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ANALYSIS - Citroën future models part 2

21 February 2017

This is the third of five features in a series which examines the current and future models for Groupe PSA's passenger car brands. Following on from a look at DS, and then at the A-to-E segment sedans, hatchbacks and estates of the Citroën brand; the division's next electric models, SUVs and monospaces are explored below. Peugeot, the subject of the final two chapters, will follow in the coming days.


ANALYSIS - Citroën future models

16 February 2017

This is the second feature in a five-part series which examines the current and future models for PSA Group's passenger car brands. Following on from a look at DS, the focus now turns to Citroën. Peugeot, the subject of the final two chapters, will follow a second Citroën feature which looks at the brand's future SUVs, monospaces and electric vehicles.


Management briefing - Paris motor show preview

23 September 2016

This, the first of two management briefing reports concerning the 2016 Paris Mondial de l’Automobile, offers a sneak preview of the confirmed and likely world debut cars and concept vehicles.


THE WEEK - aftermarket player and new products

27 May 2016

Matthew Beecham's Q&A with Dayco, which develops and manufactures engine products and drive systems, including timing belts, chain kits, belts and pulleys for the OE and aftermarket attracted a lot of eyes this week. He caught up with Steve Carolan, national sales manager, Dayco Aftermarket UK to learn how its business is taking shape. New Jaguars always attract interest, and especially so when it's the brand's first foray into territory previously the domain of sibling brand Range Rover. Cue sibling war or complementary co-existence? And can it see off Porsche?

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Citroën will adapt for success in UK market - MD

19 December 2016

Bek Hassan, Managing Director - Citroën & DS Automobiles UK, talks to just-auto about the opportunity ahead for the two brands in the UK car market, despite current 'challenging times'.


PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Carlos Tavares interview

30 September 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen chief executive has a considerable challenge on his hands to forge a successful place in the global market for the company and its three brands - Peugeot, Citroen and DS. He tells Ray Hutton how 'Back in the Race' is bringing results.


INTERVIEW: Anne Ruthmann, Citroën C4 Cactus PM

8 July 2014

Citroën C4 Cactus Chef de Projet Anne Ruthmann answers questions on key suppliers, lightweight technology, sales prospects and other topics.


Q&A with CAP-XX: Supercapacitors for stop-start

3 June 2013

Australia’s CAP-XX Ltd is developing supercapacitors to provide high power support to automotive stop-start systems, protecting and extending the operating life of the car's battery in the process. Supercapacitors are lighter than a battery, can operate at low temperatures and be charged and discharged almost without limit. To find out more, Matthew Beecham talked with CAP-XX’s CEO Anthony Kongats and Pierre Mars, Vice President Applications Engineering & Quality.

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Geneva show debuts list - SsangYong & TME concepts

20 February 2017

The i-TRIL concept, a one-plus-two seats electric city car, will make its world debut at the Geneva motor show, Toyota Motor Europe has announced. SsangYong will also have a concept at the show: a 4.7m long seven-seat SUV.


GM CEO wants Opel independent after sale to PSA

17 February 2017

Opel should remain an independent company with current management in place after a possible sale to PSA Peugeot Citroën, GM CEO Mary Barra has insisted in negotiations with the French company.


PSA eyes 60% Iran localisation as JVs ramp up

14 February 2017

PSA Groupe says it is aiming for a localisation rate of up to 60% in Iran with its SAIPA joint-venture as the pace of automotive development ramps higher following the ending of most international economic sanctions.


PSA Group global sales grow 5.8% in 2016 to 3.1m

11 January 2017

PSA Group sales grew 5.8%, to 3,146,000 units last year as the company continues its 'Push to Pass' plan, which provides for 121 regional launches by 2021.


PSA teams with EYSA for Madrid EV joint venture

19 December 2016

PSA has launched a joint venture mobility service in Madrid with EYSA to form emov featuring a fleet of 500 Citroën C-Zero 4-seater electric vehicles.


