The European Commission has opened a formal investigation into whether German automakers BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen Group colluded to avoid competition in developing clean emissions technology.
Porsche expects to launch a diesel version of the new-generation Cayenne SUV this year and may offer the powertrain in the smaller Macan crossover as well, a top executive said, denying reports that the automaker plans to abandon the technology.
Porsche Czech Republic Managers Franz Pommer and Vratislav Strašil praised the annual press conference in Prague last year’s results. They also revealed product and business plans for 2018.
Porsche Inter Auto CZ officially introduced the new Cayenne SUV to the market. The third generation of the car was officially presented to three hundred invited customers, brand friends and members of the Porsche Clubs, on Thursday 30 November 2017 in the Porsche Centrum Praha.
Porsche Czech Republic executives Vratislav Strašil and Franz Pommer started QHERO, a project of comprehensive support for schools and students of automotive focus. The symbolic kee code was passed to Milana Chylík at the Integrated High School in Brno.
Germany ordered Porsche brand to pull thousands of Cayenne SUVs off the road as the brand became the latest Volkswagen Group marque to be embroiled in the diesel cheating scandal.
Porsche denied a report that it is using unauthorized software to cheat on emissions tests. Wirtschaftswoche reported that Germany’s KBA motor transport authority is investigating whether the Volkswagen Group brand is cheating on emissions tests.
Porsche Automobil Holding SE cannot rule out the possibility that investigators acting on behalf of German public prosecutors may raid its premises in connection with Volkswagen Group’s diesel emissions scandal.
Porsche Engineering Services, a subsidiary of Porsche Engineering Group GmbH, and the Czech Technical University in Prague (ČVUT), signed a contract on extensive cooperation at the Czech Institute of Computer Science, Robotics and Cybernetics (CIIRC) at CTU.
Former Volkswagen Chairman Ferdinand Piech is set to lose his board seat at Porsche SE, in which the Porsche and Piech families have pooled their holding in VW, a German paper reported.
Porsche Czech Republic, importer of car brands Volkswagen, Audi, SEAT and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, registered during the first 31 days of 2017 in the Czech Republic a total of 4,285 new passenger and commercial vehicles. That is significantly more than in January 2016.
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