Jan 14, 2021 - 02:08 pm
Citroën presents new ë-Berlingo electric van
Citroën has unveiled the new ë-Berlingo panel van, which is scheduled to go on sale in the fourth quarter of 2021 and completes Citroën’s trio of electric commercial vehicles after the ë-Jumpy and the ë-Jumper.
Dec 6, 2020 - 02:21 pm
Opel-Vauxhall Mokka-E selling out rapidly
The Opel-Vauxhall Mokka-e won’t reach customers until March 2021. At the same time, demand is so high, some variants of the compact and all-electric SUV are sold out way into September next year.
Nov 16, 2020 - 03:46 pm
Onto subcription service orders 600 PSA EVs
Onto, a British subscription service for electric cars, has ordered 300 e-208 electric cars from Peugeot. A follow-up order has been received from Hull, UK where the municipal service provider Kingstown Works Limited, has ordered 13 purely electric Peugeot e-Experts.
Nov 10, 2020 - 04:12 pm
Next Citroën C3 may be a small, affordable electric car
Citroën plans to position the next generation of its C3 small car as a particularly affordable electric model. According to a report in the French media, the PSA brand wants to position two versions well below PSA’s familiar electric drive.
Nov 9, 2020 - 02:43 pm
Peugeot looks to use ACC battery cells in e-3008
Peugeot plans to launch the all-electric e-3008 in autumn 2023. The electric SUV will sit on the new all-electric platform eVMP and feature battery cells from Automotive Cell Company (ACC), the joint venture from Total and PSA subsidiaries Saft and Opel.
Nov 6, 2020 - 02:10 pm
Opel/Vauxhall to reissue iconic Monza as electric car
Opel is looking to rekindle their sportier spirit once more as they suggest to release the Monza as a purely electric crossover model. Positioned above the Insignia, the electric Monza would use PSA’s planned eVMP architecture.
Oct 24, 2020 - 12:37 am
Opel announces road tests for fuel cell Zafira Life
Opel boss Michael Lohscheller has revealed that the German carmaker is planning the first road tests with fuel cell cars in 2021. According to the report in a German newspaper, Opel intends to equip an unspecified number of small Zafira family vans with hydrogen fuel cells.
Oct 22, 2020 - 04:16 pm
PSA & Moroccan postal service to adapt Citroën Ami
The French PSA Group and Morocco’s postal service Barid Al-Maghrib signed an agreement to develop an adapted version of all-electric Citroën Ami. A total of 225 electric mail delivery vehicles have been commissioned.
Oct 12, 2020 - 05:44 pm
Four manufacturers already met EU CO2 targets by Q3
Based on their sales figures for the first half of 2020, the PSA Group, Volvo, FCA and the BMW Group already meet the EU targets for average CO2 emissions from new cars, as shown by an analysis by Transport & Environment.
Oct 2, 2020 - 12:45 pm
PSA building chargers for European employees
The French automotive group PSA has announced that it will establish charging infrastructures for its employees at all European locations. By the end of 2021, almost 500 charging stations are to be installed at 49 Group sites in twelve countries.
Oct 2, 2020 - 12:02 pm
UK order books open for Citroën ë-C4
Citroën UK has opened its order books for the all-electric ë-C4. Prices and specifications have also been confirmed. The ë-C4 starts from £29,180 after the Plug-in Car Grant has been applied.
Sep 20, 2020 - 02:07 pm
Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions is operational
Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions, the joint venture between the French PSA Group and the Belgian transmission manufacturer Punch Powertrain, has now been established following official approvals. The company started operations on 17 September.
Sep 10, 2020 - 12:09 pm
PSA may launch mini e-SUV as Peugeot e-1008
Peugeot is working on a new mini-SUV below the 2008 model, which will replace the compact 108 and will feature a purely electric drive. Unconfirmed reports expect the new Peugeot e-1008 to launch in late 2021 or early 2022.
Sep 10, 2020 - 11:42 am
Citroën ë-C4 becomes available in France
The new Citroën C4 which PSA presented in June together with its all-electric offshoot ë-C4 is available to order in France with immediate effect. Prices for the all-electric variant start from 28,600 euros after subsidies.
Sep 8, 2020 - 01:38 pm
Opel accepting orders for the Zafira-e Life
The new Opel Zafira-e Life is now available for order in Germany and most recently in the UK. The battery-powered passenger van will go on sale in early 2021 for prices starting at 53,800 euros, or £34,645 after the Plug-in Van Grant.
Sep 7, 2020 - 02:12 pm
Stellantis can choose from three EV platforms
The planned merger of the car companies PSA and FCA under the name Stellantis will apparently be able to rely on three electric car platforms. In addition to the existing platforms eCMP and eVMP, according to a new report from Italy, a base developed by FCA will also trade for larger electric cars.
Sep 7, 2020 - 11:34 am
Citroën ë-Jumper to launch this year
Citroën continues to electrify their commercial vehicles and has announced the launch of the ë-Jumper this year. Following the smaller ë-Jumpy (and its passenger van counterpart, the ë-Spacetourer), the large van will now be available as an electric version.
Sep 4, 2020 - 03:43 pm
PSA launch the ACC battery cell joint venture
The French automotive group PSA with its German subsidiary Opel and the French energy group Total with its subsidiary Saft have now signed an agreement to set up the Automotive Cells Company (ACC) joint venture.
Aug 27, 2020 - 01:06 pm
Peugeot presents series electric van e-Boxer (gallery)
Peugeot presents its new electric van e-Boxer as PSA make good on their promise to electrify the entire commercial vehicle line. Peugeot’s large and now electric transporter offers the same cargo capabilities as the petrol-powered version.
Aug 17, 2020 - 03:29 pm
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.
Aug 10, 2020 - 04:32 pm
PSA has a major order for SVOLT
According to insiders, SVOLT, the battery cell manufacturer that emerged from the Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall, has received a large order from the French PSA group. SVOLT will supply PSA with battery cells with a total capacity of more than 7 GWh.
Aug 6, 2020 - 02:32 pm
FCA to stop B-segment developments due to fusion with PSA
The planned merger of the car companies PSA and FCA under the name Stellantis has apparently already led to a decision about sharing vehicle platforms: According to an article in the Spanish media, FCA is abandoning its developments for B-segment vehicles.
Jul 29, 2020 - 01:38 pm
PSA Group announces eVMP electric platform for 2023
The French car group PSA has announced a purely-electric car platform when the Group presented its half-yearly figures. PSA is deviating from the previous multi-energy strategy with the special e-platform called the Electric Vehicle Modular Platform (eVMP).
Jul 17, 2020 - 10:49 am
DS to focus on BEV & PHEV as of 2025
The electrification strategy of the PSA brand DS Automobiles provides for an even stronger orientation towards e-mobility: From 2025, DS intends to offer only fully electric models and plug-in hybrids.
Jun 30, 2020 - 04:47 pm
Citroën ë-C4 combines PSA tech in a new shell
Citroën has not offered a classic compact model since back in 2018. Although the C4 designation is now coming back, the French company has now opted for a different body and an electric drive.