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Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models at this year's Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world debuts. A trending return towards C segment sedans and the addition of wagons (see Hyundai) continues.


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.

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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 invests in Swiss start-up WayRay

19 September 2018

Porsche has invested in WayRay; the up-and-coming technology start-up from Zurich develops and produces holographic augmented reality head-up display technologies and is working on seamlessly integrating virtual objects into the driving experience. Porsche has...


EU eyes "circle of five" European automakers

18 September 2018

The European Commission said on Tuesday (18 September) it had opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether BMW, Daimler and VW (Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche) colluded, in breach of EU antitrust rules, to avoid competition on the development and roll-out of technology to clean the emissions of petrol and diesel passenger cars.


Audi launches e-offensive

18 September 2018

i is launching its electrification offensive with the world premiere of the Audi e-tron.


just-auto Plus only VW Group to drive future deployment of ITS

18 September 2018

The Volkswagen Group is presenting its activities in the intelligent transport of people and goods at the 25th ITS World Congress in Copenhagen (17 – 21 September 2018). As a member of ERTICO – ITS Europe, a network of more than 100 partners, the...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 6.8% in August 2018

17 September 2018

August was a successful month for the Volkswagen Group: Group brands delivered a total of 875,300 vehicles to customers, a rise of 6.8%. Europe was the region with the strongest growth: 327,700 vehicles were handed over to customers there, an increase of 21.0%...


Schuler and Porsche team to build press shop

10 September 2018

Porsche and Schuler have signed a contract for a joint venture to build a press shop focusing on aluminium body panels and small batch production, creating 100 jobs.


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America sells 4,083 units in August

5 September 2018

Porsche Cars North America, importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced August 2018 retail sales of 4,083 vehicles. This was a year-over-year decline for the month, due to the nearly...


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America names new VP for marketing

28 August 2018

Porsche announced that Pedro Mota has been appointed vice president, marketing of Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), headquartered in Atlanta. Mota comes to PCNA from Rolls-Royce Motors Cars, where he was President of the Americas. At Rolls-Royce, he was...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 10.6% in July 2018

20 August 2018

The Volkswagen Group and its brands continued on their growth path at the start of the second half-year. Deliveries in July rose 10.6% to 908,200 new vehicles. Over 6.4m vehicles have been handed over to customers since the beginning of the year – 7.5%...


Porsche SE H1 profit EUR1.9bn

10 August 2018

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) booked a first half profit of EUR1.9bn, up from EUR1.87bn the previous year and an increase of 2%.


Porsche increases H1 revenue and operating result

2 August 2018

Porsche AG said it increased its operating result, revenue, deliveries and number of employees in the first half of 2018.


just-auto Plus only Porsche Cars North America sales up 3.1% in July

2 August 2018

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne and Macan model lines, announced July 2018 retail sales of 4,020 vehicles. This represents year-over-year growth of 3.1%. It is the...


VW Group China sales up 9.2% in H1

20 July 2018

Volkswagen Group China has announced the first half-year deliveries for 2018: with its two Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered over 1.99m (1.83m, +9.2%) vehicles to customers in mainland China and Hong Kong, including 80,300 imported vehicles.


Porsche global sales up 3% in H1 2018

18 July 2018

Porsche says it has hit a record with 130,598 vehicles delivered worldwide in just the first six months of 2018, up 3% on the same period last year. 


just-auto Plus only Porsche North America recalls Panamera models

6 July 2018

Porsche Cars North America is issuing a voluntary recall and stop sale until further notice for select 2017 and 2018 model year Panamera models in the US and Puerto Rico. Internal testing showed that there is a possibility that connecting links for the...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 8.3% in June 2018

4 July 2018

Porsche Cars North America, (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Macan and Cayenne model lines, announced June 2018 retail sales of 4,892 vehicles. This represents year-over-year growth of 8.3%, the sixth...


