As Porsche continues its quest to improve fuel efficiency and meet upcoming CAFE standards, the need for increased use of lightweight materials in manufacturing becomes more and more important. With that in mind, Porsche announced they have agreed to buy the machine tool unit of industrial robot maker Kuka to enhance their production techniques …Continue to the full article
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Will the Cayenne Turn Out to be the Saviour of Porsche – Again?
Love it or hate it (and quite a few purists lean toward the latter sentiment) the Cayenne is far and away Porsche's best selling model (in year over year production figures). Most Cayenne fans (and I'm one of them) will point to it and suggest that without its development and success that Porsche, as we know it, would not exist. The funds pouring …Continue to the full article
Is Your Porsche an Endangered Species?
According to an article in the German Edition of the Financial Times, it's possible that Porsche as we know it (at least in the United States) may be extinct in just a few short years! In May of 2009 President Obama proposed a 5% year over year increase to the current Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency (CAFE) MPG requirements. Starting in 2011 …Continue to the full article