Peugeot Partner, Citroen Berlingo and Opel Combo: Twins from 2018
Portraits of light commercial listed in this article will change enough in a couple of years. The city-factory Vigo wants to be “flexible” that the president of all the industries that are suppliers of manufacturing of Peugeot / Citroen in Galicia said in a journal. There is a pact between French and German so that the next generation of Partner , Berlingo and Opel Combo out of the same womb and expenses are shared. It is a very French gesture, that of alliances, which has already been tested successfully with Toyota with the C1, 108 and Aygo the one hand, and the Traveller, the Proace and SpaceTourer on the other side.
2020 is written a novel of 1,800 million euros to expand and robotizar over the Spanish plant. In early 2016, when drafted this note, there are mounting medium vans Peugeot and Citroen, the electric version of the Berlingo, the C-Elysée and calc ‘301’; Peugeot car exports virtually the entire globe with the exception of Central Europe.
With the “flexibility” is expected from the joint venture with Opel, let’s be candid and to assume that there will be no pay cuts or squeezes working conditions; what of “the goal is to maintain employment” and “expand production ‘usual formula of perorations announcing similar moves, and readers know that it is the workers who end up with cold feet and under a little more than stooges .
As one person is becoming older, more wanderings and ramblings in the speech given, and forget that the commission was talking about cars. I return to it, then.
What will Opel be?
The latest skeleton of Peugeot Citroen, which say EMP2, is found under the veneer of the C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso, which are also joining in Vigo thrifty installation. On top of this chassis will be the Partner, Berlingo and Combo version 2018. A Opel was this deal fits well, but is not yet public matter what the Prussians will bring. PSA refuses doubt encourage their vehicles with HDi and BlueHDi in favor of diesel ‘CDTi’ Opel.
They will try to improve the present
For another generation, which is expected in a couple of years is perpetuated as three of the trucks of about 4.5 meters most sold, and to continue this mixture of commercial vehicle and passenger car technology and attaching accessories other models brand. In this issue of intertwining concepts, the Opel Combo has seven well – traveled editions occupants, the Partner Tepee is developed better than many SUVs on rural roads, and the Citroën Berlingo Multispace can be ordered with sliding doors on both sides and 4×4. Out of these cars a more colorful and useful that the bulk of minivans preparations.
The competition is raw in this sector: Renault with its Kangoo, Ford and Fiat with its Courier with Doblò are three accumulate the same experience and are maintained with a strong base of pleased users.
Turkey is the loser in this dance of chips, because it runs out of the Opel Combo. And there are still bidding Vigo another project; an issue that is even a whisper of British press but pointing towards the incorporation of a new model. The English make their inquiries and are half convinced that Europe will be an adaptation for Chinese DS 6 WR. If confirmed, in Spain it is known as the second generation of the C4 Aircross, the son of another Japanese pact in 2014 with Mitsubishi. Until 2018 , long way to go and a few more words to type.