Peugeot has opened the order books in Germany for the revised 3008 with two plug-in hybrid variants. In addition, the 508 PSE ("Peugeot Sport Engineered") is now available to order as a saloon and estate.
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Citroën is electrifying its model range. Leaving aside the ageing C-Zero and Berlingo Electric - the latter of which was recently unveiled in a new edition - the C5 Aircross Hybrid kicks off the electrification offensive. Here's our driving report.
Peugeot has unveiled the next generation of its 308 compact car, based on an evolution of the Efficient Modular Platform (EMP2), which PSA says will allow it to "provide a complete range of electrified versions".
Citroën is reviving its C5 - as a crossover model C5 X. The new model features a design that is said to "cleverly combine typical attributes of sedan, station wagon and SUV". The Citroën C5 X, which is built on the EMP2 platform, will also be launched with plug-in hybrid drive. There is also speculation about an E version at a later date.
Toyota has begun launching the Proace Electric and Proace Verso Electric in Europe, with list prices in Germany starting at €41,948 for the Proace Electric and €58,530 for the Proace Verso Electric, with the smaller Proace City Electric to follow in October this year.
Opel has provided a first glimpse of the new generation Astra, which will be electrified for the first time and is scheduled to begin production at the Rüsselsheim plant later this year. The new Opel Astra will be offered in five-door and Sports Tourer station wagon versions.
Opel has unveiled the sixth-generation Astra, which will also be offered as a plug-in hybrid in two performance levels from launch. The new Opel Astra will be available to order from autumn and roll out to the first customers from early 2022.
Stellantis brand DS Automobiles has given the first details of its next two BEV models - including one based on the group's new STLA Medium platform, while the other e-model is basically already known.
Opel will also offer the new Astra as an all-electric model from 2023, the manufacturer has now announced at the official presentation of the sixth generation of the model. Before launching as a BEV, plug-in hybrids are available for the new Astra in two performance levels.
Electric vehicle converter Voltia has announced the launch of five new electric XL van models. The new 11-cubic metre vans are based on the Stellantis platform for Peugeot, Citroën, Opel, Vauxhall and Toyota vehicles.
Fiat has unveiled the new Scudo, announced at the end of October, and at the same time opened the order books. The new Scudo is the second commercial vehicle from Fiat Professional, after the Ducato, that is also available in an electric version.
Fiat has unveiled the all-electric E-Ulysse, which will be available to order in Italy, Germany, France and Austria from this month and will go on sale in May. While the e-drive is familiar, as usual there are a variety of interior configurations for such models.