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Peugeot Citroen evaluates free-piston linear generator for range extender

PSA Group, the maker of the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands, is preparing to test a free-piston linear generator from Israeli startup Aquarius Engines as a range extender for its EVs. “We are evaluating the technology,” said PSA Research and Development Director Gilles Le Borgne. “Nothing has been decided yet.” The free-piston linear generator has… Read more »

Peugeot Citroën to produce 4 EVs, 7 PHEVs by 2021

PSA Peugeot Citroën presented its new electrification strategy at a recent company event. The group plans to consolidate development on two global modular platforms – CMP and EMP2 – that will be the basis for legacy ICE vehicles, EVs and PHEVs, starting in 2019. The Common Modular Platform (CMP), developed in partnership with Dongfeng Motors,… Read more »

Peugeot Citroen delivered 4,000 EVs in 2011

A year after launching its lineup of urban EVs, French auto giant PSA Peugeot Citroen has booked 6,000 orders and delivered nearly 4,000 cars. The Peugeot iOn and the Citroen C-ZERO, both rebadged versions of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, went on sale in Europe in late 2010. The group’s EV offerings also include twin light-duty commercial… Read more »

Stellantis shifts production to EVs amid semiconductor shortage

It’s said that a crisis tends to accelerate changes that were already on the way, and we’re hoping that’s the case when it comes to the global semiconductor shortage. Stellantis, the multinational conglomerate made up of no less than 14 American, Italian and French auto brands, is now prioritizing the production of EVs over legacy… Read more »

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: The legendary SUV brand’s first plug-in hybrid

The plug-in hybrid version of the Jeep Wrangler offers useful all-electric range and great electric torque—if drivers plug it in. Do they? The accelerating pace of electric vehicle launches has brought us to this: The first Jeep in the US to get a plug-in hybrid version is the legendary Wrangler. In Europe, it was smaller… Read more »

Peugeot e-Expert Hydrogen uses a unique hybrid powertrain

Most automakers have abandoned hydrogen fuel cells for light-duty vehicles, but a couple doggedly press on. Peugeot is experimenting with a middle course. The new Peugeot e-Expert Hydrogen is a compact utility van that combines a hydrogen fuel cell with a small battery pack. The e-Expert Hydrogen is based on Peugeot Citroën’s EMP2 (Efficient Modular… Read more »

The war is (still) over: France will no longer require fast chargers to support CHAdeMO

A generational struggle for hearts and minds is underway, and all of humanity is divided. However, the eventual outcome of the war has been clear for some time. When Nissan announced in 2020 that it would implement the CCS fast charging standard in US and European markets, it became plain that the days of the… Read more »