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PSA Groupe, as PSA Peugeot-Citroen now likes to be known, has turned itself around since the dark days of 2012 when it made an annual loss o...
Managers at PSA Group’s Sevelnord light commercial vehicle plant in northern France do not sugar coat the plant’s recent history – put bluntly, in 2012 the factory dodged a bullet.
PSA Peugeot Citroen is claiming a couple of firsts for its redesigned mid-size Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy/Dispatch model lines - a new, compact 4.6m long version and the availability of hands-free electric sliding side doors.
In the second and final part of this month's management briefing, we take a look at the stand out concepts, production cars and trends seen at the 2015 Frankfurt IAA motor show.
It's been glacially slow in evolving, but could one of the longest-running sanctions sagas in modern times be about to draw to a close?
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.
In the second and final part of an interview with Maxim Picat, the head of Peugeot explains why the brand cannot launch a low-cost model, and details plans for new energy cars.
PSA's first-half consolidated sales in Europe rose 7.4% year-on-year to 1,056,000 units.
Leoni has secured two follow-up orders from PSA Groupe with a total lifetime sales volume of EUR500m (US$555m).
Iran's Ambassador to Russia is calling for more private businesses to become involved in his country as the post-sanctions landscape starts to open up real possibilities for overseas companies.
Iran's Industry Minister has delivered a tub-thumping series of reasons why Western operations should consider reviving old ties or starting new ones in the post-sanctions era.
PSA Groupe and Iran Khodro have inked the final joint venture agreement to produce vehicles in Iran, with Tehran's Industry Minister recently confirming to just-auto the deal mandated a minimum level of local content, with this eventually doubling.
Russia says it is working with Iran to establish a free trade zone as historical ties between the two countries start to revive following the ending of economic sanctions imposed by the West.
Iran anticipates domestic automotive content will reach 80% as the country continues to reap the benefits of sanctions ending at an astonishing rate.
Peugeot has revealed its redesigned 3008 SUV ahead of its Paris show debut in September. At just 4,450mm in length, it is one of the most compact models in its segment but offers greater passenger and luggage space over the outgoing model.
Gefco says it generated a turnover of EUR4.2bn (US$4.8bn) billion last year, up 3% compared to 2014.
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.
The model year 2017 Peugeot 208 brings with it the Brazilian debut of PSA's 1.2-litre/122 cubic inch, three-cylinder, flex-fuel engine which has earned a triple-A grading from the Brazilian Labelling Programme (PBE) - it gets the best fuel economy of any car sold in Brazil.
Peugeot has shown the next generation of its ‘i-Cockpit’ which it says incorporates a number of technological and design advances for next generation Peugeot models.
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 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.
The new vehicle market in Vietnam continued to expand in February, by over 16% to 11,168 units from 9,604 units a year ago, according to data released by the Vietnam Automotive Manufacturers Association.
In 2015 the European car market totalled 14.2m new registrations, an increase of 9.3% over 2014 full year results; the highest since 2009. The market benefited from the last two months of double-digit growth with December setting the highest positive monthly change of the last three years at 1.16m units. Therefore, the last quarter volume increase was the highest of the year, standing at 10.2% more than in Q4 2014, representing 3.42m cars sold in total. The Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate, SAAR, came in at 16.52m units.
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.
Last year, 2015, new car registrations in Europe's Big Five markets passed the 10m units mark, increasing by 8.8% compared to 2014. All five markets posted positive growth with Germany leading the way with 3.2m units, up by 5.6%, although this was the lowest annual increase among the five countries.
PSA Peugeot Citroën said it was pleased to learn that the initial results obtained by the Peugeot 208 and 508 in tests organised by the technical committee led by the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy comply with regulations and are aligned with homologated data.
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.
European new car sales experienced a 27th consecutive month of growth during November 2015 with volume up 13.5% year on year, the second largest rise this year, according to analysts at JATO Dynamics. This followed a significant slowing of growth during October as a consequence of smaller increases in the 'Big Five' EU markets.
Toyota and PSA cooperation on small vans will continue with new Citroën Spacetourer, Peugeot Traveller and Toyota Proace models due out in the first half of 2016 after launch at the Geneva show next March. MPV and shuttle versions will also be available.
I'm writing this 600ft under the English Channel on the still-impressive Eurostar thundering its way from Lille to London St Pancras after two days spent looking at the series of north-east France automotive clusters.
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