Porsche ceased production of its latest diesel models – the Macan S Diesel, Panamera 4S and Diesel, according to Autocar. The SUV Cayenne after the change of generation and has not been presented with a diesel engine.
In 2017, was sold for 97 thousand crossovers Porsche Macan. Of these, diesel cars made up only a small part. Share Panamera diesel engines in the global sales of the model amounted to 15%. While 50% were in hybrid versions and 35% on cars with petrol engines.
According to the chief Executive officer of Porsche of Oliver Blum, diesel cars are popular in Europe – their share does not exceed 15%. In this regard, mark refused new investments in the development of such units and doubled the amount allocated for the electrification of the model range.
As noted Motor.ru the company’s decision was also her reaction to the «diesel scandal» involving the brands included in the Volkswagen.
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