Nearly half of Porsche Asia Pacific's sales come from EVs and hybrids, Q1 2021 its best ever

Arif · Apr 27, 2021 10:36 AM

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Porsche Asia Pacific closes the first quarter of 2021 with a 28% growth from last year with 827 cars delivered. From the 827 deliveries, 47% were electrified vehicles (EV and Hybrid).

This is great news for Porsche as it aims to have half of all its new cars to be electrified by 2025.

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175 kW DC fast charger at Porsche Centre Ara Damansara

First deliveries of the Porsche Taycan also took place in Q1 2021, with 150 units delivered (18%).

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More than 60% of the Taycan owners who took delivery of their electric sports cars this quarter were completely new to the Porsche family, proving that the initiatives Porsche introduced to accelerate in the age of electric mobility are quickly gaining traction.

Also Read: Will Malaysia be launching a CKD Porsche Macan?

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Besides its record performance, Porsche has recently announced a collaboration with Shell for EV charging.

The collaboration will enable the implementation of the first cross-border high performance charging network in Southeast Asia, connecting Singapore and Malaysia.

Also Read: With Shell's DC fast chargers, you can drive a Porsche Taycan from Penang to Singapore

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Six Shell stations will be equipped with 180 kW direct-current (DC) chargers, offering the highest charging capacity across both countries.

Porsche is also expanding its retail network further with its the upcoming Porsche Centre in Johor Bahru.

Also Read: Review: Porsche Taycan 4S - an electrifying, synapse-frying performance car

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Arif

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Previously an engineer in an automotive manufacturing company and a highway concessionaire. A part-time research student on biofuels and diesel engines. Obsessed with vehicle electrification and the future of transportation.

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