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Brands related to this company: Citroën, DS, Peugeot

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Updated DS 3 key to brand’s growth - ANALYSIS

9 August 2016

The newly revised DS 3 is more convincing as a premium model than the original but as the brand’s volume product, it has a lot of pressure on it to perform.


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?


Autumn facelift beckons for Citroen's Family hit

27 May 2016

Flippin' typical. The Family was not even finished reviewing the seven seat C4 Grand Picasso when Citroen announced the range - which also includes the five-seat non-Grand version - is getting a facelift this summer. There's a new front end, a silver roof bar option for the Grand and two-tone options for the shorter model plus more personalisation options, a hands-free feature for the current power tailgate, new Citroën Connect Nav and two new petrol engines: PureTech 130 S&S EAT6 (automatic) in C4 Picasso and Grand C4 Picasso and PureTech 110 S&S (stop and start) six-speed manual for the five-seat version.


Peugeot steps up a gear with new 3008

24 May 2016

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 of EUR5bn. This, let us remind ourselves, was a volume player that was seen as spread thinly with sales across two poorly differentiated brands while also overly reliant on the depressed European car market where it also possessed excessive and costly manufacturing capacity.

Latest interviews


CEO says Citroen wants to be quirky again

25 November 2015

Citroen is looking to re-establish its reputation for being unconventional, or even quirky, as it aims to boost sales from 1.2m to 1.6m globally by 2020.


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: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 2)

10 October 2014

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.


INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 1)

10 October 2014

Can Peugeot become a near-premium brand, in time? CEO Maxim Picat believes it can. Here, he discusses progress on future vehicles and powertrains, and challenges the suggestion that rivals for Dacia and Renault's Logan and Sandero are needed.

Latest news


Paris show debuts list - Range Rover Sport SD4

17 August 2016

The world premiere of a four-cylinder engine in Land Rover's Range Rover Sport will be at the Paris motor show.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP recommends side impact test mandatory

15 August 2016

Latin NCAP assessed the Fiat New Palio and the Peugeot 208 under the new 2016 protocol, which includes the side impact test, mandatory for all models as from this year. The Fiat New Palio and the Peugeot 208 share part of the most competitive segment, B and...


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,...


just-auto Plus only Ineos Styrolution supplies materials for Peugeot 208 front grill

28 July 2016

For the seventh generation of the Peugeot 208, the leading French manufacturer wanted to use lightweight, cost-efficient plastics while improving on aesthetics, durability and performance. So Peugeot turned to Ineos Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics,...


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 records H1 net income doubling to EUR1.2bn

27 July 2016

PSA Groupe has posted half year net income doubling to EUR1.2bn (US$1.32bn), although Group revenue fell marginally from EUR28m to EUR27.8m.


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.


PSA signs new agreement with five unions

11 July 2016

PSA Group has signed a new 'momentum for growth' performance agreement with five of the group's six trade unions: CFE/CGC, CFTC, CFDT, FO and GSEA.


just-auto Plus only PSA/NGOs publishes real-world fuel economy test results

7 July 2016

The PSA Group is fulfilling its commitments to customers by publishing the results of real-world fuel consumption tests for 30 core models. The results come from a test procedure established with two non-governmental organisations, Transport and Environment...


Airbumps for PSA project B618 - next Citroën C3

29 June 2016

The next Citroën C3 has been shown to the media at a special event ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show show in the autumn. Developed on PSA's elderly PF1 platform using the B618 project code, the new model sports an evolution of the C4 Cactus' Airbumps.


Leoni secures EUR500m PSA wiring contract

28 June 2016

Leoni has secured two follow-up orders from PSA Groupe with a total lifetime sales volume of EUR500m (US$555m).


PPG e-coating wins PSA approval

27 June 2016

PPG said its Enviro-Prime Epic electrocoat (e-coat) technology has received full approval from the PSA Group following production line conversions and testing at two of the automaker’s facilities in Europe.


just-auto Plus only Dongfeng Peugeot Citroën names new executive VP

27 June 2016

On 20 June, 2016, the board of directors of Dongfeng Peugeot Citroën Automobiles (DPCA) announced the appointment of Jean Christophe Marchal as executive vice president, effective 1 August, 2016. He will replace Jean Mouro, whose next role within the PSA...


Financial bodies comply with norms - Iran Bank

24 June 2016

Iran's Central Bank says it, as well as the country's financial institutions, are compliant with international norms.


just-auto Plus only Leoni renews wiring system supply contract with PSA

24 June 2016

Leoni, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, obtained two follow-up orders from the PSA Group with a total lifetime sales volume of EUR500m (US$569.591m). Starting in October 2018, Leoni will...


More private investment needed-Iranian Ambassador

23 June 2016

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 lauds new business climate as PSA deal inked

22 June 2016

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 agree final JV details

21 June 2016

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.


Tehran and Moscow work on free trade zone

21 June 2016

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.


PSA Rennes plant assigned new Citroën SUV

21 June 2016

PSA has announced that its Rennes plant in north-western France has been assigned the production of a new Citroën SUV/crossover that was previously set to be assigned to a plant outside Europe.


Minister says Iran JV local content to double

17 June 2016

Iran anticipates domestic automotive content will reach 80% as the country continues to reap the benefits of sanctions ending at an astonishing rate.


just-auto Plus only Magna Liberec facility wins a PSA Best Plant Award

9 June 2016

Magna International Inc. announces that its manufacturing division in Liberec, Czech Republic, has received the 2016 PSA Best Plant Award for its outstanding performance in manufacturing, quality and efficiency.  The PSA Best Plant Award recognizes...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP disappointed with latest Kia/Peugeot crash test results

9 June 2016

First Kia tested scores zero stars and 208 loses stars under new assessment protocol. The latest crash tests results of the New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean, Latin NCAP, continue to disappoint with a new zero star result and...


just-auto Plus only Citroen introduces Advanced Comfort programme for seating

7 June 2016

For almost a century, the concept of comfort has been closely linked to Citroën. To the extent that “Citroën comfort” has become a brand signature in the same way as design or innovation. Keeping pace with customers expectations and...


just-auto Plus only PSA PureTech engine wins a Engine of the Year award

3 June 2016

At the 18th International Engine of the Year Awards held in Stuttgart on 1 June 2016, the 1.2 litre three-cylinder turbo PureTech petrol engine developed by PSA Group was named Engine of the Year in the 1-litre to 1.4-litre category by a panel of international...


ACEA revises up 2016 growth forecast to 5%

2 June 2016

Europe's Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), has revised its forecast for 2016 car registrations up from its initial January forecast of 2% growth. 


just-auto Plus only My Citroen application connecting customer to its vehicle

2 June 2016

Citroën is introducing a new application, My Citroën, which connects a customer’s internet account with his or her vehicle. Tune-up reminders, fuel-consumption monitoring, driver assistance, maintenance tips, trip tracking, appointment...

PSA Groupe news

Paris show debuts list - Range Rover Sport SD4

17 August 2016

The world premiere of a four-cylinder engine in Land Rover's Range Rover Sport will be at the Par...


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP recommends side impact test mandatory

15 August 2016

Latin NCAP assessed the Fiat New Palio and the Peugeot 208 under the new 2016 protocol, which inc...


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...


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...


Updated DS 3 key to brand’s growth - ANALYSIS

9 August 2016

The newly revised DS 3 is more convincing as a premium model than the original but as the brand's...


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...



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