Porsche takes stake in Croatian carmaker

21 June 2018

Porsche has said it has taken a stake of 10% in Croatia's technology and electric sports car maker Rimac Automobili and and its subsidiary Greyp Bikes.


Porsche takes stake in EV sportscar maker

20 June 2018

Porsche AG has taken a 10% stake in Croatian technology and electric sports car company Rimac Automobili.


UPDATED: Audi CEO arrest prompts VW crisis talks

18 June 2018

Top Volkswagen officials were holding crisis talks to find a temporary chief for premium brand Audi after CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday (18 June), a source told the Reuters news agency.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 6.1% in May 2018

18 June 2018

The Volkswagen Group’s upward trend continues: at 953,400 units, Group deliveries in May were 6.1% higher than the same month last year. More than 4.5m vehicles have been handed over to customers worldwide since the beginning of the year – an...


just-auto Plus only Porsche launches new charging service for EVs

13 June 2018

An innovative charging service for plug-in and electric vehicles: With the “Porsche Charging Service”, the sports car manufacturer is now offering a digital platform to encompass all aspects of the charging process. The service searches for...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 4.2% in May 2018

5 June 2018

Porsche Cars North America, (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Macan and Cayenne model lines, announced May 2018 sales of 5,005 vehicles. This represents year-over-year growth of 4.2%, the fifth consecutive...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales surge 10.2% in April 2018

21 May 2018

The Volkswagen Group and its brands continued on their growth path in April. At 927,200 units, deliveries by the Group in April were 10.2% higher than the same month last year. Over 3.6m vehicles have been handed over to customers since the beginning of the...


Shareholders OK larger Porsche board

16 May 2018

At the annual general meeting of Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), shareholders approved the enlargement of the supervisory board from six to 10 members by means of an amendment to the articles of association.


Porsche Q1 profit dips a little

15 May 2018

Porsche SE booked group profit of EUR951m (EUR986m Q1 2017) in the first three months of 2018.


just-auto Plus only Porsche Group Q1 2018 profit touches EUR951m

15 May 2018

Porsche, Stuttgart, started the year positively and continues to benefit from the excellent development of its core investment in Volkswagen, Wolfsburg. As Hans Potsch, chairman of the executive board of Porsche, stated in his speech at the annual general...


US sanctions hit Porsche supervisory board nominee

14 May 2018

Porsche is postponing the appointment of Siegfried Wolf to the supervisory board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) set for confirmation at the AGM tomorrow (15 May 2018) in Stuttgart.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 0.7% in April 2018

3 May 2018

Porsche Cars North America, importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced April 2018 sales of 5,570 vehicles. This represents a new all-time one-month retail record for Porsche sales in...


Porsche GB recruits again from Canada

1 May 2018

Margareta Mahlstedt has been named general manager, marketing at Porsche Cars GB, from 2 July, succeeding Ragnar Schulte, who will transfer to the automaker's base in Stuttgart.


Porsche boots Mueller from executive board

30 April 2018

Porsche SE said former Volkswagen Group CEO Matthias Mueller had "resigned" from his post as executive board member responsible for strategy and corporate development from today (30 April).

Porsche news

just-auto Plus only Porsche invests in Swiss start-up WayRay

19 September 2018

Porsche has invested in WayRay; the up-and-coming technology start-up from Zurich develops and pr...


EU eyes "circle of five" European automakers

18 September 2018

The European Commission said on Tuesday (18 September) it had opened an in-depth investigation to...


Audi launches e-offensive

18 September 2018

Audi is launching its electrification offensive with the world premiere of the Audi e-tron. By 20...


just-auto Plus only VW Group to drive future deployment of ITS

18 September 2018

The Volkswagen Group is presenting its activities in the intelligent transport of people and good...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 6.8% in August 2018

17 September 2018

August was a successful month for the Volkswagen Group: Group brands delivered a total of 875,300...


Schuler and Porsche team to build press shop

10 September 2018

Porsche and Schuler have signed a contract for a joint venture to build a press shop focusing on...



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