New Delhi, April 12 -- Porsche AG, the luxury sports car brand of Volkswagen AG, will launch its first electric vehicle, Taycan, by March 2020 in India.

Porsche, which has already launched its petrolpowered sport-utility vehicle in the country, expects customers in luxury car segment to move towards environment-friendly vehicles.

The company stopped manufacturing diesel vehicles from 2018.

On the sidelines of the launch of 911 sports car, Pavan Shetty, director, Porsche India Pvt. Ltd, in an interview said that the company will roll out the Taycan in the first quarter of 2020.

The Taycan, which has a range of 500km, can be driven for 7-10 days within city limits with one single charge.

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