Peugeot-Citroen will get commercial electric van batteries from GS Yuasa
We're assuming that the commercial electric vans, which are slated to hit the market in late 2012, will be mass-produced battery-powered versions of the existing Peugeot Partner and Citroen Berlingo. Why the assumption? Well, the Nikkei report reads like this:
In addition, Mitsubishi and PSA Peugeot Citroen have a cooperative agreement on electric vehicles ranging from the Peugeot iOn and Citroen C-Zero to the development of electrified versions of the Peugeot Partner and Citroen Berlingo light-duty commercial vans built at the PSA Vigo plant in Spain. See the connection?The batteries are expected to be supplied via Mitsubishi Motors to a Spanish production site of PSA Peugeot Citroen for use in commercial electric vehicles the French automaker will start making in 2012. These vehicles are being developed with Mitsubishi Motors based on PSA Peugeot Citroen's existing gasoline-powered commercial vehicles.
[Source: Green Car Congress]
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