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DS Automobiles extends its commitment to Formula E, until at least 2026
19 March, 2021
DS Automobiles, the first premium car maker to enter Formula E back in 2015, extends its commitment to the FIA World Championship until 2026. DS Automobiles will develop a new generation (Gen3) single-seater for the 2022-26 seasons.
DS Automobiles Reveals Eco Conscious Fashion Collection that Absorbs CO2
2 March, 2021
DS Automobiles has collaborated with French high-end fashion designers EGONlab and London-based innovative research and design studio Post Carbon Lab to create a unisex four-piece fashion collection.
15 February, 2021
As with last season, the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship starts in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, where the drivers will race at night for the first time in the history of the series. DS TECHEETAH is in the starting blocks to begin the new season and determined to do well in these 2 special night races.
DS 7 CROSSBACK Louvre: The Art in Travel
21 December, 2020
Thanks to a partnership with the Louvre museum dating from the conception of DS Automobiles, DS 7 CROSSBACK is now being offered as an exclusive “Louvre” limited edition, complete with unique features.
Discover the secrets of 182 major works, each through their own podcast, thanks to the "Un jour au Louvre" function available from the 12''HD touch screen. The “Amis du Louvre” card also gives you unlimited access to the museum for one year.
Revealed: All-New DS 4 Combines Bold Design and Innovative Technology with Plug-In Hybrid Efficiency
17 December, 2020
DS Automobiles has revealed first details of the all-new DS 4: a new premium C-Segment vehicle that combines French luxury expertise and augmented technology encapsulated in a daring new design. Created for customers who want style, purity, intuitive technology and driving enjoyment, the all-new DS 4 will go on sale in 2021.
DS Automobiles and TECHEETAH Ready to Win Again!
26 November, 2020
DS Automobiles and its partner TECHEETAH reaffirmed its commitment to Formula E and to continue its streak of double-championship wins, this time to become the first Formula E World Champions as the championship embarks on its seventh season and its first as an FIA World Championship in January 2021.
DS Automobiles Will Be Exclusively Electrified by 2025
20th November, 2020
DS Automobiles will be exclusively electrified by 2025, offering an electric variant across its entire model range. Electrification sits at the heart of DS Automobiles, from being a pioneer in Formula E to offering an electrified option across its entire range since 2019. By 2025, DS Automobiles will exclusively offer plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) and fully electric vehicles (EV) to its customers.
Alex Eagle and Women for Women International Present: Virtual Car Boot Sale
12th October, 2020
Hot on the heels of Women for Women International’s very first Virtual Car Boot Sale in May, the all-day fashion extravaganza will be back this autumn. Hosted by Alex Eagle, in partnership with THE OUTNET and supported by DS Automobiles, the virtual fundraiser will take place worldwide on Saturday 7th November.
DS Certified Wins What Car? Used Car Scheme Award for the Second Year Running
1st October, 2020
The DS Automobiles manufacturer-approved Used Car Programme ‘DS Certified’ has retained its title as Best Used Car Scheme for 2021 at this year’s What Car? Used Car Awards, winning the accolade for the second year running. What Car? judges compared all UK used car schemes and awarded DS Certified the top spot for the second time in a row.
New Edition of “Un Autre Regard” From DS Automobiles for Paris Fashion Week
29th September 2020
DS Automobiles is adding a new element to “Un Autre Regard”* with an editorial fashion photo shoot dedicated to Paris Fashion Week® Women’s Spring/Summer 2021, following a first edition launched last July.
DS Automobiles celebrates its second double historical title
Berlin, 13th August 2020
The final round of season six of the 2019/2020 ABB FIA Formula E championship took place today at the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin and DS Automobiles enters in motorsport's history with a new double title. Following Jean-Éric Vergne title's last year, the Portuguese Antonio Félix Da Costa has been crowned Drivers' champion at the end of a particularly intense final.
Bad luck across the board for DS TECHEETAH in Round 10
Berlin, 12th August 2020
The penultimate race of Season 6 of ABB FIA Formula E did not smile on the DS TECHEETAH team and its drivers, the new champion Antonio Félix Da Costa and Jean-Éric Vergne. But the French can still offer the double title to the premium brand of the PSA group this Thursday during the championship final.
