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    Report: Mitsubishi recalling 14,700 i-MiEV, iON, C-Zero electric vehicles [UPDATE]

    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: GM, Peugeot alliance won't include electric-drive secrets

    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

    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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    Report: PSA looking to build electric vehicles, hybrids with China's Changan

    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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    PSA Peugeot-Citroen to offer range of "eco-friendly" vehicles

    Aside from pure electric vehicles like the C-Zero and iOn, PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced that it's aiming to pack its lineup full of "eco-friendly" vehicles. The goal, according to PSA Peugeot-Citroen chief executive officer Phillippe Varin, is to launch an "eco-friendly solution" in all ...

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    Intelligent Energy gets $11 million for hydrogen fuel cell commercialization

    UK-based Intelligent Energy (IE) recently wrapped up its latest investment round, receiving approximately £7 million ($11 million U.S. at the current exchange rate) from both existing and new shareholders. The funds, according to Henri Winand, IE's chief executive officer, will allow the ...

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    Peugeot-Citroen will get commercial electric van batteries from GS Yuasa

    PSA Peugeot-Citroen has turned to GS Yuasa for lithium-ion battery packs for the automakers' upcoming commercial electric vans. The batteries will be manufactured at a Ritto, Shiga Prefecture plant owned by Lithium Energy Japan, a joint venture between GS Yuasa and Mitsubishi Motors. This plant, ...

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    BMW, Peugeot-Citroen to invest $138 million in hybrid joint venture

    In early February, BMW and PSA Peugeot Citroen officially hooked up on a joint venture (JV) to collaborate on hybrid vehicle technologies. BMW revealed that the main focus of the corporate tie up is to develop an open platform that could be used by all European automakers seeking entry in the ...

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    BMW, PSA make hooking up on hybrids official

    BMW and PSA Peugeot Citroen have officially hopped into bed together to collaborate on all of the systems and hardware that goes into crafting a hybrid drivetrain, and the two have been so kind as to let us all in on what they're planning. It's no shock that the two companies will partner up on ...

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    Daimler, BMW, PSA seek profit in carsharing

    When Daimler launched its first North American Car2go pilot project in partnership with the city of Austin,TX back in November 2009, it probably anticipated that the program's growth rate would be quite rapid. But this big, this fast? With 15,000-plus members already registered, the sheer size ...

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    Plug In America dishes out some beefcake with Fabio in latest electric vehicle PSA

    Plug In America's electric vehicle PSA with Fabio – Click above to watch video after the jump
    As promised, the latest PSA from Plug In America features a suave, reassuring electric vehicle proponent: Fabio. Following in the footsteps of the previous two PSAs, "Cell Phone" and "Ocean Crude," ...

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    Plug In America releases first of seven electric vehicle PSAs, Fabio's star turn is yet to come

    Plug In America's electric vehicle PSAs – Click above to watch videoes after the jump
    Can ten years of promoting electric cars be boiled down to 30 seconds? Plug In America would like to suggest that they can, especially if you really mean cramming them into seven 30-second ads (or, to use ...

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    Report: PSA may withold hybrid vehicles in China over intellectual property concerns

    Peugeot 3008 Hybrid4 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Cracking the burgeoning Chinese automobile market is a challenge that nearly every automaker in the world is currently grappling with. Among the myriad reasons why the Chinese nut is a tough one to crack is that the government ...

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    PSA, Mitsubishi Motors pair up to electrify Partner and Berlingo vans for production by 2012

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    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and PSA Peugeot Citroen have reached an agreement to extend their collaborative electric vehicle (EV) efforts beyond the initial arrangement that brought the i-MiEV (and its European relatives, the Peugeot iON and Citroen C-Zero) to life. MMC ...

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    Video: Michelin uses truly disturbing puppets to talk about importance of tire pressure

    Michelin uses puppets to explain tire pressure – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    We're all about supporting PSAs that spread the good word about proper automobile maintenance, but this is just creepy. Michelin has tapped the Puppet Broadcasting Company to create a video that ...

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    Report: Citroen to offer gasoline loaner to lessees of C-Zero electric car

    Citroen C-Zero – Click above for high-res image gallery
    PSA Peugeot Citroen has devised a novel plan aimed at capturing a potentially large number of buyers who would otherwise scoff at the idea of buying or even leasing an electric vehicle (EV). First, Citroen plans to lease, and not sell, ...

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    Peugeot-Citroen considers exporting diesel hybrid minivan beyond Europe, U.S. not part of plan

    Peugeot 3008 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If we told you that an automaker has a diesel hybrid minivan that emits just 99 grams per kilometer of CO2, offers up 200 horsepower and returns nearly 57 miles per gallon, would you be interested in buying it? We can bet that for many, ...

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    Citroën C-Zero ready to be tested [w/VIDEO]

    Citroen C-Zero - click above for high res image gallery
    British and French motorists will be able to try the Citroën C-Zero before it goes on sale. Citroën has launched a website for interested drivers to ask for a test drive of the badge-engineered Mitsubishi-based car and to get all ...

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    Citroën updates C5 with a small turbo and an all-new diesel

    Citroën's entry in the medium-large car segment is the C5. This sedan, which competes against offerings such as the VW Passat, gets updated with a couple of Euro V-compliant powertrains that reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. First, the C5 gets the 1.6-liter THP turbo gasoline engine, ...

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    REPORT: PSA says it's not working with Mitsubishi on plug-in hybrids

    Mitsubishi i MiEV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    PSA, the parent company of Peugeot and Citroën, this morning denied a report that came out in the Japanese Nikkei business newspaper about a new tie-up with Mitsubishi. The paper had reported that PSA and Mitsubishi would be ...


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