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One of Peugeot's primary concerns as a car manufacturer is its commitment to the environment, which for us goes hand in hand with driving enjoyment. Our Peugeot engineers have risen to the challenge, coming up with a range of efficient technologies.

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PureTech Engines

Our family of 3-cylinder Peugeot PureTech petrol engines is a fusion of efficiency and cutting-edge technology. Voted 'Engine of the Year' in its category in both 2015 and 2016, these engines are now available across the entire Peugeot range from the compact 108 to the all-new 5008 SUV.

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BlueHDi Engines

In creating the most efficient diesel system on the market in terms of reducing polluting emissions, Peugeot has confirmed its leadership in environmental efficiency. BlueHDi is the name given to Peugeot Euro 6 diesel engines that combine high performance with lower emissions.

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EAT6 auto gearbox

The EAT6 gearbox is a 6-speed automatic gearbox, optimising both consumption and your driving experience. The EAT6 gearbox has been designed to drastically reduce carbon emissions while still offering a high quality of driving and is available on selected Peugeot models.

STOP & START

With the Stop & Start function, available on petrol and diesel engines, you can combine ecological performance with enjoyable driving.

Adapted to urban driving, the Stop & Start function automatically switches off the engine every time the car stops, for example when waiting at a red light or at a road junction. When the driver wants to continue their journey, restarting is performed instantly and smoothly.

This technology has many advantages: greater control over consumption (-15% in dense urban traffic, compared to a conventional vehicle), a reduction in carbon emissions (zero emissions during engine cut-out phases) and complete silence when not in motion.

In order to suit all driving preferences, the Stop & Start function can also be deactivated if desired.

EMP2 PLATFORM

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The EMP2 platform has a modular construction central to the design and manufacture of the new mid-range and high-end Peugeot models. This new chassis provides:

  • A modular architecture to meet the specific requirements of the main world markets (5-door hatchbacks, saloons, estates and SUVs)
  • A diversity of engines and gearboxes on a single platform (4-cylinder, hybrid, 4 wheel drive, etc.)
  • Lighter cars and a reduction in carbon emissions while improving robustness, security and driving pleasure thanks to its innovative lightweight materials like steel, composite materials, aluminium for ground links and cutting-edge processes (such as hot stamping and laser welding)
  • Innovative technological choices optimising steering pleasure, handling, interior comfort and safety (composite floor, ultra-low rolling resistance tyres, etc.)
  • More freedom of style (large wheels, variability of wheelbases, low bonnet and low driving position, etc.) regardless of the silhouette (SUV, saloon, etc.)

Introduced with the Peugeot 308 in 2013, the EMP2 platform has now been rolled out on the all-new Peugeot 3008 SUV and all-new 5008 SUV (coming later in 2017) and also on the new Traveller and Expert van.

ELECTRIC VEHICLES

Peugeot has an impressive array of all-electric vehicles to suit every need:

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In line with its commitments to reduce the environmental impact of its vehicles at their end of life, the PSA Group is collaborating with the SNAM i, the leading European company for collecting and recycling power batteries. The agreement signed in late 2015, as part of the partnership forged with SNAM since 2012 in France, guarantees the quality of the processes used for collecting and recycling batteries from the Group’s vehicles, both electric and hybrid, at the end of their life, over the entire sales network and its production sites in Europe.

SNAM achieves a performance of 70% efficiency of recycled weight for Li-ion batteries for electric vehicles and 84% for Ni-MH batteries for hybrid vehicles. These levels are significantly higher than the thresholds of the European regulation which imposes a 50% materials recycling rate.

AVERAGE CONSUMPTION*

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To provide its clients with moe accurate information, PSA Group has access to an independent and certified measure of real-world fuel consumption. This initiative is in collaboration with NGO Transport & Environment and la fédération France Nature Environnement. Together, they have set up a protocol to measure the real world fuel consumption, validated by Bureau Veritas.

This protocol consists of measuring consumption in real traffic conditions, over 92.3km on different types of road: city, extra urban and motorways. Measured vehicles run on open roads with all the usual traffic conditions that arise in day to day life. During testing the vehicles carry typical luggage and passengers, whilst for greater accuracy our testers ensure that comfort features such as air conditioning are left on, just as they would be in the real world.

In addition to the traditional laboratory testing methods, PSA Group is leading the way on providing consumers with real-world fuel consumption data.

*This estimate is provided as a guide and for information purposes only and may vary depending on the actual usage conditions. The estimate is entirely separate from the official EU fuel consumption figures. It therefore has no general applicability. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability of the estimate, for any purpose. The test protocol is available on the PSA Group’s website: www.groupe-psa.com.