Porsche

Porsche recalls 13,500 Cayennes, Panameras to fix fuel-seal flaw

7:46 am U.S. ET | Jan. 24, 2015

Porsche is recalling about 13,500 vehicles worldwide to fix a seal that may allow fuel to evaporate....
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DEALER COUNCIL LEADERS

More Macans should push Porsche sales to 50,000

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2015

Porsche dealers expect tight supplies of the new Macan midsize crossover to begin easing this year, with added production helping the brand's U.S. sales to top 50,000 vehicles for the first time....
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A good year, but not for everyone

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

Thirteen brands set U.S. sales records last year. The lucky 13: Honda, Subaru, Porsche, Nissan, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Maserati, Land Rover, Hyundai, BMW, Audi, Jeep and Ram....
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Ultra-luxury brands, 3-D car, get star treatment in Detroit

3:16 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2015

More than 500 guests from all corners of the nation showed up at The Gallery on Saturday night, an exclusive, invite-only event that formally kicks off the Detroit auto show....
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Porsche expects sales to reach 200,000 cars this year

Jan. 8, 2015 12:54 CET

Porsche expects to increase sales to 200,000 cars or more this year, hitting a long-planned target three years early, after posting record deliveries in 2014....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Porsche's sales boss bullish on plug-in hybrids

Jan. 8, 2015 06:15 CET

Porsche is joining other carmakers in embracing plug-in hybrids, so much so that the company's sales boss, Bernhard Maier, uses one for his daily commute. Maier shared his views on the future of plug-ins at Porsche....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for January

Jan. 7, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why Jaguar expects 2015 to be a record-breaking year....
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13 sales records, but that's no record

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

There are lots of ways to gauge really good years in the auto industry, but here's one of the best: how many brands set sales records....
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PORSCHE

These are the good old days

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

Porsche should hit its 50,000-vehicle U.S. sales goal in 2015 — three years earlier than originally planned....
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Porsche bullish on plug-in hybrids

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2015

Bernhard Maier, Porsche's global sales and marketing boss, commutes daily to company headquarters near Stuttgart using a Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrid or a Panamera with a low-carbon dioxide powertrain....
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Porsche recalls 918 Spyder to replace faulty chassis parts

5:08 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 23, 2014

Porsche is recalling 205 of the limited-edition 918 Spyder, the German carmaker’s most expensive model, to replace defective chassis parts....
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Porche 918 Spyder sold out; Americans are top buyers

12:35 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2014

Porsche sold the last of the limited-edition 918 Spyder supercar, the German company's most expensive model, and Americans snapped up more than anyone else....
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Porsche sales exec to speak at World Congress

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2014

Porsche's Bernhard Maier joins a World Congress roster of speakers that includes Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne and General Motors CEO Mary Barra....
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Tesla Model S beats out Porsche in owner-satisfaction survey

10:40 am U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2014

Tesla Motors drivers were more likely than Porsche owners -- or anyone else -- to say they’d buy their cars again in this year’s edition of the closely-watched Consumer Reports buyer survey....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for December

Dec. 1, 2014 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why megaplatforms are a must-have for any automaker with global ambitions....
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Porsche SE faces more legal risks from botched VW takeover

Nov. 15, 2014 09:54 CET

Porsche SE has warned shareholders it could be forced to return "economic benefits" from a failed takeover of Volkswagen if former board members are convicted....
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Mercedes, Mini top J.D. Power sales satisfaction rankings

1:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 13, 2014

Mercedes-Benz ranked highest in sales satisfaction among luxury brands in the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Sales Satisfaction Index Study released today. For a fifth consecutive year, Mini ranks highest among mass-market brands, with a score of 727....
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Mercedes-AMG GT targets Porsche 911

2:06 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2014

Mercedes-Benz is using the tag line “Handcrafted by Racers: a sports car in its purest form,” for the new GT sports car, emphasizing the car’s development by Mercedes’ AMG performance unit....
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Porsche goes bling with two-tone Panamera Exclusive Series

12:19 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014

Porsche is introducing the Panamera Exclusive Series, which features more luxury than the company has ever offered before. The limited-edition series is based on the already-exclusive Panamera Turbo S and will be unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show....
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Kuni Automotive COO Herman dies at 72

4:02 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 31, 2014

Joseph Herman, COO of dealership group Kuni Automotive and a 40-year veteran of the auto retailing industry, died the morning of Oct. 29 after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer....
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VW's Q3 profit jumps on record Audi, Porsche sales

Oct. 30, 2014 10:37 CET

VW Group posted higher-than-expected operating profit in the third quarter, boosted by strong demand for Audi and Porsche models in Europe and China. Earnings rose 16 percent to 3.23 billion euros ($4.07 billion), VW said....
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Porsche's pain helps create in-demand consultancy

Oct. 25, 2014 06:01 CET

Porsche's experience of recovering from the brink of insolvency two decades ago to become a profit engine for VW Group has helped it with the development of a consultancy business that has a growing list of high-profile clients....
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918 Spyder nearly sold out, Porsche says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014

Porsche's limited-run 918 Spyder is nearing sellout status. Production of the plug-in hybrid supercar's 918 promised units will end next July, and planned production is sold out through late March or early April, said Andre Oosthuizen, vice president of marketing for Porsche Cars North America Inc....
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Porsche expects to hit U.S. sales goal early

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014

Porsche will meet its goal of selling 50,000 vehicles in the U.S. in 2015 -- three years earlier than originally envisioned, says Andre Oosthuizen, the brand's top U.S. marketing executive. "We would foresee 2015 would definitely be the year to surpass that threshold."...
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Porsche is first company to hire Vatican's Sistine Chapel

Oct. 17, 2014 11:41 CET

Porsche is the first company to host a corporate event in the Vatican City's Sistine Chapel after Pope Francis allowed the chapel to be rented out for private functions, with the proceeds going to charities working with the poor and homeless....
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