PSA Group has formally obtained Worldwide Van of the 12 months 2021 (IVOTY) for its new medium-size all-electric van, provided underneath 4 manufacturers: as Peugeot e-Expert, Citroen e-Dispatch, Opel Vivaro-e and Vauxhall Vivaro-e (all accessible additionally in passenger variations). Moreover, this mannequin is offered additionally by Toyota.

The specs of the vans are pretty good and place PSA among the many leaders of the business electrical automobile market in Europe. There are two battery choice to select from:

  • as much as 230 km (143 miles) of WLTP vary with 50 kWh battery (18 modules)
  • as much as 330 km (205 miles) of WLTP vary with 75 kWh battery (27 modules)

PSA already sells those vans at a rate of thousands a month and that is in all probability simply the starting. Xavier Peugeot, Senior Vice-President of Groupe PSA’s Mild Industrial Automobiles Enterprise Unit mentioned:

“Concretely, an increasing number of corporations’ tenders transfer in the direction of Battery Electrical Automobiles, at a a lot increased tempo than anticipated. Our order books to this point present us that the market confirms the selection of the IVOTY jury in Groupe PSA profitable the Worldwide Van of the 12 months 2021: Past what this trophy symbolises, our electrical medium vans from Peugeot, Citroën, Opel and Vauxhall are additionally business successes!”

The one different all-electric mannequin that obtained IVOTY is the Renault Kangoo Z.E. in 2012.

The medium EV van lineup contains eight PSA mannequin variations, plus two entries from Toyota:

International Van of the Year 2021 (IVOTY): Peugeot e-Expert, Citroën ë-Dispatch, Opel Vivaro-e and Vauxhall Vivaro-e

PSA has developed and launched additionally a lineup of eight compact all-electric vans (every with passenger model, plus two rebadged Toyota variations):

There are additionally new massive all-electric vans from PSA: