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Presenting a high-performance mid-engined concept sports car with ultra-efficient, low-emission drive technology, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is further increasing the Company’s competence in hybrid technology. The 918 Spyder prototype combines high-tech racing features and electro-mobility to offer a fascinating range of qualities: An emission level of just 70 grams CO2 per kilometre on ...
Huge customer interest for the fourth Porsche model series. Stuttgart/Leipzig. Today, just three months after the new Panamera went on sale the 10,000th car rolled off the production line at the Leipzig plant of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart. The 500 HP platinum silver metallic Panamera ...
As General Motors gets bids for Opel sell off it emerges Porsche ran up a 14 billion euro debt in its attempt to take control of Volkswagen.
Two world debuts mark the highlights from Porsche AG, at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show: the 911 GT3 and the Cayenne Diesel. Presented for the first time to the public, these two models impressively symbolise the particular fortes of Porsche’s model range focusing on both tradition ...
Porsche continue to move in a difficult market environment in the USA and Canada. At 1,746 vehicles, the number of deliveries to customers in North America was 36 percent lower than the previous year, with 1,658 vehicles going to the USA and 88 units to Canada. The Cayenne SUVs performed the most positively in ...
New Model Debuts at the Paris Motor Show Porsche is presenting the new models in the 911 range to the public for the first time at the Paris Motor Show. Further important debuts are the new Boxster S Porsche Design Edition 2, the Cayman S Sport, and the Cayenne S Transsyberia. Following ...
Porsche 911, Cayman and Boxster Tie for Most Ideal Sports Car in America When renowned California-based automotive marketing and product-consulting firm AutoPacific surveyed over 33,500 new car owners, the full line of 2008 Porsche sports cars topped the field in the Premium Sports Car segment, and Porsche ranked as the Ideal Premium ...
Porsche today disclosed photos and details for the next generation 911 model series. Four new 911 models go on sale in September in North America – the 911 Carrera Coupe, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Coupe, and 911 Carrera S Cabriolet. All offer a higher level of performance thanks to their all-new flat-six engines ...
Porsche AG, Stuttgart, managed to deliver 2,810 vehicles in North America in June in difficult market conditions; of these, 2,650 units were destined for the USA and 160 for Canada. The drop of 19 percent in total in comparison with the previous year was primarily down to the change of 911 Carrera model. As ...
New Generation 911s Combine Increased Performance with Better Fuel Efficiency Porsche today disclosed photos and details for the next generation 911 model series. Four new 911 models go on sale in September in North America – the 911 Carrera Coupe, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Coupe, and 911 Carrera S Cabriolet. ...
Porsche continues to meet and exceed the quality demands of consumers in its largest export market, the United States. Porsche recorded the top ranking of all brands surveyed in the 2008 J.D. Power and Associates “Initial Quality Study SM”. This makes it three consecutive years that the Porsche brand had the fewest problems per 100 ...
Porsche celebrates its anniversary. Exactly 60 years ago the cornerstone was laid for the family-operated industrial company, whose rise from modest beginnings to become one of the most important sports car manufacturers in the world no one back then would have ever foreseen. On June 8, 1948 a new chapter in automobile history began.For on this ...
Porsche has been successful in the International Engine of the Year Awards. With its 911 Turbo-Drive, the sports car manufacturer has underpinned its position in a field of high performance competitors, receiving the coveted “Best Performance Engine Award” for the first time. For ten years now, this prize has been awarded by the British ...
Despite the increasingly poor economic outlook, sales by Porsche AG, Stuttgart, in the USA and Canada in April 2008 show a good result: Deliveries of 3,099 vehicles to customers were only 5 percent below the previous year’s figure of 3,248 units. The driving force behind this development was the second generation of the ...
Schoolgirls worked at Stuttgart sports car manufacturer’s training center on “Girls Day” 30 schoolgirls aged between 13 and 15 experienced at first hand how attractive technical professions in the automotive industry can be for women. As a part of the nationwide “Girls Day”, they visited Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, ...
World Premiere at “Auto China 2008” in Beijing Porsche has extended its third model line by the addition of the top of the range Cayenne Turbo S. The Turbo S, the most powerful Cayenne of them all, is driven by a 4.8 liter V8 engine with twin turbo forced ...
Porsche will again contest the Transsyberia Rally this year.  Already at its debut in 2007, the Porsche Cayenne S Transsyberia proved its speed and excellent offroad qualities on the way from Moscow to the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. Three Cayenne S Transsyberia finished in the top three positions. For this year’s edition of the Transsyberia ...
The end is in sight for work on the building site for the new museum for Porsche. At present, over 40 different companies with up to 250 tradesmen and specialists are at work at the Porscheplatz. “Work is going well according to plan. Wind and weather allowing, the museum should be completed by the ...
New Cayenne GTS well received by customers in the US and Canada In March 2008 Porsche held its ground well in a market environment characterized by recession fears in the US and Canada. At 2,624, the number of vehicles delivered to customers was down by 24% on the figure for the previous year. ...
For the first time since the launch of the second generation Cayenne, Porsche will be increasing prices. The price changes, effective 1st June 2008, will be between 1.4% and 2.8%, depending on the model. IOverall, all second-generation Cayenne models are very much in demand from customers.The main reasons that customers value the Cayenne are the new ...
