FR: Gendarmerie Nationale opts for Peugeot 3008 Hybrid
The French police have opted for a semi-electric approach. Peugeot has delivered nearly 400 plug-in hybrid cars, namely the Peugeot 3008, to the Ministry of the Interior’s Gendarmerie Nationale. The PHEVs come screen-printed and join several unmarked vehicles ordered in 2020.
Peugeot is planning electric GTi models as PSE
Peugeot intends to replace its discontinued GTi performance line with a whole family of sporty models with electric and hybrid drives, then designated PSE (Peugeot Sport Engineered). The first PSE model will be the Peugeot 508 plug-in hybrid PSE.
PSA considers launching electric Peugeot 3008
The PSA Group has recently decided to produce the next generation of the Peugeot 3008 at the Sochaux site from 2022. Meanwhile, French media report that the new 3008 will come in a plug-in hybrid version as well as a purely electric offshoot.
GKN testing new drive in the Arctic Circle
GKN Automotive continues their tests on the 3-in-1 powertrains and has several prototypes underway in the Arctic Circle. New inverters and motors are being used in the test vehicles based on the Tesla Model 3 and Fiat Ducato.
Six months free charging for UK Peugeot customers
Peugeot has announced that a free six-month subscription to the Polar Plus charging network will be included with each new electric or plug-in hybrid car sold. This coincides with the launch of their new hybrid vehicle range and their first fully electric vehicle on the UK market.
Peugeot is planning electrified 308 variant
Peugeot will also electrify the new 308. As CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato revealed in an interview, the French carmaker is planning to launch a plug-in hybrid version, while a purely electric version could follow later. Peugeot also wants to become increasingly electric with other models.
Peugeot presents the 3008 GT Hybrid4
Peugeot has just presented the new Plug-in-Hybrid 3008 GT Hybrid4, which can now be ordered in France and in Germany from October onwards. The electric range of the part-time electric SUV is to be up to 59 kilometres in the WLTP cycle.
Peugeot presents upcoming plug-in hybrid motors
Peugeot presents two new plug-in hybrid drives, that are to turn the wheels inside the new Peugeot 508 and 508 SW as well as the 3008 SUV comes next year. The basic system HYBRID offers 132 kW and the all-wheel drive HYBRID4 is at 147 kW. Peugeot says the range is 50 km for both […]