Porsche tells officials of possible issue with emissions

Porsche Panamera E

Volkswagen’s Porsche unit stated on Thursday it told German officials of potential issues with its emissions data, after a report in Germany’s Der Spiegel that the figures for its 911 models of 2016 and 2017 were not accurate. “Porsche has identified issues in connection with individual roll-out tests,” Porsche stated. The particular case involves deviations […]

Swiss officials ban some Mercedes, Porsche models due to emissions

2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Swiss officials have halted registrations of some recent Mercedes-Benz Vito and Porsche Macan and Cayenne vehicles that had diesel engines that disguised emissions levels, the Astra roads agency stated on Wednesday. The move will impact vehicles imported from August 17. Vehicles already registered in Switzerland may keep operating, but must be retrofitted, Astra stated. Mercedes […]

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

Seoul in South Korea

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

Porsche Panamera E

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

Images of 2017 Porsche Macan

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 […]

German watchdog investigates Porsche concerning emissions software

Porsche SE logo

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 […]