He French group PSA wants to become definitely a successful global manufacturer and worldwide. And with the clear objective has started this year 2017. His product offensive It is still very important in Europe, but also its strategic avalanche. If the consortium has already closed the purchase of Opel from General Motors (and they hope to also be strengthened in the German market), your next bet goes through grow, and overwhelmingly in China. Then come too North America. That's the key.
Thinks so and its head, Carlos Tavares, who has said in the Hall of Shanghai held these days that the presence of the brand in China is key to achieving this success sought. Tavares believes that PSA has not gone in the right direction in Asia. "China is the largest market in the world. We want to become a global manufacturer, so we have to succeed here. It is strategic and for us to be strong in China ", he has said in an interview with Autocar.
After PSA sales in China fell 16 percent last year, Tavares believes he is now in a position to attack. For that, the group will launch a major SUV in Asia in each of its brands, and considering that in China 4 of every 10 cars sold are SUV, the offense should give significant results. These are new global models of PSA.
Peugeot 3008: European Car of the Year
Of all new SUV, the best known to us is the Peugeot 3008. The model is already available in Spain for a few months and has already managed to register among the 10 best-selling SUV market. With a distinctive design, a surprising and very original interior that has garnered even major global awards and endorsements being considered and better European Car of the Year 2017, the Peugeot 3008 offers high performance with gasoline engines PureTech 3-cylinder 1.2 and 1.6 Diesel BlueHDI. It is comfortable, spacious and efficient. After triumphing in Europe now comes his assault on the world.
So is the Peugeot 3008: Buying Guide
DS 7 Crossback: the premium SUV
He next we see in Europe will be the DS 7 Crossback, the model with the most exclusive brand of PSA wants relaunched worldwide. Luxury, design and technology dominate many keys DS first SUV, which takes place on the same base Peugeot 3008. It will measure 4.57 meters length, will be very spacious and have a trunk with up to 550 liters of capacity. With adaptive suspension, automatic 8-speed transmissions, new engines (such as 1.5 BlueHDi 130 hp) and even an innovative plug-in hybrid variant up to 300 hp, the DS 7 will hit the road in January 2018... but before he admitted as orders and reservations.
This is the new DS 7 Crossback
Aircross Citroen C5: the revolutionary SUV
Shortly after the DS 7 something already entered 2018, Europe will also see another SUV promises to be spectacular: the New Aircross Citroen C5. However, before debuting in China, where it has been officially shown at the Salon of Shanghai and marketing plans for this summer already. Also on basis of the new Peugeot 3008, and with much of its successful content, this new SUV 4.5 meters and trunk of 482 liters, promises a revolutionary suspensions composed of a progressive hydraulic dampers system. Mechanically is slated for release with the same engines of the Peugeot 3008, with some new and soon also adding a plug-in hybrid version.
Here is the new Citroen C5 Aircross
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