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Porsche doubles planned production of Taycan EV due to strong demand

Porsche says stronger-than-expected demand for its upcoming Taycan EV has led it to boost production from 20,000 to 40,000 units. The company began taking orders, secured by a $2,500 deposit, a few months ago, and said in December that the first year’s production had been sold out. The Taycan (Porsche says the name means “lively… Read more »

Porsche hopes to make 80% of new vehicle sales electric by 2030

Last year, almost 40% of all new Porsche vehicles delivered in Europe sported plugs. In 2025, the company expects half its global sales to be plug-in vehicles (EVs and PHEVs), Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board said recently. He added that by 2030, more than 80% of the brand’s sales should be all-electric. To… Read more »

Porsche to join Formula E electric racing championship, 2019-2020 calendar announced

The Formula E electric racing championship has announced its calendar for the 2019-2020 season: 14 races in 12 cities on 4 continents, beginning in November in Ad Diriyah, Saudi Arabia and winding up in July 2020 in London. However, the big news is that Porsche will be fielding an electric racing team. The TAG Heuer… Read more »

Porsche dealers will have to share the cost of fast chargers

Back in March, a Porsche exec said that the brand expected to make a profit from its planned network of fast chargers, a comment that was met with much skepticism in the EV industry. Now the company is sending a rather different message, saying that its US dealers will be expected to pony up between… Read more »

Porsche unveils new modular concept for fast charging stations

Porsche has been ahead of the curve on fast charging, developing its own 800-volt charging system, while also participating in cross-brand infrastructure projects including Electrify America and Ionity. Earlier this year, the company announced plans to deploy a network of 500 charging stations in North America in time for the launch of its Taycan EV… Read more »

Pioneering Charging Technology For 800 V EVs

During this session, the Preh team will explore hit pioneering HV Booster that enables 800 V electric vehicles to charge at 400 V charging stations, in series since 2019 with Porsche Taycan. Preh HV Booster features a resonant converter that “boosts” 400 V electrical power to 800 V allowing, with its 150 kW nominal power,… Read more »

How to improve EV battery design with pressure mappings (Webinar)

Engineers involved in battery and EV design and manufacturing have common goals: to maximize performance, lifespan, and safety. Join this session at our Fall Virtual Conference on EV Engineering, presented by Tekscan, to learn why pressure mapping is a critical step in battery R&D for improving battery life, and how to apply it in quality… Read more »

Will Herbert Diess’s departure damage Volkswagen’s EV strategy?

Volkswagen Group Chief Executive Herbert Diess will leave the company, to be replaced by Porsche Chief Executive and former VW head Oliver Blume, at the start of September. Diess’s departure follows a vote by VW’s supervisory board, which includes representatives of employee organizations and the state of Lower Saxony, the company’s second-largest shareholder. The 20-seat… Read more »

Q&A with CharIN North America President: It’s all about interoperability

Interoperability—the ability of products from different manufacturers to work together—is one of the most fundamental enablers of our technological society. From low-tech tools such as screwdrivers and wrenches to digital constructs like computer operating systems, interoperability is critical, and the lack of it is often a roadblock to the adoption of new technologies. As EVs… Read more »