Porsche takes diesel models off its lineup

The German automaker says the move is in part due to the diesel emissions scandal

EU investigates BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen over emissions collusion allegations

The carmakers allegedly held meetings where they discussed clean technologies to limit harmful car exhaust emissions

Porsche’s first electric car to shoot out of the showroom in 2019

The 600bhp battery-powered Taycan will be able to accelerate to 62mph in under 3.5 seconds

Audi offers diesel emissions upgrade for 850k cars

Audi is offering a free software upgrade for 850,000 diesel cars to improve their emissions performance. The carmaker said the retrofit programme is for cars with six-cylinder and eight-cylinder diesel engines in Europe and other markets outside the US and Canada. The upgrade is expected to “further improve their emissions in real driving conditions beyond […]

Car manufacturers join forces for ultra-fast EV charge network

BMW Group, Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen are some of the car firms that have teamed up to accelerate the deployment of a charging network for electric vehicles (EVs). Porsche, Audi and Daimler AG are also part of project that will cover long-distance travel routes in Europe. They aim to roll out around 400 charging stations across […]

Pricey Porsche hybrid due to go on sale

Porsche is known for its luxury motors – and its recent entry into the hybrid car market has no less eyebrow-raising a price tag. The German car maker’s Panamera S E-Hybrid has a top track speed of 167 mph and can hit up to 84 mph in all-electric operation. With a cool price tag of […]

Porsche founder heads UK hydrogen car maker

A founder of the Porsche company and former boss of Volkswagen has been appointed chairman of a UK company developing hydrogen fuel cell cars. Sebastian Piech takes over at Riversimple from John Constable, who died last month after a short illness. Riversimple hopes to have60 cars involved in trials in two regions of the UK […]