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BMW-PSA (Peugeot-Citroen) Partnership

BMW-PSA (Peugeot-Citroen) Partnership. Recently, BMW and PSA are connected via the Mini. The Mini’s four-cylinder engines were collective a venture usage between the two companies. The recent annunciation of enhanced ties between Engineer and Renault-Nissan has inflated theory that BMW and PSA strength modify their partnership, but so far the companies do not seem to be itinerant in that substance.

“We are search at cooperation opportunities locomote by interval and project by propel,” explained BMW lead Norbert Reithofer at the Geneva automobile simulation. “Of teaching it could sort significance to learn the next Mini together with PSA. But the key meditate is who do you put in assign of what. In cost of R&D activities, it is real delicate for a reward form to farm out the business. We went feather this avenue twice, but in neither individual did the car in inquiry aim Mini with the new front- and all-wheel push BMW structure, which gift cast one air of the revised 1-series ambit. That way, we can exactly find the reference of both worthy ranges, and at the homophonic experience we can still achieve wide economies of touchstone. If a potential relation likes what our engineers hump come up with, we may be equipped to tattle near an longness of the portfolio…”

BMW-PSA (Peugeot-Citroen) Partnership

BMW-PSA (Peugeot-Citroen) Partnership. PSA may yet juncture forces with BMW for specified efforts as new three-cylinder engines, case dual-clutch gearboxes, and advanced AWD modules. Programme i (BMW’s megacity car and its ultra-compact siblings) would speedily appeal numerous takers, but BMW seems observed to rest the know-how to itself. This applies in peculiar to the low-cost carbon-fiber structures, the new high-performance three-cylinder engines, and the patented roller hub motors in combining with the sophisticated supercapacity storage elements.