Bruce Gain

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PSA winds down hybrid air fuel-saving project, still seeks partner to share costs
Jan. 22, 2015 12:45 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen said it will continue development of its Hybrid Air technology to reduce fuel use, despite reports in the French press that the project almost certain ...


Jeep uses Paris boat show to gain traction
6:34 am U.S. ET | Jan. 16
Jeep hopes its role as a marketing partner at the Nautic in Paris, one of Europe's biggest boat shows, will help it get a leg up in the fast-growing small SUV market. The ...


Renault seeks fleet sales for new Espace
Jan. 10, 2015 06:01 CET
Renault hopes its new Espace will appeal to business customers as family buyers increasingly shun minivans. ...


Tesla seeks solutions in 'fragmented' Europe
Jan. 9, 2015 06:01 CET
Tesla expects Europe to play a big part in its bid to hit production targets by the end of 2015, but the region presents unique challenges, as the electric carmaker's glo ...


Renault, PSA halt production as France falls silent for terror victims
Jan. 8, 2015 20:51 CET | UPDATED: Jan 9 11:30 CET - adds company comments
Renault and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen stopped production lines during a nationwide minute's silence in remembrance of the victims of a terror attack on a Paris-based newspaper. ...


Faurecia expects tech to fuel growth; CEO sees benefits from megasupplier trend
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22
Faurecia CEO Yann Delabriere, 64, is counting on the French supplier to provide high-tech products to meet customer demands anywhere in the world. ...


Renault works on Citroen C4 Cactus rival
Dec. 19, 2014 14:47 CET
Renault is developing an affordable small car that could preview a future rival to the Citroen C4 Cactus. ...


Renault-Nissan and AvtoVAZ form Russia's biggest auto parts buyer
Dec. 18, 2014 14:20 CET
The Renault-Nissan alliance and AvtoVAZ will merge their purchasing activities in Russia to create the largest buyer in the country's auto industry. ...


Faurecia expects to gain from megasupplier trend
Dec. 9, 2014 06:01 CET
Faurecia CEO Yann Delabriere expects the trend toward consolidation of the Tier 1 supplier base will continue, supported by two major industry drivers: globalization and ...


Renault, PSA criticize France's about-face on diesels
Dec. 2, 2014 12:23 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and Renault have criticized the French government's plans to end its diesel-friendly policy for new cars. PSA/Peugeot-Citroen said the policy change w ...


PSA moves Xavier Peugeot to Citroen, names new Peugeot product chief
Nov. 14, 2014 06:01 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen named Xavier Peugeot as product planning chief of Citroen. He moves to the role from head of product planning for the Peugeot brand and is tasked with ...


Suzuki seeks BMW-like success -- on the seas
12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 7
Suzuki is trying to emulate BMW's and Volvo's success on the seas by associating its brand with one of the world's most famous sailboat races. ...


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