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Peugeot Rifter MPV under consideration for Australia, could offer EV

Peugeot Australia looking to provide a smaller version for people on the go Partner van, this would give the French brand a direct competitor with Volkswagen tires.

The Peugeot bike is a passenger version of the Partner, based on the same platform as the latest Citroen Berlingo – an aging van no longer sold in Australia – as well as the Combo Opel/Vauxhall and Toyota ProAce sold in Europe and Europe Europe. UK.

At the recent launch Peugeot 308 Hatch and WagonPeugeot Citroen Australia’s chief executive officer, Kate Gillis, told the media that the compact MPV is not a solid starter for our market, but it is being considered.

“We always look at what’s being developed and see if it’s right for our market. So it’s definitely not zero, and at this point it’s still being looked at,” Gillis said.

“There is definitely an opportunity for something like that in this market. But we need to go through the right level of due diligence and consideration but you know, it’s there.”

Ms Gillis added: “This is a very successful Peugeot vehicle and it has had a few minor changes that make it more appealing.

Although not mentioned in the press conference, the Rifter also offers an all-electric version called the e-Rifter. If the standard version is considered, you must think that the EV model is also on the card.

Peugeot Australia has made no secret of its intention to offer up to three all-electric models by 2023, starting with commercial vehicles, then gradually moving into passenger cars and SUVs. While unconfirmed, the goal is to have all three products on the market by the end of next year.

While Ms Gillis did not want to reveal which models in her global portfolio would fit into each of these three positions, commercial vehicles would be the top choice. electronic partner, electronics expertor electronic boxer valve.

Since the Partner and the Rifter are essentially one and the same with different interiors, you can see how the Rifter and e-Rifter are the logical next step.

Peugeot also produces a passenger version of the Expert van called the Traveler, in addition to offering an all-electric e-Traveller variant.

Meanwhile, the passenger and SUV slots will likely be filled by e-208 EV city bloom as well e-2008 small cross. Peugeot Australia is also considering bringing in the recently revealed version e-308 Down.

Stay tuned auto expert for the latest information and let us know what you think in the comments.

THAN: Everything Peugeot Partner


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