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Porsche will equip all 189 of its dealerships in the United States with 800-volt DC fast-charging stations in preparation for the launch of an electric sedan based on the Mission E concept.
Porsche expects to launch a diesel version of the new-generation Cayenne this year and may offer the powertrain in the smaller Macan crossover as well, a top executive said, denying reports that the automaker plans to abandon the technology.
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Porsche will double spending on greener vehicles as competition in the electrified-vehicle market grows.
Porsche says it may increase the annual production capacity of its Mission E model beyond 20,000 cars when it launches next year. The brand will also decide whether to electrify its Macan crossover.
Porsche and Audi will significantly reduce development costs for future electric vehicles with a joint platform, German newspapers quoted their CEOs as saying.
Porsche will double spending on greener vehicles to $7.4 billion as competition in the electrified-vehicle space grows.
Car factories across Germany were at a standstill on Friday as industrial workers staged a third day of 24-hour strikes, focusing on plants owned by Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Audi and BMW.
Porsche will pursue a three-pronged strategy to tackle an industry shift toward electrification by offering plug-ins, EVs and traditional combustion-engine sports cars, CEO Oliver Blume said.
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Even with the move to electrified and autonomous cars, dealerships will survive and thrive, say Audi's Scott Keogh and Porsche's Klaus Zellmer.
The Porsche Passport subscription plan being piloted in Atlanta is bringing new and younger customers to the Porsche brand at rates beyond expectation.
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