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PSA taps Renault's former China chief to head DS brand in Asia

May 20, 2014 10:53 CET
PSA has hired Renault's former China chief, Chen Guozhang, to oversee its upscale DS brand in Asia, a Chinese newspaper reported....
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Yes, she's a woman, but she's also a Rover survivor

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 19, 2014
Yes, new head of PSA Peugeot Citroen's Citroen division Linda Jackson is a groundbreaking female executive, but European industry watchers seemed just as intrigued by the fact that she is another top global executive to emerge from the ashes of Britain's Rover Group....
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Citroen designer on how PSA, Toyota made JV minicars more distinctive

May 9, 2014 06:01 CET
When the first generations of the Citroen C1, Peugeot 107 and Toyota Aygo sibling minicars looked too similar, the automakers avoided discussing the designs of the second-generation cars to prevent that from happening again....
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NICK GIBBS

Citroen's incoming CEO worked wonders in the UK

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 9, 2014
Incoming Citroen CEO Linda Jackson has proved herself in the UK by reducing image-harming discounts and boosting morale....
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PSA CEO Tavares targets VW as he scraps unprofitable cars, upgrades DS subbrand

May 8, 2014 06:15 CET
PSA's Carlos Tavares is aiming the company's Peugeot brand directly at Volkswagen Group's core VW unit as the CEO seeks to transform Peugeot into an upmarket volume manufacturer as part of a wider turnaround plan at the struggling French automaker....
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PSA names new chiefs for Citroen and DS brands

May 7, 2014 12:02 CET
Citroen's UK chief, Linda Jackson, will replace Frederic Banzet as the brand's CEO while strategy director Yves Bonnefont, who is Citroen's deputy head, will lead the upscale DS line as it becomes a stand-alone unit....
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YANG JIAN

Why French automakers are poised to grab market share in China

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 22, 2014
Peugeot, Citroen and Renault last year combined to sell a tiny number of cars in China. But that will change as the French automakers become strong players in the world's largest auto market....
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LUCA CIFERRI

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....
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2014 BEIJING AUTO SHOW

Citroen to debut flagship SUV

April 15, 2014 17:51 CET
Citroen will debut the DS 6WR, a production version of its admired Wild Rubis SUV concept, at the Beijing auto show....
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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....
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PSA targets China fashionistas in quest for 10% luxury share

March 25, 2014 18:34 CET
PSA wants to capture 10 percent of China's luxury vehicle sales with its Citroen DS brand. The company aims to sell 200,000 DS vehicles in China in four years after delivering about 3,500 units in 2013....
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Citroen C4 Cactus to start below 14,000 euros

March 12, 2014 06:15 CET
Citroen says the C4 Cactus will start at 13,950 euros when sales begin in June. That is well below the 18,850 euro starting price of the C4....
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C4 Cactus design chief on how the Citroen combines quirkiness and simplicity

March 11, 2014 06:15 CET
Mark Loyd, the designer behind the unique styling of the Citroen C4 Cactus, thinks the car fits well into the French automaker's history....
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Citroen adds DS5 sedan for China

March 7, 2014 06:01 CET
Citroen has added a sedan to its DS line, the DS5 LS. The model has been designed for the Chinese market and will initially only be sold there....
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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....
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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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