Peugeot to launch 3008 and 5008 EVs with 700 km vary

The present 3008 and 5008 have been launched in 2016 and 2017 respectively, and have been finest sellers for Peugeot. Each fashions have been previously minivans however have been repositioned within the rising SUV/crossover segments. The 3008 is obtainable as a plug-in hybrid in addition to with nonhybrid gasoline and diesel engines; the 5008 has no hybrid choice.

The 3008 was sixth within the compact SUV section in Europe in 2022 with 100,835 gross sales, based on figures from Dataforce; the 5008 was sixth within the midsize/massive SUV section, with 36,187 gross sales. Each fashions noticed declines of greater than 25 p.c as transport and logistics points affected deliveries of Stellantis manufacturers towards the top of 2022.

48-volt delicate hybrid system

Peugeot can also be launching a 48-volt delicate hybrid drivetrain in 2023 that can enable as much as 50 p.c zero emission city driving, Micheron mentioned. It should additionally reduce emissions by 15 p.c, he added.

Micheron mentioned the 48-volt drivetrain can be rolled out “shortly” throughout each passenger automotive mannequin within the model’s lineup. The system features a 100 or 136 hp gasoline engine coupled to a six-speed twin clutch gearbox that comes with a 21-kilowatt electrical motor.

Wanting additional forward, Jackson and Micheron mentioned Peugeot was making ready a whole overhaul of its cockpit human-machine interface, or HMI, together with an digital “steer by wire” system that can seem beginning in 2026. 

The brand new interface will reap the benefits of three Stellantis expertise platforms: STLA Mind, a central computing system with over the air updates; STLA SmartCockpit infotainment; and STLA Autodrive, for autonomous driving.

Jackson and Phil York, Peugeot advertising director, mentioned the model can also be taking steps to handle the affordability of electrical autos, though there aren’t any plans to supply a minicar EV that might succeed the now-discontinued 108 mannequin. Peugeot is launching two totally different cost plans for full-electric vehicles:

  • A “pay as you go” program based mostly on month-to-month mileage use: An e-208 would begin at 150 euros a month for 500 km, with every further kilometer costing seven cents. The plan could possibly be rolled for different fashions, York mentioned.
  • Peugeot Your Approach: A month-to-month cost covers the lease value servicing and upkeep, insurance coverage and charging. No additional particulars got.
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