28 Jan '13, 2pm

Peugeot-Citroen reveals plug-in hybrid and EV concepts: The Peugeot-Citroen group appears to have big plans for

Peugeot-Citroen reveals plug-in hybrid and EV concepts: The Peugeot-Citroen group appears to have big plans for

The Peugeot-Citroen group appears to have big plans for more efficient motoring having recently revealed its Hybrid Air technology and new e-HDI micro hybrid technology (see story ). But that is not all the French car group let out of the bag at its recent Innovation Day held at the company’s R&D centre in Vélizy, France. There was also a new plug-in hybrid called, rather oddly, the HYdole (maybe that sounds different in French). Designed to be almost fully electric, Peugeot-Citroen expects that 80 per cent of daily journeys would be completed on battery power alone. Using a dual-mode approach to hybridisation, the model would achieve a much greater driving range than an average fully electric car; around 500km (310 miles) each time. It is expected that the model would be rated with emissions of around 30g/km CO2. Looking like a family-sized model, Peugeot-Citroen has file...

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