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Peugeot says new 308 outshines VW Golf

Jan. 17, 2014 06:01 CET
With the new 308 hatchback, Peugeot thinks it has a worthy rival to the Volkswagen Golf, Europe's best-selling car. The 308 is key to Peugeot's plan to push the brand upscale to earn higher margins....
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Daimler, Renault, VW and Fiat cars on list of European industry's biggest money losers

Jan. 13, 2014 06:01 CET
Automakers from Fiat to Volkswagen and Daimler to Renault lost a combined 20 billion euros developing and selling models ranked in a top 10 list of the European auto industry's most “catastrophic” failures of the past 15 years....
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Cuban hopes dashed as new and used cars go on sale

12:09 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
Cubans awoke today for the first time in half a century with the right to buy new and used vehicles from the state without special permission, but markups of 400 percent or more quickly dashed most people's expectations....
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GM yet to reap full benefits of PSA alliance, European partnerships

Dec. 13, 2013 06:01 CET
GM scaled back its alliance with PSA/Peugeot-Citroen while announcing plans to sell its 7 percent stake in the French automaker in another setback for its efforts to seek growth in Europe through collaboration and partnerships....
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GM to sell PSA stake

Dec. 12, 2013 18:35 CET
GM is selling its entire 7 percent stake in PSA while scaling back efforts to jointly develop vehicles with the French automaker. GM said it will sell its 24.8 million shares through a private placement to institutional investors. GM acquired the shares in February 2012 for about $400 million....
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GM yet to reap full benefits of Peugeot alliance, European partnerships

6:58 am U.S. ET | Dec. 12, 2013
General Motors scaled back its alliance with Peugeot -- while announcing plans to sell its 7 percent stake in the French automaker -- and put a brave face on yet another setback for its efforts to seek growth in Europe through collaboration and partnerships....
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GM to unload 7% stake in French automaker PSA Peugeot

12:35 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 12, 2013
GM is selling its entire stake in PSA Peugeot Citroen while scaling back efforts to jointly develop vehicles with the French automaker. GM said it will sell its 7 percent stake, or 24.8 million shares, through a private placement to institutional investors. GM acquired the shares in February 2012 for about $400 million....
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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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Ex-Renault COO Tavares finds a job at the top

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
In August, the career of Carlos Tavares, 55, looked in jeopardy when the COO of Renault mused to Bloomberg News that he would like to be CEO of General Motors or Ford....
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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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Iran accord sparks race to Tehran as automakers target deals

Nov. 27, 2013 06:01 CET
Organizers say an Iranian auto industry conference scheduled for next weekend is attracting a lot of attention after last weekend's Geneva agreement to ease trade restrictions on Iran....
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Iran accord sparks race to Tehran as automakers target deals

11:51 am U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
Sasan Ghorbani says the Iranian auto industry conference he's organizing in Tehran next weekend is suddenly a hotter ticket than he'd expected. Visas will be made available upon arrival to meet a surge in demand after the last weekend's Geneva agreement to ease trade restrictions on Iran, said Ghorbani, head of the Islamic Republic's auto-parts manufacturers association....
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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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Faurecia trims mid-term goals after acquisitions

Nov. 25, 2013 14:22 CET
Faurecia said that it has trimmed its mid-term sales and margin goals as it digests several acquisitions made over the past few years....
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Peugeot mulls Faurecia sale with Dongfeng tie-up, report says

Nov. 15, 2013 17:45 CET
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen is preparing for a possible sale of its Faurecia components division to accompany a tie-up with China's Dongfeng Motor Group, several sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters....
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Peugeot mulls Faurecia sale with Dongfeng tie-up, report says

11:45 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2013
French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen is preparing for a possible sale of its Faurecia components division to accompany a tie-up with China's Dongfeng Motor Group, several sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters....
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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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Peugeot CEO outlines plan to boost profit

Nov. 6, 2013 06:15 CET
Peugeot plans to boost profits by adding new high-end variants to its existing lineup, rather than developing new upscale model lines, its CEO says....
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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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BRUCE GAIN

Will PSA have a Chinese chairman?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 17, 2013
A split in the Peugeot family over whether to invest more money in PSA/Peugeot-Citroen has led to fears that the French automaker could have a Chinese chairman, a scenario described by one newspaper as 'sacrilege.'...
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PSA forecasts fourth-quarter market share gain in Europe

Oct. 16, 2013 14:04 CET
PSA/Peugeot-Citroen forecasts a fourth-quarter market share increase in Europe as new models including the Peugeot 2008 crossover and Peugeot 308 hatchback help boost demand....
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GM-PSA setbacks set scene for Dongfeng deal push

Oct. 15, 2013 06:01 CET
General Motors scaled back cooperation with PSA months into their alliance and later turned down a government-backed merger, leaving China's Dongfeng as the French carmaker's last hope, sources said....
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GM-Peugeot setbacks set scene for Dongfeng deal push

2:10 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
GM scaled back cooperation with Peugeot months into their alliance and later turned down a government-backed merger, leaving China's Dongfeng as the French carmaker's last hope, people familiar with the matter told Reuters....
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