Porsche - Electric Powertrains

Electric Powertrains

Modern environmentally sound and powerful powertrains require the development of innovative new E-Performance technologies. Whether hybrid, plug-in hybrid or fully electric: Porsche Engineering develops all types of drive technologies – and well beyond the world of sports cars. Our standards for electric drives are high: We press ahead with reducing fuel consumption and increasing efficiency without compromising driving dynamics and comfort.


> Powertrain and complete vehicle concept of hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles as well as high-voltage batteries
> Modeling and simulation of electric and hybrid powertrain systems
> Simulation of driving performance and consumption for optimization of the complete concept/vehicle
> Representation of demonstrator vehicles
> Concept, development and testing of electric motors
> Development, testing and application of inverters
> Development, manufacturing and testing of high-voltage batteries
> Battery system development
> Development of customer-specific battery management systems (BMS) and electric vehicle management systems (EVM)
> Creation and execution of MIL/HIL/SIL simulations
> Model-based function development
> Component testing and overall vehicle

Technology & Equipment:

> Electric motor test benches
> Battery test benches
> Cell test benches
> Thermodynamic test bench
> Test tracks
> Comprehensive electric powertrain simulation apparatus