DS TECHEETAH becomes double Teams’
champions and Antonio Félix Da Costa is the
2019/2020 ABB FIA Formula E champion
This Sunday in Berlin, the DS TECHEETAH team and Antonio Félix Da Costa sealed the fate of the two championships in the ABB FIA Formula E. While two races still have to be competed, DS Automobiles, the French premium manufacturer, is champion for the second year in a row and thus confirms its know-how in electric mobility.
One step closer to the titles for Da Costa and DS TECHEETAH
Berlin, 6th August 2020
A second victory in two days! Once again unstoppable. This Thursday in Berlin during the seventh round of the ABB FIA Formula E, Antonio Félix Da Costa has made a break in the provisional standings of the championship where he now has more than double the points accumulated by his closest rival.
Leading the driver and team ABB FIA FORMULA E Championship
standings, DS TECHEETAH prepares to defend its titles in Berlin!
Paris, 3rd August 2020
From Wednesday 5 August until 13 August, DS Automobiles and its partner TECHEETAH will be back in the Formula E Championship with 6 races held behind closed doors at the Berlin-Tempelholf track. Complying with a very strict health protocol, the brand will be lining up its two DS E-TENSE FE20s with the aim of once again winning the driver and team titles.
THE FIGHT AGAINST GLOBAL WARMING:
DS AUTOMOBILES, EUROPE’S LEADING PREMIUM MULTI-ENERGY BRAND
7 July, 2020
Based on an electrification strategy established at the brand’s launch in 2015, DS Automobiles is already class leader among the premium multi-energy brands with the lowest CO2 emissions in Europe. Driven by the 100% electric DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE and plug-in hybrid DS 7 CROSSBACK E-TENSE 4x4 with 300 horsepower and 4 wheel drive, DS Automobiles reveals an average CO2 emissions of less than 80g/km during the first six months of 2020.
DS Automobiles in fashion mode
6 July, 2020
Official partner to Paris Fashion Week, DS Automobiles is revealing a unique editorial fashion photo shoot featuring the emerging fashion scene and electric E-TENSE models.
Called “Un Autre Regard” *, the work came from a meeting of designs from different disciplines, connected by an avant-garde spirit and echoing the Sarah Moon photographs depicting the SM nearly 50 years ago.
DS AUTOMOBILES REVEALS NEW VIRTUAL SHOWROOM
30th June, 2020
In light of the global Coronavirus Pandemic, DS Automobiles reveals its new Virtual Showroom.
It follows the announcement last week that customers of the luxury brand are now able to view the latest models with exclusive live tours, interact with DS Advisors, book test drives and request Home Delivery, all from the comfort of their own home.
DS TECHEETAH WILL BE ON THE STARTING GRID ON 5 AUGUST WITH THE OBJECTIVE OF WINNING NEW TITLES!
19 June 2020
After a ‘forced break’ from season 6, DS Automobiles and its partner TECHEETAH will on the Formula E championship’s starting grids on 5 August 2020 in Berlin for six races (5-6 August, 8-9 August, 12-13 August) without spectators which will close a championship that has been very disrupted. At the wheel of the two DS E-TENSE FE20s, Jean-Eric Vergne, double Formula E champion and 2018/2019 winner, and Antonio Félix Da Costa, current leader of the Driver classification. Also at the top of the Team ranking, the DS TECHEETAH team will compete in these last races of the season with the firm intention of winning new titles.
Jean-Eric Vergne on the starting grid of the "Race At Home Challenge" every Saturday until June 13
24 April 2020
As part of a partnership with UNICEF in support of the fight against the coronavirus, the ABB FIA FORMULA E championship is organizing an online competition with its greatest drivers including Jean-Eric Vergne, DS ambassador and Formula E champion with DS TECHEETAH.
THE ART OF COLOURING
April 17th, 2020
To forget the stress of lockdown, colouring is one of the most beneficial things to do. DS Automobiles has come up with eight designs to colour in featuring its DS 9, DS 7 CROSSBACK, DS 3 CROSSBACK and its DS AERO SPORT LOUNGE, DS X E-TENSE and DS E-TENSE concept cars.
