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Brands related to this company: Citroën, DS, Peugeot

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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.


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.

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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


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/MKB acquire a stake in Communauto

29 September 2016

The PSA Group and Montreal-based merchant bank MacKinnon, Bennett & Company (MKB), on 28 September, 2016, announced that they have acquired a stake in the capital of Communauto, a major player in North America’s car-sharing market for the past 22...


just-auto Plus only PSA Retail to set up spare parts unit at Rennes

29 September 2016

Following PSA Retail's success in establishing its network of PSA Retail spare parts platforms in France in record time, the car maker-owned automotive distribution group will set up its twelfth and final French spare parts platform at the Rennes plant in...


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 Euro NCAP scores Mercedes E-Class/Peugeot 3008

29 September 2016

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008 recently underwent Euro NCAP safety tests. Both cars received a five star rating. The Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes with AEB across the range, and after rigorous safety testing gets the maximum five star Euro NCAP...


Paris show world debuts list - Volkswagen I.D.

28 September 2016

Volkswagen has revealed I.D. as the name of its main concept for the Paris motor show. This design study, a preview of the brand's first bespoke electric car due in 2020, is said to have a range of between 400 and 600 kilometres.


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...


PSA looks to 1,000-fold increase in 3D technology

26 September 2016

PSA Groupe says personalisation of future models will be enhanced by the use of techniques such as 3D printing, whose influence will increase a thousand-fold by 2020 at the automaker.


just-auto Plus only PSA appoints new vice-chairman to its board

26 September 2016

At the meeting held on 23 September, the PSA Group supervisory board, based on the advice of the appointments, compensation and governance committee, accepted the resignation of Bruno Bezard and decided, on the recommendation of the French State, to appoint...


Constellium supplies body sheets to Peugeot 3008

26 September 2016

Constellium is to supply aluminium crash management systems and automotive body sheets for the new Peugeot 3008, which will be unveiled at the forthcoming Paris Motor Show.


PSA and Proton ‘talking about partnership’

23 September 2016

PSA Peugeot-Citroen and Malaysian automaker Proton are reportedly discussing a partnership, according to media reports. There are also reports that a number of other OEMs could be discussing potential partnerships with struggling Proton.


PSA autonomous demos do 60,000 clicks 'hands off'

21 September 2016

Four Citroën C4 Picasso demonstrators equipped with autonomous driving features have already travelled 60,000 km in "hands off" mode on express roads in Europe since testing began in mid-2015, PSA Group said.


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...


PSA labour bodies neutral on cobot evaluation

19 September 2016

PSA Groupe says its drive to examine new technology such as cobots has left its unions largely neutral.


just-auto Plus only PSA/Divergent 3D sign joint development projects

15 September 2016

PSA Group has signed a strategic partnership letter of intent targeting multiple joint development projects with Los Angeles-based Divergent 3D, a company dedicated to revolutionising manufacturing with its proprietary software-hardware platform enabled by 3D...


PSA ‘planning car-sharing in LA with Bollore’

13 September 2016

PSA is reportedly planning car-sharing services in Los Angeles in partnership with Bollore Group, according to remarks attributed to CEO Carlos Tavares.


just-auto Plus only Leoni acquires Chinese partner to supply Dongfeng

13 September 2016

Leoni has purchased 51% of the wiring harness manufacturer Wuhan Hengtong Automotive in China. By doing so, the leading European provider of cables and cable systems to the automotive sector and other industries, will become a supplier of the Dongfeng Group...


Dongfeng-PSA China JV opens Chengdu with 4008

7 September 2016

As part of the implementation of its 'Push to Pass' plan and to support the China & southeast Asia region's goal of selling 1m vehicles in 2018, Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile (DPCA) inaugurated its fourth Chinese assembly plant, this one in Chengdu.


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...


just-auto Plus only PSA Retail/CAR Avenue join over spare parts units

31 August 2016

As part of the project to develop the new PSA Retail spare parts ecosystem in France, the six existing platforms will be enhanced in Bordeaux, Gonesse, Lille, Lyon, Morangis and Nantes, and six new ones will be created in Alsace, Marseille, Nice, Normandy,...


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 Groupe news

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 ha...


just-auto Plus only PSA/MKB acquire a stake in Communauto

29 September 2016

The PSA Group and Montreal-based merchant bank MacKinnon, Bennett & Company (MKB), on 28 Sept...


just-auto Plus only PSA Retail to set up spare parts unit at Rennes

29 September 2016

Following PSA Retail's success in establishing its network of PSA Retail spare parts platform...


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 wa...


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 pl...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP scores Mercedes E-Class/Peugeot 3008

29 September 2016

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Peugeot 3008 recently underwent Euro NCAP safety tests. Both cars r...



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