Electric Citroën e-Mehari open-air utility vehicle now on sale in France

Electric Citroën e-Mehari open-air utility vehicle now on sale in France

In 1968, Citroën unveiled a rather curious utility vehicle. Called the Mehari, it featured minimalist bodywork made of ABS plastic, and an air-cooled two-cylinder engine and front-wheel-drive components shared with the Citroën 2CV. It went on to become something of a cult classic, with... read more

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Citroen Cactus Airflow 2L Concept, 2014 Paris Motor Show

Citroen Compressed-Air Hybrid For Paris Motor Show: Cactus Airflow 2L Concept

A hybrid system, broadly defined, is any two power sources that combine to provide torque to drive a car's wheels. While most are hybrid-electric--a combustion engine plus... read more September 25, 2014 by

PSA Peugeot Citroen Hybrid Air concept

Compressed-Air Hybrid Tech: Peugeot To Offer In 2016 On Subcompacts

Last year French automaker PSA Peugeot-Citroen launched a whole new take on the hybrid system: Hybrid Air. While previous air-powered cars have had little more substance than... read more February 18, 2014 by

Citroen C4 Cactus

Citroen's Clever Cactus Compact Cuts Mass, Emissions

Citroen hasn't been seen on U.S. shores for many years now, but if its latest production vehicle is anything to go by, that's something of a pity. Called the C4 Cactus, it's... read more February 7, 2014 by

Citroen DS5

Peugeot-Citroen Sells 50,000th Diesel Hybrid Car In Europe

French automobile maker PSA, responsible for the Peugeot and Citroen brands, has just sold the 50,000th example of a drivetrain we've not yet seen in the U.S.--diesel... read more January 10, 2014 by

Citroën clean diesel ad, poking fun at the election of the new pope

Citroën Tidies Up The Vatican's Black Smoke Problem In Clean Diesel Ad

To paraphrase Ferris Bueller, "Life moves pretty fast, but social media moves faster." Think of the Harlem Shake phenomenon: one minute it was an obscure YouTube meme, the... read more March 15, 2013 by 0

PSA Peugeot Citroen Hybrid Air concept

Citroen C3 Hybrid Air Concept: 2013 Geneva Motor Show

French automaker Citroen has long been a pioneer of automotive technology, from headlights that turn as you steer on the Citroen DS, to hydropneumatic suspension so smooth it... read more February 18, 2013 by 6

PSA Peugeot Citroen Hybrid Air concept

Peugeot, Citroen Research Compressed Air Energy Storage For Hybrids

Air-powered cars are a familiar source of amusement within the green car fraternity, an ideal example of a concept that would be wonderful if it worked, but simply isn't... read more January 23, 2013 by 7

Citroen DS5 Hybrid

The Coolest Hybrid You'll Never Get To Drive

Poor old Toyota. Over the past decade, the Japanese company has produced millions of Prius, making a contribution to saving gas as great as any other vehicle, but the one... read more October 12, 2012 by 0

Citroen DS3

Citroen DS3 Electrum: Paris Auto Show Preview

Citroens haven't been sold in North America since 1974, but in many ways their 'forbidden fruit' status makes them even more desirable. The French maker's current DS range... read more September 18, 2012 by 1

1981 Citroen economy car by Luigi Colani (Image: Colani Design)

Making A Small French Car Do 138 MPG? Easy, In 1981

It's no surprise that some of the most economical cars that have gone on sale have also been some of the most aerodynamic--the two go hand-in-hand. Light weight helps too... read more September 13, 2012 by 1

Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car

Mitsubishi Halts Electric-Car Shipments To Peugeot On Low Sales

It seems that Nissan isn’t the only automaker suffering from low electric-car sales figures: Mitsubishi is too. Yesterday, the Japanese automaker announced a temporary... read more August 9, 2012 by 3

Rafael de Mestre's round-the-world Tesla [Image: / @chargelocator on Twitter]

Two Electric Cars, One Planet To Race Around: Who Will Win?

Remember the two French guys in their Mitsubishi i (well, Citroen C-Zero)? Their eight-month, 15,500-mile journey in the tiny electric car is just one of many long-distance... read more July 5, 2012 by 2

Peugeot iON Electric

Electric Car Prices Drop In Europe, Will U.S. Follow?

When Renault launched its Zoe electric car at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show with a starting price of little over $21,000 (after the U.K's plug-in car grant), more than a few... read more March 20, 2012 by 11

Citroën DS5 Hybrid4 diesel hybrid

Citroën DS5 Diesel, Four-Wheel Drive Hybrid: Forbidden Fruit

Back in 1955, French carmaker Citroën launched one of the most dramatic-looking cars ever made. It was named the DS, in French pronounced Déesse, meaning... read more February 2, 2012 by 1

Daihatsu A-Concept

Small, Fun, High-MPG Minicars, Never Coming To The U.S.

Life is so unfair sometimes. Car companies have been dangling the carrot of smaller and more fuel efficient vehicles in front of us for a few years now and though we've... read more August 11, 2011 by 0



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