BMW Group and PSA Peugeot Citroen announced today that they will continue their engine collaboration.
“The two companies have agreed to develop the next generation of the jointly designed 4-cylinder petrol engine which will meet EU 6 requirements,” both said in a statement. “Currently, the engine is being used in several MINI, Peugeot and CitroÃ«n brand models.”
BMW and PSA Peugeot Citroen have also confirmed to explore other possible areas of collaborations at systems and component level, “with the aim of leveraging synergies in the development, production and procurement of selected components.”
“We have always been very successful in our cooperation with our partners, and that is particularly true with regard to PSA. We are delighted to continue our engine cooperation and look into options for further collaboration.” said BMW CEO Norbert Reithofer.
The cooperation between the two companies has produced 1.3 million engines since 2006.
– By: Omar Rana