PSA Peugeot CitroŽn in the fight against climate change

26.10.2009: In keeping with its continuing efforts to combat climate change, PSA Peugeot CitroŽn is a partner of the 6th Forum International de la Mťtťo*, whose theme this year is "The City and Climate Change".

In keeping with its continuing efforts to combat climate change, PSA Peugeot Citroën is a partner of the 6th Forum International de la Météo*, whose theme this year is "The City and Climate Change".        

Last September, the Group signed on to two major international initiatives:


1. "Caring for Climate", an initiative sponsored by the UN Global Compact that offers businesses a platform for united commitment and action on climate change issues.

2. The "Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change", whose aim is to deliver a unique and forceful message from business leaders to policymakers on the eve of the Copenhagen Summit calling for action in the face of climate change.

To make motorists more aware of the impact of their driving, PSA Peugeot Citroën is installing an eco-driving simulator at the Forum International de la Météo so that visitors can discover ways to reduce their fuel consumption and CO2 emissions by up to 20% by making simple changes in how they drive.

The European leader in sales of vehicles with low CO2 emissions, PSA Peugeot Citroën is actively working to add more low-emission vehicles to its product lines. The Group joined the battle to reduce CO2 and pollutant emissions early on and has introduced numerous fuel-efficient and low-emission technologies, including electric vehicles in 1995, HDi diesel engines in 1998, and particulate filters in 2000.

* Forum International de la Météo, from 20 to 25 October 2009, in the Orangerie of the Parc André Citroën (Paris XV).


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26.10.2009 / MaP

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