May 26, 2019

Porsche launches electric vehicles

The futustic Porsche Taycanis the brand’s first move into general-production electrified cars.

In fact, Porsche is investing more than €6 billion ($6.9 billion) through 2022 on electric mobility; by 2025, it says, half of the vehiclesPorsche produces, such as an electric version of the Macan, shall be all-electric or hybrid.

Moroever Porsche has joined with such competitors as Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, Daimler AG,and Ford Motor develop fast-charging infrastructures in Europe. They are using racing such as Formula E as a testing bed to develop technology they may use in those races for electric cars they can sell to consumers.

The name can be roughly translated as “lively young horse”, referencing the imagery at the heart of the Porsche crest, which has featured a leaping steed since 1952. “Our new electric sports car is strong and dependable; it’s a vehicle that can consistently cover long distances and that epitomises freedom”, explains OliverBlume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG in a statement – link thereof below. The oriental name also signifies the launch of the first electric sports car with the soul of a Porsche. Porsche announced the name for its first purely electricseries as part of the “70 years of sports cars” ceremony.

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