set new records for deliveries, revenue and operating results in the 2017 financial year, delivering a total of 246,375 vehicles (+4%) and increasing its revenue by five per cent – to EUR23.5bn (US$28.8bn). Its operating profit rose by seven per...


just-auto Plus only Porsche expands its supervisory board

12 March 2018

The supervisory board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, proposes to the annual general meeting on 15 May 2018 in Stuttgart an extension of the supervisory board from six to ten members by the amendment of the Articles of Association....


GENEVA - Flying car maker goes back to the future

8 March 2018

As far back as the 1960s motor show visitors were given visions for the future with pictures and posters of carefree couples buzzing around cities in their flying cars.


2018 GENEVA SHOW - World premieres list

7 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales surge 20.5% in February 2018

5 March 2018

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan, announced February 2018 retail sales of 4,382 vehicles, up 20.5% from February 2017. Year-to-date, Porsche recorded sales of...


Porsche testing blockchain in cars

1 March 2018

Porsche is testing blockchain applications directly in vehicles in collaboration with Berlin start up XAIN.


Porsche axes diesel variants from line-up

22 February 2018

Porsche has now ended production of all current diesel vehicles in the face of changing consumer demand and lower demand for diesel models in Europe.


just-auto Plus only Volkswagen group sales rise in January

19 February 2018

The Volkswagen Group handed over 898,700 new vehicles to customers worldwide in the first month of this year. "The Volkswagen Group brands made an excellent start to 2018. There was significant growth in all regions. Overall, worldwide deliveries by the...


just-auto Plus only Porsche/Audi develop new architecture for for EVs

16 February 2018

The joint electric offensive by Porsche and Audi was launched ten months ago. Now the premium manufacturers are deepening their development partnership and achieving concrete results. The goal of the cooperation, which will create a pioneering architecture...


Porsche now doubling electromobility spend by 2022

5 February 2018

Porsche will spend at least EUR6bn on electromobility, focusing on both plug-in hybrids and pure electric vehicles, the automaker said.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sells 4,816 vehicles in January 2018

2 February 2018

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced January 2018 retail sales of 4,816 vehicles. The Porsche 911 and the Panamera sports sedan drove...


just-auto Plus only Porsche worldwide sales up 4% in 2017

12 January 2018

The upward trend continued in 2017, as Porsche AG has delivered around 246,000 vehicles to customers worldwide in the last year. With this figure, the Stuttgart based sports car manufacturer exceeded the record set in 2016 by another 4%. A significant boost...


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

4 January 2018

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced 3,913 retail sales in December. This brings 2017 to a close with 55,420 vehicles sold, a 2.1% increase...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 0.8% in November 2017

5 December 2017

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor in the US of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced November 2017 sales of 5,555 units. This marks a 0.8% increase over November 2016....


2017 LA AUTO SHOW - world debuts

30 November 2017

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at the 2017 LA auto show.


Another round of five star Euro NCAP results

29 November 2017

Euro NCAP has published its latest safety ratings of eight new vehicles, four launched this year, and five star ratings dominate.


Porsche uses AR tech to improve workshop services

21 November 2017

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) has announced the introduction of "Tech Live Look," an Augmented Reality (AR) technology designed to improve technical services at Porsche dealerships and workshops in the US.


Porsche Holding profit rises

7 November 2017

Stuttgart based Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) has reported group profit of EUR2.20bn for the period from 1 January to 30 September 2017. This compared with EUR1.64bn for the same period of 2016, a rise of 34%.


Porsche boosts nine month operating profit

3 November 2017

Porsche boosted operating profit 5% year on year to EUR3.0bn on revenue up 4% to EUR17.1bn in the first nine months of 2017.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 4.6% in October 2017

3 November 2017

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor in the US of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced October 2017 sales of 4,715 units. This represents a 4.6% increase over October 2016....

Porsche news

VW Group global sales up 5.3% in March 2018

18 April 2018

The Volkswagen Group says it recorded its best ever delivery result for a single month in March....


German prosecutors eye Porsche staff

18 April 2018

German prosecutors are investigating current and former employees of Porsche, including a managem...


VW Group China delivers over 1m units in Q1

18 April 2018

Volkswagen Group China announced deliveries for the first quarter of 2018: together with its two...


just-auto Plus only Porsche global sales up 6% Q1 2018

12 April 2018

It’s been a successful start to the year: In the first quarter of 2018, Porsche delivered a...


HBPO breaks ground for new plant in Germany

5 April 2018

HBPO, which develops, designs, assembles and delivers complex front-end modules, has broken groun...


just-auto Plus only Porsche invests in Israeli start-up Anagog

5 April 2018

Porsche Digital GmbH has purchased a minority stake in Israeli startup Anagog, thus strategically...



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