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    Citro√ęn Hypnos test drive: diesel hybrid concept car's got a lot to love

    Click on image for a complete gallery of the Citroën Hypnos
    Imagine combining the highway mileage and torque that diesel engines get with the benefits of a hybrid in city traffic. This is a dream combination, and PSA is one automaker that is closes to blending these two technologies (see the ...

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    Peugeot is top UK and European purveyor of low CO2 cars

    Peugeot has the highest market share of all brands in Europe and the UK for cars that get CO2 emissions of 120 g/km and 130 g/km or less. Peugeot's emphasis on smaller cars with highly efficient diesel engines has helped it capture 18.6 percent of sales in the sub-120 category in the UK and 15.5 ...

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    Europe's 15 lightest cars

    One of the keys to saving fuel is being light. However, the latest technologies in safety and the array of power accessories we all have in our cars all add weight to our cars, hurting fuel economy while they make driving more comfortable and save lives. Of course, technology has helped us recover ...

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    Michelin Energy Saver tires help Peugeot/Citroen save 15,000 tonnes of CO2 annually

    High efficiency cars have long used low rolling resistance tires to help reduce frictional losses. However, some of the same properties that give such tires less resistance to rolling down the road also mean they sometimes also have less grip on the road, resulting in degraded handling and braking. ...

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    Citroen announces new line of premium DS cars, which might include hybrid

    What, a new Citroën DS? For those who don't know, more than 50 years ago Citroën sparked a revolution with the DS (pronounced like "deésse" in French, which means goddess) and its hydraulic suspension, transmission and braking. When Citroën announced a revival of the DS, some ...

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    Peugeot likely to delay plug-in hybrid program to save money

    Peugeot-Citroen HYmotion4 hybrid drive architecture
    In yet another sign of the troubled economic times we live in, PSA is indicating that the introduction of a plug-in hybrid version of its new 3008 crossover will likely be delayed at least a year or two. Just as every other automaker is doing, ...

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    PSA considering manufacturing a hybrid for Spain

    PSA has one of its largest manufacturing plants in the NW of Spain, near the city of Vigo. Since Spain is one of the countries that insists it will put a million EV and/or plug-in hybrids on roads by 2014 and is also Europe's 5th largest market, automakers are already introducing plug-in projects - ...

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    Mitsubishi to supply iMiEV to PSA, to be sold as CitroŽn and Peugeot

    We've known since June that PSA has an agreement with Mitsubishi to work together on electric cars. What's new is a report in the Nikkei (subs req'd) about Mitsubishi supplying the all-electric MiEV to PSA an OEM agreement to be sold under the PSA brands Peugeot and Citroën. This is an ...

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    Diesel hybrid technology will be in Peugeot and CitroŽn showrooms in 2011

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Peugeot Prologue HYmotion4
    Diesel hybrids from Peugeot and/or Citroën may soon appear on more than the show floor of the Paris Motor Show. Parent company PSA announced this week that it has partnered with Robert Bosch GmbH to develop diesel hybrid ...

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    CitroŽn launches Airdream Business label

    It's common knowledge that most carmakers selling cars in Europe have a set of models that are a little "greener" than the rest of the line-up. Each OEM's respective marketing department created a set of evocative names for these models, like Citroën's Airdream. Now, Citroën has taken the ...

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    H2Roma: PSA lays out green car future strategy

    Citroën and Peugeot have been putting out small, efficient vehicles for many years. At this weekend's H2Roma, the PSA group will talk about the green vehicles it hopes to bring to market in the future. H2Roma is an annual sustainable mobility and the PSA group's press release announcing its ...

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    PSA to copy Renault: new low-cost model in the works

    The French press is all over this: Dacia has saved Renault's numbers by offering decent quality vehicles at decent prices with the latest emissions technology. PSA has decided that it's time to follow Renault's cheap-is-good path and is now searching for a location in Poland and Turkey to make a ...

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    Paris 2008: Peugeot-Citroen HYmotion4 hybrid drive system

    Peugeot-Citroen HYmotion4 hybrid drive architecture
    Traditionally, automakers use the biggest auto shows in their home countries as a platform to display their latest and greatest ideas, both aesthetic and technological. Such was clearly the case this week at the Paris Motor Show for PSA, the ...

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    Peugeot offers 308 hybrid HDI to French minister of Environmental affairs

    We have seen a lot of lucky personalities get a hold of the BMW Hydrogen 7 for a test drive. We don't know who you need to be to get on that celebrity list, but we know that it's still a big honkin' car. Therefore, it comes as a pleasant surprise that Peugeot is sharing a 308, a clever-sized ...

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    Peugeot updates the 407 with improved 2-liter diesel and Flex-Fuel options

    Click on picture for high-resolution pictureOne of Europe's sexiest sedans, the Peugeot 407, has gotten a mid-life boost. Besides some aesthetic tweaks, Peugeot has updated the 2.0-liter HDi 140 engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox which develops 140hp - an increase of 4hp over the previous HDi ...

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    Officially, official: Mitusbishi and PSA's electric vehicle partnership

    We heard yesterday about reports in a Japanese newspaper that PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation would be working together on electric cars. Today, Mitsubishi and Peugeot released a statement describing their joint efforts, and it gives us a better idea of what we can expect: ...

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    Nikkei: Mitsubishi and Peugeot will work together on electric cars

    The iMiEV, the production car based on the Nissan Mixim, (EDIT: badly worded and wrong), and who knows what other goodies became a little bit more real today with the report in the Nikkei business daily newspaper that Mitsubishi and PSA Peugeot Citroen will work together on electric vehicles. The ...

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    PSA and Mitsubishi announce joint plant in Russia

    PSA and Mitsubishi have officially laid the first foundation stone of their €470 million joint plant in Russia, located in Kaluga, 180km south-west of Moscow. The plant, which is being built on a 200 ha plot, is expected to produce 160,000 vehicles per year from 2011. Which models? Basically, ...

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    Spyshots: CitroŽn C3-based minivan

    The rumors seem to be confirmed: Citroën could be preparing a small minivan based on the new platform that will be used for the upcoming C3. This minivan has a lot of company; witness the Renault Modus (based on the Renault Clio), the Opel Meriva (based on the Corsa), the Fiat Idea (based on ...

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    CitroŽn installs robotized gearshift for the Nemo

    Citroën has something called Sensodrive. It's a manual gearshift change that uses no clutch pedal. This system reduces gearchange times and shaves fuel consumption a bit, especially in city driving. What it is interesting is that it's only been installed in the C2 and C3 models so far. It ...


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