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Renault: low-cost hybrid officially announced

Carlos Tavares confirmed that Renault is working on low-cost hybrid motors.

Toyota Yaris Hybrid: successful results in France for 2012

According to estimates by Toyota, total sales for the Yaris Hybrid in France this year should reach approximately 10 000 units.

France: Consumer bonuses for electric and hybrid cars

A decree published in the Official Gazette (Journal Officiel) last month included further details of the government’s automobile recovery plan, and the specific conditions of the increased consumer bonuses for electric and hybrid cars announced by the government.

Ireland – 6-months 2012, hybrid sales: Up 25% with Auris at the top

Hybrid sales are still up in Ireland for the 6 first months of the year, even though the market is globally down, again (-13,5% compared to 2011). The market share of the Hybrid category is up from 0,53% last year to 0,77% this year to date.

Is Renault developing hybrid cars?

According to “Usine Nouvelle”, Renault has announced that it will venture into the “mild hybrid” segment at the Diesel Powertrain Congress. Is this a strategy to make up for its weak EV sales?

François Hollande’s Presidential Citroën DS5 Hybrid: a symbolic choice

François Hollande has chosen the Citroën DS5 Hybrid as the official car to parade down the Champs-Elysées for his inauguration as the President of the Republic on the 15th of May.

Citroën DS Numero 9: petrol, plug-in and hybrid

Citroën will present its concept car Number 9 at next car show in Beijing, which is the forerunner of the coming DS9. The estate model will replace the Metropolis sedan model showcased last year, but the design is still breath-taking.

Hybrid cars: PSA stimulates the french market!

Peugeot and Citroën product arrivals make the french hybrid car market cross the psychological barrier of 1% market share in March 2012!

Peugeot maintains its revival and shows off its HYbrid4 engine

The Peugeot conference at the Geneva Motor Show demonstrated a new dynamic for the brand, with 5 world premieres presented.

The Citroën DS5 Hybrid unveiled in Shanghai

Citroën is pursuing its re-conquering of high end vehicles and unveiled, today, at the Shanghai Car Show, its new DS5. This is the first model from Citroën to use the HYbrid4 technology.