PSA group as well as Changan reveal advancement of new pick-up

PSA (Citroen, Peugeot, Vauxhall as well as DS) as well as Changan are set to establish a new one-ton pick-up for the LCV market in a new offer between the European as well as Oriental automobile manufacturers.
Having signed a framework contract in June, the French group as well as China’s Changan have signed a co-development offer to carry out this new type of automobile that will be produced in Changan’s Ding Zhou plant in China. 
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The automobile will at first be offered in the Chinese market as well as will slowly be introduced to PSA’s overseas markets, with Europe a likely destination. Changan already lead the Chinese light utility truck market with the ‘Tiger Truck’. Worldwide, 14 million light industrial automobiles were on the roads in 2016 with 18 per cent of those represented by one-ton pickups.
It is currently unknown as to what the new one-ton pickup will be badged as. PSA group own the Citroen, Peugeot, Vauxhall, DS as well as Opel brands while Changan is introducing its own offensive on the European market.
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Patrice Lucas, PSA executive vice president has stated that PSA’s LCV volumes will boost by 30 per cent next year as well as triple by 2021 under the company’s Push to Pass product strategy.
PSA just recently introduced the Peugeot pick Up in the African market, with advancement of the SUV set to aid production of the French-Chinese hybrid light pick-up that will most likely show up in the UK by 2020.
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