The arrival in 2021of the new Peugeot e-Expert, 9 seat electric minibuses will join the growing number of electrified commercial vehicles on sale — largely targeting cities where there is a greater need to cut emissions and pollution. While few technical details have been revealed, Peugeot’s owner the PSA Group has announced that the new model will be available with two different electric powertrains — one offering a range of 124 miles, and the other 186 miles, equivalent to in excess of 45,000 annual mileage. As a Peugeot Accredited Supplier, Red Kite will be working closely with Peugeot through 2020 ready for the arrival of the new electric minibus early next year. Xavier Peugeot, Senior Vice-President of Group PSA’s commercial vehicles, said: “The PSA Group is pushing ahead with the electrification of its LCV range by offering electric versions of compact vans for business and individual customers. “Without compromising on features, the range will help strengthen our leadership in this segment in Europe. In 2021, our entire range of LCVs and their passenger car equivalents will be electrified. PSA Group have also confirmed electric versions of the Peugeot Boxer, Citroen Relay and Vauxhall Vivaro minibuses will be available. No official launch date yet but industry sources indicate a starting price of around £60,000

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