Porsche s presenting the new Boxster RS 60 Spyder in Germany. From April 4, the most recent model in the successful Boxster series will be celebrating its first home appearance at the 18th Auto Mobil International (AMI) in Leipzig. The city is home to Porsche’s second production location, complementing the main factory in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. At ...
Porsche held its own in the USA and Canada in a very difficult market environment. At 1,841 vehicles, the number of deliveries to customers in North America lay eleven per cent below last year’s equivalent figures. The new Cayenne, with its lower-consumption engines, was particularly successful. Since the second Cayenne generation was launched on the ...
Porsche will add some spice to the 100th anniversary of the Chicago Auto Show by unveiling the Cayenne GTS to the American public. Already known for exceptional on and off-road prowess, the GTS has been formulated, tested and tweaked to offer the best on-road characteristics of ...
Porsche will be starting production of the 911 series again next Monday,  March 3, at the main factory in Zuffenhausen. Production was stopped last Monday following a deflagration that occurred in the paint shop, in which a PVC fusion oven was badly damaged. The material damage, amounting to several hundred thousand Euros, is largely covered ...
Porsche AG of Stuttgart, Germany, has plans at this year’s Geneva Auto Salon to show off an environmentally friendly and fuel-efficient range of automobiles. The show, staged this year between March 6 and March 16, is traditionally used to reveal the most significant trends for the automobile season ahead. On the Porsche stand the automobiles ...
This morning at about five a.m. a gas explosion occurred in the paint shop of Porsche AG, Stuttgart, at the main factory in Zuffenhausen. According to first investigations, it seems that gas had escaped from a PVC fusion oven which is used in the drying of paints. At present it is not yet possible ...
The Porsche GT3 RSR launches into the new model year with extensive modifications. The most powerful race car based on the Porsche 911, which last year scored wins at the 24 hour races of Le Mans and Spa as well as overall victory at the Nuerburgring 24 hours, competes in the GT2 class at ...
Debut for new endurance racer   Porsche adds another member of the 911 family to its range of products. The new GT3 Cup S, based on the road-going GT3 ...
Right at the beginning of the New Year, Porsche AG, Stuttgart, celebrated a special production jubilee: employees at the Leipzig plant put the finishing touches to the 200,000th Cayenne. The automobile, a red GTS, will be delivered to a customer in the Middle East. The Cayenne GTS is a distinctly sporting variant of the ...
This morning Porsche AG, Stuttgart, received the award “Best Automobile in the World” in the Cabriolet category for the Porsche 911. Almost 95,000 readers of the German specialist journal “auto motor und sport” voted the open Carrera into first place among a field of 49 other cabriolets, roadsters and spiders. Thus the Porsche 911 Carrera ...
GTS to offer the best on-road characteristics of any Cayenne Porsche Porsche will add some spice to the 100th anniversary of the Chicago Auto Show by unveiling the Cayenne GTS to the American public. Already known for exceptional on and off-road prowess, the GTS has been formulated, tested and tweaked to ...
Porsche will also be building a hybrid drive version of the new Panamera. This four-door Gran Turismo with sporting driving dynamics so typical of Porsche will boast the proven components featured in the Cayenne Hybrid entering the market at the end of the decade. And thanks ...
Luxury automaker Porsche AG said Wednesday that revenue rose almost 15 per cent in the first four months of the year on strong vehicle sales. The Stuttgart-based automaker said revenues increased 14.7 per cent on the previous year to 2.36 billion euros (US$3.51 billion), as vehicle sales rose 18.4 per cent to 30,700 units overall. The ...
Porsche AG's chief executive said Wednesday that his company has made no decision on whether to raise its stake in rival German automaker Volkswagen AG, and suggested that it was in no hurry to make a move. Speculation that Porsche would move to take a majority in Volkswagen has been high since the European Court ...
Luxury sports car maker Porsche AG said Monday that its net profit for fiscal 2007 more than tripled with help from a revaluation of its 22 per cent stake in Volkswagen AG and strong results from its core business. Porsche said it earned 4.24 billion euros ($6.18 billion) for the full year, up from 1.39 ...
A European court on Tuesday ruled that a German law shielding car maker Volkswagen AG from hostile takeovers is illegal, clearing the way for Porsche AG to increase its influence _ and possibly take control _ at Europe's biggest car maker. The decision by the European Court of Justice also is expected to have wider ramifications ...
Thousands of Porsche workers will receive a 5,200 euros (US$7,350) bonus because of a strong increase in sales worldwide and an expected improvement in profits, the luxury sports car maker said Friday. The Stuttgart-based company, the world's most profitable carmaker, said some 8,000 workers would receive the special bonus, which is more than the 3,500 euros ...
Porsche, facing an uprising among its well-heeled and well-informed clientele, said Tuesday it is lowering Canadian prices on 2008 models by an average of about eight per cent. ``We cannot ignore our customers and dealers in Canada who can look to the U.S. and recognize a substantial price difference,'' stated Peter Schwarzenbauer, president of Porsche ...
BERLIN (AP) _ Germany's financial regulators have approved automaker Porsche AG's takeover offer for Volkswagen AG, which it was obligated to make after acquiring more than 30 per cent in the company, Porsche said Monday. But Porsche has said it doesn't plan to acquire Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen outright. According to a ...

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