Continental Connect infotainment on PSA models

29 November 2016

Peugeot, Citroën and DS brands are using a new infotainment system by Continental, which offers online services, as well as smartphone integration solutions, known as Connect.


2016 Guangzhou motor show - world premieres list

21 November 2016

The following cars, crossovers, MPVs, SUVs and concepts were world premieres at the 2016 AutoGuangzhou motor show.


just-auto Plus only Arval and PSA Group join over telematics solutions

7 November 2016

Arval and PSA Group have signed an agreement under which they will offer new telematics services to customers of the Arval Active Link solution for Peugeot, Citroën and DS vehicles. The Arval Active Access option available in all countries where the Arval...


PSA and SAIPA finalise Citroën JV for Iran

6 October 2016

PSA Group and SAIPA, Citroën's historic partner in Iran since 1966, have signed a joint-venture agreement to produce and sell Citroën vehicles in Iran. Production in Iran under the JV is planned to start in 2018.


PSA supply chain is "orchestra" - components chief

3 October 2016

PSA Groupe says it is constantly evaluating its supply chain processes through competitor – and industrial – benchmarking as it looks to squeeze value from its component manufacturing - likening the process to an orchestra within the company.


2016 Paris motor show - premieres list

30 September 2016

The Audi Q5, Citroën C3, Hyundai i30, Kia Rio, Land Rover Discovery, Nissan Micra, Peugeots 3008 & 5008, Porsche Panamera, Renault Alaskan and Škoda Kodiaq were the most important production models at the 2016 Paris motor show. As for design studies and prototypes, the BMW Concept X2, Generation EQ SUV from Daimler, Lexus UX, Renault Trezor and Volkswagen I.D. were the main show stoppers. Surprisingly, the BMW 5 Series, Infiniti QX50 and a mid-life facelift for the VW Golf did not appear.


PSA has big plans for Iran - Paris show

29 September 2016

PSA Peugeot Citroen has plans to sell more than 150,000 Peugeot vehicles in Iran in the second half of this year as it eyes the leading position it once enjoyed in the country, a media report from the Paris show said.


just-auto Plus only PSA launches new Free2Move mobility brand

29 September 2016

In response to the major shifts taking place in society and the emergence of new collaborative ways of using transport, the PSA Group has united its mobility and smart services offering under a new brand, Free2Move. On 28 September 2016, at the PSA...


just-auto Plus only PSA deploys Push to Pass plan with new partners

29 September 2016

In response to new mobility challenges, the PSA Group is continuing to deploy its Push to Pass plan by building an ecosystem of some 15 partners and developers, all of whom are attending the group's mobility days event on 28 and 29 September in...


just-auto Plus only PSA diversifies vehicle range in Blue Alliance

28 September 2016

The PSA Group, which holds a 24% interest in Blue Alliance, will be expanding the Bluely and Bluecub carsharing fleets in Lyon and Bordeaux, France in November. A total of 30 Citroen C-Zero pure electric four-seaters will be added to the Bluely service and 20...


just-auto Plus only PSA/Masternaut partner over telematics platform

28 September 2016

The PSA Group and Masternaut have partnered to help businesses run safer, cleaner and more productive fleets. The partnership will see Masternaut Connect telematics platform more easily accessible to European Peugeot, Citroen, DS connected cars and light...


just-auto Plus only SSWL Chennai plant passes QSB+ audit by PSA

20 September 2016

SSWL is delighted to announce that its Chennai plant has cleared a prestigious audit QSB+ by PSA (Peugeot) and is now eligible to supply the wheels to all the plants of PSA across the world. This will open up big opportunity for SSWL to extend its reach in PSA...


just-auto Plus only New Citroen Jumper/Dispatch engines meet Euro6

6 September 2016

The Citroën Jumper [sold in some markets as the Dispatch] is now available with new-generation BlueHDi diesel engines, just ahead of the Euro6 emissions standard, applicable to LCVs from September. The ideal working companion for business users, the...


