Celebrating its Innovation Day, Peugeot Citroen showcased a number of platforms and innovative solutions that have been developed by the company for use in cars of the future. Main mobility challenges include lowering carbon emissions. 2012 was the year when PSA Peugeot Citroen was adjudged the leader in this aspect as it vehicles emitted lower volumes of carbon as opposed to their counterparts.
Numerous technologies relating to the car of the future, mobility choices, urbanization as also climate changes and usage of new vehicles were showcased during Innovation Day. A revolutionary powertrain design was premiered during a press conference on this day. Technology solution known as Hybrid Air showcases a petrol engine with compressed air storage facility which aims to optimize fuel ratings effectively.
Apart from this, technology solutions and developments like Selective catalytic Reduction to help reduce NOx emission considerably, Eco Hybrid which is designed to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 15g and drastically fuel consumption by 15% were showcased during this event. In addition solutions like Hydole, an electric hybrid demonstrator, exhaust gas recirculation system for optimal usage of petrol fuel and an EV vehicle VeIV for city and suburban city needs were presented to guests. PSA Peugeot Citroën’s new global modular platform EMP2, and Dedicated Exhaust Gas Recirculation System (EGR) for optimisation of petrol engine fuel consumption were focal points too.