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    PSA expands production of transmissions for better fuel efficiency

    PSA has produced 30 million transmissions at its Valenciennes factory near Calais, France since opening in 1981, and it has just launched an expansion there. While the plant produces four different types of transmissions, the expansion is focused on the two newest designs for the mechanical compact ...

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    Rendered speculation: Citroen DS5 diesel hybrid possibly coming in 2011

    Earlier this year, Citroen announced plans to revive the DS badge for a line of premium models. The first car we saw with the new nomenclature was the DS3 concept that was shown at the Geneva Motor Show in March. That MINI-challenger will be joined by a larger DS5, which is likely to get a diesel ...

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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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    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 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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    British supermarket now offering B30 biodiesel

    The Morrisons supermarket chain in the UK are now offering B30 biodiesel at 50 of the filling stations it operates. The blend of 30 percent biodiesel and 70 percent petro-diesel is one of the highest commercially available concentrations that is actually approved by an automaker. Peugeot and ...

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    Ford Focus Econectic voted Car of the Year by Whatgreencar?

    British environmental site Whatgreencar has decided that nary a hybrid nor a tiny car should win their Car of the Year award. Instead, they chose the Econetic version of the Ford Focus. The Focus Econetic sports improved aerodynamics, engine lubrication and low rolling resistance tires to reduce ...

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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 looking to offer new three-cylinder low CO2 engines

    PSA Peugeot Citroën, already Europe's leader in low CO2 emissions, is planning on introducing a new line of small-bore three cylinder engines. It seems that the French automaker is keen on keeping their eco-friendly reputation, as this information comes shortly after we heard that PSA plans to ...

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    Fox News' eco driving tips

    digg_url = ''; Wow, this is strange. The video is a Fox News radio PSA with tips on changing your habits to help combat climate change. Well... not climate change exactly. The PSA actually says even if you disagree with the concept of ...

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    PSA, QinetiQ, and Ricardo create the Efficient-C diesel/electric hybrid - Plus Gallery

    click photo to enter high-res image galleryIn response to the UK government's Department for Transport issued its Ultra Low Carbon Car Challenge (ULCCC) to the auto industry in 2003, Ricardo teamed up with PSA Peugeot Citroën and energy storage specialists QinetiQ to create the Ricardo ...

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    Diesels coming Mitsubishi's way via PSA Peugeot CitroŽn

    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation and PSA Peugeot Citroën have announced that they have signed an agreement that will see PSA Peugeot Citroën supplying Mitsubishi with diesel engines. The agreement is an extension of an existing arrangement struck between the companies last year to develop a ...

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    MINI to offer a common-rail Cooper

    If you live in the States, the thought of a diesel-powered Mini may come as a bit of a surprise, but they've been available for a few years in Europe in the form of the Mini One D. You'll find that most reviewers are pleased with the mileage of the 1.4-liter Toyota-built diesel, but none are ...


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