December 4, 2015

Porsche Will Launch its Own Electric Sportscar

German carmaker Porsche has decided to release its first electric sportscar according to Bloomberg. The project cost is estimated at one billion euros. This will change the era of cars using heavy consumption of petroleum which was ultimately affecting the climatic situation and obviously the Ozone problem.

The company promises that the new car will accelerate to a speed of 100 kilometers per hour in less than 3.5 seconds, which will be a stunning feature as the car is not having a fuel combustion.

Engine power of the new Porsche Electric Car is said to have 600 horsepower. The car can travel without recharging more than 500 kilometers.

80 percent mileage will be covered by charging the battery f 15 minutes. So you don't have to wait a long time to get in the queue on the gas station. You can charge it at your home or office. BBC business correspondent Theo Leggett said it seemed clear that the Mission E was a response to the rise of Tesla, the Silicon Valley brainchild of billionaire Elon Musk.

The automaker expects that even in a rapidly changing world, Porsche will retain its leading position, including with the new Electric Sports Car.

The agency notes that by creating a new auto group Volkswagen AG (the parent company that owns Porsche) expects to mitigate the effects of diesel scandal, because of which the automaker has lost part of the European market.

The Porsche Electric Vehicles will be produced at the plant near the company's headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. It is expected that these electric car sales will begin by the end of the decade.

The concept car Mission E, which will be based electric Porsche, presented in September at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt.

In September, the US government was accused Volkswagen in that group installed on cars with diesel engines clever software that allows falsify the results of environmental tests on the level of pollutants in the exhaust.

This story has led to the resignation of the head of VW Martin Winterkorn and several other top managers. Volkswagen AG has announced that it is forced to reduce the planned annual investment of one billion euros for the elimination of consequences of the accident (review cars, payment of fines). Volkswagen will have to withdraw and check according to various estimates, from 9.5 million to 11 million vehicles worldwide.

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