(VIDEO) PSA to produce a micro EV soon? Update of the VéLV

22/01/2013

Initially presented at the ADEME forum in 2011, the concept of small urban electric vehicle by PSA, the VéLV has been revealed in a “close to production” version during the Innovation Days organized by the group today.


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Compared to the 2011 version, this update offers a design evolution, with new front and rear-ends, corresponding to the drawing presented in March 2012 but that had never been revealed as a prototype.

Its specs-sheet does not change: it welcomes three people in 2.81m, announces a power 20kW in continuous allowing a max speed of 110kph, and the 8.5 kWh battery pack a 100km range.

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The VéLV is a drivetrain demonstrator but also industrially viable with a simple construction as you can see in the video below:

Fiberglass shell, aluminum parts, plastic parts dyed or painted and integration of subcontractor parts, Valeo, Leoni, Saft ...

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However still no indication on the brand that is most likely to sell the vehicle, Peugeot or Citroen? The question remains...

Par Technologic Vehicles
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