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Next Peugeot 208 on the starting blocks in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The first vehicles assembled since a major industrial transformation at Peugeot’s El Palomar plant here have been rolling off the production lines. The cars are pioneering in South America the the most modern of Groupe PSA’s global platforms for cars that were recently launched in Europe and won a “Car of… Continue reading Next Peugeot 208 on the starting blocks in Argentina

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Flashback to WW2: Memories of Peugeot’s first battery car

By LARRY EDSALL JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Peugeot, as part of the roll-out of its e-2008, all-electric, sport utility vehicle, reminds that it has nearly 80 years’ experience with electric vehicles. The first, The Corner was told, was not planned – instead, it was a result of what the French automaker called “simply ingenuity”. Back… Continue reading Flashback to WW2: Memories of Peugeot’s first battery car

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Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot, merger set to fly with the stars

VELIZY-VILLACOUBLAY and LONDON – Stellantis will be the name of a new group in the automotive world resulting from the merger of Fiat Chrysler and Groupe PSA It’s a major step as the two move towards completion of their 50:50 merger as defined in a combination agreement announced on December 18 2019 Peugeot (Groupe PSA)… Continue reading Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot, merger set to fly with the stars

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Awards year for Peugeot’s ‘adjustable’ 5008 SUV

PARIS, France – For a third consecutive year Peugeot’s 5008 1.2 PureTech 130 Allure SUV has taken the ‘Large SUV’ award from the 2020 What Car? Car of the Year, one of the most important awards in the UK auto industry. Among its competitors were the Mazda CX-5 and Audi Q5. The Allure, the judges… Continue reading Awards year for Peugeot’s ‘adjustable’ 5008 SUV

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Peugeot goes high-tech with three-motor AWD SUV

PARIS, France – The success story of the Peugeot 3008 sport ute, the automaker says, with more than 700 000 sold since launch in 2016 has gone into another dimension with a Hybrid 4 model – a unit with more power than any other assembled by the brand. The  Hybrid4, in Europe at least, is… Continue reading Peugeot goes high-tech with three-motor AWD SUV

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Hot Peugeot Sport Engineered concept for Geneva 2019

High-performance electrified 508 Sport for show Evolution of the 2018 Peugeot 508 Hybrid Hybrid power train capable of startling performance GENEVA, Switzerland – Peugeot will unveil a high-performance 508 Peugeot Sport Engineered concept at the 2019 Geneva auto show in support of its growing electrification strategy. Peugeot Sport team confirmed in 2018 plans for a… Continue reading Hot Peugeot Sport Engineered concept for Geneva 2019

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Opel, Peugeot to open auto plant in remote Walvis Bay

WINDHOEK, Namibia – Groupe PSA and the Namibian government have signed an investment agreement to allow a joint-venture agreement between Groupe PSA and Namibia Development Corporation (NDC) to assemble Opel and Peugeot vehicles in Walvis Bay. Walvis Bay is a remote port on the Namibia coast once famous for whaling and fishing. Assembly will start later… Continue reading Opel, Peugeot to open auto plant in remote Walvis Bay

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All-new Peugeot for launch at 2018 Geneva show

New Pug 508 goes radical fastback for Geneva show All-new model readied by middle of 2018 Four-door hatch, stylish design, D-segment PARIS, France – The 2018 Geneva auto show, Peugeot says, will see the French brand raise the bar in the D-segment with the world reveal of its all-new 508 four-door hatch, described as ”sporting a… Continue reading All-new Peugeot for launch at 2018 Geneva show

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Peugeot goes Rifting with new family van

‘Bold, dynamic and versatile design break mould’ 2018 successor to Peugeot Partner Tepee Modular design means 4000 litres load volume PARIS, France – Peugeot has unveiled an all-new Peugeot Rifter with, the automaker says, the intention of turning away from traditional design ”to introduce versatility and dynamism to the segment”. It’s described as the successor… Continue reading Peugeot goes Rifting with new family van

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Peugeot 208 flagship comes in hot with turbo power

• PureTech engines benefit fuel economy and dynamics • Innovative i-Cockpit enhances style and ergonomics • Five-star safety and sophisticated technology JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – The launch in South Africa of the latest Peugeot 208 GT-Line, the automaker says, ”marks the arrival of a revitalised new range flagship and comes with lots of premium and sporty… Continue reading Peugeot 208 flagship comes in hot with turbo power