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  • BMW ActiveE electric car production line, Leipzig, Germany

    However green cars are able to get, the process of building thousands of them every year still isn't particularly environmentally friendly. The manufacturers are doing all they can to improve this. GM's Detroit-Hamtramck factory that produces the Chevrolet Volt is equipped with several solar panel arrays to help power the factory, and now BMW has announced plans to build four wind turbines at its Leipzig factory in Germany. The new wind turbines are expected to be in use by 2013 and will generate the electricity to help produce 740 BMWs per day. The factory already produces some of BMW's...

  • 2011 Porsche Cayenne S
    Porsche Cajun SUV To Feature Sporty Three-Door Variant

    Porsche is set to introduce a compact SUV based on the Audi Q5 in 2014 and to emphasize its sportiness may offer the vehicle with a distinct three-door body in addition to a standard five-door model. This should help differentiate the vehicle from its Audi sibling and help it compete with the likes...

  • 2011 Porsche Cayenne S
    Porsche Cajun To Borrow Hot Audi Diesel Engine: Report

    Though Porsche’s Cajun SUV based on the Audi Q5 isn’t scheduled to debut until sometime in 2014, we already know several details about the upcoming sporty soft-roader, including for the first time some potential powertrain specs. According to a new report, the Porsche Cajun will feature...

  • 2011 Porsche Cayenne Turbo
    Porsche Confirms Cajun SUV Production At Leipzig Plant

    We already know that Porsche is working on a fifth model series, a new compact SUV positioned below the Cayenne and its first to be designed under Volkswagen Group chief designer Walter de’ Silva’s watchful eye. Now we know where the model, which carries the working title of 'Cajun'...

  • 25,000th Porsche Panamera
    25,000th Porsche Panamera Already Built

    Just yesterday we reported that production of the first-generation Mercedes-Benz CLS had come to an end after almost seven years of sales and more than 170,000 cars built, so it comes as quite a shock that we report today that Porsche has already built its 25,000th Panamera--a much more expensive...

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