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LA show world debuts - Subaru Crosstrek PHEV

20 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. The 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, which is a plug-in hybrid, is the latest of these to be added to just-auto's preview list.


2018 Paris motor show - world debuts list

3 October 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 edition of the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile are named below.


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 quite some 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?

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


Porsche boosts nine-month profit as VW surges

20 November 2018

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) booked group profit of EUR2.67bn euro for the first nine months of 2018, a rise of 25% year on year.


just-auto Plus only PCNA sells 4,817 vehicles in October 2018

5 November 2018

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced October retail sales of 4,817 vehicles. This was 2.2% higher year-over-year and an all-time October...


just-auto Plus only Porsche revenue up 12% to EUR19.1bn in Q3 2018

1 November 2018

Thanks to a strong third quarter, Porsche AG once again increased its operating result, revenue, deliveries and number of employees in the first nine months of 2018. The operating result compared with the same period in the previous year grew by around 11%...


Porsche to build Mission E Cross

22 October 2018

Porsche's supervisory board has given the green light to series production of the Mission E Cross Turismo. The automaker said it would create 300 additional jobs at its Zuffenhausen base for production of the vehicle, presented as a concept at the 2018 Geneva show last March.


Porsche slashes almost EUR1bn off profit forecast

16 October 2018

Porsche SE said the EUR800m fine imposed by German authorities on Volkswagen Group premium brand Audi would have a "negative impact" on its earnings for full year 2018.


VW Group China 9M 2018 sales up 5%

16 October 2018

Volkswagen Group China has announced the deliveries for the first nine months of 2018: with its Chinese joint venture partners, SAIC Volkswagen and FAW Volkswagen, the Group delivered 3.04m (2.90m, +5.0%) vehicles to customers in mainland China and Hong Kong, including 137,600 imported vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Porsche on the road to electric mobility

16 October 2018

Six billion euros in investments, 1,200 new employees for the launch of the Taycan alone, the ongoing development of Porsche Production 4.0 and an unparalleled knowledge campaign rolled out throughout the entire company: in firmly committing to electric...


just-auto Plus only VW Group global sales plunge 18.1% in September

15 October 2018

The Volkswagen Group delivered fewer vehicles in September, as expected, due to the changeover to the new WLTP test procedure: a total of 827,700 vehicles were handed over to customers worldwide, a decrease of 18.1%. The drop in Western Europe, where WLTP came...


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

15 October 2018

Positive development over the course of the year: Porsche AG increased its vehicle deliveries by 6% to 196,562 vehicles in the first nine months of 2018. The performance of the Sports Car manufacturer was particularly strong in Europe: the growth here was 9%...


just-auto Plus only PCNA sells 5,102 vehicles in September 2018

3 October 2018

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and Cayman, Panamera, Cayenne, and Macan model lines, announced September 2018 retail sales of 5,102 vehicles. This was 0.8% higher than the previous September. For the...


Porsche to build 1,948 copies of Speedster concept

2 October 2018

Porsche said its 911 Speedster concept would be produced as a limited special edition in the first half of 2019.


Porsche increases investment in start-ups

27 September 2018

Porsche has increased its total investment in venture capital activities by EUR150m (US$176m) for the next five years.


Porsche reiterates no more diesels

24 September 2018

Quietly dropping a statement onto its website on a Saturday was how Porsche, whose vehicles have been swept up in the Volkswagen group 'dieselgate' scandal, announced it was quitting the fuel for future models.


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 news

LA show world debuts - Subaru Crosstrek PHEV

20 November 2018

Multiple new model and concept world premieres which will take place at the LA auto show. The 201...


Porsche boosts nine-month profit as VW surges

20 November 2018

Porsche Automobil Holding SE (Porsche SE) booked group profit of EUR2.67bn euro for the first nin...


just-auto Plus only PCNA sells 4,817 vehicles in October 2018

5 November 2018

Porsche Cars North America (PCNA), importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and C...


just-auto Plus only Porsche revenue up 12% to EUR19.1bn in Q3 2018

1 November 2018

Thanks to a strong third quarter, Porsche AG once again increased its operating result, revenue,...


Porsche to build Mission E Cross

22 October 2018

Porsche's supervisory board has given the green light to series production of the Mission E Cross...


Porsche slashes almost EUR1bn off profit forecast

16 October 2018

Porsche SE said the EUR800m fine imposed by German authorities on Volkswagen Group premium brand...



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