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Brands related to this company: Citroën, DS, Peugeot

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ANALYSIS - How EMP2 is key to Peugeot 3008 SUV

15 May 2017

Production of vehicles which share Groupe PSA's EMP2 architecture is on the rise, with one of the more successful being the Peugeot 3008. Even if its sales can't match those of the Nissan Qashqai and VW Tiguan in Europe, this C segment SUV is greatly aiding Peugeot's mission to lift both image and margins.


Peugeot seeks high margins with £40,000+ Traveller

3 May 2017

Groupe PSA might be in the process of taking over Adam Opel and Vauxhall Motors but it also has several JVs with one of GM’s main rivals, Toyota. An LCVs venture in France produces not just vans but MPVs too. The Peugeot Traveller is one of three such models.


ANALYSIS - New C3 leads Citroën sales fightback

17 March 2017

Groupe PSA's sales fightback continues, with Citroën starting to gain the new vehicles it has needed for some time to arrest falling sales across Europe. A new C3 is the latest fresh model to join the brand's line-up, with the first of several SUVs to come later in 2017.


THE WEEK - PSA, GM Europe, Geneva

10 March 2017

Yes, of course, Geneva this week, with lots of shiny new metal to get the consumer media all a-Twitter (other social media platforms are available), but the big story, looking all but inevitable a week ago, was the first-thing-Monday announcement PSA would acquire GM Europe's Opel/Vauxhall operations. Or, as some pundits put it, GM (with some large pension liability support) will pay PSA to take it away.

Latest interviews


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'.


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.

Latest news


IAA world debuts - BMW X3 official details

26 June 2017

BMW has announced official details of the new X3, having shown the new SUV to the media at an event at its US plant on 26 June. The public debut will take place at the IAA.


Peugeot returns to African pickup truck market

22 June 2017

Peugeot is returning to the African pickup truck market with a double cab model apparently sourced from China.


Opel chief's exit confirmed

12 June 2017

Opel CEO Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann has stepped down as the Speaker of the Management Board and CEO of Opel/Vauxhall.


Opel sale to PSA could close early

9 June 2017

General Motors could close the deal selling Opel to PSA by the end of July rather than the end of the year, media reports said.


PSA and Changan sign deal to boost DS in China

8 June 2017

Changan Automobile and Groupe PSA have signed an 'in-depth strategic cooperation agreement to further deepen their cooperation started 6 years ago to establish DS premium brand in China'.


SPIEF 17 - GEFCO looks to ride Russian uptick

2 June 2017

Global logistics provider, GEFCO, says it believes it will be able to secure a slice of improved automotive fortunes in Russia as it commits to the country for the long term.


Peugeot adds ADAS, infotainment on refreshed 308

1 June 2017

Peugeot has given the 308 a mid-cycle refresh that adds to equipment levels, particularly in infotainment and the provision of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).


Tenneco supplies MTV suspension tech for Peugeot

30 May 2017

Tenneco has announced that its Multi-Tuned Valve (MTV) suspension technology is featured on the new Peugeot 3008 SUV, which was named 2017 European Car of the Year during the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland earlier this year.


just-auto Plus only Ineos supplies styrenic solutions for Citroen C3

26 May 2017

Ineos Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, announces that its Luran S 778T and Novodur HH-106 G2 styrenic grades have been selected by PSA and their partner Groupe Plastivaloire for several external applications on the new Citroen C3. Black fine...


French court staves off GM&S market wolves

24 May 2017

Troubled French supplier, GM&S has been granted a bankruptcy protection lifeline until 23 June as judges have allowed it to continue the search for a new buyer.


GM&S workers hold breath as French State steps in

23 May 2017

France's Economy Minister has confirmed he asked Renault and PSA Group to increase their orders to ailing supplier, GM&S in a move which could see the stamping operator evade liquidation.


French automakers to support troubled stamper

22 May 2017

Renault and Peugeot reportedly have committed to increasing their orders from ailing components-maker GM&S Industry after their chief executives spoke with economy minister Bruno Le Maire, his ministry said on Sunday.


Union prepared to detonate bombs in supplier talks

19 May 2017

A union is threatening to blow up the GM&S stamping plant in central France as the clock ticks towards its liquidation next week (23 May) in the face of dwindling orders.


PSA not abandoning GM&S as liquidation looms

18 May 2017

PSA says it has other suppliers lined up should stamping supplier, GM&S enter liquidation next week after a fraught stand-off which has seen footage of disgruntled staff destroying plant machinery and attaching gas cylinders to a factory tower.


PSA reportedly talking French Aisin gearbox build

18 May 2017

PSA Group reportedly is in talks to build Toyota-owned supplier Aisin's automatic gearboxes at one of its own plants.


