The Peugeot e-208 is one of the most versatile electric models on the market. It’s not the fastest, it’s not the most powerful, it’s not the most autonomous, but it offers a very interesting balance. The only downside that can be given is that it’s priced well above the most well-equipped hot version in the range. However, few competitors or general brands have this type of model in their range. So, now it’s kind of like Stellantis.

despite this, Electrification progress in the automotive industry and Peugeot e-208 Can’t fall asleep on the candlestick.Here’s why Stellantis is already trying to make a splash Redesign This will be official soon. If all goes according to plan, the ICE version will be unveiled last September, and so will the electric version.Also, it will come with a Better drivetrain (motor and battery) And with higher performance…

The new electric motor for the Peugeot e-208 will be made by Emotors and will be capable of up to 150 kW…

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If you do a little memorization, you have to memorize a The facts that happened before the merger of FCA-PSA. The extinct Gallic group took important steps to electrify its range. Most importantly, he does this so that all the work they do remains his property forever. which is, Signed and established an alliance with Nidec to create and manufacture its own electric motors. This is how the joint venture called Emotors was born…

If the people at L’argus are right They will build the new electric motor for the Peugeot e-208Apparently, the current unit is a mainland license manufactured by the company Vitesco in China or in Tremeri in parts of China. In addition, Gallic media dared to give technical data on this powertrain.would have Internal code M3 Its power will be as scalable as Volkswagen, that is, its performance will increase from 100 kW to 150 kW.

Peugeot 208 petrol and electric

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Out of curiosity, this new electric train will work with Batteries with higher energy density. for this company CATL will update its chemical composition As well as optimizing technical elements related to refrigeration. This part will come from China, but the engine will continue to be assembled at the Tremery technical center. In fact, Stellantis has said they hope to produce 1 million electric units by 2024.

In short: expect The updated Peugeot e-208 will keep its power (100 kW) But its autonomy will grow to 400 kilometers. However, we’ll have to wait until September to find out what Stellantis intends for the e-208. Once we understand its tech, we should expect the same for its Opel cousin, the e-Corsa.. While the Volkswagen Group continues to be on the verge of the most absolute…

Fuente – L´argus