February 10th, 2019 | by Nicolas Zart
When most people think of Pininfarina, images of Ferrari and Alfa Romeo might spring to mind, but the Mahindra company wants to bring its long and impressive automotive expertise to electric vehicles (EVs). The question is, what can it bring to the table? The answer lies with its pedigree, passion, and expertise
January 7th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Porsche's head of operations in North America says preorders for the Taycan electric 4 door sedan have been stronger than expected, with many Tesla owners rushing to get to the head of the line.
November 2nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
There's no secret about it in the electric car world — Norway is the world's premier country for viewing the electric revolution. Norwegians are also eagerly waiting for all the hot new electric models, to the tune of 400 million Norwegian kroner (or $47.7 million)
October 23rd, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
It can get difficult sifting through the future of electric vehicles (EV) just from reading carmakers' press releases. Some use 80% of their press releases to talk about the future in flowery terms, leaving little to write about current vehicles and real-world specs. Some are more proactive. But finally, after a decade of electric Porsche teases, Porsche is putting its money where its mouth is with the official announcement of its first EV, the electric Taycan (formerly called the Mission E, which some on the CleanTechnica team prefer)
October 16th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Porsche is coming back to the discussion of fast charging with plans to build more than 700 new high speed chargers around the world in an overt confirmation of the criticality of having a super fast charging network like the Tesla Supercharging network
July 30th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
The YouTube video below recently caught our attention. Seeing Nico Rosberg's smiling face with his hand on electric Porsche Mission E on a track conveyed a great deal
July 11th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Tesla's vehicle prices are aimed straight at the heart of luxury vehicles built and sold by the big German auto manufacturers. Porsche, Mercedes, BMW, and Audi have all been taken on very directly with Tesla's vehicles. Surprisingly, they have yet to really respond with any vehicles that can fight back against the onslaught
June 8th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Porsche recently brought the Cross Turismo electric SUV to California for journalists to drive. They came away highly impressed with the car, which might go into production as soon as 2020.
May 12th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman
Once seen as the domain of tech geeks and tree huggers, electric cars have transformed into the new, must-have accessory for the rich and famous. Hannah Elliott reports (via Bloomberg), "When marketing luxury vehicles, ‘electric’ is no longer a bad word... feeling good about your car is the new feeling cool about your car."
April 17th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Porsche plans to have 500 high power fast chargers installed in North America by the time the Mission E goes on sale next year.
April 15th, 2018 | by James Ayre
As was reported a few days ago, it appears that the Tesla Model Y could begin limited production sometime in late 2019, with mass production following in 2020. Assuming that those dates are accurate, the Tesla Model Y compact SUV or CUV will be hitting the market right around the same time as numerous other all-electric SUV/CUV models
March 17th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Audi will build two electric cars based on the Porsche Mission E chassis — the E-Tron GT, a four-door sedan, and the E-tron Quatrro, an electric SUV.
February 7th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Porsche says it is doubling its investment in electric vehicles and charging infrastructure. Mercedes has announced it will have an all electric version of its popular Sprinter van available in Europe by 2019. The electric vehicle revolution rolls on.
December 29th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Details about the Porsche Mission E are beginning to appear. The car will have three performance levels. all wheel drive, and start at less than $80,000. The first cars will be available in 2019.
October 2nd, 2017 | by The Beam
Electric supercar concept vehicles show that the electric engine is going mainstream. They herald a new era of electric vehicles and present some exciting prospects of what that future might be. Here's a rundown of some new electric supercars that have some astonishing specs.
October 1st, 2017 | by Siddharth Dalal
At the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, we saw Mercedes, Volkswagen, and BMW all show some electric concepts. And most of them are really far-future concepts, the kind you find at auto shows but that never see the light of day. Here are some highlights
September 28th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The concept version of the Porsche Mission E went to Norway this week for a private showing to dealers. Rumors suggest significant differences between the concept and the production car.
September 19th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Speaking at the Frankfurt motor show (IAA), Porsche boss Oliver Blume recently told the press the company's upcoming Mission E dual-motor, four-door, four-passenger electric car will go on sale in 2019 and will be priced like an "entry-level Panamera" — the Porsche sedan that starts at $85,000. It is no coincidence that the Tesla Model S 100D also has dual motors and begins at $87,
July 14th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Porsche will power its new office in Berlin with a $900,000, 88 ton solar pylon that will provide all the electricity needed to power the new building. It is also a symbol of the company's commitment to electric cars.
March 17th, 2017 | by James Ayre
As part of its efforts to prepare for and keep up with the changes occurring in industry, Porsche put €2.2 billion into research and development efforts during 2016 (FY), according to recent reports
November 29th, 2016 | by James Ayre
The CEO of Porsche, Oliver Blume, stated in a recent interview with the German paper Automobilwoche that the luxury auto manufacturer was aiming for around 20,000 Mission E electric car sales a year following launch
October 21st, 2016 | by James Ayre
The Porsche Mission E project is a priority over the development of a hybrid version of the 911, despite some [&hellip
June 19th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Originally published on EV Obsession. A product manager for Porsche was recently quoted as saying that Tesla’s Ludicrous Mode upgrade [&hellip
March 15th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Originally published on EV Obsession. Both Panasonic and Bosch are vying for the battery supply agreement for the Porsche Mission-E [&hellip