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DS Automobiles to only offer plug-in models by 2025

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DS Automobiles is to only offer plug-in hybrids and fully electric vehicles to customers in five years’ time – ahead of the Government’s new phase-out target dates.

The DS plug-in vehicle line-up includes the imminent arrival of the DS 9 E-Tense PHEV saloon, which joins the DS 7 Crossback E-Tense plug-in hybrid and the fully electric DS 3 Crossback E-Tense SUV.

The announcement was made a day after the PM confirmed that wholly petrol or diesel new cars and vans will not be allowed on sale from 2030 – with hybrids and plug-in hybrids allowed on sale until 2035.

DS also said it’s the only premium multi-energy manufacturer meeting the current 95g/km CO2 average fleet emission targets set by the European Commission, drawing on technology developed for its motorsport vehicles in the all-electric Formula E series.

Mark Blundell, UK marketing director, DS Automobiles, said: “The ambitious transition to Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicles (ULEVs) by the Government must be met with equally ambitious work from the industry. DS Automobiles has been a pioneering force for electric and plug-in vehicles since the beginning and is in a strong position to meet the new guidelines through its continued investment in and development of pioneering electrified vehicles.”

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.