PSA Innovation Day event (3)

Η PSA Peugeot Citroen ανακοίνωσε πως μέχρι το 2021, ως μέρος του πλάνου “Push to Pass”, θα βγάλει στην αγορά 7 plug-in υβριδικά οχήματα και 4 αμιγώς ηλεκτρικά. Κατά τη διάρκεια της Ημέρας Καινοτομίας, η γαλλική εταιρία αποκάλυψε πως τα μελλοντικά της μοντέλα θα βασίζονται σε δύο αρθρωτές πλατφόρμες, που θα επιτρέψουν στα αυτοκίνητά της να προσφέρονται με μια ποικιλία διαφορετικών κινητήρων εσωτερικής καύσης, plug-in υβριδικών συνόλων, όπως και αμιγώς ηλεκτρικών προτάσεων.

Η e-CMP πλατφόρμα βασίζεται στην Common Modular Platform (CMP) πλατφόρμα που έχει αναπτυχθεί σε συνεργασία με την κινέζικη Dongfeng Motors. Πάνω σε αυτή θα κατασκευαστούν τα τέσσερα ηλεκτρικά μοντέλα της εταιρίας, που θα περάσουν στην αγορά έως το 2021. Το πρώτο θα κυκλοφορήσει το 2019, θα έχει αυτονομία 450 χλμ και μέσω ενός ταχυφορτιστή, θα μπορεί να αποκτήσει αυτονομία 12 χλμ, για κάθε λεπτό φόρτισης. Ο ηλεκτροκινητήρας 115 ίππων, θα αντλεί ενέργεια από μια μπαταρία ιόντων λιθίου 50 kWh, με την PSA να δηλώνει πως ανάμεσα στα ηλεκτρικά της μοντέλα θα συναντάμε sedan, hatchback και crossover παραλλαγές, που θα επωφελούνται και από συστήματα ασύρματης φόρτισης.

Η EMP2 πλατφόρμα (Efficient Modular Platform) θα χρησιμοποιηθεί για τη κατασκευή plug-in υβριδικών αυτοκινήτων. Τα μοντέλα θα περάσουν στη παραγωγή από το 2019 και ανάμεσά τους θα περιλαμβάνονται crossovers και SUV, “υψηλής απόδοσης ηλεκτρικά συστήματα τετρακίνησης με ηλεκτρική αυτονομία 60 χλμ, άνετο εσωτερικό και υψηλή αποδοτικότητα καυσίμων σε αστικές συνθήκες οδήγησης.

Για την αγορά της Κίνας, η PSA και η Dongfeng ετοιμάζουν πέντε ηλεκτρικά και plug-in αυτοκίνητα, όπως και νέους μικρούς turbo βενζινοκινητήρες, νέο κιβώτιο διπλού συμπλέκτη, όπως και ένα νέο 8άρι μηχανικό κιβώτιο. Η παραγωγή των ηλεκτροκινητήρων θα γίνεται στο εργοστάσιο Tremery/Metz της PSA στη Γαλλία, ενώ η παραγωγή των βενζινοκινητήρων για τα plug-in υβριδικά στο εργοστάσιό της στο Douvrin της Γαλλίας.

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PSA Group presented its new electrification strategy at the Innovation Day event held on 25 May 2016. In order to meet all its customers’ mobility and usage needs, PSA Group is consolidating the development of its models on two global modular platforms, which will allow it to offer a wide range of internal combustion, electric and plug-in hybrid petrol models as from 2019. Both platforms will be compatible with the manufacturing resources put in place as part of the Plant of the Future programme.

The Common Modular Platform (CMP), which was developed in partnership with DFM (Dongfeng Motors), is dedicated to compact city cars, core sedans and compact SUVs. The all-electric e-CMP format co-financed by PSA Group and DFM will allow the two parties to offer a new generation of spacious, multi-purpose electric vehicles with a driving range of up to 450 km and ultra-fast charging solutions providing up to 12 km of driving per minute of charging. Four electric models will be introduced by 2021, the first of which will reach the market in 2019.

The Efficient Modular Platform (EMP2), which is dedicated to compact and premium models, was launched first in 2013 with the new Citroën C4 Picasso and Peugeot 308 and then in 2014 in China. From 2019 onwards, its innovative design will enable the deployment of the first plug-in hybrid petrol models equipped with the best of hybrid technology:

  • SUVs and CUVs with high-performance electric four-wheel drive
  • a 60 km driving range in all-electric mode
  • a large interior that does not compromise on passenger comfort or boot space
  • leading-edge fuel efficiency in urban driving conditions (40% efficiency gains versus internal combustion models)

To facilitate use, the plug-in hybrid models will come with a four-hour charging system as well as an optional feature for recharging the battery more quickly, in less than two hours. Seven plug-in hybrid vehicles will be gradually introduced between 2019 and 2021.

On Innovation Day, Gilles Le Borgne said: “These next-generation hybrid and electric technologies will complement our range of internal combustion engines, thereby enabling PSA Group to offer its customers a diversified line-up of technologies that meet all of their mobility needs. This innovative strategy clearly demonstrates the Group’s commitment to global, sustainable solutions that will allow us to take on the energy transition challenge.”

PSA Group takes on energy transition challenge by expanding its petrol line-up in Europe and investing in hybrid and electric powertrains in France

As part of the energy transition process and in line with the technological offensive spelled out in its Push to Pass strategic plan, PSA Group is firmly focused on diversifying its technological offering with plug-in hybrid petrol engines and next-generation electric powertrains, which will be used in particular to equip e-CMP, its future electric platform developed in partnership with Dongfeng Motors.

At the same time, the Group will continue to develop next-generation internal combustion engines, both petrol and diesel.

For strategic reasons, PSA Group has decided to manufacture the main electric powertrain components in France, signalling its determination to develop high-tech operations in profitable niche markets. The electric powertrain will be produced at the Trémery/Metz centre of excellence, while the gear systems will be manufactured at the Valenciennes plant.
PSA Group has also decided to fit its plug-in hybrid petrol vehicles with engines produced at the Française de Mécanique facility in Douvrin, France.

To meet growing demand for petrol engines, PSA Group plans to double production in France, by 2019, of its 3-cylinder EB Turbo PureTech petrol engine, which in 2015 was named engine of the year in its category by an international jury.

The Douvrin and Trémery plants will produce 350,000 additional turbo petrol engines in 2018, lifting potential output to 670,000 units. As a result of these investments, Trémery is set to become the Group’s most diversified engine plant, capable of manufacturing petrol, diesel and electric powertrains.

In addition, to increase its capacity to produce three-cylinder petrol engines and move production as close to consumers as possible, PSA Group will install an EB module at the Trnava, Slovakia plant in 2019. This will enable it to meet rising demand for petrol engines on entry-level vehicles.
These various decisions form part of Group PSA’s technological drive to modernise its plants and prepare for the energy transition.

Gilles Le Borgne, Executive Vice-President, Research & Development said: “We will be launching an unprecedented technological offensive as part of the Push to Pass plan, to provide our customers with an attractive offering of sustainable mobility solutions and maintain our lead in terms of pollutant emissions reduction, with seven plug-in hybrids and four other new electric vehicles scheduled for launch by 2021, in addition to our flagship engine models.”