Carlos Tavares


PSA needs the Citroen DS 6WR in Europe

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 19, 2014
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's decision not to sell the DS 6WR compact crossover in Europe is strange.... Read More »



PSA will survive for now, but long-term challenges remain

6:42 am U.S. ET | April 17, 2014
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen CEO Carlos Tavares' Back in the Race business plan and a cash injection from Chinese partner Dongfeng are almost certainly enough to ensure his company's short-term survival, but PSA's long-term prospects remain uncertain.... Read More »


Old and new alliances crucial to Tavares' turnaround plan for PSA

April 15, 2014 13:48 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will keep its industrial partnerships with General Motors, Toyota and Fiat despite the arrival of China's Dongfeng as a stakeholder in the automaker, CEO Carlos Tavares said.... Read More »



PSA's recovery will be boosted by the 'Tavares factor'

9:52 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
PSA CEO Carlos Tavares admits that his turnaround plan for the struggling automaker isn't a wonder cure: "I cannot make miracles." His honest, no-nonsense approach is one of his strengths.... Read More »


PSA to halve lineup in push for 2% margins by 2018

April 14, 2014 09:11 CET
PSA outlined plans to cut its model lineup by almost half and to make Citroen's DS unit a separate brand in a bid to restore the automotive division's profit.... Read More »


PSA's Tavares prepares to tackle pricing, low-cost threats

April 12, 2014 12:08 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's prospects may be brightening as Europe emerges from a market slump, but new CEO Carlos Tavares still faces long odds as he prepares to present his Back in the Race recovery plan on Monday.... Read More »



Views mixed on DS's chances as stand-alone brand

April 7, 2014 06:01 CET
PSA CEO Carlos Tavares wants the company's Citroen DS marque to become a stand-alone brand that can compete with premium German carmakers' products. Market watchers, however, have mixed views on this goal.... Read More »



How PSA lured Tavares

April 7, 2014 06:01 CET
Carlos Tavares' disclosure that he didn't want to remain No. 2 at Renault got him fired, but it also got him what he wanted: the chance to be CEO of a major global automaker.... Read More »



How high-revving PSA CEO Carlos Tavares plans to turn around Europe's second-largest automaker

April 7, 2014 06:15 CET
New PSA CEO Carlos Tavares faces a number of big challenges in his new job including halting losses, reducing bloated lineups, boosting PSA's presence in China and adjusting the company's European production footprint.... Read More »


Check out the ANE monthly e-magazine

April 7, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This edition looks at the challenges facing new PSA CEO Carlos Tavares.... Read More »


ANE monthly e-magazine goes live Monday

April 4, 2014 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine goes live on Monday, April 7.... Read More »



With Tavares no longer involved, Renault divorces Alpine partner

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2014
Renault appears to be scaling back its ambitions for the sporty Alpine subbrand after ending plans with Caterham, its racing partner, to revive the marque. But a source says the project will still go ahead.... Read More »


PSA to cut executive pension packages, report says

March 20, 2014 13:04 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will cut the size of its executive pension packages, a French daily reported, months after public criticism forced former CEO Philippe Varin to turn down his pension.... Read More »


Dongfeng CEO says his company won't 'eat' PSA

March 15, 2014 06:01 CET
Dongfeng CEO Zhu Fushou has sought to quell fears over his company's planned purchase of a 14 percent stake in PSA, saying the Chinese company was not seeking to take control of PSA.... Read More »


Tavares hustles to make humbled PSA an auto champion

March 7, 2014 09:23 CET
PSA's incoming CEO, Carlos Tavares, hustled around the Geneva auto show this week in a way that didn't suggest he was taking one of the toughest jobs in the auto industry. “I'm a lucky guy,” Tavares said.... Read More »


PSA boss Tavares wants DS to become stand-alone brand

March 4, 2014 14:09 CET
Incoming PSA/Peugeot-Citroen CEO Carlos Tavares wants the company's Citroen DS range to become a stand-alone brand as the automaker seeks to promote its upscale product offerings.... Read More »



Tavares's message to PSA execs: Make money

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 4, 2014
Incoming PSA CEO Carlos Tavares wants profitability to be the key priority for the ailing French automaker.... Read More »


Carlos vs. Carlos: PSA move turns double-act to rivalry

March 3, 2014 22:32 CET
Whatever the secret of French carmaker Renault's crisis-defying performance, Carlos Tavares has taken it with him to domestic competitor PSA/Peugeot-Citroen.... Read More »


New PSA boss Tavares eyes further cost cuts

March 3, 2014 21:32 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen may seek more cost savings and does not rule out capacity cuts in France after 2016 if they are needed to turn the struggling carmaker around, new CEO Carlos Tavares said.... Read More »


PSA's incoming CEO Tavares plans model makeover

Feb. 19, 2014 12:19 CET
Carlos Tavares, PSA/Peugeot-Citroen's incoming CEO, laid out aggressive plans to remake the unprofitable automaker's model lineup. He said his plan is to focus on fewer models and to "scare" competitors with the new vehicles in the coming years.... Read More »


'Car guy' Tavares will become PSA chief on March 31

Feb. 19, 2014 12:36 CET
Industry analysts say former Renault executive Carlos Tavares, who will succeed Philippe Varin as PSA CEO on March 31, is the right man to lead the automaker.... Read More »


PSA Chairman urged to scrap Dongfeng deal

Feb. 17, 2014 09:20 CET
An industry analyst has penned an open letter to PSA/Peugeot-Citroen urging the automaker to scrap its planned capital tie-up with China's Dongfeng Motor and raise capital in other ways.... Read More »


Tavares could take helm of PSA in March, report says

Jan. 25, 2014 15:17 CET
Carlos Tavares could take over as CEO of PSA/Peugeot-Citroen in March, sources said. Tavares, the former No. 2 at rival Renault, joined PSA as CEO-in-waiting on Jan. 1.... Read More »


Tavares could take helm of Peugeot in March, report says

9:17 am U.S. ET | Jan. 25, 2014
Carlos Tavares could take over as chief executive of PSA Peugeot Citroen in March, two sources close to the situation said. Tavares, the former second in command at rival Renault, joined the loss-making French carmaker as CEO-in-waiting on Jan. 1.... Read More »


Renault's 2013 sales gain 3% on strong demand for Dacia brand

Jan. 21, 2014 14:17 CET
Renault sold 3 percent more cars last year on surging demand for the automaker's no-frills Dacia brand, whose sales jumped 19 percent.... Read More »


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