Renault and Porsche launch new TV initiatives

Renault and Porsche are reaching out to customers by introducing new TV services. Renault has taken up its own dedicated channel on the Sky system, while Porsche Experience TV uses the web as a delivery mechanism.

Porsche 911

It costs £100,000 but 'launch control' will take you to 60mph in a few seconds. John Simister drives a supercar that's also available in green

Porsche forecasts loss 'in billions' after VW takeover

Porsche SE, the holding company established by the German car maker as a vehicle to take control of Volkswagen, said yesterday that it is expecting to record an annual "low single-digit billion euro range loss". The group also said that its debt has mushroomed to €11.4bn after its bid to acquire 75 per cent of Volkswagen, Europe's biggest car maker, failed when credit markets seized up earlier this year.

Porsche Panamera

The new Panamera breaks the Porsche mould. Yes, it's fast and fun, but its engine's at the front and it's not all about the driver

Porsche takes on Mercedes and BMW with new £70,000 saloon

Luxury Panamera 'simply has to be a success' for struggling German carmaker

Bentley banned for drink-driving

David Bentley was banned from driving for a year today after admitting drink-driving.

Porsche ex-CEO in VW share probe

Porsche's former CEO Wendelin Wiedeking is being investigated by prosecutors as part of a probe into suspected market manipulation in Volkswagen shares.

Volkswagen to swallow Porsche

"Supervisory Board lays foundation for integrated automotive group". That was the flat, bizarrely understated title of a press release issued by Volkswagen yesterday as it announced plans to complete its takeover of the sports-car maker Porsche. The dry communiqué betrayed not the slightest hint of the drama that lay behind one of this year's most significant transactions in the automotive industry.

Porsche chiefs quit as talks bring merger with Volkswagen closer

Man who saved luxury car maker to get €50m pay-off

Porsche says CEO stepping down

The supervisory board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE said today it has voted to accept the resignation of CEO Wendelin Wiedeking with immediate effect.

Lotus Evora

Could this be the best-handling car on the planet?

Ronaldo puts Porsche up for sale

Football star Cristiano Ronaldo's 177mph Porsche 911 convertible is up for sale on Auto Trader.

Porsche driver sought after lover's body found in hotel

French police are searching for a British businessman after his girlfriend was found battered to death in their suite at Paris's famous Hotel Bristol.

Sean O'Grady: Scrappage scheme sells the UK motor industry short

Good news: according to some reports, at least, the Government is ready to help the motor industry. The bad news? We'll be helping the French, German, Korean, Polish, Czech, Slovakian and Korean motor industries rather than our own.

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Want to change the world? Just sign here

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'You need me, I don’t need you'

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Hard to swallow

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Anderlecht vs Arsenal: Gunners' ray of light Aaron Ramsey shines again

Arsenal’s ray of light ready to shine again

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Moyes’ show of sensitivity thrown back in his face... by Ferguson

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Super-sized ships: How big can they get?

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British doctors on brink of cure for paralysis

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