Sport and racing division was officially presented under the mombre DS Performance. It will be based on the PSA Excellence Centre in France.
H ace DS some months that separated officially Citroen going to form an independent brand within the PSA group. As further enhance this separation, PSA announced the birth of DS Performance , the new sports division of the DS brand.
Thus DS Performance joins Citroën Racing and Peugeot Sport , the three sports divisions share the same seat, the PSA Excellence Centre in Satory, the same place where today works Citroën Racing. Moreover share with Citroen DS to the head of the sports section Yves Matton .
DS Performance and develops the car for the Formula E.
This new group is already working on the car that the team DS Virgin Formula E used in the next season, led by the pilots Jean-Eric Vergne and Sam Bird . This not so new team emerged the engine, transmission, rear suspension and cooling system DSV-01, while the engine management is a joint development with the Italian Magnetti Marelli .
By the time the working group DS is practically the same as that of Citroën, but it is hoped that eventually a clear division is established, as with Peugeot.
DS Performance will focus in the coming years its efforts on research and development of new technologies . As a result of these studies, develop future models hybrid and electrical for all products PSA Peugeot Citroen DS group course.
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