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Attention Electric Car Owners: Here’s an Update on Choices for EV Public Charging Options

One of the most frustrating things about owning an electric car is missing the easy dynamic once had by going to a gas station to refuel. As electric cars proliferate and investment money is spent, however, more and newer options, either now or coming on the horizon, will make public charging easier, and in a few cases, even for free.
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Finally, Porsche Announces It Is Done With Diesel

Though the handwriting has been on the wall for some time, there was no officials announcement from Porsche. During the weekend that announcement came and it was Porsche is done with diesel. It's not done with standard gas engines as they have a significant investment in that type of technology. However, the automaker is ramping up its electrics.
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In a First, Porsche Builds, Sends Macan To Top Market, China, In a Month

In a bold move for Porsche, the automaker has turned its build and sales planning on its head. Usually, the automaker debuts a car and about a year later, give or take, it appears ready for sales. This year, to take advantage of its hottest market, China, the automaker has done its turnaround, in about a month.
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Production of the New Porsche Macan Begins After Facelift

After word premiere of Porsche Macan facelift in Shanghai, China, just a month ago, Porsche starts production of the updated model. Current generation compact SUV Porsche Macan was launched back in 2014 and Porsche sold more than 350’000 Macans since then, so let’s see what Porsche has done to inject new life to its volume-seller.
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Porsche Hits a Few Cones Readying up Taycan Production

The first all electric Porsche since 1897 is having ramp up production issues but so far Taycan is on schedule with an assembly line timeline of 2019. Taycan will be Porsche’s first production all electric car and the second electric Porsche ever made, since the sports car company founder Ferdinand Porsche built the last one himself, the P1 which was the first Porsche ever built.
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Porsche Taycan's Waitlist Should Avoid Tesla Model 3's Problems: Precautions and Expectations

EV customers and fans are holding their breaths almost as if EV fatigue is overwhelming us, while Autocar is reporting that Porsche AG is receiving interest from customers about the new production coded BEV Mission-E, now named the 2020 all electric Porsche Taycan utility sports saloon, that will compete with the Tesla flagship sports saloon, the Model S. But of course we’re all looking over our shoulder at, shall I write it? The debacle surrounding the Model 3.

Porsche's Quick Charge Stations Have Arrived, and They Have a Crucial Advantage Over Tesla's

Torquenews has been keeping a close eye on the progress of Porsche's electric vehicle. Like the EV contender Tesla, Porsche has been making substantial promises about future developments. Among these promises was the guarantee of a network of fast-charging stations. Tesla currently has their own proprietary equivalents, and Porsche's late entry puts them behind the game in this regard. Now, however, it looks like Porsche is delivering: super-fast charging stations have begun to pop up.
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Porsche 919 Evo Hybrid Sets New Lap Mark on the Nordschleife; It Is 5:19.55.

Porsche has knocked the old holder of the best lap record at the Nordschleife, the Nurburgring's "Green Hell." The driver, Timo Bernhard, slice nearly a minute off the old record. The new record should stand for a bit, though,Porsche may decide it wants a better record and may go again.
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Porsche's New Deal with Rimac Gives It a New Advantage - Watch Out, Tesla

Porsche recently revealed its upcoming all-electric sports car is to be called the Taycan. The performance numbers are quite impressive, and the already expansive resources which Porsche AG made use of make the car likely to be well made and shockingly quick. But now, Porsche has invested in Croation electric supercar creators Rimac, a company whose rocket-like vehicles may make Porsche an EV heavy-hitter.
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Tesla Model S Shoppers May Want to Hold Out for The Porsche Taycan

Since they began deliveries in 2014, Tesla's Model S has been the most affordable and practical electric car available. Since then, Tesla has further cemented its name in the marketplace, become the premier marque for electric vehicles. Now, however, a new entry into the market makes Tesla's already difficult financial situation less sure. Porsche has announced that the recently named Taycan electric sports car will be on the roads in 2019 - in the same price bracket as the Tesla Model S.

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