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PSA increases van production in Portugal

Jan. 19, 2018 10:49 CET

PSA will add a third production team at its plant in Mangualde, Portugal, in response to increased demand for the Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partner vans.... Read More »

VIDEO: AutoNews Now: PSA to put regional HQ in Atlanta

3:45 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2018

Southern charm? PSA to put regional HQ in Atlanta, plus, Alabama's auto appeal; NAFTA woes; Lexus 'Panther' placement; A limited Land Rover; GM exec's CarPlay critique; Bullitt benefit.... Read More »

PSA targets Atlanta for North American headquarters

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2018

PSA Group, steaming toward a return to the U.S. auto market, is poised to put its North American headquarters in the greater Atlanta area, Automotive News has learned.... Read More »

PETER SIGAL

BLOG: Peugeot's decision to give 3008 and 5008 SUV styling pays off

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2018

Peugeot's decision to replace its 3008 and 5008 minivans with more crossover-oriented versions has paid off handsomely. The two models easily outsold their predecessors in 2017, helping the brand's global sales to jump 10 percent last year.... Read More »

PSA to tap GM expertise in return to U.S.

3:37 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2018

France's PSA Group has found a bonus benefit in engineers from its newly acquired Opel unit. The former GM employees are helping make PSA products compliant with United States regulations,... Read More »

VIDEO: First Shift: PSA reveals broad electrification plan

8:00 am U.S. ET | Jan. 18, 2018

AN World Congress: PSA reveals broad electrification plan, Taking a bite out of CUV sales?, Porsche's plan to stand out in EVs, Supplier talent crunch; GM and Waymo AVs land in Detroit.... Read More »

PSA to electrify global product lineup by 2025

9:38 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2018

French automaker PSA plans to bring electrified options to its full car and light-truck lineup by 2025, joining other automakers in pledging to widely deploy partial or fully electric powertrains to lower emissions, CEO Carlos Tavares said Wednesday.... Read More »

Opel is latest automaker hit by German pay strikes

Jan. 17, 2018 17:05 CET

German industrial workers including more than 8,000 from Opel took part in strikes, continuing a series of walkouts in support of union demands for an industrywide 6 percent pay increase.... Read More »

Opel will skip Geneva auto show

Jan. 16, 2018 13:20 CET

Opel will skip the Geneva auto show in March as the brand comes under pressure from new owner PSA to cut costs in an effort to reverse years of losses.... Read More »

SUVs help PSA to 15% growth in 2017 vehicle sales

Jan. 16, 2018 09:34 CET

PSA's global sales rose 15 percent to 3.63 million last year, driven by new SUVs and crossovers and the acquisition of Opel from GM.... Read More »

PETER SIGAL

BLOG: PSA develops possible Renault Twizy rival

4:55 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2018

PSA's latest effort in the field of mobility services is a plug-in hybrid three-wheeled scooter that could be a possible rival to Renault's Twizy.... Read More »

Industry veteran Norman tasked with Vauxhall turnaround

Jan. 11, 2018 11:53 CET

PSA named industry veteran Stephen Norman to lead its UK Vauxhall brand, just days after the automaker announced further job cuts in Britain. Norman has already been working on a turnaround plan for Vauxhall, a source said... Read More »

PSA promotes Germany boss Chopelin to lead global sales and marketing

Jan. 11, 2018 12:18 CET

PSA promoted its Germany boss, Alberic Chopelin, to head global sales and marketing operations, including its newly acquired Opel and Vauxhall brands.... Read More »

NICK GIBBS

BLOG: PSA should sell UK Vauxhall plant to Jaguar Land Rover

3:39 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2018

A second round of job cuts shows PSA is struggling with the viability of its newly acquired Ellesmere Port factory in the UK. There is an obvious solution: sell the Vauxhall factory to Jaguar Land Rover which needs capacity in Britain.... Read More »

PSA will lose Vauxhall sales if UK plant shuts, union warns

Jan. 10, 2018 12:09 CET

PSA's Vauxhall brand would lose sales if the automaker closes its Ellesmere Port factory in England, a union chief warned.... Read More »

PSA plans 1,300 French job cuts under new law, union says

Jan. 9, 2018 11:58 CET

PSA plans to eliminate 1,300 French jobs using a new form of voluntary cuts introduced by President Emmanuel Macron, an official for the CFTC union said.... Read More »

PSA to cut 250 more jobs at Vauxhall plant

Jan. 8, 2018 16:42 CET

About 250 more jobs will be lost at PSA's Ellesmere Port plant in England on top of around 400 cuts announced last year, reducing the plant's output to one shift. The factory builds the Astra for Opel and Vauxhall.... Read More »

PSA expands van production at French factory

Jan. 5, 2018 13:38 CET

PSA is expanding production at its light-commercial vehicle factory in Hordain in northern France in a response to increased demand. The plant builds the Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy midsize vans, along with their passenger-vehicle variants, as well as the Toyota ProAce.... Read More »

