Porsche Cayenne S e-Hybrid

Autocar Reviews Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid

The Cayenne S E-Hybrid is the third plug-in hybrid from Porsche (the others being the 918 Spyder and the Panamera S e-Hybrid). In the case of the Cayenne, the plug-in version replaces the old conventional hybrid with NiMH batteries. As a plug-in, it (obviously) has more battery capacity, a more…

5 days ago by Mark Kane 6

Porsche 911 PHEV?

Porsche Macan & 911 Too Small For Electrification

According to Porsche, both its Macan and 911 are too small for electrification in the near future. Let us clarify what Porsche is implying. Currently, Porsche uses the plug-in hybrid system found in the Panamera in the Cayenne SUV.  It was believed that such a system could be transplanted into…

7 days ago by Eric Loveday 5

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder Almost Sold Out

Only 918 will ever be produced and all of those units are nearly sold out. According to Automotive News: “Production of the plug-in hybrid supercar’s 918 promised units will end next July, and planned production is sold out through late March or early April, said Andre Oosthuizen, vice president of…

2 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 2

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Toyota And Ford Sink EV Sales Streak In October For US

What a difference a few months make. In May and June of this year, plug-ins from Toyota and Ford where pushing the market to new all-time highs…now just a few months later, the duo is responsible for the end to a pretty impressive streak – 46 consecutive months of record EV sales in the…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 57

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

October 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Much like John Kerry’s run for President a decade ago, defeat was almost snatched from the jaws of victory last month, as the September’s sales results just barely beat the year prior after front-running nameplates such as the Chevy Volt, Toyota Prius PHV and Ford’s Energi twins stumbled badly during the month. And because…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 27

Porsche Macan

Porsche Macan Next In Line For Plug-In Hybrid Treatment

Soon, every model in Porsche’s lineup (except for possibly the 911) will be offered in plug-in hybrid form.  Right now, there’s the Porsche 918 Spyder, Panamera S E-Hybrid and Cayenne S E-Hybrid (November launch in Europe, early 2015 for U.S.). Next in line for electrification is the Porsche Macan. As…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 9

Porsche Exclusive Cayenne S E-Hybrid

Porsche Exclusive Unveils Decked-Out Meteor Grey Cayenne S E-Hybrid

Porsche Exclusive, the Porsche division responsible for personalizing your Porsche ’til it’s equipped/outfitted, etc. specifically to your liking, has taken a shot at modding the Cayenne S e-Hybrid. For the exterior, Porsche Exclusive created a Meteor Grey metallic paint.  Additionally Car Scoops reports that there’s a “SportDesign package with sideskirts,…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 5