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Posts Tagged: Porsche EVs

Group14 raises $400 million for silicon-carbon battery materials factory in US

Silicon-carbon battery tech supplier Group14 Technologies has raised $400 million in Series C funding, which it plans to use to open its second battery active materials factory in the US. The plant will produce the company’s proprietary SCC55 lithium-silicon battery material for Porsche subsidiary Cellforce Group, which will use it to begin producing battery cells… Read more »

Porsche demonstrates V2G application with five Taycans

One of the hottest trends in the EV world is bidirectional charging, which promises to allow EV batteries to be used to provide services to the electrical grid. Now Porsche has partnered with German grid operator TransnetBW to conduct “a realistic pilot test” to demonstrate that “electrical balancing power can be stored in the high-voltage… 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 »

Dürr to supply Cellforce with specialized electrode coating process

The Dürr Group will supply German battery manufacturer Cellforce Group, a joint venture between Porsche and battery company Customcells, with electrode coating for high-performance battery cells. Dürr says its process for coating electrodes is unique, because the two sides are not coated one after the other, but simultaneously. This accelerates the process, increases precision and… Read more »

Porsche and Shell to deploy charging network in Southeast Asia

Porsche Asia Pacific and Shell will partner to deploy public fast chargers at six Shell stations strategically located along Malaysia’s North-South highway, offering EV drivers the possibility of convenient travel between Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Penang. Each of the six Shell stations will be equipped with a 180 kW fast charger with two CCS Type… Read more »

Porsche Taycan EV on course to outsell the classic 911

For those who were wondering whether Porsche buyers would embrace an electric car, here’s your answer: last quarter, sales of the new Taycan EV were only a hair below sales of the iconic 911 model. Porsche delivered 9,072 Taycans during the first quarter of 2021, trailing the 911 by 61 units. Porsche unveiled the Taycan,… Read more »

Porsche announces a new fast charging network, battery innovations

Infrastructure remains a potent factor in EV adoption—the first questions asked by the EV-curious almost always have to do with the availability of charging. Tesla understood this from the beginning, and its Supercharger network has proven to be one of the company’s biggest competitive advantages. Now Porsche has taken a page from the Book of… Read more »