Saipa sets up parts team as fruits of Citroen JV

11 August 2016

Saipa says it has established a special division specifically to examine exporting Iranian parts as the positive fall-out from Tehran's readmission to the international business community gathers pace.


Saipa-Citroen deal part of Iran "added value" push

10 August 2016

Saipa says its recent agreement to establish a 50:50 joint venture with Citroen, will see a major push on value-added localisation to achieve a 70% domestic component supply within two years.


just-auto Plus only Banque PSA Finance/Santander extends ties in Brazi

2 August 2016

Following the 24 July 2015 announcement that a framework agreement had been signed between Banque PSA Finance and Banco Santander Brazil, in addition to the signing of an European partnership agreement between Banque PSA Finance and Santander Consumer Finance,...


Iran 80% localisation aim unsurprising - source

27 July 2016

Reliable sources close to Iranian producer, Saipa, say it is not surprising Tehran is mulling a localisation rate of 80% following several overseas evaluations of the quality of domestic components


PSA and SAIPA create JV in Iran

22 July 2016

PSA Group and SAIPA, Citroen's historic partner in Iran since 1966, have signed a framework agreement to create a joint-venture to produce and sell Citroen vehicles in Iran.


PSA Europe H1 2016 consolidated sales up 7.4%

12 July 2016

PSA's first-half consolidated sales in Europe rose 7.4% year-on-year to 1,056,000 units.


Saipa talks JV with PSA as Iran potential emerges

10 May 2016

Saipa says discussions are "under way" to start production in a joint venture with PSA Groupe as yet further fruits of the recent sanctions lift against Iran become evident.


BEIJING - PSA launches DS 4S premium hatchback

26 April 2016

PSA Group launched a new model exclusively for the Chinese market at this week's Beijing show - the DS 4S. Designed in France and produced at PSA's Shenzhen joint venture factory, the car is positioned as a 'premium hatchback' in the compact car segment.


PSA new drive "significant work" for supply chain

5 April 2016

PSA Peugeot Citroen says its announcement today (5 April) of a major ramp up in product launches will entail a "significant" increase in demands on its supply chain.


PSA targets North America with ten-year plan

5 April 2016

PSA Peugeot Citroen says it has a ten-year plan to return to the US, but will initially test the market with mobility operations such as car sharing to gauge a feeling for customer preferences.


PSA DS brand targets Iran opportunity

22 January 2016

PSA Peugeot-Citroen’s standalone premium brand, DS, is targeting sales in Iran and plans to open a store in Tehran "in the next few days", according to DS CEO Yves Bonnefont.


PSA sales rise 1.2% in 2015

13 January 2016

PSA sold 2,973,000 vehicles in 2015, up 1.2%. In Europe, group sales rose 5.9% over the year, to 1,864,000 units, with the pace of growth picking up in the fourth quarter.

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ANALYSIS - Citroën future models part 2

21 February 2017

This is the third of five features in a series which examines the current and future models for G...


Geneva show debuts list - SsangYong & TME concepts

20 February 2017

The i-TRIL concept, a one-plus-two seats electric city car, will make its world debut at the Gene...


GM CEO wants Opel independent after sale to PSA

17 February 2017

Opel should remain an independent company with current management in place after a possible sale...


ANALYSIS - Citroën future models

16 February 2017

This is the second feature in a five-part series which examines the current and future models for...


PSA eyes 60% Iran localisation as JVs ramp up

14 February 2017

PSA Groupe says it is aiming for a localisation rate of up to 60% in Iran with its SAIPA joint-ve...


PSA Group global sales grow 5.8% in 2016 to 3.1m

11 January 2017

PSA Group sales grew 5.8%, to 3,146,000 units last year as the company continues its 'Push to Pas...



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