PEUGEOT, which continues to be the official partner of the “Roland-Garros” French Open Tennis Tournament for 38 consecutive years, is breaking new ground in this year's leg of the event. In this context, PEUGEOT; It will provide all transportation of the players, VIP guests and officials who will take part in the tournament with a fleet consisting of all electric vehicles. Of the total 162 PEUGEOT models that will take part in the tournament, two-thirds are rechargeable hybrid models, while the remaining one-third are electric models. Among PEUGEOT's fleet to take part in the tournament; include the new 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED, PEUGEOT 508 HYBRID, PEUGEOT SUV 3008 GT HYBRID, PEUGEOT SUV e-2008, PEUGEOT e-TRAVELER, and PEUGEOT e-EXPERT. Thus PEUGEOT; It makes the French Open Tennis Tournament the first sporting event of its kind in the world associated with all-electric transportation.
PEUGEOT is leaving 38 years behind with a great innovation with its partnership in the "Roland-Garros" French Open Tennis Tournament, one of the most popular sports organizations in the world. PEUGEOT, the leading manufacturer of technological and environmentally friendly vehicles, will be the first of this year's tournament to transport players, VIP guests and all officials with a fleet of all-electric vehicles. A total of 162 PEUGEOT models, two-thirds hybrid and one-third fully electric vehicles, will contribute to Roland-Garros being known as the sports organization with the most environmentally friendly transportation network.
Environmentally conscious vehicles met at the most prestigious tennis tournament
PEUGEOT's environmentalist fleet, which will take part in this year's event, emits only 2019 g / km of CO7,5 emission per vehicle, with a value 22,7 times lower compared to 2. This significant reduction in emissions also highlights the sensitivity of PEUGEOT's tournament location, the Porte d'Auteuil Region, to maintaining air quality. The tournament also highlights the diversity of the PEUGEOT product range in terms of environmentally friendly vehicles with low CO2 emissions. At the event, the brand ambassador of PEUGEOT is Novak Djokovic, who is the number 1 of today's tennis world according to the Professional Tennis Association ranking. Djokovic, who will carry the name PEUGEOT on his polo shirt when he plays on the Roland-Garros courts, will also take part in the advertising campaign for 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED, which will start airing at the beginning of the tournament. As part of its partnership with Peugeot-Garros, PEUGEOT will showcase the new 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED SW (Station Wagon) version on a private platform throughout the tournament.
PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED clothing collection offers a sporty look with its seasonal design. The cap has a smooth line baseball cap and is available for sale at 39 Euros including VAT. Polo collar T-shirt has a narrow cut structure. The body of the two-material knit shirt is piqué stitched and the sleeves are stitched with moss stitch.
Commenting on the issue, PEUGEOT CEO Linda Jackson stated that they once again emphasized their commitment to transition to rechargeable hybrid, electric and environmentally friendly vehicles at the tournament, “PEUGEOT has significantly accelerated the process of launching low and zero emission vehicles in the last two years. By the end of this year, 70% of the vehicles in our product range will be electric. And by 2025, there will be an electric alternative across the entire PEUGEOT range, ”he said. Underlining the importance of the tournament in promoting PEUGEOT's new brand identity to a wider audience, Jackson said, “The PEUGEOT brand has been combining its own values with the tennis world for nearly 40 years, including experience, attraction and stimulation of emotions. "We are proud to introduce our new PEUGEOT logo to hundreds of millions of TV viewers covering all continents during the Roland Garros tournament."
Gilles Moretton, President of the French Tennis Federation, said; “The French Tennis Federation is following a strategy that focuses on sustainable development. Roland Garros tournament is a very prestigious showcase. It is very important for us to show our approach. "The fleet of 162 electric vehicles that PEUGEOT presented for the tournament is an important and gratifying contribution to our environmental awareness efforts.
Rich options in electric and rechargeable hybrid vehicles
As the environmentally friendly transportation partner of the Roland-Garros Tournament, PEUGEOT's electric and rechargeable hybrid vehicle fleet perfectly coincides with the brand's transition process towards environmentally friendly vehicles. All vehicles in the fleet feature the new PEUGEOT logo with a lion's head on a black background, the Roland-Garros logo and the phrase 'Official Partner'. In addition, the 'Switch to electricity' label on the rear windows encourages the new energy transition. The 162-vehicle fleet consists of 6 electric models in the PEUGEOT range:
The new 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED; It sets a good example of the know-how and experience of PEUGEOT SPORT engineers. Vehicle; With its electric four-wheel drive system and a rechargeable gasoline / hybrid powertrain that produces a total of 360 HP, it stands out as the most powerful mass-production car ever produced by PEUGEOT. Setting new standards in performance with the approach called Neo-Performance, the 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED has a very low CO100 emission level with 2,03 g / km equivalent to 46 liters of fuel per 2 km according to the WLTP protocol.
PEUGEOT 508 HYBRID; It achieves extremely low C225₂ emission values with its 165 HP / 0kW rechargeable hybrid powertrain system. The PEUGEOT 508 HYBRID has a CO29 emission level of 1.3 g / km (100 l / 2 km) and offers a fully electric driving range of 54 km according to the WLTP protocol.
PEUGEOT SUV 3008 GT HYbrid 225 e-EAT8; It combines a 180 hp PureTech turbo petrol engine with a 8 hp (110 kW) electromotor adjacent to the eight-speed e-EAT80 automatic transmission. With a CO30 emission value of 2 g / km, the car offers a fully electric driving range (WLTP) of up to 56 km.