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Citroen sees C3 Aircross luring minivan loyalists

Jan. 3, 2018 06:01 CET

Citroen says the C3 Aircross will stand out from rivals in the subcompact SUV segment with its expressive design, interior flexibility and extensive personalization possibilities.... Read More »

PSA CEO Tavares eager to get started with Opel turnaround

Jan. 2, 2018 06:01 CET

PSA CEO Carlos Tavares is eager to get started with turning around the automaker's newly acquired Opel/Vauxhall business.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for January

Jan. 2, 2018 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at why car executives are seeing signs of something new in Russia: slow, steady -- nearly predictable -- economic growth.... Read More »

PSA eyes collective bargaining over future job cuts

Dec. 28, 2017 10:50 CET

PSA is considering adopting a collective bargaining process with its workforce over future job cuts, a union official said. Unions fear the move could make it easier for PSA to shed staff.... Read More »

PSA replaces China chief amid sales slump

Dec. 21, 2017 10:02 CET

PSA named new chiefs for its China and Latin America regions as part of a management shuffle. The move comes as PSA tries to reverse a sales slump in China.... Read More »

NICK GIBBS

BLOG: PSA got a bargain with Opel, former GM Europe boss says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 19, 2017

PSA got a "good deal" when it bought General Motors' European operations, Opel/Vauxhall, says Nick Reilly, who was GM's troubleshooter before he retired in 2011.... Read More »

Global pullback confounds ex-GM exec

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 18, 2017

Nick Reilly, who was instrumental in helping establish GM's global business, regrets some of the withdrawal's the company has made around the world — especially in Europe.... Read More »

 
Peugeot's decision to give 3008 and 5008 SUV styling pays off

Peter Sigal
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19 2018

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Peugeot's decision to replace its 3008 and 5008 minivans with more crossover-oriented versions has p ...
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BMW exec combines Silicon Valley innovation with corporate rigor

Nick Gibbs
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 17 2018

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German automotive companies have acknowledged that they need to foster a work culture more akin to S ...
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Will Mercedes' G class get juiced?

Amy Wilson
9:35 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 14 2018

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Mercedes could make an electric variant of its iconic G-class SUV, Dieter Zetsche seemed to imply in ...
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PSA develops possible Renault Twizy rival

Peter Sigal
4:55 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12 2018

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PSA's latest effort in the field of mobility services is a plug-in hybrid three-wheeled scooter that ...
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PSA should sell UK Vauxhall plant to Jaguar Land Rover

Nick Gibbs
3:39 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11 2018

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A second round of job cuts shows PSA is struggling with the viability of its newly acquired Ellesmer ...
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Qoros' new owner plans to be China's Tesla

Yang Jian
5:13 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5 2018

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Dozens of Chinese EV startups have sought to become the Chinese answer to Tesla, but none of them ha ...
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How Nissan, NASA will help you park in the future

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 3 2018

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Nissan has turned to NASA to help it with what could be a challenging task in the future: remotely p ...
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Supplier CEO who loves his front-row seat to industry's transformation

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 29 2017

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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors CEO Johannes Roters is energized by the megatrends that are changing the industry because he remembers a time when things were a bit stagnant. ...
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Nissan tackles tech overload in autonomous car

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 23 2017

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Nissan's latest test car for autonomous driving has 39 devices to achieve 360-degree sensing. The automaker knows that number needs to be slashed. ...
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Conti exec learns when art tops science

