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Groupe PSA chooses Punch Powertrain to accelerate EV future

Groupe PSA makes deal with Punch Powertrain for e-DTC systems

The Belgian auto parts manufacturer, Punch Powertrain, has been selected by Groupe PSA to provde its electrified dual transmission (e-DTC) systems for vehicles.

Punch Powertrain will be supplying the e-DTC systems by 2022, aiding the French automobile firm’s electric vehicle (EV) strategy.

Groupe PSA recently announced its goal of having EVs span across its entire range by 2025.

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Since the news, the firm has been working on mild-hybrid (MHEV), EVs, and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) in order to meet the target.

The French manufacturer claims it selected Punch Powertrain due to its “cutting-edge and patented dual clutch transmission design, which allows for fewer components, and hence a lighter and more compact transmission system.”

“In addition, it delivers outstanding performance and a very favorable fuel economy at a competitive cost. The next generation of this design, with a 48V motor configuration, will be installed by Groupe PSA in its vehicles,” the press release continued.

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