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PSA Peugeot Citroen To Unveil Two Diesel-Electric Hybrids

January 31, 2006 rollout conincides with French president Chirac's call to develop such cars within 10 years and to make them affordable. Current Peugot 307 pictured below.

Published: 06-Jan-2006

PSA Peugeot Citroen will unveil two demonstrator models for diesel-based hybrid cars, which seek to cut emissions and reduce fuel consumption, that the carmaker expects to be on the market from 2010.

France's second-biggest carmaker said on Thursday it would show off a Peugeot 307 and a Citroen C4 demonstration car with a hybrid diesel system on January 31.

The announcement coincides with a call by French President Jacques Chirac to develop such cars within 10 years.

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