And two! After the Taycan, announced for the end of 2019, and his version of Cross Turismo, which should follow, Porsche converted to 100% electric the next generation of its SUV Macan. As for the Taycan, the new Macan will use the technology to 800 volts and adopt the architecture, PPE (Premium Platform Electric), developed with Audi, which will be the also the next Q4 e-tron.
Exit the diesel, definitely. Porch, put the end of last year to this type of engine, which he has never been a big fan. Place the electric, but also to the rechargeable hybrid technology that will be combined with an optimization of the gasoline engine. Porsche had a double objective: to provide vehicles “zero-emission” in markets where the car “heat” is likely to be short-term banned in the cities, as well as reduce the emissions of CO2, always in the crosshairs of european authorities.
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The company has decided to devote some resources to this development. “By 2022, we will invest more than six billion euros in electromobility, and by 2025, half of all new Porsche models could be equipped with an electric motor. We intend to play a pioneering role of this technology in the automotive industry,” says Oliver Blume, the president of the management board of Porsche. At the beginning of July 2018, the brand has also invested heavily in the Leipzig site in order that it specializes in the electro-mobility. It also participates in the development of the network of charging super-fast Ionity.
The website Porsche Built at Leipzig. Since its inauguration in February 2 000, Porsche has invested more than 1.3 billion euros in its development. Today it employs more than 4,000 people. Porsche.