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2014-03-19 04:20:10

GTS insignia graces mid-engine Porsche sports car for the first time since 1963 ATLANTA, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, the Porsche Boxster and Porsche Cayman will be offered as GTS models. As is typical for Porsche, these models feature more powerful engines and additional standard performance equipment. The new Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS models are visually defined by more than just a badge: they offer as standard equipment unique front and rear fascias,...

2014-03-18 16:21:04

Analyses completed: ATLANTA, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sports car manufacturer Porsche will be replacing the engines of all 2014 model year 911 GT3 vehicles. This is the corrective action derived from intensive internal analyses that were initiated in response to two engine fires. Meanwhile, it has been confirmed that engine damage resulted from a loosened fastener on the connecting rod. The loose connecting rod damaged the crankcase, which in both cases led to leakage of oil...

2014-03-14 12:21:35

Sports car manufacturer now has almost 19,500 employees - annual press conference in Stuttgart ATLANTA, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG continued its success in the fiscal year 2013 and achieved record figures for deliveries, revenue and profit. At 162,145 vehicles, deliveries were 15 percent higher than the prior-year figure. Revenue climbed by 3 percent to 14.3 billion euro. Operating profit rose by 6 percent to 2.58 billion euro. Headcount also reached...

2014-03-13 16:21:36

Sponsorship of the JDX Racing Team Continues Throughout 2014 NAPLES, Fla., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hertz Corporation (NYSE: HTZ) announces today their official 2014 sponsorship of the Porsche Motorsports Factory Team, Porsche North America and continued sponsorship of the JDX Racing Team. Both teams, participating this weekend at the Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Race in Sebring, FL, sport the Hertz logo on their race livery in the International Motor Sports...

2014-03-13 12:20:16

Model ranges 911 and Boxster in particular demand ATLANTA, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In February 2014, Porsche AG again increased deliveries to customers. With 11,061 cars sold worldwide, the sports car manufacturer had an increase of just fewer than six per cent compared to the same month last year. In the first two months of 2014, Porsche sold its customers a total of 23,286 new cars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120628/CL32476LOGO "We're as at February over last...

2014-03-04 04:20:06

Porsche at the Geneva International Motor Show ATLANTA, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Geneva International Motor Show, the new Porsche 919 Hybrid is celebrating its world premiere for the top class of the 2014 World Endurance Championship (WEC). The hybrid prototype will be joined by the Porsche 911 RSR at the Porsche exhibition in Geneva as well as at all eight races of the WEC, whose season highlight will be the 24 hours of Le Mans. Also at Geneva, the 911 Targa is making...

2014-03-03 12:21:17

Porsche dealers sell 3,232 vehicles ATLANTA, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor in the United States of Porsche Boxster, Cayman and 911 sports cars, Panamera four-door sports sedans, and Cayenne SUVs, today announced February 2014 sales of 3,232 vehicles, an increase of 15 percent compared to the same period last year and making it the best February on record for Porsche in the U.S. Year-to-date sales total 6,328 units,...

2014-03-03 08:20:26

Incentives Outstrip Transaction Prices; Up 5.1 Percent Year-Over-Year SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, estimated today that the average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $32,074 in February 2014, up $1,110 (3.6 percent) from February 2013 and down $24 (-0.1 percent) from January 2014. Average transaction prices continue to rise and are at the highest levels for February in the past five...

2014-02-28 12:22:47

Supervisory Board expresses confidence in Chairman STUTTGART, Germany and ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its meeting today, Friday 28 February 2014, the Supervisory Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, reappointed the Chairman of the Executive Board, Matthias Muller, for further five years. Matthias Muller has been Chairman of the sports car manufacturer since 1 October 2010. His new term of office will commence on 1 January 2015....

2014-02-28 12:21:39

Porsche at the Geneva Motor Show STUTTGART, Germany and ATLANTA, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At this year's Geneva Motor Show Porsche is hailing its return to the top tier of sports car racing by rolling out the new Porsche 919 Hybrid for the LMP1 category of the sports car World Endurance Championship (WEC) in 2014, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans as the undisputed climax of the season. The new efficiency-based regulations of the WEC stipulate innovative hybrid drives. The 919 Hybrid...


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