Philippe Varin


Europe ready to re-boot

Sept. 2, 2013 06:01 CET
Green shoots of recovery are beginning to appear for Europe's carmakers, despite continued shrinkage in the region's overall new-car sales. “The worst is over,” Roelant de Waard, Ford of Europe's head of sales and marketing said in an interview last month.... Read More »


PSA sees recovery signs despite wider first-half loss

July 31, 2013 08:04 CET
PSA widened its first-half loss compared with a year earlier but said it may be on the road to recovery as spending cuts and an alliance with General Motors begin to pay off.... Read More »


Varin's PSA survival strategy raises tensions

June 3, 2013 06:01 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen CEO Philippe Varin will have to navigate the Peugeot family and the French government to ensure the survival of the struggling automaker. Varin, 60, this week starts his second four-year term as head of the money-losing company.... Read More »



Late-arriving French automakers hope China's love for French luxury brands will lead to sales boom

June 3, 2013 06:01 CET
German automakers have long seen China as a key market. Now their late-arriving French rivals hope to catch up fast with help from the popularity of France's fashion brands.... Read More »


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