It's been six months since General Motors completed the sale of its Opel division in Europe to PSA Group, the French parent of the Citroën, DS, and Peugeot brands. With the sale came licenses to run out the model life of GM-designed vehicles sold as Opels (and Vauxhalls in the U.K.) while PSA developed successors on its own underpinnings. Now the electric-car piece of that puzzle has come into clearer focus. DON'T MISS: Strong demand for Opel Ampera-e in Norway moves up launch date (Feb 2017) It appears that the Opel Ampera-e battery electric car, essentially a Chevrolet Bolt EV with a...
VW, Mercedes, Opel, Fiat launch buybacks of dirtiest diesels in Europe
Almost two years ago, the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal burst into public view, and nothing has been quite the same since then. The news that VW Group engineers had deliberately cheated on eight years of emission tests for the "clean diesels" sold by Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche sent...John Voelcker
GM sells Opel; is plan to switch to electric cars by 2030 now in limbo?
GM said today it will sell its European Opel division to PSA Peugeot Citroën, the French parent of the Citroën, DS and Peugeot brands, for 2.2 billion euros (approximately $2.33 billion). Among the questions surrounding the sale—which includes the U.K.-market Vauxhall brand—is...Stephen Edelstein
Electric Citroën e-Mehari open-air utility vehicle now on sale in France
The Citroën e-Mehari is an electric car that references the company's classic Mehari utility vehicle.Stephen Edelstein
Peugeot tests Aquarius Engines electric-car range extender
PSA Peugeot Citroën is testing electric-car range extenders from Israeli startup Aquarius.Stephen Edelstein
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 one or two electric motors powered by a battery pack--other types exist as well. France's PSA Peugeot Citroën is...John Voelcker
Here at AllCarsElectric we give you electric car news and views we feel will help our readers make informed decisions should you ever wish to buy an electric car. Sometimes though, it can be fun to look at something you'll probably never be able to buy. Something that makes even the most ardent petrolhead want an EV, and makes us EV fans wish they could put it in their garage next to their Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Volt or Coda Sedan. This time, that car is Peugeot's aggressive EX1 concept car. Peugeot specialize in making small and economical hatchbacks that swarm Europe's roads, frequently...