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Porsche's new sales boss predicts continued growth after record 2015

Feb. 11, 2016 06:01 CET

Porsche easily surpassed its goal of 200,000 annual global sales last year and can now look forward to another year of worldwide growth, Detlev von Platen, the brand's new sales boss, told Automotive News Europe....
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Porsche CEO says profits will be hit by EV investment

Feb. 9, 2016 11:02 CET

Porsche is bracing for smaller profit gains in the future as the sports-car maker steps up spending on models such as its first EV, CEO Oliver Blume said....
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Porsche: Diesel Macan in limbo for now

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 8, 2016

Porsche North America boss Klaus Zellmer still wants to bring the diesel-powered Macan to the U.S. But he needs Volkswagen to make a technical fix so the engines will meet emissions requirements....
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Luxury car sales surge in Russia despite crisis

Feb. 3, 2016 16:34 CET

More and more Porsche, Bentley and Rolls-Royce cars are appearing on Russian roads as wealthy buyers take advantage of a weak ruble that means luxury cars are considerably cheaper in Russia than in the U.S....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for February

Feb. 1, 2016 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 how Ford and Opel plan to turn their businesses in Europe into consistent money makers after years of struggle....
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After record 2015, Porsche will keep growing, von Platen says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 1, 2016

Porsche will review its global strategy in the middle of this year after easily surpassing its goal of 200,000 sales around the world in 2015. New sales boss Detlev von Platen, who took over in November after heading Porsche Cars North America, isn't ready to reveal the company's next long-term sales target. But he did predict another year of worldwide growth for the brand....
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Porsche has no plans to go down self-driving route

Jan. 31, 2016 21:24 CET

Porsche does not plan to develop self-driving vehicles because its customers like to drive their cars themselves, CEO Oliver Blume told a German newspaper. He also said Porsche aims to offer hybrid versions of all its models including the 911....
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ANE's February e-magazine goes live Monday

Jan. 29, 2016 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, Feb. 1. This month's edition looks at how Ford and Opel plan to turn their businesses in Europe into consistent money makers after years of struggle....
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Top designers share their top picks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2016

Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper had a little fun recently with some of the industry's leading designers. The paper asked them to pick their favorite cars from other companies....
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Porsche, Piech families support embattled VW CEO, report says

8:39 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2016

The Porsche-Piech family, which controls a majority of the voting rights in Volkswagen, are standing behind CEO Matthias Mueller, insiders say, despite criticism of his handling of the emissions crisis during a U.S. visit....
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Porsche sees slower growth after Macan boost

Jan. 12, 2016 10:51 CET

Porsche expects global sales growth to slow this year as newly arriving models fall short of the lift generated in 2015 by the addition of the Macan compact SUV....
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Top designers share their top picks

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2016

Toronto's Globe and Mail newspaper had a little fun recently with some of the industry's top designers. The paper asked them to pick their favorite cars from other companies....
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Ferrari, Porsche gain from Australia car-sales boom

Jan. 9, 2016 06:01 CET

Ferrari and Porsche are among automakers benefiting from a booming Australian car market. Sales of new vehicles in Australia increased to a record to 1.16 million last year, helped by a property boom....
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BMW claims 4th luxury crown in 5 years; Lexus tops Mercedes

10:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2016

BMW held on in December to top the luxury segment in 2015 for its fourth luxury-sales crown in five years. But Lexus rode a strong December to pass Mercedes-Benz for second place....
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PORSCHE

Crossovers keep sales surge rolling

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 4, 2016

The Volkswagen diesel scandal brings changes for Porsche in addition to the new U.S. CEO. Porsche had to halt sales of the Cayenne diesel....
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Porsche union workers agree to concessions to produce electric car

12:11 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2015

Porsche workers have agreed to concessions worth several hundred million euros to secure production of an all-electric sports car at the manufacturer's biggest plant, a company spokesman said....
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Porsche names new production chief

Dec. 18, 2015 06:01 CET

Porsche has named VW Group veteran Albrecht Reimold as new production boss to replace Oliver Blume who was promoted to Porsche CEO....
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Porsche 911 ad pits the best against the best

12:58 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 14, 2015

What happens when the greatest faces off against himself in the ring? That's what Porsche tries to find out in a new commercial for the 2017 911 sports car featuring the likeness of a young Muhammad Ali lacing up against himself....
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Porsche Boxster and Cayman, with smaller turbo engines, to carry '718' name

12:48 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 10, 2015

Two popular Porsche sports cars, the six-cylinder Boxster and Cayman, will be getting downsized four-cylinder turbo engines. And, starting next year, they'll be marketed as the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman....
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Porsche packs more power into 911 Turbos for 2017

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 7, 2015

Porsche will bump up the horsepower for the revamped 2017 911 Turbo and Turbo S sports cars that it shows next month at the Detroit auto show. Both models feature powertrain improvements that increase top speed....
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Porsche approves Tesla Model S rival in push to move beyond VW scandal

Dec. 4, 2015 16:43 CET

Porsche will build a production version of the Mission E concept as the brand's first all-electric vehicle to take on the Tesla Model S. The VW Group division approved a $1.09 billion project to produce the battery-powered sports car....
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THE VW DIESEL CRISIS

Italian prosecutors probe local Porsche managers in VW diesel crisis

Dec. 2, 2015 17:45 CET

Porsche's Italian offices were searched after prosecutors opened a probe against eight managers for alleged fraud in connection with parent Volkswagen Group's admission to cheating in emissions tests, two investigative sources said....
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Porsche hikes hp rating on 911 Turbo for 2017

11:30 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2015

Porsche is bringing the revamped 2017 911 Turbo and Turbo S sports cars to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month. Both cars feature a host of powertrain improvements that shave more time off the 0-to-60-mph run....
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Porsche lawyers say actor Paul Walker to blame for his death in crash

2:08 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2015

Lawyers for German automaker Porsche said actor Paul Walker was responsible for his own death in a crash of a Porsche sports car, in response to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Walker's daughter, court documents showed....
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Penske buys N.J.-based dealership group

10:46 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2015

Penske Automotive Group Inc. has bought the Schneider Nelson Auto Group in a deal expected to generate annual revenue of about $175 million....
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