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Olympiacos BC announces the commencement of the co-operation with Peugeot and Lion Hellas, General Representative of Peugeot in Greece, in the framework of the 2010-11 Sponsorship Program. Peugeot will be the Official Sponsor of the Olympiacos team.
The Commercial Director of Olympiacos BC Mr. Lepeniotes stated: “We welcome Peugeot, one of the biggest car companies worldwide. We hope that our co-operation and the success of our team in both Greece and Europe, will contribute in the materialization of the corporate goals of Peugeot and the promotion of their products and services, all the more in a land-mark year for Peugeot, which accounts for 200 years of operations! Our project is ready and I am confident that all our fans will be embracing this new collaboration through the games and the team events”.
Mr. Demetres Korkontzelos, General Manager of Lion Hellas, the General retailer of Peugeot in Greece, stated: “Today Peugeot and Olympiacos, each one a pioneer in their field, bring their forces together. Team work, passion, competitiveness and fighting spirit are some of the values that both characterize Peugeot and Olympiacos. Lion Hellas, celebrating 200 years of history for Peugeot, draws a common route with one of the most historical clubs in Greece, Olympiacos. This collaboration, starting this season, we believe to be mutually beneficial. Each one will be giving the other those motives that will help achieve our goals. I am certain that this collaboration is the beginning of a joint successful course”.
Peugeot is the company offering a lot of solutions for transportation with private and professional vehicles, scooters, bicycles and a wide range of services.
With a presence in more than 160 countries and with 10.000 sales points, Peugeot combines driving pleasure with feeling. In 2009, Peugeot sold 1,842,000 vehicles, becoming the top French company in worldwide sales and the 10th car company accordingly. As far as the environmental protection is concerned and ecological behavior, 50% of the Peugeot cars that are sold all over the world transmit less than 140 g CO2.
The Company continues with its growth with the RCZ, the iOn, one 100% electric car, 408 in China, three new models in Latin America, and the European development of “Mu by Peugeot”, a system of free choice of transportation services. In the beginning of 2011 the new 508 and 3008 Hybri4 will be on the market, the first hybrid car with a diesel motor. With the power provided by 200 years of nonstop performance, Peugeot renews its designing lines and its corporate image, offering new solutions to transportation and thus confirming its international ambitions.
Peugeot uniquely combines usefulness and feeling. Peugeot aims as to always bring the feeling in the heart of the motorist experience: one Peugeot will never be just functional. In order for this corporate plan to be implemented and presented globally, Peugeot adopts a new global signature: Peugeot, MOTION & EMOTION. In the year when its 200th birthday is celebrated, Peugeot modernized its identity in all its activities all over the world.