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Peugeot CEO Says All PSA Group Vehicles To Be Electrified By 2025

To add to the growing “me too” list of auto manufacturers claiming that they will be transitioning to an entirely (or nearly entirely) electrified model lineup over the coming years, the CEO of Peugeot SA, Carlos Tavares, has now revealed that all new PSA Group vehicles will be electrified by 2025.

To add to the growing “me too” list of auto manufacturers claiming that they will be transitioning to an entirely (or nearly entirely) electrified model lineup over the coming years, the CEO of Peugeot SA, Carlos Tavares, has now revealed that all new PSA Group vehicles will be electrified by 2025.

To use the exact words, the CEO stated that by the year 2025 “the PSA Group will be 100 percent electrified,” and that it will offer “no less than 40 electrified vehicles,” as quoted by Reuters at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit.

Those figures sounds familiar, don’t they? That’s because they are essentially the same ones revealed by execs from numerous other auto manufacturers in recent days, which makes one wonder how seriously to take them.

Some of the announcements — Ford’s recent one for instance — sound fairly serious, while others have more of a “me too” quality to them. The announcement from the Peugeot SA CEO is probably fairly genuine, but there’s no way to tell for sure as of right now.

The Reuters coverage provides more: “Tavares, speaking to the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit, said 80 percent of the French automaker’s vehicles will have the capability to navigate themselves under limited conditions by 2030, and 10 percent will have ‘level four and level 5’ autonomy.”

Another sort of “me too” statement, with nothing solid to back it, but that seems to be how the auto industry as a whole is presenting itself as of late — everyone has big plans with regard to self-driving cars and plug-in electric vehicles for the future, but not many manufacturers seem to be doing what it would take to achieve their “goals.”

This holds true of many other areas of the modern world as well, including action to address and limit the extent and intensity of the coming anthropogenic climate changes and weirding. Maybe it’s something in the water (like micro-plastics and pharmaceuticals).

 
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James Ayre's background is predominantly in geopolitics and history, but he has an obsessive interest in pretty much everything. After an early life spent in the Imperial Free City of Dortmund, James followed the river Ruhr to Cofbuokheim, where he attended the University of Astnide. And where he also briefly considered entering the coal mining business. He currently writes for a living, on a broad variety of subjects, ranging from science, to politics, to military history, to renewable energy.

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