Posts Tagged ‘PSA’

Introducing the Multi-Talented New Citroën DS4

Monday, August 30th, 2010
New Citroën DS4
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Citroën has released first details for the new DS4, a unique and attractive blend of creativity, dynamism, exclusivity and versatility. DS4 is the second model in Citroën's distinctively-styled DS line.

DS4 brings an alluring mixture of premium design codes and a bold approach to automotive styling, with an emphasis on driving pleasure and advanced vehicle architecture. DS4 is a model with a multitude of talents, effortlessly responding to a broad range of owner needs, while enhancing the appeal and vitality of the motoring experience.

DS4 combines sophistication and refinement with a dynamic coupé-like body, creating exceptional versatility and day-to-day practicality within a compact design — 4.27 m (l), 1.81 m (w) & 1.53 m (h). (more…)

China Changan Automobile Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën Sign Contract for Automotive Joint Venture in China

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Xu Bin, President of China South Industries Group Corporation, Changan's main shareholder, and Philippe Varin, Chairman of the PSA Peugeot Citroën Managing Board, have signed a contract to create an equally owned joint venture. The contract was signed on July 9 in Paris at a ceremony attended by Wu Bangguo, Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, Bernard Accoyer, President of the National Assembly of France and Gao Hucheng, Vice Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China

Pooling the expertise of two industry leaders, one Chinese and the other European, the joint venture will produce and market light commercial vehicles and passenger car line-ups in China. The partners will initially focus on introducing the Citroën DS line in China and launching a dedicated new brand for the venture. (more…)

Peugeot unveils the new 408 at its world premier in Beijing.
A decisive step in the Lion's offensive on the world's foremost automobile market.

Monday, January 25th, 2010
Peugeot DF 408
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Presented today, as a world premier on the Chinese market, to around 300 Chinese journalists and more than 700 network representatives by Jean-Marc Gales the Marque's Managing Director, the new Peugeot 408 marks a further step in the Marque's offensive on the world's foremost automobile market.

Despite being present on the Chinese market for 5 years only, the Peugeot Marque sold over 410 000 vehicles in 2009. This corresponds to a 44% sales increase compared with its 2008 performance.

Following its fine performance in the M1 segment with the success of the 307 saloon and the 307 notch-back, of which 3,522,800 have been produced worldwide (more…)

The Peugeot SR1 Concept Car
Peugeot combines emotion with the pursuit of perfection

Saturday, January 9th, 2010
Peugeot SR1 Concept
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Through the Peugeot SR1, the Marque reveals the stylistic design trends for its future models. The concept car embodies the new world of Peugeot, reflected by the new Lion badge which adorns its body.

Dynamic, balanced, sensual, with an exclusive high-tech interior, this “dream car” explores and reinterprets the theme of the “Grand Touring Car”.

The use of HYbrid4 technology allows the Peugeot SR1 to offer an engineering specification in keeping with its styling: 230 kW (313 ch) with emissions of only 119 g/km of CO2 (0 in electric mode), 4 wheel drive and steering … for an ideal blend of excitement and efficiency. (more…)

Peugeot BB1
Creativity in pursuit of the freedom of movement

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009
Peugeot BB1
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With its BB1 concept car, Peugeot has fearlessly pushed back the conventions and boundaries of automobile manufacturing to bring a totally original response to the current and future needs of urban mobility.

Capable of seating four people in a vehicle just 2.5 meters long, the BB1 concept car is a full electric vehicle that reinvents the automobile in every way: architecture, style, interior design, drive, connectivity — while all the time respecting the environment.

At the forefront are the values of liberty, optimism — even “altruism”.The BB1 concept car is the promise of a new driving experience. (more…)