DS Automobiles Launch Web Series That Goes Behind-The-Scenes Creating a Car within the DS Design Studio Paris
April 8th, 2020
DS Automobiles shows behind-the-scenes content to show how its team creates cars with two web series from inside the DS DESIGN STUDIO PARIS.
DS Automobiles Cover the Charge-Difference of the Plug-In Car GrantFollowing Budget Changes to Maintain £3,500 Funding
March 17th, 2020
DS Automobiles is maintaining the value of the Plug-in Car Grant (PICG) which reduced following the Government’s budget in March from £3,500 to £3,000 by funding the difference with an extra £500 for customer orders of the new DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE - BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) for the moment until the end of March.
Invitation: To Have a Rendez-Vous with DS 9 & DS Aero Sport Lounge
March 4th, 2020
The DS Automobiles programme takes on a new form with the cancellation of the Geneva International Motor Show. The DS 9 saloon and the DS AERO SPORT LOUNGE concept car will be presented to the public on Wednesday 4 March at 4pm on DS Automobiles' social networks.
DS AERO SPORT LOUNGE: THE ART OF TRAVEL
February 26, 2020
With DS AERO SPORT LOUNGE, DS Automobiles is bringing a new type of car to life. Welcoming as well as distinguished, restrained as well as generous, intelligent as well as poetic, this concept car is a preview to our future.
DS TECHEETAH CELEBRATES FIRST DOUBLE PODIUM AND
ANTONIO FELIX DA COSTA’S FIRST WIN FOR THE TEAM
29 February 2020
DS TECHEETAH took their first double podium today under the Moroccan sun. Antonio Felix da Costa claimed his first win with the team and his third career win in the championship. His team-mate, Jean-Éric Vergne, secured third. This put DS TECHEETAH and Antonio on top of the standings at the chequered flag.
E-PRIX OF MARRAKECH
February 27, 2020
See you in Morocco for DS Techeetah in Formula E.
After a second consecutive podium for DS Techeetah, Jean-Éric Vergne and Antonio Felix Da Costa intend to win the fifth race of the Formula E championship which takes place this weekend in Morocco.
DS 9: THE POWER OF ELEGANCE
February 24, 2020
Following DS 7 CROSSBACK and DS 3 CROSSBACK, this is a large, stylish saloon to head up the new French premium brand’s line up. With DS 9, DS Automobiles is emphasising its expertise, design, sophistication and technology with a global vision.
With these exciting characteristics, DS 9 conveys a perfect blend of heritage, remarkable savoir-faire and cutting-edge technology. DS 9 is an invitation to rediscover French excellence in relation to the car.
DS AUTOMOBILES’ DIESELS ACHIEVE RDE2 COMPLIANCE BEFORE DEADLINE
February 20, 2020
All new DS Automobiles’ diesel engines are now RDE2 certified before all new cars are required to meet the tough new emissions standards, providing significant potential savings to business buyers.
DS TECHEETAH FINISHES: A VERY STRONG 2ND AND 4TH IN FRONT OF A FULL HOUSE IN MEXICO CITY
Mexico E-Prix, 15th February 2020
Reigning champions DS TECHEETAH continued their streak of podiums in today’s Mexico City E-Prix which saw Portuguese driver, Antonio Felix Da Costa, secure his second consecutive podium. Team-mate and reigning double-champion Jean-Éric Vergne finished fourth as the chequered flag fell on the Foro Sol.
February 15, 2020
After an intense stage in Chile, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship travels to the Mexican capital for the third round of the championship. The DS TECHEETAH team intends to continue its momentum and establish new performances.
Formula E Champion, DS Techeetah Unveils Preview of the Design of Its Future Formula E Single-Seater Car
February 10th, 2020
Building on success with the most prestigious car manufacturers, Formula E will officially become an FIA world championship starting next season. Clearly part of a constant process of innovation, the famous electric championship will introduce the Gen2 EVO, a restyled version of the current car.