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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.

Latest news


Switzerland bans Porsche diesel registrations

18 August 2017

Switzerland's road agency has imposed a preliminary ban on new registrations of Porsche Cayenne cars equipped with manipulated diesel engine management software, a media report said.


Germans in three-way diesel incentives battle

8 August 2017

Daimler, Volkswagen and BMW are a three-way battle to offer incentives to get aging vehicles off German roads and prevent a crackdown on scandal-tainted diesel fuel.


just-auto Plus only Porsche US July 2017 sales up 0.6%

2 August 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 record July 2017 sales of 3,901 vehicles. This represents a 0.6% increase over July 2016....


Porsche recalling Cayenne diesels in Europe

1 August 2017

After coming to an agreement with the German federal motor transport authority (Kraftfahrtbundesamt – KBA), Porsche has recalled Cayenne three-litre V6 diesel models said to meet EU6 emissions rules after it discovered irregularities in the engine control software during internal investigations and delivered its findings to the KBA.


Porsche opens new Canada HQ

1 August 2017

Porsche Cars Canada has relocated corporate headquarters to a new facility in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).


Audi reportedly cutting R&D costs to fund EVs

31 July 2017

German media reports said Audi will cut costs by up to EUR10bn to fund a new line of electric cars.


Porsche SE first half profit soars

31 July 2017

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) boosted first half group profit 94% to EUR1.90bn with the result "significantly influenced" by profit of EUR1.95bn (H1 2016: EUR1.01bn) from its investment in Volkswagen AG.


just-auto Plus only Porsche all set to enter EV racing

31 July 2017

Beginning in 2019, Porsche will compete with a factory team in the Formula E Championship. As a result, the company will with great regret end its involvement in the LMP1 class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) at the end of the 2017 season. At the...


Porsche boosts all numbers in first half results

28 July 2017

Porsche announced operating profit, sales revenue, unit deliveries and headcount increases for the first half of 2017.


Audi to modify 850,000 diesel vehicles

24 July 2017

Following last week's announcement Daimler would spend EUR220m updating 3m Mercedes-Benz diesel vehicles in Europe in what it terms "voluntary service actions", VW Group's Audi said it was offering customers in Europe and other markets a retrofit programme for 850,000 cars with EU5 and EU6 diesel engines.


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales up 0.8% in H1 2017

20 July 2017

Up to the end of June, the Volkswagen Group handed almost 5.2m vehicles over to its customers. This corresponds to a rise of 0.8% compared with the previous year. In the month of June, new vehicle deliveries rose by 4.2% to 920,700. "June was a very...


just-auto Plus only VW China H1 2017 sales up 5.2%

20 July 2017

Volkswagen Group China announced deliveries results for the first half of 2017, which includes a record in June. Together with its two Chinese Joint Ventures, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW-Volkswagen, the Group delivered 315,300 (299,800,+5.2%) vehicles in the...


Porsche CEO hints at dumping diesel

19 July 2017

Soon after news the Stuttgart prosecutor's office was eyeing workers at Porsche and a US subsidiary for suspected fraud and false advertising related to diesel emissions, the automaker's CEO said it might eventually axe diesel engines.


Stuttgart prosecutors eye Porsche over diesel

10 July 2017

Workers at Porsche and a US subsidiary company are being investigated for suspected fraud and false advertising related to diesel emissions, the Stuttgart prosecutor's office was reported to have said.


just-auto Plus only VW/Skoda/Porsche make personnel changes

6 July 2017

The Volkswagen North America region and the Skoda brand are making new appointments to key sales functions. Werner Eichhorn (54), previously member of the Board of Management for Sales and Marketing of the Skoda brand, is to become chief marketing, sales and...


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

4 July 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 June 2017 sales of 4,516 vehicles. This is a 0.8% increase over June 2016. Year-to-date,...


World premieres at the 2017 Goodwood FoS

3 July 2017

The 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed took place between 29 June and 2 July inclusive. The list of vehicle world premieres is published below.


German watchdog to eye Porsche emissions

12 June 2017

The German transport ministry has ordered the KBA watchdog agency to examine emissions of VW unit and sports car maker Porsche, a ministry spokesman told a news agency on Monday (12 June) following a critical media report.


just-auto Plus only Porsche to acquire PTV Group

8 June 2017

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE), Stuttgart, is acquiring via a subsidiary around 97% of shares in PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG (PTV Group), Karlsruhe, Germany. PTV Group is a leading provider of software for traffic planning and management as...


Porsche to start Israeli innovation office

6 June 2017

Porsche is establishing an innovation office in Israel and has invested an unspecified eight-figure sum in the Magma and Grove venture capital funds with further finance for start-ups and funds planned. 


just-auto Plus only Porsche US sales up 3.7% in May 2017

5 June 2017

Porsche Cars North America, (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines in the US, announced 4,805 vehicle sales in May 2017. Year-to-date sales stand at 23,052, up 3.7% over last...


just-auto Plus only VW completes 80 successful years

30 May 2017

80 years ago marked the beginning of one of the most successful automobile producers in the world. On 28 May 1937, the predecessor to today's Volkswagen Group, "Gesellschaft zur Vorbereitung des Deutschen Volkswagens mbH" ("Corporation to...


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 news

Switzerland bans Porsche diesel registrations

18 August 2017

Switzerland's road agency has imposed a preliminary ban on new registrations of Porsche Cayen...


Germans in three-way diesel incentives battle

8 August 2017

Daimler, Volkswagen and BMW are a three-way battle to offer incentives to get aging vehicles off...


just-auto Plus only Porsche US July 2017 sales up 0.6%

2 August 2017

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor in the US of the Porsche 911, 718 Box...


Porsche recalling Cayenne diesels in Europe

1 August 2017

After coming to an agreement with the German federal motor transport authority (Kraftfahrtbundesa...


Porsche opens new Canada HQ

1 August 2017

Porsche Cars Canada has relocated corporate headquarters to a new facility in the Greater Toronto...


Audi reportedly cutting R&D costs to fund EVs

31 July 2017

German media reports said Audi will cut costs by up to EUR10bn to fund a new line of electric car...



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