T: 01242 620894 E: info@mypoweruk.com

The first proper challenge to Tesla’s EV hegemony arrives in 2019

Porsche has used a press conference at the Frankfurt auto show to announce that the marque’s first all electric model - the four door MissionE - will launch in 2019 with a prices similar to the higher end Tesla S models. This will be the first time that a Model S buyer will have a genuine, market ready alternative. It will have dual motors, a claimed 300m range and capable of using Porsche’s much hyped ultra-fast chargers although none of these actually exist yet outside Porsche HQ. Still, the prospect of charging in only 15 mins brings it into the same level of inconvenience as stopping to refuel with petrol or diesel.

The Verge has the story here.

Porsche’s very own MissionE site can be seen here.


News Headlines

Tesla will soon face serious EV competition from Porsche

Gas, nuclear and coal generators told to produce less electricity this summer

British Gas is increasing the cost of energy by 5.5% this month

VW is still dealing with the fallout from #dieselgate in the US

Audi is joining the all electric club with a new SUV

UK electricity demand being generated by renewables just keeps growing

Saudi Arabia is going to build the world's largest solar project

Electric air transport on the horizon

Spat between Aston Martin and Rolls Royce

National Grid planning a network of superfast chargers at UK motorway services

California is racing towards a solar future

Porsche and Daimler Benz increasing EV commitments

UK industry pays 33% more for electricity than the rest of Europe

Former Energy Minster pleas for government to bankroll expensive Swansea tidal lagoon

Gloucestershire drivers are leaders in the electric car uptake

A compelling business argument for solar

The potential for solar across Africa is huge

UK's reliance on imported gas could soon backfire

Fuel forecourt operators have a serious choice to make with EV charging

Mypower shine to win another Solar energy award