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I saw one of those Tiecannies in the Safeway parking lot trying to get juiced up enough to limp home today. These things are way, way before prime time.
Second Generation Macan source 2018if I am not mistaken Porsche started announcing that the all electric Micon would be a 2022 model… Then pushed it to 2023… Then pushed it to 2024.
LOL. post 77, you reacted to that article which I put up in post 76. That bodes poorly for them and it doesn't help that this new law they just passed means Porsche doesn't get the incentives. They don't build the cars in the USA.wonde if this helps
The fraught dynamics between the sports car maker and parent company Volkswagen go all the way back to Porsche’s roots.robbreport.com
The house I'm living in at the moment is solar powered, with a 7kWh battery and exports 4 times the amount of power to the grid, as it uses to run all its equipment including air-con [which is the easy one really, since when you need it the sun is shining]. The system does not currently charge an EV as well but it's quite possible. The issue is not sustainability.Next people are going to have decode if they want Ac in their house in 100+ degree weather or charge their cars. Never going to happen, I see CA changing their minds once they see it is unsustainable long term.
I work with developers from Ukraine and they have no electricity 8AM-12PM and 8PM-12AM. I'm sure no electric steering column adjustment and no bose are not that big of a deal.A years wait for an ICE GTS and now a delay on the EVs? No electric steering column adjustment, no Bose amps, and the hits just keep on coming. Like I said a year ago: gonna start looking like Cuba soon.
The development of the EV rolling computer will be similar to that of the personal computer. Porsche, like Macintosh, will develop one of the first decent systems with hard work way ahead of the time anyone thought they ever wanted a computer. In less than 2 decades smart consumers will all have an Apple iPhone in their pocket and a Mac at home and wonder why anyone would ever consider using a quaint abacus to calculate anything or a phone booth to call someone.Anybody believe Porsche . . . . who is burdened with a host of problems on the Taycan . . . to the point law firms have popped up doing nothing but pursuing owners dealing with all the 2021 and 2022 recalls.
Ranging from batteries, to software to flawed alignment of body panels . . .
I'm thinking that the Macan, which is the bread basket that feeds Porsche financially (look at sales of the Macan base as compared to ANY Porsche) is a risky place to experiment, particularly with formerly loyal owners having been put through some decidedly "non-Porsche" prevails in 2021 and 2022.
I'll bet they stretch the ICE Macan until 2025.
Just a guess. . . .
Guess what one of the most active topics is on the Taycan forum?
Btw it’s Quebec who has a portion of people wanting to separate, not Toronto.100% EV’s is a pipe dream. Ca does not have the power grid to handle it throughout the summer months. Next people are going to have decode if they want Ac in their house in 100+ degree weather or charge their cars. Never going to happen, I see CA changing their minds once they see it is unsustainable long term. Why can’t CA separate from the US like Toronto wants to do from Canada.
It's an absolute impossibility.100% EV’s is a pipe dream.
I would not be so sure. As we watch the mess that unreliables are making of energy grids, EV's may not be such a good bet...how do we charge an increasing EV fleet if we are having energy supply shortages ? Banning anything in the future can always be reversed when it is obvious it was not such a good idea. I'd wait a while and see where we are at in 2030. Here in Australia , our Government has made a totally unrealistic claim of how much unreliables will be powering our energy grid by 2030...it is a physical impossibility to accomplish but the politicians are not much good at maths.No. ICE is dead. EV will bury any ICE car. There is no money in it. The EU just banned the sale of all ICE cars starting in 2035.
The hand writing is on the wall. There could be an EOL car like the 911 Speedsters but I wouldn't hold my breath when ICE is the past and EVs are the future for the German Automakers.
Yes, and I'm in Aus. too where power is anticipated to go up by 50% in the next year. It's a tragedy that they've made such a mess of grid power but I've made the choice to put 9kW of panels on my roof and 7kWh of lithium battery in my garage. Net result, no power bills, feeding 4X what I use back into the grid, zero draw from the grid for 29 out of 30 days and paying off the capital cost is still way less than the cost of power from the grid. EVs will be an important, integrated part of the grid in the future, partly because it can be quite feasible to charge them at home from your own solar panels and partly because their large capacity can help buffer the home power system.Here in Australia , our Government has made a totally unrealistic claim of how much unreliables will be powering our energy grid by 2030