PSA Peugeot Citroën Innovates for its customers


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From the emblematic hydropneumatic suspension, to the “watch bracelet” seat or, more recently, the “Hybrid Air” breakthrough technology, the Group’s continued presence at the head of the rankings demonstrates its ability to innovate continuously in order to reflect the way customers will use vehicles in the future. Where are these patents hidden in our vehicles? And what is the added value for customers?

Take a look back in pictures at some of the flagship innovations developed by PSA Peugeot Citroën for its customers!

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PSA Peugeot Citroën Innovates for its customers

  1. 1. Hybrid Air :a key stage on the road to the 2l/100 km vehicle!! Unveiled in A full hybride solution with January 2013 compressed air storage • 80 patents Emitting 69g CO2/km for • 2.9 l/100 km. Designed with Bosch and Available on compact vehicles such in partnership with the as Peugeot 2008 or Citroën C3 French State • Fuel savings of 45% in urban driving conditions, • Zero Emission mode for between 60 and 80% of the time in the city (Depending on traffic conditions) Available in 2016 potentially En savoir plus
  2. 2. VISIOPARK :a 360°overhead view of the car! Unveiled in A 360°overhead view of the january car’s immediate environment provided by a simple reversing 2013 camera. • • Provides reassurance and 12 patents makes it easier to manoeuvre round obstacles • Respect alignment with ground markings (in a parking space for example). From 2016
  3. 3. EMP2 : a diversified product offering and lower CO2emissions Unveiled in Aunique global modular january platform 2013 Developing a wide range of body styles: hatchback, saloon, coupé, cabriolet, • estate, MPV and SUV. 116 patents • 22% average reduction in fuel consumption for vehicles built on this platform • A 70 kg reduction in platform weight, • New styling trends • Enhanced comfort and well-being, driving pleasure From 2013, inVigo & Sochaux, from 2014, in Wuhan. En savoir plus
  4. 4. BLUE HDi : treating nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions fromdiesel engines! An exhaust line comprising the Unveiled additive particulate filter (DPFS) at-end 2012 and a NOX after-treatment system • (SCR Selective Catalytic Reduction) 100 positioned upline from the filter patents • Eliminates more than 90% of the nitrogen oxides (NOx) emitted by the engine • Reduction of fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by between 2 and 4%. • Respects the Euro 6 standard while maintaining the advantages of diesel engines in terms of CO2 emissions From 2013, on the new diesel range
  5. 5. Emergency braking (FARC):a technology that avoids collisions Unveiled in An automatic braking system. 2012 • Greater safety, with a 1 patent system that avoids collisions when braking at low speeds or reduces the speed of impact in order to limit the consequences. In 2014, on the vehicle replacing the 308.
  6. 6. HYbrid4 : a virtuous partnership between diesel andelectric technology 200 bhp full hybrid diesel Unveiled as a powertrain, HYbrid4. world first in 2012 • 300 patents • CO2 emissions of between 99g and 109g, • reduced fuel consumption: - 35% and -45% respectively, compared with a diesel or petrol engine of the same power • Silent operation Four vehicles already rolled out since February 2012: Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4, 508 RXH, 508 HYbrid4 saloon and DS5 Hybrid4. Find out more
  7. 7. 3-cylinder EB petrol engines: greater efficiencyand reduced CO2 emissions! Unveiled in A new family of compact 3- cylinder petrol engines. 2011 • • Increased engine efficiency 52 patents and lower pollutant emissions maintaining performance • Performance maintened (power and torque). • Consumption & C02 emissions reduced by 25%. Standard on the Peugeot 208 since 2012. Find out more
  8. 8. DS5 CAIRNS wheel embellishers:Styling & elegance! Unveiled in A style effetc in the shape of a 2011 wave design on the visible side of the alloy wheel. • 1 patent • A unique style effect on the market, • The patent for this finely worked alloy part concerns the delicate process of casting the wheel in the mould & removing it. Since 2011 on the DS5. Find out more
  9. 9. « WATCH STRAP » LEATHER SEATS:elegant & distinctive interior design! Unveiled in Driver & passenger « watch 2011 straps » leather seats. • 1 patent • Contributes to the style of the • cabin with a refined, elegant designed with JCI look • Attractive design with a craft made look • Enhanced seat quality. Since 2011, on Citroën DS3, DS4 & DS5. Find out more
  10. 10. Head-up display: a driver information system thatlets you keep your eyes on the road! A display system on a retracting Unveiled in transparent panel positioned just in 2009 front of the windscreen. • 4 patents • Safety & comfort for drivers, who can read the information easily without taking their eyes off the road. • Unique on the market ! In 2009, already a standard on Peugeot 3008 , then on 5008, 508 & Citroën DS5.
  11. 11. Hydropneumatic suspension:on “cushions of air”! Since 1954 A comfortable, flexible suspension system • + 30 patents • A hitherto unknown level of roadholding and comfort, a constant body height In 1954 on the Traction 15 H, In 1955 on the DS In 1989, XM Suspension Hydractive Today on Citroën C5 & C6