The converted Citroën C1 Ev'ie will someday get a better battery thanks to Axeon, Europe's largest independent lithium-ion battery systems supplier. The current C1 Ev'ie, offered by the Electric Car Corporation, has been available since last April and has a range of more than 60 miles and a top speed of 60 miles per hour. Specs for the Ev'is using the new ii-ion pack were not announced, but the pre-production pack will have an energy density of 230 watt hours per kilogram and offer "improve
The massive Toyota sticking-accelerator pedal recall has spread from the United States to Europe and even beyond Toyota-branded vehicles. Approximately 90,000 Peugeot 107 and Citroën C1 minicars have been added to the list of afflicted models. PSA, the parent of Peugeot and Citroën, has a joint venture with Toyota in the Czech Republic that produces the 107, C1 and the related Toyota Aygo.
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All of Citroën's C1 City cars and some C2 and C3 models will be exempt under proposed rules changes to the London Congestion charge. In all, 20 Citroën models would be exempt. The vehicles fall into the Tax Band B, which is a category of vehicles that emit less than 120 grams of CO2 per kilometer and would be exempted from the charges.