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Peugeot confirms electrified performance models from 2020

Peugeot has committed to bringing a range of "electrified sports vehicles", starting from 2020. While it hasn't quite confirmed what form these models will take, the French firm says it will "offer its customers a range of high-performance, low-emission electrified sports vehicles from 2020"...

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