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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Porsche Continues to Reduce Fuel Consumption with Each New Model
Porsche continues to consistently target fuel economy with each model change. Depending on the model, the savings achieved by all currently available model series in comparison with the corresponding predecessors lie in the double-digit percentage range whilst simultaneously offering significantly increased performance. With consumption reductions …Continue to the full article
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
Porsche Improves Power and Fuel Economy
The following press release from Porsche couldn't have come at a more opportune time. With yesterday's post on an electric Cayman from Porsche tuner Ruf and tomorrow's post about a Porsche that runs on air, better fuel economy and more power fits right in to this weeks theme of alternatively powered Porsches. While you're on the site, don't …Continue to the full article