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    Report: Peugeot 208 with Hybrid Air technology headed to production
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    Peugeot's parent company, PSA Peugeot Citroen, has been working for a while on a drivetrain that would hybridize a conventional engine with compressed air rather than batteries. The powertrain would include a hydraulic pump that allows the car to run in all-gasoline, all-air or combined modes, ...

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    Frankfurt: Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE concept improves mpg numbers to 118 mpg, loses AC
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    Before the Frankfurt Motor Show, Peugeot was saying that its Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE Concept would emit just 49 grams of CO2 per kilometer. That's the equivalent of 111 miles per gallon (US) and it was an impressive enough number for the automaker to plaster it all over the side of the show car ...

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    Report: More Peugeot 208 FE details emerge, including estimated 135 MPGe
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    We knew the Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE concept shun slurping gas, but we admit we're impressed that the previous mention of 100+ miles per gallon equivalent might actually be a stunning 135 MPGe. The apparently extremely gas-thrifty 208 Hybrid FE concept car, which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor ...

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    Report: Peugeot's diesel-hybrid Onyx Concept will hit the road at UK's Goodwood fest
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    Peugeot looks like it's ratcheting the good-old British-French rivalry up a notch by bringing its Onyx diesel-hybrid concept car at England's Goodwood Festival of Speed this July, according to Hybrid Cars. The French automaker will use the festival to road-test the futuristic-looking vehicle, ...

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    Official: Peugeot will unveil 100+ mpg* hybrid 208 at Geneva
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    Can Peugeot's hybrid version of its 208 hybrid get from its home base of Paris to the next month's big auto show in Geneva sipping just three little gallons of petrol? That's what the French automaker may be saying as it gets ready to unveil the 208 HYbrid FE at the Geneva Motor Show. Peugeot, ...

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    Official: PSA Peugeot Citroen, Bosch working on compressed-air, battery-free hybrid
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    Nike single-handedly popularized the term "swoosh." If a new and unexpected project works out as planned, PSA Peugeot Citroen might do the same with "whoosh." PSA Peugeot Citroen is working on a drivetrain that would hybridize a conventional engine with compressed air in one of the automaker's ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi recalling 14,700 i-MiEV, iON, C-Zero electric vehicles [UPDATE]
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    In what is likely the largest EV recall ever, Mitsubishi is recalling about 14,700 electric vehicles worldwide because of a braking issue, Reuters reports. Of the recalled vehicles, about 12,300 are i-MiEVs while 2,400 are Minicab-MiEVs. About 9,000 vehicles are in Europe, and some are badged as ...

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    Report: Citroen, Multicity want to help you rent your car to strangers
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    Menage a deux? Multicity, the vehicle-rental service launched last year by French automaker Citroen, has branched out into the peer-to-peer car-sharing industry, becoming the first of such services in Europe, Automotive News reports. Citroen, the sister company of Peugeot, is specifically ...

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    Quick Spin: France wants top EV spot but faces hurdles seen 'round the world
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    French Minister of Industrial Renewal Amaud Montebourg wants his nation to be considered the world's electric-vehicle leader. "France can guide the electric revolution. We want electric vehicles to be for everyone," he said during the recent welcome-home ceremony for the Citroen C-Zero driving ...

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    Official: New diesel Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 gets down and not dirty
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    And now for some good news for a company that can use it. Peugeot says it has boosted the fuel economy of its 3008 HYbrid4 crossover diesel hybrid by about 30 percent while cutting its greenhouse-gas emissions by about eight percent. The French automaker has upgraded the motor software systems ...

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    Official: Peugeot pitches all-electric utility van, the Partner Electrique
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    Peugeot has announced the details for its new all-electric and practical utility van and says the model will go on sale by next June. It's even got a friendly name, the Partner Electrique. The Partner Electrique uses two lithium-ion battery packs with a total capacity of 22.5 kilowatt hours, ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi "temporarily suspends" making electric Peugeot Ion, Citroen C-Zero
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    Despite some popular deals available for limited times and long-distance adventures, the Citroen C-Zero and Peugeot Ion were never big sellers. Now, Mitsubishi has decided that it's not worth it to build the electric vehicles for PSA any more. Automotive News reports that overall slow sales of ...

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    Report: GM, Peugeot alliance won't include electric-drive secrets
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    We're close, but we're not that close. That's what Rita Forst, head of development at General Motors' Opel division, seemed to be saying when discussing the possibility of GM and PSA Peugeot Citroën sharing advanced-powertrain trade secrets. Speaking at an automotive industry conference in ...

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    Report: BMW breaks up with PSA Peugeot Citroen, will develop hybrids in-house
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    File this one in the envelope labeled 'Unsurprising'. BMW has announced, according to Bloomberg, that it is ending its partnership with PSA Peugeot Citroën just eight months after the agreement to collaborate on fuel-efficient vehicles was announced. Recall that the dual-headed French ...

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    Official: Peugeot 508 Hybrid4 uses diesel-hybrid tech to achieve 65 mpg
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    Say hello to the latest diesel hybrid, the new Peugeot 508 HYbrid4. This is the third body style to feature the automaker's HYbrid4 technology, the others being the DS5 and the 3008. The four-wheel-drive diesel-electric spits out just 95 grams of CO2 per kilometer, Peugeot says, from a 2-liter ...

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    Report: PSA looking to build electric vehicles, hybrids with China's Changan
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    The Changan Automobile Group Co. is no stranger to working on hybrids, but it is going to look for help from PSA Peugeot-Citroën to develop more hybrids and all-electric vehicles. Changan is also working on EVs with LG Chem, so the signs are pointing to a strong commitment to plug-in ...

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    Official: BMW Peugeot Citroen Electrification joint venture officially launched
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    Question: If BMW and PSA Peugeot Citroen were to enter into a partnership to build electric vehicles, what would it be called? Answer: BMW Peugeot Citroen Electrification. Imaginative, no? The companies signed a memorandum of understanding in February of 2011, and have now made the union ...

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    Official: Peugeot begins track-testing 908 diesel hybrid
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    Diesel propulsion isn't anything new in Le Mans-class endurance racing. Hybrids are still a rarity, but even when Toyota returns to Le Mans with a hybrid LMP1 next year, it won't be alone. That's because Peugeot is preparing to chart new territory with the 908 Hybrid4. The latest evolution of ...

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    Report: Across the pond: A look electrified vehicle sales in France
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    Here in the States, the Toyota Prius is the reigning hybrid sales champ and the Nissan Leaf dominates the plugged-in segment, but the electrified vehicle industry picture is quite different over in France. Sales of hybrid vehicles in France shot up by 46 percent in September of 2011, grabbing ...

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    Video: Fully Charged drives the diesel-sipping Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4
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    The latest episode (number 29!) of Robert Llewellyn's plug-in-centric show Fully Charged has hit the Internet showing Llewellyn taking the diesel Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 for a spin. The Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 is the world's first production through-the-road diesel hybrid vehicle. Priced from ...

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