PEUGEOT ELECTRIC CARS
Peugeot is part of the French automotive company, PSA Group which include CITROËN, the luxury vehicle brand DS, and the mobility service provider Free2Move. The PSA Group’s electric vehicle strategy built on an all electric Common Modular Platform (CMP) in partnership with Dongfeng Motors. The CMP aims for a driving range of up to 280mi / 450km and ultra fast charging up to 7.5mi / 12km of driving per minute of charging. Peugeot aims to introduce 4 EV’s and 7 PHEV’s from 2019.
The Common Modular Platform (CMP) consists of the following elements:
- 50kWh Lithium-ion battery
- Weight 300kg
- Electric Motor 115hp
- Range 280mi / 48km (NEDC)
- 7kW Onboard Charger
- Charge 7.5 miles per minute
- Fast Charge 80% in 30 minutes
- Level 2 Charge 62 miles in 90 minutes and fully charge in 8 hours
- Top Speed 93mph / 149km/h
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PEUGEOT ELECTRIC CARS IN THE NEWS
Week 35 2017 - Peugeot EV line-up revealed
PSA announced that it would add the DS3, Peugeot 208 and 2008 as its first electric vehicles since the iON in 2010. Battery electric versions of the DS3 Crossback and Peugeot 208 built on PSA’s Common Modular Platform (CMP) is to enter the market in 2019, followed by the Peugeot 2008 in 2020. The announcement is in line with the French Group’s strategy to bring one pure EV to market every year starting 2019, with an eventual goal to have 7 PHEVs and 4 BEVs by 2023. The plug-in hybrid range of seven models by 2023 will be based on its EMP2 platform and include the DS 7 Crossback, Peugeot 5008, and Citroen C5 Aircross.
Week 23 2017 - Pro EV CEO at Opel replaced by PSA Peugeot Citroen board
Pro EV Opel CEO, Dr. Karl Neumann, is replaced by PSA Group Finance Chief Michael Lobscheller clouding Opel’s EV plans in uncertainty.
Week 11 2017 - PSA Group Acquires Opel and Vauxhall from GM
On the eve of the Geneva Auto Show, the PSA Group and GM announced the sale of Opel and Vauxhall brands to PSA Peugeot Citroën. The transaction is valued at £1.9 billion, making PSA the second biggest automaker in Europe. GM CEO, Mary Barra, indicated the two companies could still co-operate on electric vehicle and fuel cell technology.
It is uncertain how the acquisition would influence Opel CEO, Dr. Karl Neumann’s plans to change Opel to an all-electric brand.
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