Philippe Varin

Ghosn succeeds Varin as ACEA president

May 12, 2014 14:40 CET
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has been elected to succeed former PSA chief Philippe Varin as president of ACEA, the European auto industry's lobbying body....
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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....
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'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....
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C4 Cactus showcases Citroen's new positioning

Feb. 6, 2014 09:48 CET
PSA has introduced a new compact model as part of a move by the Citroen brand to serve customers seeking cheaper vehicles than its current lineup. The C4 Cactus is also key to PSA's strategy to better differentiate the Peugeot and Citroen brands....
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Peugeot 208 production will be cut in France

Jan. 30, 2014 11:48 CET
PSA will eliminate one of two shifts that builds the Peugeot 208 at its factory in Poissy, France, to help reduce overcapacity....
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Growth of 2% forecast for Europe car market

Jan. 28, 2014 17:04 CET
Europe's car market will probably expand 2 percent this year as demand recovers, ACEA said....
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GM gives PSA backing for Dongfeng deal

Dec. 12, 2013 08:53 CET
PSA has won GM's backing for a tie-up with China's Dongfeng Motor, the French automaker said, adding that the partners have lowered the savings goals for their scaled-down European alliance....
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PSA's Varin will succeed Marchionne as ACEA president

Dec. 6, 2013 16:21 CET
PSA CEO Philippe Varin will succeed Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne as the president of ACEA, the European automakers lobby group....
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PSA IN CRISIS: SPECIAL REPORT

PSA versus Ford in a tale of two layoffs

Dec. 4, 2013 15:00 CET
Both PSA and Ford have cut their output and work forces in a bid to restructure their businesses. But the way they have gone about it highlights the fundamental contrasts between running a business in the United States and France....
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PSA IN CRISIS: SPECIAL REPORT

How PSA and France ran out of gas

Dec. 4, 2013 12:34 CET
PSA has spent years watching rivals find great success outside of Europe. Now both PSA and France must find a way -- if there is one -- to compete globally. In PSA's case, the company's future is at stake....
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DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

French gov't has done Varin a big favor

8:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 28, 2013
The uproar over departing PSA CEO Philippe Varin's pension package will benefit the executive in the long run....
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PSA boss Varin renounces pension deal after outcry

Nov. 28, 2013 09:43 CET
Departing PSA CEO Philippe Varin said he would forego his pension package after an outcry from government ministers and labor unions....
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French gov't tells PSA to review Varin's future pension benefits

Nov. 27, 2013 12:07 CET
The French government told PSA to review an "inappropriate" pension award to outgoing CEO Philippe Varin for which it has set aside 21 million euros ($28.5 million) in provisions....
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BRUCE GAIN

Tavares gets his wish

7:19 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
Carlos Tavares said this summer that he wanted to be CEO of a global automaker. His wish has been granted....
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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....
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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....
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PSA hires Tavares as next CEO

Nov. 25, 2013 19:13 CET
PSA has hired former Renault executive Carlos Tavares to replace Philippe Varin as CEO in 2014....
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PSA names ex-Renault COO Tavares to succeed CEO Varin

3:13 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
PSA Peugeot Citroen today named former Renault executive Carlos Tavares as its next CEO in a move that may help to secure new funding from Chinese partner Dongfeng....
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PSA said to discuss hiring ex-Renault COO Tavares to succeed CEO Varin

3:13 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
PSA CEO Philippe Varin plans to step down next year and hire former Renault COO Carlos Tavares as his replacement, people familiar with the matter said. Varin wants Tavares to initially serve as his No. 2 while he focuses on completing talks with China's Dongfeng Motor to expand an existing partnership....
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PSA reaches deal with unions to cut production costs

Oct. 24, 2013 17:34 CET
PSA has reached a deal with labor leaders to reduce fixed costs at French factories, a key step as it looks for new partners to expand and shore up its finances....
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PSA confirms partnership talks after report says Dongfeng plans 30% stake

Oct. 9, 2013 12:39 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen said it is in talks on potential new overseas partnerships after a Chinese newspaper reported that Dongfeng Motor may buy a 30 percent stake in the French automkaer for $1.63 billion....
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PSA's Varin says carmaker seeks to deepen Dongfeng partnership in China

Sept. 28, 2013 10:04 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen is holding talks with Dongfeng to deepen their partnership, CEO Philippe Varin said after the French automaker's 4th Chinese factory opened....
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PSA offers French factory pledges for labor deal, union official says

Sept. 25, 2013 12:22 CET
PSA has offered to keep all French plants open and pledged to build at least 1 million vehicles annually over the next three years as part of ongoing labor talks, a union official said....
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PSA will continue building minicars with Toyota, report says

Sept. 20, 2013 10:42 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will continue to collaborate with Toyota in the minicar segment, PSA chief Philippe Varin said, ending speculation that PSA's tie-up with General Motors had put the cooperation at risk....
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