Groupe PSA and Punch Powertrain are negotiating terms of a Joint Venture agreement

Groupe PSA and Punch Powertrain are negotiating terms of a Joint Venture agreement

27.09.2018: ... for the Group’s future electrified transmissions • On September 27, Groupe PSA and Punch Powertrain announce their intention to sign a joint venture agreement, named “Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions”, to produce the future generation of

... for the Group’s future electrified transmissions




•    On September 27, Groupe PSA and Punch Powertrain announce their intention to sign a joint venture agreement, named “Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions”, to produce the future generation of the electrified transmission (e-DCT), starting in 2022.
 



The Metz plant will have an annual production capacity of 600,000 e-DCTs. In preparation for production, Punch Powertrain will carry out industrialization and design of the state-of-the-art production line.
 




Informations on the future Joint Venture " Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions ":





Headquarters:            Metz (Greater East Region) France


R&D facilities:             Punch Powertrain in Belgium and Netherlands


Production facilites :    Groupe PSA – Metz (Moselle) France


Closing of such transaction remains subject to antitrust clearance and employee representative consultation.
 




This electrified dual  clutch transmission will be:



o    Designed and developed in Punch Powertrain research centers in Belgium and the Netherlands



o    Manufactured at Groupe PSA’s plant in Metz (Greater East Region), chosen for its cost-efficiency and recognized for its expertise in gearbox production.
 



With an excellent level of performance, this gearbox will save up to 15% fuel consumption and reduce emissions in the city thanks to the use of ZEV mode in heavy traffic conditions. This e-DCT technology will set the benchmark for dual-clutch transmissions in the passenger car and light commercial vehicle segments.
 


With its revolutionary design, the e-DCT gearbox with a 48V configuration, will equip Groupe PSA’s future mild hybrid electric vehicles (MHEV).




 -MPSA  also photo

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