The Porsche Mission E was the shock -- pun intended -- of the Frankfurt motor show, not only because it was an unexpected debut, but because of what it is: the first all-electric car from the Stuttgart-based manufacturer better known for producing sports cars. For a firm so entrenched in sports car history it was a surprise no one -- except those working at Porsche -- had anticipated.
"Electric mobility is something that Porsche didn't ignore," says Porsche Design VP Michael Mauer, citing that the design team had already developed some ideas together with the engineers before the . . .