Porsche does away with diesel

Irving Hamilton
September 25, 2018

Luxury sports carmaker Porsche has announced that it will no longer invest in vehicles fueled by diesel, preferring instead to concentrate its efforts on the growing electric mobility market. Demand for diesel models, on the other hand, is dropping.

But then, diesel has only ever played a smaller role in Porsche's sports vehicle offerings, with only 12% of their worldwide portfolio consisting of diesel-fueled cars. It is, and will remain, an important propulsion technology. According to the brand, interest in hybrid models is already taking off. 63 per cent of the Panameras sold in Europe, for example, are hybrid models.

Porsche's chief executive says the sports vehicle maker won't produce any new diesel models in the wake of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal. The sportscar unit used adopted diesel motors from VW group sister brand Audi that contained potentially illegal functions for pollution controls.

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Porsche hasn't had a diesel in its portfolio since February 2018 but in a statement, Porsche chief executive Oliver Blume said the automaker will continue to look after owners of diesel Porsches. This affects 13,500 diesel cars in Europe.

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