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Automotive Industry Insights: Taycan platform director, Dr Bernd Propfe

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner and Mike Costello. Mike discusses the Australian exit of Infiniti and what it means now for Nissan Australia. Jez Spinks reviews the Land Rover Discovery Sport and talks about how it handled a trip to the snow. Paul Maric was at the reveal of the 2020 Porsche Taycan and talks with platform director, Dr Bernd Propfe...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Porsche Taycan: A look at its motors, transmission, and dynamic chassis

Hitting 200km/h in a 2295kg electric car in under 10 seconds, and going on to a 260km/h top speed, requires more than just a tremendous amount of energy; it requires an intelligent transmission and high-tech motors. Continuing our series of stories on the all-new Porsche Taycan, here we'll run through the Permanent Synchronous Motors (PSMs) the new Taycan uses, along with the bespoke two-speed transmission created in-house by Porsche...

2020 Porsche Taycan: Five things to know

Porsche has finally taken the wraps off the all-new and all-electric Taycan, with insane acceleration figures and a chassis engineered by some of the best drivers in the business. Let's take a look at five of the coolest features fitted to the Taycan...

Porsche Taycan: 270kW charging, first production car to use 800V architecture and intelligent battery

Our coverage of the all-new Porsche Taycan continues with a closer look at the 800V internal and charging infrastructure on-board to streamline and future-proof the Taycan. The Porsche Taycan will launch as the first production car to utilise an 800V operating and charging infrastructure...

2020 Porsche Taycan revealed: 1050Nm of torque and 0-200km/h in under 10 seconds

Porsche may not have been the first German marque to the market with an electric vehicle, but it sure has ensured the Porsche Taycan lives up to its name as a proper Porsche. Loosely translated, Taycan means "soul of a spirited young horse", and is pronounced 'tie-kahn'. Initially, the Taycan range will launch with two variants: Turbo, and the pinnacle Turbo S model...

Porsche Taycan sets four-door EV Nurburgring record

The upcoming Porsche Taycan has set another very specific record, laying down a new marker for four-door electric vehicles around the Nurburgring Nordschleife. Although there's not technically a heap of competition for the Taycan when it comes to its Nordschleife record – Tesla hasn't set an official time with the Model 3 Performance – the car's 7:42...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download... recorded in the Rolls-Royce Wraith!

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Porsche Taycan interior revealed

Earlier this week Porsche released a teaser photo of the upcoming Taycan’s dashboard that revealed what the top half would look like. Now, the photographers have panned out and shown us the entire thing. Said to be inspired by the original 1963 911’s dashboard, the Taycan’s interior is a mix of both retro minimalism and high technology...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Porsche Taycan to include free internet, Apple Music subscriptions

The teaser program for the Porsche Taycan continues to march on, with company releasing a picture of the car's dashboard, and revealing details about its infotainment package. From this latest photo we can see the Taycan's dashboard is heavily influenced by the 911, a fact the company has referenced by setting the time on its various clocks to 9:11...