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Opel will develop PSA's 4-cylinder engines for Europe, China, N.A.

June 15, 2018 06:01 CET
Opel's engineering center in Ruesselsheim will develop PSA's new 4-cylinder gasoline engines for use in Europe, China and North America.

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PSA wants to be a 'fast follower' in the move to electrified cars

June 14, 2018 06:01 CET
Maxime Picat has helped to guide PSA's comeback from near bankruptcy in 2013, most recently as group operations director for Europe. The executive spoke with Automotive News Europe about the challenges of integrating the Opel brand and how PSA will transition to EVs.

PSA agrees 8% wage hike with unions in Slovakia

June 13, 2018 17:56 CET
PSA has agreed a wage rise of nearly 8 percent with trade unions at its Slovak unit. The plant builds the Citroen C3 and Peugeot 208 models.

PSA said to be interested in Paris car-sharing scheme

June 10, 2018 11:40 CET
PSA is interested in offering a “free floating” car-sharing scheme in Paris, where drivers could pick up a vehicle and leave it elsewhere in the city, and is in contact with city authorities about it, the automaker told a French newspaper.

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Citroen promises dramatic new design for C5 sedan replacement

June 7, 2018 10:32 CET
Citroen has promised a dramatic new design for the replacement of its C5 midsize sedan as the brand keeps its faith in a body style that has been losing sales in Europe.

Peugeot 508 wagon relies on sleek styling to counter SUV challenge

June 7, 2018 15:38 CET
Peugeot says its new 508 station wagon will set itself apart from competitors with a sporty stance and dynamic design. Despite losing sales to SUVs and crossovers, wagons still account for two-thirds of mainstream midsize car sales in Europe.

PSA begins to suspend its joint ventures in Iran to avoid U.S. sanctions

June 4, 2018 18:40 CET
PSA has begun to suspend its joint-venture activities in Iran to avoid U.S. sanctions after Washington's withdrawal from the international nuclear deal.

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Check out the ANE monthly magazine for June

June 4, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition examines how ultraluxury automakers such as Aston Martin, McLaren and Ferrari have found a way to build and sell hypercars at a hefty profit. Something that was not always the case.

ANE's June issue goes live on Monday

June 1, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday. The new edition examines how ultraluxury automakers such as Aston Martin, McLaren and Ferrari have found a way to build and sell hypercars at a hefty profit. Something that was not always the case.

PSA increases SUV capacity in production shuffle

May 30, 2018 16:49 CET
PSA is increasing and reallocating its European production capacity to meet higher demand for SUV models and to increase plant utilization rates.

PSA's decision to move Opel Grandland X production angers French unions

May 30, 2018 16:11 CET
PSA's decision to move production of the Opel Grandland X from France to Germany has angered French workers' representatives.

Opel and labor leaders agree to job guarantees, investments at German sites

May 29, 2018 20:57 CET
German labor leaders agreed with PSA's Opel unit on an investment plan and job guarantees for factories in Germany in return for wage concessions.

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Peugeot busts a new move on styling of the 508

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 28, 2018
Peugeot design boss explains the new 508's unconventional looks.

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Peugeot design boss explains 508's unconventional look

May 27, 2018 06:01 CET
Peugeot Design Director Gilles Vidal has been crafting the look and feel of the French brand's cars for nearly a decade. He calls his latest creation, the 508, a "two-and-a-half-box" fastback.

Citroen seeks to repeat C5 Aircross's China success in Europe

May 25, 2018 10:59 CET
Citroen is hoping the European launch of the new C5 Aircross will repeat the SUV's success in China, where it helped boost sales by 48 percent in the first four months.

Iran ties could dent European automakers' U.S. business

May 24, 2018 06:01 CET
PSA and Renault have spent hundreds of millions of euros to rebuild their businesses in Iran. Those investments are at risk following the U.S. decision to withdraw from a nuclear accord and re-impose sanctions on companies that do business in both Iran and the U.S.

PSA 'cautious' about Iran business after successful Citroen C3 launch

May 24, 2018 15:13 CET
PSA remains cautious about its Iran business, Citroen CEO Linda Jackson said, after the launch of the C3 model in the market.

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PSA NORTH AMERICA CEO LARRY DOMINIQUE: Clean-sheet approach for North American return

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 21, 2018
In its return to North America, PSA is rethinking how it will retail vehicles, which brands it will sell and how it will tackle mobility, says the company's CEO for the region, Larry Dominique.

VIDEO: How the maker of Peugeots plans to return to the U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 21, 2018
Former Nissan and TrueCar executive Larry Dominique is devising PSA's decade-long return to the U.S. with a focus on mobile apps, car sharing and a possible retail network in which dealers could “actually make a profit” on new-vehicle sales.

PSA has new heads for Russia, purchasing; sends sales expert to Opel

May 17, 2018 15:01 CET
PSA has appointed executives to accelerate growth in Russia, boost sales at Opel, and improve purchasing efficiencies and synergies within the company.

PSA plots lower-cost course for U.S. return

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 14, 2018
PSA Group is considering a tech-centric, digital shopper-focused approach to selling cars as it plots its comeback in the United States.

PSA pins hopes on EU after Trump quits Iran deal

May 9, 2018 09:40 CET
European leaders sought to salvage the nuclear pact with Iran after President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the accord, threatening investments in the Iranian market by companies including PSA and Renault.

PSA picks Chinese-Belgian supplier for electrified transmissions

May 8, 2018 09:22 CET
PSA has accelerated its move into electrification by signing an agreement with the Chinese-Belgian supplier Punch Powertrain to provide electrified dual-clutch transmissions for 48-volt mild hybrid vehicles.

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Check out the ANE monthly magazine for May

May 7, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at how PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares' integration of Opel/Vauxhall is progressing.

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PSA boss Tavares sees signs his big bet on Opel will pay off

May 6, 2018 06:01 CET
PSA CEO Carlos Tavares shook up the industry by purchasing GM's money-losing Opel and Vauxhall brands and vowing to have them turn a profit by 2020. So far, Tavares says, things are on the right track.

 
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70 years later, appreciating the genius of Ferry Porsche

Richard Johnson
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15 2018

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Why VW should share its skateboard and change the world

Larry P. Vellequette
3:34 pm U.S. ET | June 13 2018

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Land Rover sets course for Defender to come home

Richard Truett
11:42 am U.S. ET | June 12 2018

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Authenticity is crucially important for the next Defender. Building the iconic off-roader in its spi ...
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Volvo's Polestar commits to guiding light feature

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9 2018

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Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath says that the Volvo-controlled brand will extend a unique design featu ...
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The Elkann style: Sustainability … at Ferrari speed

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8 2018

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Lapo Elkann, scion of the Agnelli family and still part owner of Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari, showed a ...
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Why BMW's new 3 series needs to up its game

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 6 2018

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The BMW 3 series is still the benchmark against which all midsize sedans are measured, but the outgo ...
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Why Chinese cars, crossovers should worry Europe's brands

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2 2018

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Chinese cars are now on par with products from Europe’s brands in terms of design, handling, p ...
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VW Group's new CEO Diess may have too much power

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 24 2018

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Former BMW executive Herbert Diess now heads both VW Group and its core VW brand, which may be conce ...
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BMW envisions its iNext as an SUV

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 23 2018

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BMW looks likely to follow Audi's e-tron and Mercedes's EQC with its own battery-powered full-size S ...
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Can autonomous vehicles be developed without risking lives?

Dave Guilford
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 14 2018

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It's easy to become enamoured of the accident-free future with autonomous cars, but before that time ...
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