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Showing posts with label Porsche Corporate. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Porsche Corporate. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Is Porsche Developing A Three-Row SUV?


Porsche is said to be exploring the possibility of adding yet another SUV to its growing line-up.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Porsche PH Unveils Country's First Ultra-Fast DC Charger


As Porsche Philippines continues to pioneer electric-powered mobility in the country through the Porsche Taycan, Porsche’s first fully electric model, the company is leading efforts meant to pave the way for the wider adoption of electric vehicles in the domestic market.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Porsche Confirms Malaysian Production To Start In 2022


Porsche has confirmed what reports from early this year were pointing to: the German automaker will start assembly in Malaysia.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Volkswagen Transfers Ownership Of Bugatti Brand


After months of speculation, it’s confirmed: Volkswagen has just unloaded Bugatti. The company and its shares will now be transferred to a new joint-venture co-owned by Porsche and Rimac Automobili. Known as Bugatti Rimac, the new joint-venture will be owned 55 percent by Rimac and 45 percent by Porsche.

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Last Minute Father's Day Gift Shopping? Try Heading To PGA Cars


Can’t think of a gift for a car-crazed Dad this Father’s Day? Get him some awesome stuff not found in malls but rather from the car showrooms he loves. Not only are these items from Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini and Bentley well-crafted, but they are quite exclusive as well. Show Dad he’s special. You’re welcome.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Porsche Is Selling A Lot of Taycan EVs Right Now


Porsche’s worldwide deliveries in the first three months of the year increased by 36 percent compared to the first quarter of 2020, or 71,986 sports cars, SUVs, and sedans sold this year against 53,125 vehicles delivered during the same period last year. Equally impressive is that the Taycan—Porsche’s first all-electric model which in 2020 saw its first full year in the market—nearly equaled the sales performance of Porsche’s iconic 911 sports car.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

This Is Your First Look At The All-New 2023 Porsche Macan


With the Macan shifting to an all-electric architecture, Porsche engineers have already started testing it in the “real-world.” By the time it’ll make its world premiere in 2023, the all-electric Macan will have covered 2.89 million kilometers.

Friday, March 26, 2021

A Free Software Upgrade Just Added More Performance to the Porsche Taycan


Porsche just showed the potential of Over-the-Air (OTA) firmware updates with its first software update for its all-electric Taycan.

Porsche Won't be Using VW Platforms Anymore


Porsche won’t be using Volkswagen platforms for its future vehicles starting with the all-new Macan due in the second half of 2021. Instead, the German luxury carmaker will use the Premium Platform Electric or PPE which it co-developed with sister brand, Audi, since 2018.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Porsche Looking to Assemble Vehicles in Malaysia


Porsche will soon be assembling vehicles in Southeast Asia, if a report from a local Malaysian newspaper is proven to be true.

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

This 16-Year Old is a Guinness World Record Holder


With the help of a 2020 Porsche 718 Spyder, Chloe Chambers is now a Guinness World Records holder for Fastest Vehicle Slalom.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Porsche 3D Prints Pistons for 911 GT2 RS


3D printing technology is already used at Porsche in prototype construction, manufacturing spare parts for classic sports cars as well as in other areas. In cooperation with its partners Mahle and Trumpf, the sports car manufacturer is now establishing a new milestone in the use of additive manufacturing processes for highly-stressed drive components—for the first time, the pistons for the high-performance engine of the 911 flagship model, the GT2 RS, are now also being produced with a 3D printer.

PGA Cars Implements Strengthened Sanitation Protocols at Dealerships


Since resuming physical operations following the easing of quarantine restrictions, PGA Cars, Inc., official importer and distributor of Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley in the Philippines, has been practicing even more stringent sanitation protocols as it places in highest priority the health and safety of its clients, guests and workforce.

Saturday, May 16, 2020

PGA Cars to Go Appointment-Basis Only for Both Sales and Service


On Monday, May 18, 2020, the official and exclusive importer and distributor of Porsche, Audi, Lamborghini, and Bentley in the Philippines resumes physical sales and service operations of the four premium automotive brands as COVID-19 quarantine restrictions in some parts of the Philippines are eased.

Friday, May 1, 2020

Porsche to Re-Start Production


Porsche will phase in production at its main factories in Zuffenhausen and Leipzig, Germany, starting on May 4, with operations at both sites set to ramp up incrementally in the following weeks.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Porsche Opens New Website to Keep Kids Entertained During Quarantine


With schools and daycare centers closed, parents working from home have to find ways to keep their children busy. Porsche is pitching in these efforts—like through Porsche 4Kids, which offers children stuck at home a welcome distraction by way of various activities that both entertain and educate.

