Porsche hasn’t built its first battery-electric car, the Taycan sedan, but it already plans to increase production. The German brand’s CEO Oliver Blume told WirtschaftsWoche in a report last Friday that strong demand has led to increased production. Porsche released the Taycan’s initial specifications earlier this year and said the electric sedan would come with over 600 horsepower and 300 miles of estimated range. Porsche hasn’t built its first battery-electric car, the Taycan sedan , but it already plans to increase production. The German brand’s CEO Oliver Blume told WirtschaftsWoche in a report last Friday that strong demand has led to increased production. Blume said the added production will be split between the standard Taycan sedan and the Cross Turismo variant Porsche confirmed for production earlier this year. Porsche initially estimated it would sell 20,000 Taycans per year, but the higher-than-expected demand has been—excuse the pun—shocking. In Norway, for example, where Porsche typically sells about 600 new cars a year, the company has received nearly 3,000 reservations for the Taycan with cash deposits. Read More: The 10 slowest-selling used cars in America The company did somewhat prepare for the high demand for the electric sedan. A new plant in […]

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