Porsche considers production hike for electric vehicles as diesel sputters

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Sportscar maker Porsche AG might boost annual production capacity of its Mission E model beyond 20,000 vehicles and decide shortly about whether to electrify its Macan sports energy model, board member Detlev von Platen informed Reuters. The Stuttgart-based automaker, which is owned by Volkswagen Group, stated it expects to double its investment in hybrid and […]

Porsches, Corvettes, Mercedes crushed in Philippines

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Bulldozers and backhoes pounded over two dozen seized luxury cars and trucks in the Philippines on Tuesday, consisting of Porsches, Mercedes, Jaguars and Corvettes, in a remarkable demolition presenting the no-nonsense leader’s crackdown on criminal offense and corruption. President Rodrigo Duterte observed as the pre-owned vehicles, some valued as high as $115,000, were reduced to […]

South Korea to fine BMW, Mercedes, Porsche for breaching emission rules

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South Korea prepares to impose a combined penalty of 70.3 billion won ($63.1 million) on units of BMW AG, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche mentioning violation of emission rules, the environment ministry stated on Thursday. Seoul Main Customs, part of the nation’s customs firm, have also asked prosecutors to probe the three units for violation of customs […]

Porsche seeks 200 million euro damages from Audi due to dieselgate

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Volkswagen‘s Porsche brand is looking for 200 million euros ($234 million) in damages from its high-end stablemate Audi over expenses associated with manipulated diesel engines, Bild newspaper reported on Friday. Porsche’s management provided the claim in written form to equivalents at Audi, the newspaper stated without mentioning its source. Audi confessed in November 2015 that […]

Stuttgart prosecutors investigate Porsche, Bosch concerning diesel emissions

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Prosecutors in Stuttgart have started a preliminary investigation against staff members at German sportscar maker Porsche AG to find out if they were involved in creating engine management software to cheat emissions tests. The Stuttgart probe is the most recent part of a sweeping investigation of Volkswagen, that owns the Audi and Porsche brands. Unlawful […]

German Transport Ministry orders investigation of Porsche emissions

Due to VW's emissions scandal Porsche will stop selling one of its best-selling SUVs

The German Transport Ministry has asked the KBA watchdog firm to analyze the emissions of automaker Porsche, a ministry representative stated on Monday following a vital media report. German newsmagazine Der Spiegel reported on Friday that diesel designs of Porsche’s Cayenne V6 TDI, an SUV model, had much greater emissions than lawfully permitted. The company […]

Porsche Cayenne diesel emissions surpass legal limits: Spiegel

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Diesel models of Volkswagen‘s sports automaker Porsche have much higher emissions than is lawfully allowed, German weekly Der Spiegel reported, mentioning test results. The publication asked German test institute TUV Nord to examine emission levels for the Porsche Cayenne V6 TDI, an SUV design, under regular driving conditions. “Emissions in this test were higher than […]

German watchdog investigates Porsche concerning emissions software

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Germany’s transportation watchdog is investigating if Volkswagen‘s Porsche brand is using illegal software to cheat on emissions tests, Wirtschaftswoche reported on Friday. The KBA motor vehicle authority is analyzing whether Porsche is using steering wheel motions to spot whether its vehicles are on the test bed, the report stated. Germany’s transport ministry alleged Volkswagen high-end […]

German prosecutors officially investigating Porsche SE execs

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German prosecutors are officially investigating Porsche SE CEOs Matthias Mueller and Hans Dieter Poetsch to figure out whether they manipulated markets by delaying the disclosure of data relating to Volkswagen‘s emissions scandal. The prosecutor’s office in Stuttgart stated on Wednesday it was examining Porsche SE executive board member Mueller, who is also the CEO of […]