Friday, April 24, 2020

Classic Porsches Can Now Get Apple CarPlay


Porsche is now giving owners of older models the chance to jump onto the Bluetooth and Apple CarPlay bandwagon with these special 1- or 2-DIN infotainment systems from Porsche Classic.

Now available for order through the Porsche Centre or the Porsche Classic online shop, the Porsche Classic Communication Management (PCCM) fist into the 1-DIN slot which was standard in sportscars for many decades. The PCCM is operated via two rotary knobs, six integrated buttons and a touch-sensitive 3.5-inch display.

It’s made to blend into the dashboard of classic Porsche cars, especially in the way the knobs are designed and finished. The German sportscar maker says the PCCM is suitable for 911 models of the 1960s to the last 911 with air cooling—the 993. Use in earlier front- and mid-engine models is also possible.


Aside from giving it Apple CarPlay, the PCCM also adds digital radio (DAB+), Bluetooth, USB, and SD Card inputs as well.

Meanwhile for 911 models and Boxster models from the 1990s onwards can also upgrade their original Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system to the Porsche Classic Communication Management Plus (PCCM Plus) system. This system not only adds Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but it also swaps the screen to a high-res 7-inch touchscreen display while still supporting navigation/audio track display on the instrument cluster.

Porsche says installation can be done DIY, but they do recommend a Porsche Centre do it for the owner. Prices don’t come cheap though with the 1-DIN PCCM at 1,439.89 Euros (P 78,617.36~) and the PCCM Plus going up to 1,606.51 Euros (P 87,714.74~).

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Despite COVID-19 Pandemic, Porsche 911 Sales Are Actually Up This Year


Porsche sold 8,482 units of its iconic 911 sports car in the first three months of the year, a 16 percent increase from the same period in 2019, even as the brand’s total deliveries dipped due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Counting in the 911’s tally, Porsche in the first quarter of the year sold 53,125 cars worldwide, representing a 5 percent decline from the company’s 55,700-unit result during the comparable three-month stretch in 2019. Porsche’s performance in Europe registered a solid 20 percent spike—from 14,004 cars in 2019 to 16,787 this year—cushioning the decrease in most markets.

“We are not alone in clearly feeling the effects of the coronavirus crisis on our deliveries. But our focus now is on standing together with our business partners worldwide. Working together, we are in a position to react quickly and appropriately to further developments,” said Detlev von Platen, Member of the Executive Board for Sales and Marketing at Porsche AG.

China emerged as Porsche’s biggest consumer as the brand sold 14,098 cars in the country during the first quarter of the year. But the result is 17 percent less than the 16,890 cars customers there bought during the comparable period last year.

Porsche deliveries in the US, which stood at 11,994 units in the first quarter, were 20 percent lower than the 15,024-vehicle result in 2019’s first quarter. The brand’s collective performance in Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East also contracted 8 percent, or from 23,989 cars in the first three months of 2019 to 22,031 cars during the same period this year.

Despite the downturn, Porsche expressed optimism over its prospects in the coming months.

“After this challenging first quarter, we are now actively preparing to restart production. Our top priority will always be the health of our employees, the employees of our retail partners and, of course, the health of our customers. We are confident that the outlook is positive, not least because we see a clear recovery in the Chinese market—almost all of our Porsche Centers there have already reopened,” von Platen noted.

Porsche SUVs remained the company’s bestsellers in the first quarter of 2020, with the Cayenne recording deliveries of 18,417 units and the Macan emerging with a 15,547-unit tally. The Taycan, Porsche’s first fully electric four-door sports car that started reaching showrooms only at the end of 2019, already saw 1,391 units sold.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

TAG Heuer is the Title Sponsor of the Porsche Esports Cup


TAG Heuer, which already supports Porsche in the Formula E series, is the new title sponsor of the Porsche Esports Cup, the single-make electronic sports racing championship Porsche initiated with iRacing in 2019. iRacing is the leading provider of realistic online racing simulators.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

For P 416k, Porsche Will Put Your Fingerprint Onto Your Brand-New 911


Just imagine what sort of privacy problems this could bring. While ill-informed netizens went gaga over the OR code that comes with the LTO’s so-called “third plate,” Porsche has gone a step further, and is now offering your very own fingerprint as a decorative strip on your brand-new 911.