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PSA IN CRISIS: SPECIAL REPORT

PSA's hits and one miss

Dec. 4, 2013 13:55 CET
PSA has been responsible for some of the biggest automotive innovations of the past few decades. Now, that innovation is under threat as the automaker slashes investment in the face of falling sales.... Read More »

 

PSA will invest 90 million euros in underutilized French plant

Nov. 29, 2013 06:01 CET
PSA plans to invest 90 million euros to add production of a new Peugeot compact at its underutilized Rennes plant in France. Output will begin in mid-2016.... Read More »

 

PSA CEO succession seen as key to completing Dongfeng alliance deal

4:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
PSA's move to name former Renault No. 2 Carlos Tavares as its future CEO could help secure an alliance with Dongfeng Motor Corp., which may be the carmaker's last chance to end its reliance on Europe's slumping car market.... Read More »

 

PSA CEO succession seen as key to completing Dongfeng alliance deal

Nov. 26, 2013 10:30 CET
PSA's move to name former Renault No. 2 Carlos Tavares as its future CEO could help secure an alliance with Dongfeng Motor Corp., which may be the carmaker's last chance to end its reliance on Europe's slumping car market.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Citroen DS and the smell of success

5:32 am U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Citroen wants its DS cars to exude success from every fiber. That means one smell is banned from the upscale line of vehicles: plastic.... Read More »

 

CAR CUTAWAY

Faurecia, Plastic Omnium cut weight, emissions in new Citroen C4 Picasso

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2013
With help from Faurecia, the new C4 Picasso is the first Citroen model that meets Euro 6 emission standards for diesel cars.... Read More »

 

PSA-Mitsubishi cooperation unaffected by Renault tie-up

Nov. 7, 2013 10:58 CET
PSA said its industrial cooperation with Mitsubishi will be unaffected by the Japanese automaker's new tie-up with French rival Renault.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Citroen CEO outlines brand's strategy for upscale and affordable car lines

Nov. 7, 2013 06:15 CET
Citroen wants its new C-line to match the success of its DS upscale subbrand. CEO Frederic Banzet told Automotive News Europe how the automaker aims to position its affordable, practical model line.... Read More »

 

And now, fresh from France, the Citroen Sneakermobile

Nov. 1, 2013 06:15 CET
Over the years, car designers occasionally have tried to capture some of the charm and practical benefits of athletic shoes in cheeky auto show concept cars. Now one of those concepts is headed for production.... Read More »

 

ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

Nov. 1, 2013 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine looks at a battle between Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz that goes beyond unit sales. The German automakers are constantly trying to out-engineer one another with their money-making high-performance subbrands.... Read More »

 

Toyota, PSA foresee output decline at joint Czech plant

Oct. 23, 2013 16:33 CET
Toyota and PSA are likely to build about 200,000 vehicles at their joint plant in the Czech Republic this year, down from 215,000 in 2012. The partners make the Toyota Aygo, Peugeot 107 and Citroen C1 minicars at the factory.... Read More »

 

Citroen C4 Cactus will have 'Airbumps' and sofa-style front seat

Oct. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
The C4 Cactus, which goes on sale next year, will be the first car in Citroen's new C-Line range aimed at emphasizing practicality, fuel efficiency and low ownership costs.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Citroen wants new C-line models to emphasize simplicity

Oct. 9, 2013 06:15 CET
Citroen's C4 Cactus, which will be unveiled in February and go on sale in mid-2014, will be the first model from the carmaker's C-line which has been designed to be comfortable and practical.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Ford, Renault move upscale in bid to win back sales from German premium brands

Oct. 7, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford and Renault are launching upscale badges in Europe to reverse losses and boost profitability – but the strategy is not without potential risks.... Read More »

 

ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

Oct. 4, 2013 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine looks at how the upscale push by volume brands such as Ford and Renault brings risks and potential rewards.... Read More »

 

Opel in talks to make Zafira at PSA plant in France, report says

Sept. 25, 2013 11:04 CET
Opel and PSA plan to expand their partnership by building the Opel Zafira minivan at a PSA plant in France and the Citroen C3 Picasso minivan at Opel's plant in Spain, a report said.... Read More »

 

2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Citroen to build large SUV only for Asia

Sept. 12, 2013 09:55 CET
Citroen will begin production of a large crossover/SUV in China between the end of next year and early 2015. The model will be sold in Asia but is not planned for Europe, Citroen CEO Frederic Banzet said.... Read More »

 

2013 FRANKFURT AUTO SHOW

Citroen previews new affordable product line with Cactus concept

Sept. 5, 2013 08:10 CET
Citroen released pictures and details of the Cactus concept, which previews the new positioning of the brand's mainstream cars as affordable vehicles that emphasize practicality, fuel efficiency and low ownership costs.... Read More »

 

BRUCE GAIN

Citroen fights to shake 'taxi' image in China

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2013
Citroen wants to develop an upscale image in China, but it's not easy because when people there see a Citroen on the road it is often being used as a taxi.... Read More »

 

LATEST LAUNCHES

Citroen aims new C4 Picasso at top spot

July 30, 2013 11:48 CET
Citroen CEO Frederic Banzet believes the new C4 Picasso will outshine rivals to top Europe's compact minivan segment.... Read More »

 

Peugeot, GM study U.S. van programs, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
General Motors may sell PSA Peugeot Citroen commercial vans in the United States.... Read More »

 

PSA's first-half deliveries fall 9.8% on Europe woes

July 8, 2013 18:40 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's global vehicle sales fell 9.8 percent in the first half as the company lost ground in a shrinking European market, partly offset by gains in China and Latin America.... Read More »

 

PAUL MCVEIGH

GM-PSA rumors may be a stalking-horse

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 8, 2013
Recent reports that the Peugeot family is willing to hand over its struggling automotive business to General Motors or China's Dongfeng Motor may have an ulterior motive.... Read More »

 

PSA opens 3rd China plant as European sales slide

July 2, 2013 06:01 CET
PSA opened a third assembly plant in China today, expanding in the world's largest vehicle market even as a slump in European demand prompts it to cut jobs at home.... Read More »

 

Citroen's Grand C4 Picasso loses weight, improves fuel economy

June 28, 2013 15:27 CET
Citroen released pictures and details of its new Grand C4 Picasso, which is lighter and more fuel efficient than the current model thanks to parent PSA's new EM2 architecture.... Read More »

 

 
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