We have already reported on carandbike that it is the Citroen C5 Aircross midsize SUV that will be the brand's first car to roll out in India. It is expected to be followed quickly by the C3 Aircross compact SUV and its premium hatchback alter ego, the C3. While the models will be heavily customised to suit Indian consumer needs as well as market regulations, the company is sure that it will launch only its global range in India. There will be no India-only models being developed. The company will also keep a close watch on India's upcoming fuel efficiency and emissions norms that kick in by 2022 - just a few months after its first model launches. This will also help ensure that it has a clear plan to also examine the introduction of hybrids and EVs or electric vehicles to India as well - in line with its larger plan to have an electrified version of each model globally over the next 5 year period. The PSA group has two joint-ventures with Hindustan Motors. The first is for … [Read more...] about Citroen Aims At Disruptive Strategy And SUVs To Crack Indian Market
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Citroen and Peugeot though both have a presence in nearby markets like Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia apart from a great presence in the Chinese markets. This means that the Indian plant, which will be based in Chennai can be used to manufacture a slightly premium hatchback, crossover or SUV for the time being with their more expensive cars being imported from markets like Thailand. The Chennai plant will be the same facility that has been used in the past by Mitsubishi to make the likes of the Lancer and the Cedia. … [Read more...] about Peugeot, Citroen Or DS: Which Brand Should PSA Bring To India?
The architecture can support a variety of different powertrains – gas, diesel, hybrid, and all-electric. One early test vehicle that our spy photographers spotted had a warning sign saying there was a lithium-ion battery inside the vehicle, hinting at some sort of electrification. The lack of exhaust pipes in the early test mule also hinted at its zero-emissions status. We can spot exhaust pipes on the latest test vehicle in the new batch of photos. … [Read more...] about Citroen C4 Spy Photos Show Crossover Cold-Weather Testing
“No, I don’t want to do that,” Jackson added. “I think you need to be continually thinking innovatively. If you go back to what you did before? Okay, it was successful then, but I think people want newness. People want something different, but you need to keep coherence. If I go back to 2014 when I started we made some great cars, but there was no coherence. You wouldn’t have known it was a family.” … [Read more...] about Citroen Won’t Bring Back The Legendary 2CV
In Spanje kwam hij in 2014 voor het laatst in actie in het wereldkampioenschap. Ford gaf eerder al aan dat een terugkeer van Block tot de mogelijkheden behoorde. Block, bekend bij het grote publiek door zijn Gymkhana-video's, rijdt met Ford al enkele manches van het Amerikaanse rallykampioenschap. … [Read more...] about Ken Block maakt WRC comeback in Catalonië