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Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group sign binding merger agreement to form $67 billion company
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18th Dec 2019
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Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group sign binding merger agreement to form $67 billion company

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group have signed a definitive merger agreement. The two companies say they will, in time, generate two-thirds of its sales from just two platforms: one for compact cars, and one for compact and mid-size models. Each platform is expected to generate around three million sales per year globally.
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Derek Fung
PSA Group: EVs threaten dealer profits
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31st Oct 2019
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PSA Group: EVs threaten dealer profits

Electric vehicles require less maintenance than cars with internal-combustion engines, with fewer fluids to change and fewer moving parts. That’s good news… but not for automakers. According to the UK's Autocar, PSA Group electric and connected boss, Helen Lees, sees the rise of electric vehicles as being a threat to the automotive industry by virtue of their simplicity.
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William Stopford
Peugeot to introduce Expert EV
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22nd Oct 2019
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Peugeot to introduce Expert EV

PSA Group will introduce a battery-electric version of its mid-sized cargo vans, the Peugeot Expert, Citroen Jumpy and Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro. Automotive News reports the vans, which use PSA’s EMP2 platform, will be available with two different levels of electric range. Base models will have a 50kWh battery with a range of 200km under WLTP standards. An available 75kWh battery will have a range of 300km.
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William Stopford
2020 Opel Corsa-e officially unveiled
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23rd May 2019
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2020 Opel Corsa-e officially unveiled

As was widely expected, the new Opel Corsa-e has the same drivetrain as the Peugeot 208-e. Under the bonnet, the Corsa-e has an electric motor with 100kW of power and 260Nm of torque. Opel says the electric hatchback is capable of racing from 0-100km/h in 8.1 seconds. Fitted with a 50kWh battery under the floor, the Corsa-e has an expected driving range of 330 kilometres using the WLTP cycle.
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Derek Fung
2019 Vauxhall Vivaro revealed
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2nd May 2019
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2019 Vauxhall Vivaro revealed

Vauxhall has revealed its all-new Vivaro van at the CV Show in Birmingham, UK. Based on the PSA Group's EMP2 modular architecture, the new Vivaro is the former-GM brand's take on the Peugeot Expert, and will be built at the company's facility in Luton – securing 1250 British jobs.
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James Wong