Despite the breakthrough of SUVs, city cars have not had their last word. Auto-Moto unveils the program of festivities for the next 4 years.
Future city cars: the calendar of novelties by 2025 – Not very profitable in the eyes of the automotive industry, city cars are the subject of a rationalization, in recent years, at most car manufacturers. No more bodywork or sports variants, with a few exceptions. Urban people surrender mainly available in 5 doors, according to conventional power levels, and definitively put diesel back in favor of electrification. For now, few models do without fossil fuels, in this category, like the Renault Zoe and Honda e, while the Toyota Yaris and Renault Clio hold the exclusivity of true hybrid blocks, not 48 V. For its part, Stellantis preferred to bet on a multi-energy platform, capable of accommodating 100% thermal or 100% electric units, to move its Peugeot 208 and Opel Corsa. Versatile city cars that gradually take the step on the micro-urban type Citroën C1 or Renault Twingo in the process of extinction, for lack of profitability, because it is too expensive to convert to recent and future pollution control and safety standards. These could give way to a new breed of ultra-urban SUV.
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