PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to enter the hybrid market in Europe in coming years with new diesel hybrid technology, but the current economic downturn is starting to take its toll on the French carmaker and could see further development of the efficient powertrains delayed. The technology has already been previewed in a number of concept cars, including the recently revealed Prologue HYmotion4 AWD and a diesel hybrid Le Mans racer, but according to one PSA exec the first production versions are unlikely to be available until 2011 at the earliest. Speaking with Automotive News, the manager of...
Peugeot HYmotion3 Compressor debuts in Paris
Combining elements of both a scooter and a car, the HYmotion3 Compressor is the latest concept to come out of Peugeot. Featuring the carmaker’s new 'HYmotion' hybrid technology, the result is a three-wheel-drive vehicle that features an electric motor in each of its two front wheels and a...Ralph Hanson