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PSA agrees 8% wage hike with unions in Slovakia

June 13, 2018 17:56 CET
PSA has agreed a wage rise of nearly 8 percent with trade unions at its Slovak unit. The plant builds the Citroen C3 and Peugeot 208 models.

Peugeot 508 wagon relies on sleek styling to counter SUV challenge

June 7, 2018 15:38 CET
Peugeot says its new 508 station wagon will set itself apart from competitors with a sporty stance and dynamic design. Despite losing sales to SUVs and crossovers, wagons still account for two-thirds of mainstream midsize car sales in Europe.

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Peugeot busts a new move on styling of the 508

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 28, 2018
Peugeot design boss explains the new 508's unconventional looks.

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Peugeot design boss explains 508's unconventional look

May 27, 2018 06:01 CET
Peugeot Design Director Gilles Vidal has been crafting the look and feel of the French brand's cars for nearly a decade. He calls his latest creation, the 508, a "two-and-a-half-box" fastback.

Opel, Vauxhall to scrap dealerships as Peugeot cuts costs

1:10 pm U.S. ET | April 16, 2018
Opel and Vauxhall are cutting dealerships as new owner Peugeot continues to reduce costs at the automaker it acquired last year in the face of sliding sales, notably in Britain, a major market.

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Peugeot CEO outlines plan to fight diesel decline

April 9, 2018 06:01 CET
Peugeot had record global sales last year under Jean-Philippe Imparato, who was named CEO in 2016. Imparato told Automotive News Europe how he plans to maintain the brand's momentum despite challenges such as slumping diesel demand in Europe.

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Check out the ANE monthly magazine for April

April 3, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition looks at the future of diesel. Some believe the diesel engine's time is coming to an end, the European car industry cannot back away from diesels, which are crucial to reaching the EU's CO2 targets.

ANE's April issue goes live next week

March 29, 2018 06:01 CET
The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live next week. The new edition looks at the future of diesel.

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Peugeot 508 expected to give PSA a boost in Europe and China

March 7, 2018 21:12 CET
PSA expects the new Peugeot 508 to give the automaker a sales boost in Europe and help the company turn around its struggling operations in China.

2018 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Peugeot gives new 508 a fastback design

Feb. 22, 2018 10:55 CET
Peugeot has given its new 508 a "fastback" design to help the car compete better in Europe's midsize segment where volume automakers are losing sales to premium rivals.

2018 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Peugeot seeks boost for 508 with fresh styling, more advanced tech

Feb. 9, 2018 06:01 CET
Peugeot will give its new 508 sedan fresh styling and more advanced technology in a bid to lift the car's sales amid shrinking demand for midsize sedans.

Toyota, PSA's Czech plant will raise wages 16% over two years

Jan. 25, 2018 12:19 CET
Toyota and PSA's joint Czech plant will raise wages by an average 16.4 percent over the next two years, the plant's unions said.

PETER SIGAL

Peugeot's decision to give 3008 and 5008 SUV styling pays off

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 19, 2018
Peugeot's decision to replace its 3008 and 5008 minivans with more crossover-oriented versions has paid off handsomely. The two models easily outsold their predecessors in 2017, helping the brand's global sales to jump 10 percent last year.

PETER SIGAL

PSA's Opel purchase leaves Citroen odd man out

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2017
PSA's purchase of Opel means the automaker now has three mass-market European brands. This could be one too many, with Citroen seen by some as the the odd man out.

PSA will launch EV versions of Peugeot 208, 2008 and DS 3 Crossback

Sept. 21, 2017 16:21 CET
PSA will launch full-electric versions of its Peugeot 208 and DS 3 Crossback cars in 2019. The Peugeot 2008 will get an EV option in 2020.

PSA partners with AI startup for self-driving pilot

7:45 am U.S. ET | Sept. 6, 2017
PSA Group and self-driving startup AImotive are partnering to develop technology capable of level 4 autonomy.

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Peugeot, Ford, Renault lead in high-margin sales to private customers

June 30, 2017 06:01 CET
The Peugeot, Ford and Renault brands were Europe's first-quarter leaders in a key part of the retail business: sales to private customers. In most cases, these sales provide a higher profit margin to the automaker than those from fleets or special channels, automaker sources say.

 
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VW board was weak and indecisive over Audi CEO crisis


5:30 am U.S. ET | June 20 2018

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Stadler's words return to haunt him

Christiaan Hetzner
9:23 am U.S. ET | June 18 2018

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70 years later, appreciating the genius of Ferry Porsche

Richard Johnson
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 15 2018

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We all know Ferdinand Porsche. But history has forgotten that it was his boy, Ferry, who created the ...
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Why VW should share its skateboard and change the world

Larry P. Vellequette
3:34 pm U.S. ET | June 13 2018

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Land Rover sets course for Defender to come home

Richard Truett
11:42 am U.S. ET | June 12 2018

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Authenticity is crucially important for the next Defender. Building the iconic off-roader in its spi ...
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Volvo's Polestar commits to guiding light feature

Douglas A. Bolduc
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9 2018

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Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath says that the Volvo-controlled brand will extend a unique design featu ...
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The Elkann style: Sustainability … at Ferrari speed

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8 2018

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Why BMW's new 3 series needs to up its game

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 6 2018

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The BMW 3 series is still the benchmark against which all midsize sedans are measured, but the outgo ...
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Why Chinese cars, crossovers should worry Europe's brands

Luca Ciferri
12:01 am U.S. ET | June 2 2018

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Chinese cars are now on par with products from Europe’s brands in terms of design, handling, p ...
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VW Group's new CEO Diess may have too much power

Christiaan Hetzner
12:01 am U.S. ET | May 24 2018

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Former BMW executive Herbert Diess now heads both VW Group and its core VW brand, which may be conce ...
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