A board of 24 absolute journalists and experts from 24 European countries and Russia has adopted the new Peugeot e-Expert, Citroën ë-Jumpy, Opel Vivaro-e and Vauxhall Vivaro-e – the aboriginal electrified agent in our LCV ambit – as the 2021 « International Van of the Year » (IVOTY).
The new Peugeot e-Expert, Citroën ë-Jumpy, Opel Vivaro-e and Vauxhall Vivaro-e were advised as allotment of a cross-business affairs and action payloads and loading volumes after accommodation to all clients: artisans, companies, and administrations.
They account from a new bearing of technologies and abetment systems, and our charge to the aegis and abundance of our clients.
After the 2019 International Van of the Year accolade for the Peugeot Partner, Citroën Berlingo van, Opel Combo and Vauxhall Combo range, this additional IVOTY accolade in aloof two years confirms the market-relevance of Groupe PSA’s new bearing LCV and its electrification strategy.
Jarlath Sweeney, Chairman of the IVOTY board comments the jury’s decision:
“The PSA- quartet are the aboriginal electric vans in the market, to be awash beyond Europe with a ambit of added than 300 kilometres. They are absolutely congenital with abundant driveability and except for the bottom noise-levels, there isn’t abundant amid the drive activity from a agent version.”
“With the all-electric adaptation of their bunched van, the PSA-quartet gives a amazing advance for e-mobility in able businesses and armament the democratization and ascent of the emission-free transport.”
“And so, PSA’s e-vans are ambience a new accepted – and blame progress. That’s what a aces ‘International Van of the Year’ appellation holder has to deliver. Even added so back anniversary PSA cast has developed electric derivates from console van to people-carrier shuttle bus and offers about the aforementioned burden and amount area.” “The new EV vans quartet from PSA backpack advanced the abstraction of best affiliation amid electric and centralized agitation agent platforms. Their ambit is such that they could be adorable through altered business as able-bodied as aftermost mile delivery.”
Groupe PSA’s new bearing of bunched vans has been advised about the EMP2 multi-energy belvedere to action aught discharge advancement for the commuter car as able-bodied as LCV markets, responding in accurate to the development of e-commerce activities and services.
The all-electric versions of the four brands’ bunched vans are accumulated at the Hordain bulb in arctic France and able with electric powertrains accumulated at the Trémery bulb in the country’s east. They action two levels of active range:
– Up to 230 kilometres2 in the WLTP aeon able with a 50 kWh battery- Up to 330 kilometres2 in the WLTP aeon able with a 75 kWh battery
Marketed from mid 2020, 1300 cartage accept been already delivered from October 2020.
“Groupe PSA is actual appreciative and blessed to accept this celebrated “International Van of the Year 2021” accolade and I acquiescently acknowledge the board associates for accepting called our vehicle. This accolade confirms the success of our Bunched Van and the appliance of the electrification action we accept advised for our LCV ambit – in which electrification agency no compromises for our customers” said Xavier Peugeot, Senior Vice-President of Groupe PSA’s Ablaze Bartering Cartage Business Unit.
The International Van of the Year Accolade was launched in 1992. The board brings calm 24 journalists and publishers from absolute magazines specialising in ablaze bartering vehicles.
About Groupe PSA
Groupe PSA designs different automotive adventures and delivers advancement solutions to accommodated all chump expectations. The Group has bristles car brands, Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall and provides a advanced arrangement of advancement and acute casework beneath the Free2Move brand. Its ‘Push to Pass’ cardinal plan represents a aboriginal footfall appear the accomplishment of the Group’s eyes to be “a all-around carmaker with cutting-edge ability and a arch advancement provider comestible lifetime chump relationships”. An aboriginal innovator in the acreage of free and affiliated cars, Groupe PSA is additionally complex in costs activities through Banque PSA Finance and in automotive accessories via Faurecia..
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