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Porsche confirms it will no longer offer diesel engines

Porsche confirms it will no longer offer diesel engines

Porsche's CEO during the scandal, Matthias Mueller, eventually became the CEO for the Volkswagen Group in 2015. Much like its parent company, Volkswagen, Porsche clearly states that diesel has its place in the industry; just not with a sports vehicle manufacturer.

As a result, carmakers around the world have ramped up spending on the development of electric cars, hoping to catch up with pioneer Tesla TLSA.O.

The company is keen to point out that they're not "demonizing diesel" but rather responding to the market. This means we will still see cars such as the 911 GT3 RS and the 911 Turbo in the future as "emotional and powerful sports cars will continue to play an important role in the Porsche product portfolio".

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It's against this background that the most widespread, controversial education reform efforts in Puerto Rico are playing out. She has had to pay for repairs to her elderly parents' front porch in Yabucoa, a municipality to the Southeast of San Juan.

Porsche said its hybrid cars are becoming increasingly popular, with about 63 percent of buyers of the four-door Panamera coupe in Europe opting for the partly electric version.

"We have never developed and produced diesel engines ourselves". Nevertheless, Porsche's image has suffered.

"The diesel crisis caused us a lot of trouble".

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Martinez had just become engaged to Washington DC bank executive Daniel Hincapie last week, according to her devastated family. Martinez passed away shortly after. "She made her way into the carryout behind me". "I feel relieved, in peace", she said.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold a meeting on Sunday to discuss whether to require the auto industry to carry out costly hardware upgrades for older diesel vehicles to reduce inner-city pollution, government sources said.

He said Porsche has not had any diesels in its range since February and the "test phase" has shown that many diesel drivers are prepared to switch to petrol or hybrid cars.

Porsche will be launching next year its first fully electric vehicle, the Taycan, opening a new front for the brand. "This was about nitrogen oxide, not CO2".

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Despite having axed the diesel engine from their lineup, Blume added that existing diesel customers will continue to be served.


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