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22 2017

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Continental's head of startups got some excellent advice after he was put in charge of the supplier's new entrepreneurial unit. ...
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European sales fall 5% in December with Fiat, Nissan and Skoda among biggest losers
European new-car sales fell nearly 5 percent in December, hurt by extra days off for Christmas versu ...
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Kia, VW are winners as Russia sales rise 12% in 2017
Kia and VW brand were the top gainers in Russia last year as the country's new-car market rebounded ...
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Western European registrations fell 5% in December
Western European registrations fell 5 percent in December, which had two fewer selling days than a y ...
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UK sales drop most since recession on Brexit, diesel fears
UK registrations fell nearly 6 percent in 2017 in their biggest annual slide since the global recess ...
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Spain's 2017 sales get big boost from discounting
Spanish new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent last year, although dealers said the increase was helped ...
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German sales rose nearly 3% in 2017 as diesel demand plunged
German new-car sales rose nearly 3 percent last year but fell 1 percent in December on fewer selling ...
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Renault, Lada, Hyundai-Kia poised to gain from Russia's new stability
Russia's strengthening auto market is good news for automakers such as Renault-Nissan and its Russia ...
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Incentives push Italy's 2017 sales to eight-year high
Italian new-car sales rose nearly 8 percent in 2017 as incentives helped push demand to its highest ...
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EVs and hybrids accounted for more than half of Norway's new-car sales in 2017
Sales of electrified cars exceeded half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided by ge ...
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French 2017 sales rise nearly 5% but diesel share falls below 50%
French registrations rose by nearly 5 percent in 2017, led by increases of more than 10 percent at S ...
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VW, Peugeot, Seat propel compact SUV sector toward new record
Strong demand for new entries from VW, Peugeot and Seat helped to increase European sales in the com ...
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Premium midsize SUVs overtake sedans, wagons in key European segment
Last year for the first time premium SUV models such as the Volvo XC60, Audi Q5 and BMW X3 were more ...
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Renault, Mercedes, Fiat give new life to pickup segment
Renault, Fiat, Mercedes, and soon PSA, are all launching pickup trucks to take on market leader Ford ...
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Automakers add more tech to subcompact cars to boost margins
New models, increased technology and a strong focus on personalization are helping volume automakers ...
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Small SUVs in focus as Citroen, Hyundai, Kia and Seat ready challengers
Europe's small SUV segment is about to get a lot more crowded as automakers including VW, Hyundai, K ...
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EVs are Europe's fastest growing segment
The EV segment was Europe's fastest growing sector in the first half as sales jumped 56 percent. ...
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Mercedes, Mini, help reverse Europe's cabriolet slump
Europe's premium convertible segment is on the rise as new models from Mercedes, Mini and Porsche he ...
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SUVs will continue to dominate in Europe
Surging demand for SUVs and crossovers in Europe shows no signs of slowing. Analysts predict the bod ...
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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. ...
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Schaeffler names former BMW exec as new e-mobility chief
Schaeffler has appointed Jochen Schroeder, a former BMW executive, to lead the group's newly establi ...
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Rolls-Royce sales chief Knight leaves automaker
Rolls-Royce said its sales and marketing director, Fintan Knight, has left the company to pursue oth ...
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Industry veteran Norman tasked with Vauxhall turnaround
PSA named industry veteran Stephen Norman to lead its UK Vauxhall brand, just days after the automak ...
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PSA promotes Germany boss Chopelin to lead global sales and marketing
PSA promoted its Germany boss, Alberic Chopelin, to head global sales and marketing operations, incl ...
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VW brand accelerates push to be EV leader with new e-mobility division
VW brand is creating an e-mobility division as it seeks to be the leader in mass-market electric car ...
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VW taps Skoda's UK boss to lead U.S. sales
VW of America has tapped Skoda's UK boss Duncan Movassaghi to take over sales operations for the VW brand in the U.S. ...
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VW brand loses U.S. sales chief amid sales decline
Ron Stach, who has headed U.S. sales for the VW brand for nearly two years, has left the automaker. ...
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BMW names former Mini boss Goller as new China chief
BMW named former Mini boss Jochen Goller as its new head of China operations. ...
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PSA replaces China chief amid sales slump
PSA named new chiefs for its China and Latin America regions as part of a management shuffle. The mo ...
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Gestamp elevates CFO Pena to CEO
Spanish metal parts supplier Gestamp said it named Francisco Lopez Pena as CEO. ...
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Hyundai gives Kona off-road capabilities to broaden small SUV's appeal
Hyundai hopes a sharp design, advanced connectivity features and off-road capability will help win c ...
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Citroen sees C3 Aircross luring minivan loyalists
Citroen says the C3 Aircross will stand out from rivals in the subcompact SUV segment with its expre ...
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VW seeks youth appeal with T-Roc
VW believes the T-Roc's high-tech connectivity features, expressive design and fashionable color opt ...
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Seat Arona tackles the 'urban jungle'
Seat is aiming its Arona subcompact crossover at inhabitants of "the urban jungle" who don't need of ...
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BMW sticks to X3's winning formula
BMW has stuck to its winning formula for its X3, one of the automaker's highest volume models, givin ...
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Renault touts Alaskan's comfort features
Renault is seeking to capture a share of Europe's small-but-growing pickup segment with the Alaskan, ...
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Mercedes pickup aims to mimic success of brand's SUVs
Daimler hopes the Mercedes X class will be a game-changer for its light commercial vehicles division ...
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Opel Grandland X plugs key gap in SUV lineup
Opel's Grandland X crossover is expected to give the automaker a strong foothold in Europe's popular ...
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Why Kia sees Stonic as groundbreaker
Kia sees the new Stonic as its best opportunity to date to conquer those European customers who rema ...
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'Chic' VW Polo targets younger buyers
VW is repositioning the Polo subcompact to appeal to younger buyers, abandoning an approach in which ...
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Suppliers to the new Toyota C-HR
Assembly of the all-new Toyota C-HR began in November 2016 at the automaker's plant in Sakarya, Turk ...
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Suppliers to the new Aston Martin DB11
Assembly of the all-new Aston Martin DB11 began in May 2016 in at the supercar maker's plant in Gayd ...
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Suppliers to the new Audi Q2
Assembly of the all-new Audi Q2 began in July 2016 at Audi's plant in Ingolstadt, Germany. ...
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