Sime Darby sells Peugeot-Citroen operations

17 May 2017

Sime Darby Motors is in the process of selling its Peugeot and Citroen distribution businesses in Australia and New Zealand, according to reports in Malaysia.


Renault pledges GM&S work as stand-off continues

16 May 2017

Renault says it will guarantee work for beleaguered stamping supplier, GM&S, but cautions it has alternatives should the company enter liquidation in a dispute which is casting a shadow over newly-elected French President, Emmanuel Macron's first week.


Pininfarina inks platform design deal with IKCO

16 May 2017

Pininfarina recently announced a commercial agreement with Iran Khodro (IKCO) for the development of a modular automotive platform, able to underpin at least four different vehicles including a medium segment passenger car.


New PSA JV to build LCVs in Uzbekistan

16 May 2017

Groupe PSA and SC Uzavtosanoat have announced an equally owned joint venture (JV) - Uzbekistan PCA - to build a production plant in the Free Industrial Zone of Jizzakh, 200km (120 miles) from Tashkent, in Uzbekistan, to produce Peugeot and Citroën LCVs for passenger and freight transport.


PSA's Tavares expects Opel loss in 2017

10 May 2017

PSA Group chief Carlos Tavares expects planned acquisition Opel/Vauxhall to continue to lose money in 2017, according to remarks at PSA's annual shareholders' meeting.


nuTonomy and Groupe PSA plan autonomous cars

3 May 2017

nuTonomy and Groupe PSA have announced a strategic partnership to develop self-driving cars.


just-auto Plus only Citroën sells 100,000 new C3 since launch

28 April 2017

In its first six months on the market, New C3 has already sold 100,000 units, making it Citroën’s top-selling model. Since January 2017, the C3 European orderbook shows a surge of 70%. Further proof of the New C3 appeal comes with a new-customer...


PSA Group Q1 revenue rises 4.9%

26 April 2017

Citroen and Peugeot maker PSA Group booked first quarter 2017 revenue of EUR13,629m, of which EUR9,018m was raised by the automotive division and EUR5,092m by supplier Faurecia.


2017 Auto Shanghai motor show world premieres

24 April 2017

Auto Shanghai 2017 did not disappoint, with a vast number of concept, prototype and production model world debuts. The most important vehicle premiere will probably prove to be the Wuling Hong Guang S3, this being the first SUV for the number one brand in the world's largest market.


Vauxhall union absent at PSA/IG Metall Berlin meet

5 April 2017

Germany's Economic Affairs Minister says a meeting today (5 April) in Berlin between unions, PSA and numerous high-ranking politicians to discuss the French automaker's proposed acquisition of Opel/Vauxhall showed "progress," although British labour body, Unite, was conspicuous by its absence.


just-auto Plus only PSA Hordain site extends night shift until 2018

31 March 2017

To satisfy demand for the new light commercial vehicles Peugeot Expert et Citroën Jumpy, as well as the passenger cars Peugeot Traveller and Citroën Spacetourer, the Hordain site Works Committee has confirmed on 30 March 2017 that the night shift is...


PSA extends its partnership with Total

30 March 2017

PSA Group and Total have renewed their long-standing lubricant supply deal.


PCMA Rus uses domestic expertise for components

28 March 2017

PCMA Rus says it is looking to existing suppliers in Russia to ensure competitiveness as manufacturers seek to take advantage of the ruble depreciation.


PSA lets 'non experts' loose on autonomous cars

28 March 2017

Groupe PSA is this week allowing 'non-expert' motorists to test its autonomous car, as a driver or a passenger, on the roads of the Paris region.


Geely to withdraw Proton bid

23 March 2017

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has decided to withdraw its bid to acquire Malaysia's first national carmaker Proton, according to reports in China.

PSA Groupe news

IAA world debuts - BMW X3 official details

26 June 2017

BMW has announced official details of the new X3, having shown the new SUV to the media at an eve...


Peugeot returns to African pickup truck market

22 June 2017

Peugeot is returning to the African pickup truck market with a double cab model apparently source...


Opel chief's exit confirmed

12 June 2017

Opel CEO Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann has stepped down as the Speaker of the Management Board and CEO o...


Opel sale to PSA could close early

9 June 2017

General Motors could close the deal selling Opel to PSA by the end of July rather than the end of...


PSA and Changan sign deal to boost DS in China

8 June 2017

Changan Automobile and Groupe PSA have signed an 'in-depth strategic cooperation agreement to fur...


SPIEF 17 - GEFCO looks to ride Russian uptick

2 June 2017

Global logistics provider, GEFCO, says it believes it will be able to secure a slice of improved...



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