Rumors about Apple’s plans to actually move forward and make their own car are starting to gain traction again, especially with the latest report coming from Business Insider Deutschland in which they claim that Apple has recently hired Porsche’s former VP of chassis development to work on Project Titan.
For a car company, Porsche has certainly teamed up with a lot of tech companies on design collaborations. We’ve seen them work with BlackBerry, LaCie, and now it looks like Porsche will be teaming up in a new partnership which has resulted in the creation of the Porsche Design Acer Book RS laptop.
Cars in general are not cheap, so while carmakers have websites where you can browse the company’s portfolio, you’ll still need to make your way down to a dealership to buy a car. However, companies like Tesla have challenged that tradition by offering customers the opportunity to buy their cars online.
No one really knows what the future of transportation holds. Right now, many seem to be betting on electric and autonomous vehicles, where not only are they expected to be more energy efficient and better for the environment, but they will also be safer. However, while other companies seem to be building autonomous electric cars, Porsche and Boeing are eyeing the skies.
We recently covered the buzz with Tesla’s Model S setting a new track record in California. And, it has been almost a week now – a witness says that Tesla ‘Plaid’ Model S crushed the timings of Porsche Taycan at Nürburgring (one of the most challenging racing tracks in Germany). The lap time by Tesla ‘Plaid’ Model S is believed to be 7:23 minutes.The Tesla ‘Plaid’ Model S is not […]
Elon Musk, in a tweet, revealed that the Tesla Model S set a track record for the fastest 4-door at California’s Laguna Seca racetrack. He also mentioned that the video will be uploaded next. Model S just set record for fastest 4 door ever at Laguna Seca, video tmrw — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 11, 2019This may not be a big deal for car enthusiasts in general – but after […]
In the world of electric cars, Tesla’s vehicles stand out namely due to their design, in which they sport very futuristic and sporty looks. They are also known for their performance where Tesla’s electric cars have helped dispel the myths that suggests that electric cars will never be as fast as regular gas-powered cars.
The Macan is Porsche’s best-selling SUV and the company is going to make a significant change to the next-generation model which will position it as a compelling option for customers who are looking to go electric. The German auto manufacturer has said that it’s going to electrify the next version of the Macan which will make the vehicle its first all-electric compact SUV.
Porsche shared some good news today for prospective owners of its Taycan electric vehicle. It announced that customers will be provided with three years of free charging at Electrify America charging stations across the United States. Taycan owners will be eligible to get an unlimited amount of 30 minute long charges as part of this promotion.
Many Porsche fans are looking forward to the company’s first fully electric car. Unveiled a couple of years ago as the Mission E, it will hit the roads as the Porsche Taycan. The company has revealed the Porsche Taycan prices and the top-of-the-line model is going to set customers back over $130,000.
It used to be that one of the downsides to owning an electric car is that it requires the use of a special charger. This is versus regular cars that can be refueled at gas stations that can be found easily. Electric cars also used to take a long time to charge, which once again made it feel like a disadvantage compared to regular cars where refueling only takes minutes.
Earlier Huawei had unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, the Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro. However it seems that’s not all the company had to announce as they have also taken the wraps off the Porsche Design Huawei Mate 20 RS. As the name implies, this handset has been designed in collaboration with Porsche Design.
Porsche has decided to give up on the diesel business for good. The German auto giant confirmed in a press release today that it’s no longer going to make diesel vehicles. It calls the dropping demand for diesel models one of the reasons why it has made this decision. It points out that the diesel share of worldwide Porsches was 12 percent in 2017.
Turo, a peer-to-peer car sharing platform, has been picked by Porsche to allow people to essentially lend their cars for short periods of time. It’s a new pilot program that the car manufacturer is running. The program is called Porsche Hosts and it’s going to be launched in Los Angeles and San Francisco initially next month.
Porsche has made no secret of the fact that it wants to make high performance electric sports car. The company has already detailed a concept that it’s working on and just recently, it teased its electric Mission E sports car. To further highlight its commitment to the cause, Porsche has announced that it’s teaming up with Rimac, a manufacturer of electric supercars. Porsche now has a minority stake of 10 […]
Porsche is bringing augmented reality to U.S. car repairs for the first time at scale exclusively at its dealerships across the country. Porsche Cars North America will start rolling out the Tech Live Look to its 189 dealers in the country this week. The system is going to connect dealership technicians to remote experts through smartglasses for live interactions that the company says have the ability to reduce service resolution […]
Porsche is one of the many big car manufacturers who are making major moves in the electric car market. The company today announced its plans to set up a network of fast charging stations in the United States much like Tesla’s Supercharger network. Porsche Cars North America CEO Klaus Zellmer has revealed today that the company is going to set up at least 500 fast charging stations for electric cars […]
German manufacturer Porsche makes some of the most desirable cars in the world and it appears that the company wants to expand that reach into flying cars as well. It may join the long list of companies that are thinking about developing flying cars which may form the basis for a flying taxi service. Uber is particularly interested in the flying taxi space as it has reiterated time and time […]
Porsche and Audi are just two of the several brands owned by auto giant Volkswagen. The two brands already share car components between them, for example, the Porsche Cayenne and Macan have the same chassis as the Audi Q7 and Q5, and this sharing between the VW-owned brands will continue in the age of electric cars as well. It has been confirmed that Porsche and Audi will co-develop a new […]
So you’ve probably heard of subscription services for books, music, videos, but a car subscription service? Those aren’t that common, but it seems that Porsche is hoping that there will be a demand for it. The company has recently launched a car subscription service of their own which basically allows members to swap around various Porsche cars.