Ranging from 2019, every new mannequin supplied underneath Groupe PSA could have a plug-in hybrid or fully-electric variant. Which means each mannequin bought by Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Vauxhall and Opel will get an electrified mannequin as a part of the group’s push for clear mobility. The electrified fashions are stated to emit lower than 49 g/km of CO2.
“Right this moment, Groupe PSA is increasing its line-up with new electrified powertrains. It’s technologically able to play its half within the vitality transition because of a multi-energy providing. No matter new mannequin they need, clients will have the ability to purchase it in an inside combustion, electrical or hybrid model,” the group stated in an announcement.
Two platforms can be used for this, that are the Widespread Modular Platform (CMP) and Environment friendly Mannequin Platform (EMP2) architectures. PSA says these underpinnings will have the ability to combine any of the powertrains, be it inside combustion, electrical, or hybrid. The group has additionally set a goal to impress 100% of its line-up for all 5 manufacturers by 2025.
The group will roll out 15 new electrified automobiles within the subsequent two years, which incorporates eight new plug-in hybrid fashions, specifically the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense four×four, Peugeot 3008, 508 and 508 SW, Citroën C5 Aircross, Vauxhall Grandland X and Opel Grandland X. The remaining seven can be pure electrical fashions, spearheaded by the newly-unveiled DS three Crossback E-Tense.
The plug-in hybrid system, as previewed by the C5 Aircross Hybrid idea, encompasses a 180 hp Turbo Excessive Strain (THP) petrol engine that’s married to an electrical motor that produces 80 kW (107 hp). Its complete system output is rated at 225 hp and 337 Nm, with energy routed to the entrance wheels by an e-EAT8 eight-speed electrical automated gearbox.
Notable figures embrace a 50 km pure electrical vary and a claimed mixed gas consumption determine of two.zero litres per 100 km. Charging the 200-volt, 13.2-kWh lithium-ion battery by a Sort 2 connector takes between 4 to eight hours by a European home 14 A socket, but it surely’ll take simply two hours for a full cost by a devoted 32 A 3-phase AC charger. Anticipate an analogous PHEV setup for the Peugeot 3008 and 508.
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