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Minicar mania: Renault, PSA, Toyota debut key new entries at Geneva show

March 4, 2014 06:15 CET
Sales in the European minicar segment, the region's third-largest after subcompacts and compacts, are forecast to rise by nearly 20 percent in the next three years as automakers reveal a host of new models....
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Citroen aims to pioneer 'pay-per-use' leasing scheme for C4 Cactus

March 3, 2014 06:15 CET
Citroen plans to be the first automaker in Europe to offer a "pay-per-use" leasing scheme with the launch of the new C4 Cactus. The scheme mirrors plans offered by mobile phone operators....
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PAUL MCVEIGH

Will the Citroen C4 Cactus be a game changer?

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2014
Citroen is taking a bold step with its new C4 Cactus compact car that debuts at the Geneva auto show – just like Nissan did when it launched the Qashqai in 2007....
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2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Citroen reveals softtop C1; touts 'cheerful' design

Feb. 24, 2014 12:52 CET
Citroen has given its new C1 minicar what it calls a "cheerful" design. The brand is also adding a C1 variant with a sliding fabric roof to compete against models such as the Fiat 500 Cabrio and Opel Adam Rocks....
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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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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....
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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....
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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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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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