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Porsche Design presents unique custom-built Timepieces program

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 9:02am

STUTTGART, Germany, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Porsche Design presents a revolutionary custom-built Timepieces concept that allows Porsche and watch enthusiasts to design their own chronograph perfectly tailored to their liking for the first time.

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  • STUTTGART, Germany, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Porsche Design presents a revolutionary custom-built Timepieces concept that allows Porsche and watch enthusiasts to design their own chronograph perfectly tailored to their liking for the first time.
  • It took nearly six years since the foundation of Porsche Design Timepieces AG in Solothurn, Switzerland, to bring this highly multifaceted project to life.
  • "The rendering model is based on CAD data from our designers at Studio F. A. Porsche in Zell am See and our engineers in Solothurn," says Rolf Bergmann, Managing Director of Porsche Design Timepieces AG.
  • The new Porsche Design custom-built Timepieces program starts in Germany on July 1, 2020, followed by the UK and U.S. on September 1, 2020 at all participating Porsche dealerships.

DGAP-News: SPORTTOTAL AG: Long-term cooperation with Deutsche Telekom contractually agreed

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 4:05pm

This will enable sporttotal to override the general economic trend and continue its positive development while generating new revenue streams despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • This will enable sporttotal to override the general economic trend and continue its positive development while generating new revenue streams despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Following a trial phase from March to June, #DABEI is banking on premium content produced by sporttotal.tv gmbh itself.
  • The company equips sports clubs with special camera technology which enables sports events to be transmitted live in a high quality and fully automatically on "sporttotal".
  • In addition, SPORTTOTAL AG also produces content for prestigious companies such Porsche, Audi, Mercedes/AMG, Red Bull and VW and organises high-calibre live events such as the Porsche Experience.

Cerence and e.solutions Team to Build Automotive Cockpit of the Future

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 2:00pm

Cerence and e.solutions have partnered for more than 10 years, bringing key innovations to more than nine million vehicles from Volkswagen AGs brands, including Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche, Bentley and more.

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  • Cerence and e.solutions have partnered for more than 10 years, bringing key innovations to more than nine million vehicles from Volkswagen AGs brands, including Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche, Bentley and more.
  • We are proud to partner with Cerence to leverage their industry-leading voice technology within our software stack to deliver an amazing experience to automakers and their customers.
  • To learn more about Cerence, visit www.cerence.com , and follow the company on LinkedIn and Twitter .
  • Cerence (NASDAQ: CRNC) is the global industry leader in creating unique, moving experiences for the automotive world.

The 2021 Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman models

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

ATLANTA, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --For the 2021 model year in the U.S., many of the 718 Boxster and Cayman models are receiving a comprehensive list of upgraded standard features.

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  • ATLANTA, June 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --For the 2021 model year in the U.S., many of the 718 Boxster and Cayman models are receiving a comprehensive list of upgraded standard features.
  • Prices start at $59,900 for the 718 Cayman, and $62,000 for the 718 Boxster, not including the $1,350 delivery, processing and handling fee.
  • Optional: 7-speed PDK for 718 Cayman GT4, 718 Spyder and 718 GTS 4.0 models
    For the first time, the 718 Cayman GT4, 718 Spyder as well as the 718 GTS 4.0 models will be optionally available with the 7-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission.
  • About Porsche Cars North America, Inc. | One Porsche Drive, Atlanta, GA 30354 USA
    Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is the exclusive U.S. importer of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman; Macan and Cayenne; Panamera; and Taycan.

Strategy Analytics: Porsche Taycan Rated in Top 10 Infotainment Systems

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 4:02pm

Strategy Analytics - A new expert evaluation from the In-Vehicle UX service at Strategy Analytics has investigated the infotainment system and relevant HMI of the 2019 Porsche Taycan , placing it in the top 10 of infotainment systems evaluated by SA thus far.

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  • Strategy Analytics - A new expert evaluation from the In-Vehicle UX service at Strategy Analytics has investigated the infotainment system and relevant HMI of the 2019 Porsche Taycan , placing it in the top 10 of infotainment systems evaluated by SA thus far.
  • The visual appeal of the Porsche Taycan UI is undeniable: the secondary touchscreen is used deftly and sparingly and almost exclusively for HVAC and charging controls.
  • But as noted in many infotainment evaluations conducted by Strategy Analytics using its proprietary algorithm , in the long term, HMI is only as useful as the features it enables.
  • When viewed through the lens of practicality and usability, the Porsche Taycan makes a mainly positive impression.

