PSA Will Electrify All Models Launched From 2019 Onward

French automaker PSA is accelerating the electrification of its lineup with the announcement that all new models developed from 2019 onwards will also feature fully-electric or hybrid versions.

Starting next year, every new model launched by Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Vauxhall, and Opel will be available in internal combustion, all-electric or PHEV configurations, the latter with CO2 emissions of less than 49 g/km.

In just two years, PSA claims it will launch 15 new electrified vehicles. Eight of these will be plug-in hybrids and will include the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense 4×4 that goes on sale this month, the Peugeot 3008, Peugeot 508 and 508 SW, Citroën C5 Aircross, Vauxhall Grandland X and Opel Grandland X.

The remaining seven models will be all-electric and they will include the recently revealed DS 3 Crossback E-Tense (pictured), which represents the first vehicle belonging to PSA’s new electric generation.

To achieve this ambitious plan, PSA is focusing on building the new models on two platforms, CMP (Common Modular Platform) and EMP2 (Efficient Modular Platform). The company says these architectures are able to integrate “any of the powertrains of its line-up, internal combustion, electric or hybrid.”

Furthermore, the platforms allow PSA’s plants to build internal combustion, hybrid or electric vehicles on the same production line. While CMP covers the entry-level part of PSA’s lineup, EMP2 underpins compact and larger models including sedans, coupes, LAVs (Leisure Activity Vehicles), SUVs, and LCVs.

PSA targets a 100-percent electrified lineup for its Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel, and Vauxhall brands by 2025.

more photos...
  • So as to melt it some more?

  • MarkoS

    Just bring that e-Legend Concept to production in a line of vehicles taking on the BMW 3 series, and let it mark Peugeots return to the USA.

  • Sébastien

    Typo: Ds7 e-tense goes on sale this month OF 2019 🙂

Vin Diesel Gifted SpeedKore’s Unique 1650 HP Dodge Charger Tantrum For His Birthday

SpeedKore presented its 1650 hp Dodge Charger Tantrum a few years ago at SEMA.

Hear Akrapovic Work Its Magic On 2020 Toyota Supra’s Soundtrack

Made out of titanium, it is lighter, emits a more evocative sound and probably liberates a few extra ponies as well.

2020 Corvette C8: GM Claims It Has Yet To Test Its Top Speed

GM has said the C8 will hit 60 mph in under 3 seconds in Z51 guise, but its v-max is still unknown.

BMW To Invest More On New Mini Crossovers In A Bid To Regain Market Share

Mini is set to offer more SUVs and two-door hatches .

New Ecurie LM69 Reimagines The Classic Jaguar XJ13 Racer For The Road

The unique Jaguar XJ13 will live again through Ecurie’s new LM69 supercar.

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA Is An A-Class On The Inside As Well

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLA features the same interior design as the A-Class premium compact hatch and sedan.

Ford Investing $50 Million In Chicago Plant For Hybrid Production

Ford will shift assembly of the Explorer and Lincoln Aviator hybrids to a new building.

Bugatti Spartacus SUV Looks Like Something Out Of Gotham City

The Spartacus is nothing more than an unofficial rendering of an unlikely Bugatti SUV.

VW Touareg One Million Edition Celebrates Milestone With Special Look

VW has built no fewer than 1 million Touareg SUVs over the span of 17 years.

Next-Gen BMW 5-Series Tipped To Go Electric, Allegedly Due In 2023

The rumored electric BMW 5-Series could get a different name and multiple drivetrains.