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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


GENEVA SHOW - Porsche 911 GT3 RS world debut

21 February 2018

Vehicles making their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below on just-auto's latest list. The latest to be announced is the Volvo V60.


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 invests in two 3D printing companies

3 November 2017

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, has made two venture investments in 3D printing (additive manufacturing) companies acquiring a single digit stake in each company. This includes the US company Markforged as well as another 3D printing specialist that is not yet publicly disclosed. The combined investment amounts to a single digit million euro figure.


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America sales up 4.6% in October 17

2 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....


just-auto Plus only Porsche presents new 2018 911 Carrera T

23 October 2017

Porsche is reinvigorating the concept of the puristic 911 T model from 1968 with the new 2018 911 Carrera T. With less weight, a manual transmission with a shorter constant transaxle ratio, and a standard mechanical rear differential lock, performance and...


just-auto Plus only Porsche Panamera features new night vision assist

18 October 2017

Far ahead of the range visible to the driver, something lurks on the side of the road. A pedestrian or an animal—it’s impossible to say in the darkness. In such situations, the new Night Vision Assist from Porsche can make all the...


just-auto Plus only Porsche presents 718 GTS models with more power

18 October 2017

Porsche is expanding its mid-engine range with the new two-seater 718 Boxster GTS and 718 Cayman GTS. The vehicles’ power has now been increased to 269 kw (365 hp; 718 Boxster GTS and 718 Cayman GTS: Fuel consumption combined 9.1 – 8.2 l/100 km;...


just-auto Plus only Porsche Cayenne to feature Bridgestone tyres

18 October 2017

Bridgestone has been selected by Porsche to be a supplier of tyres for the third generation Porsche Cayenne. The Dueler H/P Sport which is being fitted for both 19 and 20 inch wheels was fully developed at the Bridgestone European Technical Centre in Rome. The...


VW Group China 9M 2017 sales up 1.4%

16 October 2017

Volkswagen Group China has announced deliveries for the first nine months of 2017. Together with its two Chinese Joint Ventures, Saic Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered almost 2.90m (+1.4%) vehicles in the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, including 139,000 imported vehicles.


Porsche 2017 sales rise 4%

10 October 2017

Porsche boosted sales 4% to 185,898 vehicles worldwide in the first nine months of 2017.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 12.9% in September 2017

4 October 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 September 2017 sales of 5,059 units. Year-over-year retail deliveries are up 12.9%....


Extra recall costs will hit VW and Porsche SE

29 September 2017

Volkswagen Group announced that an additional EUR2.5bn 'special item' charge in connection with 'dieselgate' in the US would affect its third quarter operating profit.


Porsche launches Panamera plug-in hybrid

26 September 2017

Porsche is again offering a plug-in hybrid in its Panamera Sport Turismo model line.


just-auto Plus only Porsche Cars North America recalls Cayenne models

25 September 2017

Porsche Cars North America is issuing a voluntary recall for 2003 to 2006 model year Cayenne models in the US. Porsche determined that after extended usage and time, fine hairline cracks could possibly appear on the flange of the fuel pump filter on...


just-auto Plus only VW Group worldwide sales rise 8% in August 2017

18 September 2017

The Volkswagen Group delivered 820,000 vehicles to customers in August, marking a 8% rise compared with August 2016. "August was a successful month for the Volkswagen Group that saw all core brands increase deliveries," said Fred Kappler, head of...


Porsche SE completes PTV acquisition

15 September 2017

Porsche Automobil Holding SE has now closed the acquisition of nearly 100% of PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG (PTV) in Karlsruhe, Germany, as announced in June.


2017 Frankfurt motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important production models making their motor show debuts were the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Roc, Porsche Cayenne, Opel Grandland X, Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales down 9.1% in August 2017

5 September 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 August 2017 sales of 4,709 units, down 9.1% compared to August 2016. These results reflect...

Porsche news

GENEVA SHOW - Porsche 911 GT3 RS world debut

21 February 2018

Vehicles making their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below on just-auto's lates...


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 o...


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 man...


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...


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 C...


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 custom...



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