Neither trap nor cardboard: PSA Peugeot Citroën will publish the consumption real of their cars

there is Already a response to the scandal of the fraud of the TDI Volkswagen, this time from France. The automotive industry is approaching a new status quo, at least in regard to the environmental concern and transparency with the customer on something as important as the certification of emissions and fuel consumption. And before that panorama in PSA Peugeot Citroën have taken a decision really interesting, the post consumption actual of their vehicles, nor much less are coincident with those contained in the approval, the technical data sheet and in the advertising that is offered to us in each car.

The diesel represents 60.3% of sales of PSA Peugeot Citroen in Europe and 41.9% of their sales in all over the world.

why has it taken this initiative PSA? in view of the concerns that is generating the case of Volkswagen, and that beyond that Wolfsburg have already started to splash to other manufacturers, the group automobile made by Citroën, Peugeot and DS, has chosen to seize the moment to lead the discussion on the review of protocols for approval of existing. PSA confirms that calls for a new protocol that removes any leeway for optimizations that, one way or another adulteren the result, as playing with the intervention of the alternator, and the charge level of the battery.

PSA has also taken the opportunity to remember that their diesel engines use the technology SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) and Adblue to treat the emissions of NOx, as the rest of manufacturers that have adapted their engines to the Euro VI. Recall that PSA the psa Peugeot Citroën group is automobile very linked to the diesel, which represents 60.3% of its sales in Europe and 41.9% of their sales in all over the world.


  • PSA Peugeot Citroën entrusted to an independent body for the analysis of the consumption real of their vehicles, as a minimum, of their models and engines more important.

    And what will consist of the analysis of the consumption real?

    According to the French manufacturer, as soon as possible will be posted for the consumption of real of its main vehicles. To obtain the actual measurement will resort to an analysis that reflects with fidelity the actual use that is expected to make the customers of their vehicles. Therefore, we understand that these measurements will be conducted outside of the bank of rollers, and not in laboratory conditions.

    even Though it has not announced who will be in charge of these analyses from the consumption of its vehicles, PSA Peugeot Citroen anticipates that the study will be conducted by an independent outside body.

    can Spread the example? I hope so.

    Source: PSA Peugeot Citroën
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