Citroen cuts emissions with new PureTech engines

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Citroen’s new family of turbo-boosted petrol engines have helped the cut greenhouse gas emissions by roughly 25 per cent. Citroen engines petrol

Citroen reveals updated C3 supermini

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Citroen’s restyled C3 will arrive in the UK this summer, with emissions as low as 87g/km CO2. There will be the option of two new PureTech 3 cylinder petrol engines that deliver 15 [.]. Citroen Citroen C3 Geneva Motor Show low emission

GM and Peugeot Citroen revise partnership

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The strategic partnership between General Motors (GM) and PSA Peugeot Citroen has been taken in a new direction that sees plans for co-operation on a B-segment platform and a small petrol engine cast aside. Latest News Green cars Peugeot Citroen General Motors GM

Citroen DS3 releases luxury edition

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Citroen’s popular new low emission model, the DS3 supermini is to release a special edition as part of celebrations of the DS3’s sales success. The new DS3 Ultra Prestige offers higher levels of luxury and is available with either the punchy THP 155 petrol engine or a fuel efficient e-HDi 110 diesel with Stop & [.]. Citroen DS3 supermini Ultra Prestige

Citroen C3 Airdream a reality

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French carmaker Citroen has lifted the lid on its latest generation supermini the C3 and in a first for the manufacturer the car will be available in a variant which produces less than 100g/km of CO2. Tags: Citroen C3

Citroen C5 gets a greener engine

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Manufacturers continue to make efforts to slash carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, and now Citroen has introduced two new greener power plants to its C5 range. 16V THP 155hp petrol engine that replaces the out-going 2.0i 16V THP 155hp petrol provides 240Nm of torque at 1,400rpm as well as an eight per cent increase in power and an 18.5 The saloon version of the Citroen C5 starts at £18,195 on the road.

New Citroen model will slash emissions

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This time it’s Citroen that takes the spotlight as it reveals plans to unveil its DS3 Supermini, which is available with a choice of Euro V power plants consisting of two HDi diesel units and three BMW co-developed petrol engines. The diesel engines - a 90bhp and a 110bhp - are fitted with a diesel particulate filter, while the three petrol engines - Vti 95, VTi 120 and THP 150 - boast either five or six speed manual gearboxes.

Volt and Ampera win eco-prize

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Despite using petrol generators, the models beat the diesel hybrid Citroen DS5 into second place for the prize. While Citroen might bemoan this anomaly, the French car maker [.]. Chevrolet Vauxhall Chevrolet Volt Citroen DS3 Citroen DS5 diesel Vauxhall Ampera winThe Chevrolet Volt has been named Eco Car of the Year by Diesel Car magazine. The range-extended model won the prize along with sister-model, the Vauxhall Ampera.

BMW and Peugeot join forces for new engine

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Having formed a successful engine collaboration which has produced around 1.3million engines since 2006, BMW and PSA Peugeot Citroen will now continue their partnership on a next generation four-cylinder petrol engine. Tags: BMW Green cars Latest news Peugeot BMW Peugeot agreement new engine new four cylinder engine PSA Peugeot Citroen

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The UK’s first 4 seater ‘all electric’ production car

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Called the Citroën C1 ‘ev’ie’, this is the first all electric, 4 seater car, to offer the purchaser the comfort, performance and a full range of standard safety features expected from a petrol car. David Martell, Chief Executive, ECC plc, added, “We believe this is the first serious alternative to a petrol or diesel car. Tags: Citroen Electric cars eev

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The French are coming. The Green Piece

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The green car race may have been dominated by Japanese and German manufacturers to date, with American automakers playing catch-up, but now it is the French who are fighting back with Peugeot, Citroen and Renault all revealing a greener outlook…. PSA Peugeot Citroen – one to watch.

Diesel new vehicle market share in Europe in February dropped to 39.5%; SUVs still driving growth

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Demand for petrol is continuing to grow as diesel declines—petrol registrations increased by 16% in February. The Peugeot 3008, Peugeot 5008, Citroen C3 Aircross, Opel Crossland and Opel Grandland SUVs all contributed to PSA’s increased market share.

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The UK’s first 4 seater ‘all electric’ production car

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Called the Citroën C1 ‘ev’ie’, this is the first all electric, 4 seater car, to offer the purchaser the comfort, performance and a full range of standard safety features expected from a petrol car. David Martell, Chief Executive, ECC plc, added, “We believe this is the first serious alternative to a petrol or diesel car. Tags: Citroen Electric cars eev

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Toyota Prius named WhatGreenCar of the Year

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The title of WhatGreenCar Car of the Year 2009 has been awarded to the ‘next generation’ Toyota Prius, due to be launched in the UK on 1 st August 2009.

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Green Motion moves to Leicester

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Green Motion has completely refurbished the former St Nicholas Circle petrol site which had laid in disrepair for eight years adjacent to the Holiday Inn Hotel. Green Motion allows both corporate and retail customers the chance to hire the latest vehicles including the Blue Efficiency range from Mercedes, Eco Drive from Fiat, Eco2 from Renault, the Bluemotion range from Volkswagen and a host of eco-friendly models from the likes of Citroen and Hyundai.