Groupe PSA stood forth to the release of the electric vans by 2020. The electric vans are Based on the Citroën Dispatch, Peugeot Expert, Opel Vivaro, and Vauxhall Vivaro. These automobiles are available for both commercial and passenger configurations.
Citrone, Peugeot, Opel, and Vauxhall are built in France at the Hordain plant.
This exhibit organizes an electric powertrain from the Trémery plant. As a result, PSA confirms that the vans boost up with the dual battery pack.
50 kWh battery fetches you with the range of 124 miles, i.e., 200 km. The PSA also employs a large battery pack of 75 kWh that improves the range to 186 miles (299 km).
The PSA doesn’t reveal more about these electric automobiles. These European makers have faith that these SUVs create a mark in the European share markets. The estimates have shown that this upholds the leading commercial vehicle market share of 24.7 % in the European market share.
Xavier Peugeot, the vice president of PSA groups, says that “Groupe PSA is pushing ahead with the electrification of its LCV range by offering electric versions of compact vans for business and individual customers. Without compromising on features, the range will help strengthen our leadership in this segment in Europe.”
The company further states that its entire passenger car and LCV range stands to be electrified by 2025.
This French Automaker brings into the realm of the complete electrified SUVs. Every new model is to be launched by Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Vauxhall, and Opel comprises the design of internal combustion, all-electric or PHEV configurations, the latter with CO2 emissions of less than 49 g/km.
PSA claims to launch 15 electrified vehicles, in these two years. Eight of these electric hybrids include the DS 7 Crossback, which releases by this month-end.
MThe Peugeot 3008, Peugeot 508, and 508 SW, Citroën C5 Aircross, Vauxhall Grandland X, and Opel Grandland X.
PSA builds mainly on the platforms of CMP, i.e., Common Modular Platform and EMP2, Efficient Modular Platform. The company states that the architecture aids in integrating the hybrid internal combustion, ensuring line-up for the modular platforms.
PSA targets a 100-percent electrified lineup for its Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel, and Vauxhall brands by 2025.