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VW's Q4 profit rises 18%, lifted by record sales at Porsche

1:44 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2014
Volkswagen AG reported an 18 percent gain in fourth-quarter profit as record sales at its luxury Audi and Porsche brands offset spending on developing new models and expanding production.... Read More »

 

Porsche recalls all GT3 cars delivered this year in fire probe

Feb. 20, 2014 12:51 CET
Porsche will recall all of the 785 GT3 sports cars that have been delivered worldwide this year as it continues to investigate fires that broke out in two cars.... Read More »

 

Porsche tells GT3 customers to stop driving for engine inspection

7:13 am U.S. ET | Feb. 19, 2014
Porsche on Thursday advised drivers of the most expensive version of its overhauled 911 sports car to stop driving the vehicle after two of them caught fire in Europe.... Read More »

 

Porsche halts GT3 deliveries after two catch fire

Feb. 19, 2014 13:13 CET
Porsche says it expects to conclude an investigation into fires that broke out in two of its 911 GT3 cars this week, after the carmaker said it would halt deliveries of the model.... Read More »

 

Porsche dealerships expand as brand's new-car sales rise

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
Porsche's new-car sales have more than doubled in the past four years. Now Porsche dealerships are expanding to accommodate the extra traffic. More than 40 of Porsche's 189 dealerships will expand, upgrade or build new facilities in 2014, said Joe Lawrence, COO of Porsche Cars North America.... Read More »

 

Porsche CEO sees sales exceeding 200,000 in 2015 on Macan demand

6:39 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2014
Porsche expects annual global sales will exceed 200,000 in 2015 on demand for the Macan compact SUV, three years earlier than first planned.... Read More »

 

Porsche CEO sees sales exceeding 200,000 in 2015 on Macan demand

Feb. 11, 2014 12:39 CET
Porsche expects annual global sales will exceed 200,000 in 2015 on demand for the Macan compact SUV, three years earlier than first planned.... Read More »

 

Macan may push Porsche's 2014 U.S. sales to near 50,000

Feb. 7, 2014 06:01 CET
U.S. Porsche sales, with an expected lift from the Macan compact crossover due at dealerships in late spring, are likely to approach 50,000 units in 2014.... Read More »

 

Porsche planning a cheaper Macan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Porsche already is planning a sub-$50,000 version of the Porsche Macan mid-sized crossover.... Read More »

 

Macan may push Porsche's '14 U.S. sales to near 50,000

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
U.S. Porsche sales, with an expected lift from the Macan mid-sized crossover due at dealerships in late spring, are likely to approach 50,000 units in 2014. They could surpass 50,000, a sales goal Porsche had set for 2018, but executives aren't ready to talk about that possibility.... Read More »

 

Porsche, Piech sued in Frankfurt by hedge funds over failed Volkswagen deal

Feb. 2, 2014 18:49 CET
Seven hedge funds sued Wolfgang Porsche and Ferdinand Piech, members of Porsche Automobil Holding's supervisory board, seeking $2.4 billion of compensation over the aborted purchase of Volkswagen.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Porsche Macan rises fast; VW Golf rules

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 31, 2014
Porsche's Macan was a huge Web winner during the fourth quarter but the media champ of 2013 was the VW Golf, which was No. 1 in online news stories, blogs and other social media such as YouTube.... Read More »

 

VW workers fear loss of Porsche Panmera work

Jan. 28, 2014 11:06 CET
Workers at VW's plant in Hanover, Germany, are demanding the carmaker build a new model at the factory as it risks losing an order for the next Porsche Panamera.... Read More »

 

VW urged by workers to build new model at German plant

5:06 am U.S. ET | Jan. 28, 2014
Workers at VW's Hanover plant in Germany are demanding the carmaker build a new model at the factory as it risks losing an order for the next Porsche Panamera.... Read More »

 

Q&A: MIKE SULLIVAN, PORSCHE DEALER BOARD OF REGENTS

Macan should put Porsche over 50,000 -- 4 years early

2:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2014
Mike SullivanAfter two years of record sales, Porsche is poised to smash its own long-term sales target as early as this year. The luxury manufacturer has said it wants to sell 50,000 vehicles in the United States no later than 2018. But with a 21 percent jump in sales in 2013 to 42,323 vehicles and the promising new Macan crossover going on sale this spring, the goal looks much closer.... Read More »

 

Porsche plaintiffs lose bid to halt civil suits in Germany pending Wiedeking case

Jan. 21, 2014 15:51 CET
Three plaintiffs suing Porsche SE in Germany lost their bid to pause their civil cases to await the findings of a criminal case against the carmaker's former CEO, Wendelin Wiedeking.... Read More »

 

2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Porsche ponders sports car

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Porsche won't build an entry-level roadster or small crossover, but it's ready to make the call on other new models.... Read More »

 

DEALER COUNCIL LEADERS

Porsche may reach '18 sales goal this year

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
Even though the new Macan crossover could help Porsche achieve its U.S. sales goal of 50,000 units as early as this year, dealers don't expect the brand to strive to stretch its sales much beyond that threshold for the time being. The Macan, a mid-sized crossover that is likely to start at around $50,000, is expected to be on sale at U.S. dealerships by early summer.... Read More »

 

2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

One reporter's take on what worked, and what didn't, at the Detroit show

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2014
West Coast Editor Mark Rechtin, who walked the floor of the Detroit auto show gathering first impressions of new cars and concepts, is convinced that this was a show of missed opportunities.... Read More »

 

2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Porsche nixes entry-level roadster, small crossover

Jan. 14, 2014 00:11 CET
Porsche won't build an entry-level roadster or a small crossover, but is ready to make the call on other new models.... Read More »

 

AMY WILSON

Why Porsche fans like the 'real' 911 Targa

1:22 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
With the 2014 model unveiled today at the Detroit auto show, Porsche aficionados are applauding the return of what some describe as the “real” 911 Targa.... Read More »

 

2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Porsche 911 Targa harkens back to 1965 design

11:45 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
The Porsche 911 Targa is ditching the sliding glass roof panel of its last iteration for a design that reaches back to the original Targa of 1965.... Read More »

 

VW sells record 9.7 million cars in 2013 on Audi, Porsche and China demand

Jan. 11, 2014 12:13 CET
Volkswagen said group global sales rose to more than 9.7 million vehicles in 2013, with the record deliveries fueled by demand for Audi and Porsche models and surging sales in China.... Read More »

 

VW’s Audi, Porsche, Bentley report record sales in 2013

10:25 am U.S. ET | Jan. 9, 2014
Audi, Porsche and Bentley sold more cars than ever as the Volkswagen AG luxury divisions rolled out new models to tap rising demand from the world’s wealthy.... Read More »

 

Porsche sales rise 15% in 2013 as demand for Boxster line doubles

Jan. 9, 2014 14:55 CET
Porsche said global vehicle sales rose 15 percent in 2013 helped by demand for the Boxster and Cayman models, which more than doubled.... Read More »

 

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