July 7, 2022

Porsche EV boosts targets, stabilizing the 911 hybrid sports car

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Detroit – All Electric Porsche Teykon The sedan sells With the German carmaker’s iconic 911 sports car, the company is increasing its EV sales targets. It also plans to release a hybrid version of the 911.

Porsche announced on Friday that 80% of its global sales are expected to be all electric vehicles by 2030. That size is a mix of all electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles compared to previous plans for sale. Combustion engines with battery technology.

“Porsche’s future is electric,” Porsche CEO Oliver Blume told the media at a roundtable.

Bloom refuses to predict the breakdown of all non-electric vehicles, citing “flexible mechanical strategy” that includes internal combustion engines, hybrids and plug-in hybrids.

Taycan Porsche first and So far only the electric car. This is 14% of the company’s 301,915 vehicles sold in 2021. Taycan sales were 41,296, topping sales of 38,464 units out of 911.

The company’s next two EVs are expected to be the Macan SUV in 2023, followed by the 718 sports car in 2025. Blume has confirmed that a hybrid version of its 911 sports car is coming, but he has not released a deadline for its release.

Porsche claims that almost 40% of all Porsche vehicles sold in Europe are electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles or PHEVs. Porsche currently offers two PHEVs, all of which are seen by many as short-term, intermediate technologies ahead of electric vehicles.

Porsche’s plans are unique among global carmakers because they do not plan to completely abandon vehicles with traditional internal combustion engines. In particular, for its 911 sports car, it is considered one of the best “driving cars” in the world.

Porsche has announced an investment of approximately $ 24 million to develop “e-fuels,” which officials say are climate-neutral fuels instead of gasoline in non-electric vehicles.

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Bloom described e-fuels as “an excellent filler” for EVs.

The new EV plans were announced in association with Porsche, which last month announced its initial agreement to transition from VW to a public company, announcing its 2021 financial results.

Porsche has set new records in both sales revenue and operating profit. Sales increased by 33.1 billion euros ($ 36.7 billion) in 2021 and 4.4 billion euros ($ 4.9 billion) in 2020. Last year, Porsche’s operating profit increased by 27% to 5. 5.3 billion ($ 5.9 billion) compared to 2020.