Porsche Cars North America appoints new manager for product communications

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 9:00pm

ATLANTA, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America has appointed Frank Wiesmann as Manager, Product Communications.

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  • ATLANTA, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America has appointed Frank Wiesmann as Manager, Product Communications.
  • Supporting him on the product communications team at PCNA are Luke Vandezande, Spokesperson for Cayenne, Panamera and Macan, and Calvin Kim, Spokesperson for Taycan.
  • About Porsche Cars North America, Inc. | One Porsche Drive, Atlanta, GA 30354 USA
    Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is the exclusive U.S. importer of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman; Macan and Cayenne; Panamera; and Taycan.
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    SOURCE Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

The New 2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS and Cayenne GTS Coupe

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 11:01pm

ATLANTA, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Porsche announced two new model variants to the Cayenne lineup today: the 2021 Cayenne GTS and Cayenne GTS Coupe.

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  • ATLANTA, June 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Porsche announced two new model variants to the Cayenne lineup today: the 2021 Cayenne GTS and Cayenne GTS Coupe.
  • Those acceleration times mark an improvement of 0.4 seconds and 0.6 seconds respectively as compared to the 0-60 mph sprint of the preceding Cayenne GTS.
  • The new 2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS and Cayenne GTS Coupe models are expected to begin arriving in U.S. dealerships in the fall of 2020.
  • Starting MSRP for the 2021 Cayenne GTS Coupe is $110,500.

Ford, Volkswagen Sign Agreements for Joint Projects on Commercial Vehicles, EVs, Autonomous Driving

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 12:00pm

Ford and Volkswagen both have strong commercial van and pickup businesses around the world, including popular models such as Fords Transit and Ranger and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Transporter, Crafter, Caddy and Amarok.

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  • Ford and Volkswagen both have strong commercial van and pickup businesses around the world, including popular models such as Fords Transit and Ranger and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Transporter, Crafter, Caddy and Amarok.
  • The global reach of Ford and Volkswagen will give Argo AIs platform the largest geographic deployment potential of any autonomous driving technology to date.
  • The Group comprises twelve brands from seven European countries: Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, SEAT, KODA, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Ducati, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Scania and MAN.
  • As a stand-alone brand within the Volkswagen Group, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is responsible for the development, construction and sales of light commercial vehicles.

Porsche Canada accelerates online strategy with 24-7 vehicle reservation

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 10:41pm

TORONTO, June 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Porsche is fast tracking its online strategy to meet growing customer demand for digital access to the brand.

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  • TORONTO, June 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Porsche is fast tracking its online strategy to meet growing customer demand for digital access to the brand.
  • In the latest step, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. (PCL) today extended the capability of Porsche Finder, their national inventory search platform, with new reservation functionality.
  • The updates include optimized search filters for model and generation, vehicle equipment and packages, in addition to an expanded selection of interior and exterior vehicle colours (including cabriolet roof colours).
  • Adding online vehicle reservation to Porsche Finder continues our focus on improving our customers retail experience and ensuring they can find the Porsche of their dreams on their terms, said Marc Ouayoun, President and CEO, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. With Porsche Finder, dynamic digital signage, wheel-stand tablets, and Porsche Apps, retail digitalization at Porsche continues to evolve to reflect what consumers expect today and in the future.

Behind the Scenes – seeing your Porsche 911 in production

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - 4:42pm

911 customers will now receive regular updates from the time they order their car until it arrives in Canada, including pictures from the production line.

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  • 911 customers will now receive regular updates from the time they order their car until it arrives in Canada, including pictures from the production line.
  • For the 911, Porsche has already installed cameras at two relevant stations and linked them to the production software.
  • Besides photos from production, My Porsche provides customers with additional exclusive information on their car.
  • Established in 2008, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. (PCL) is the exclusive importer and distributor of the Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, Taycan, Panamera, as well as Cayenne and Macan.