Porsche shrugged off widespread industry malaise, reporting record deliveries for last year and predicting that its first all-electric model Taycan will foster further growth in 2020.
After a bumpy start for sister brand Audi’s e-Tron, the Taycan is for the time being the flag-carrier in VW’s massive drive to unseat e-car pioneer Tesla.
BMW and Porsche have unveiled a charging station that can jolt electric vehicles with enough power to drive 100km in less than three minutes.
An estimated $6-trillion is theoretically needed to build the infrastructure that electric cars need such as charging stations and power networks. That’s about 7.5% of the world’s GDP.