Macan

Porsche plans diesel-powered Macan

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 13, 2014
Porsche plans to introduce a diesel-powered version of its Macan crossover in the U.S. in a little more than a year. "We are now busy with the development and the engineering," said Andre Oosthuizen, vice president of marketing for Porsche Cars North America Inc. "I can confirm that V-6 diesel offering with about 245 hp."...
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Porsche car sales rise 8 percent, boosted by gains in Europe

July 8, 2014 16:42 CET
Sales of Porsche sports cars and crossovers increased 8 percent to 87,800 vehicles in the first half, powered by rising demand for the face-lifted Panamera sedan and healthy gains in Europe....
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INSTANT GRATIFICATION

Until Macans arrive, buyers offered short leases on other Porsches

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014
U.S. buyers of the new Porsche Macan, which went on sale in May, face a wait of more than six months for delivery. So the company is trying to keep potential Macan buyers happy by putting them in other Porsches during the wait....
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Porsche checks Macan for possible brake problem

May 28, 2014 19:19 CET
Porsche is inspecting 2,500 Macan SUVs to check for faulty brakes, the carmaker said. The majority of the Macans were delivered to customers in Europe. No other Porsches are affected by the action, the automaker said....
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Porsche inspecting 2,500 Macan crossovers for possible brake damage

1:15 pm U.S. ET | May 28, 2014
Porsche is inspecting 2,500 Macan crossovers to check for faulty brakes after quality tests revealed that some brake booster units may have been damaged during the assembly process, the carmaker said on Wednesday....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Porsche adds second SUV

May 20, 2014 06:15 CET
Porsche hopes its Macan compact SUV will be able to repeat the success of its Cayenne, which accounted for 84,000 of the sports car maker's 162,000 global sales last year....
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Porsche tells N.A. dealers to cease using live Tigers for Macan marketing

4:22 pm U.S. ET | May 13, 2014
Porsche Cars North America is asking its dealers not to use live tigers in promotions of the new Macan mid-sized crossover after animal rights activists objected to the plans....
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Check out the ANE monthly e-magazine

May 5, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This edition examines a potential reboot of car design and features interviews with leading styling bosses such as VW Group's Walter de Silva and Mercedes' Gorden Wagener....
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ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

May 2, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, May 5....
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Porsche to offer 'greener' Macan in UK

May 1, 2014 06:01 CET
The UK is the only European market that will get a “greener” Porsche Macan SUV with a four-cylinder engine. The model is the automaker's first four-cylinder car in almost 20 years....
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Porsche expands Leipzig plant for Macan

April 4, 2014 06:01 CET
Porsche, which is rolling out its new Macan in global markets, is ready to increase production of the SUV if needed....
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Muscular Macan can fit a family

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Porsche executives pitch the Macan, on its way to U.S. dealerships, as a compact crossover. But to most eyes it looks more like a muscular hatchback. What is not in dispute is that the Macan sticks to Porsche's performance ethos....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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