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Brands related to this company: Citroën, DS, Peugeot

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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.


European auto workers await fate - the week

3 March 2017

This was not a good week to be a worker in certain auto or engine making plants owned by GM, PSA or Ford in the UK and Spain. Especially for those of nervous disposition.


Europe’s squeezed middle feels race to the bottom

28 February 2017

There’s been a lot of talk recently about globalisation and the race to the bottom it engenders. Once costs have been ratcheted down so much through process improvement or a shift to the newest low-cost country, where do you go next? The whole globalisation rationale had been questioned recently, not least by the populist protectionism that helped get Donald Trump elected as US president.

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


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.


Citroën introduces electric Berlingo Multispace

22 March 2017

Citroën has launched an electric version of its Berlingo Multispace MPV [European size minivan] with a certified range of 170km (just over 100 miles).


Frankfurt motor show world debuts - Audi A8

20 March 2017

The show itself might be almost six months away but a second Volkswagen Group division has announced a model debut for the IAA.


Magneti Marelli announces supply deals

17 March 2017

Magneti Marelli has announced supply deals under which its Automotive Lighting and Powertrain Technology divisions supply key components to new vehicle models, many of which were launched at this month's Geneva motor show.


just-auto Plus only PSA begins transformation of Palomar facility

17 March 2017

An event was held on 16 March 2017 to celebrate the transformation of the Palomar production centre and was attended by Mr Mauricio Macri, the President of the Republic of Argentina, Carlos Tavares, chairman of the Managing Board of the PSA Group, as well as...


just-auto Plus only AL supplies intelligent headlamp system for DS7

17 March 2017

Automotive Lighting’s highly sophisticated intelligent headlamp system for PSA’s flagship SUV DS7 fulfills dynamic front lighting functions adapting to driving conditions. Our lighting central electronic gateway (AL-Control 5) enable the...


PSA Uruguay to build Peugeot Expert/Citroën Jumpy

16 March 2017

PSA Group and its partners, EASA and Nordex, have signed an assembly contract for LCVs in Uruguay.


Shanghai show debuts list - Geely Emgrand X1 B-SUV

15 March 2017

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been been added to just-auto.com's debuts list: an additional SUV for the Geely Emgrand brand.


PSA teams with BNP Paribas for Opel financing

10 March 2017

PSA Group and BNP Paribas have announced a long-term partnership in automotive finance as the French automaker looks to take over the joint acquisition of Opel/Vauxhall’s financing activities.


PSA Group launches Free2Move Lease

10 March 2017

PSA Group has launched Free2Move Lease, a business unit dedicated to multi-make, full service leasing.


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


GENEVA - VW CEO not open to FCA merger talks

8 March 2017

Volkswagen has strongly rejected any suggestion it is open to merger talks with Fiat Chrysler.


just-auto Plus only PSA/French agencies release fuel economy test data

8 March 2017

Following on from its 2016 commitment, the PSA Group has published the measurement results from the test protocol established with Transport & Environment (T&E) and France Nature Environment (FNE). This protocol has been used to measure consumption in...


just-auto Plus only PSA signs global framework agreement with unions

8 March 2017

The PSA Group signs a new global agreement with IndustriALL: A sustainable workforce commitment, without borders, to build the future of the PSA Group together.Tue, 07/03/2017 - 16:15(28 Views) On 7 March 2017, the PSA Group and the trade unions...


SMMT "hopeful" for UK supply chain after PSA deal

7 March 2017

Britain's automotive trade association, SMMT (Society of Motor Traders and Manufacturers) says it is "hopeful" yesterday's (6 March) confirmation by PSA Group it was to purchase General Motors' Opel/Vauxhall business for US$2.2bn will prove fruitful, with the French automaker hinting at supply chain opportunities in the event of a 'hard' Brexit.


GENEVA - Marchionne approves GM-PSA deal

7 March 2017

The PSA deal to buy Opel from General Motors is a step in the right direction - a direction towards industry consolidation and the need to drive down costs and capacity, according to Fiat Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne.


just-auto Plus only Peugeot selects TomTom navigation components

7 March 2017

TomTom announced that its trusted navigation components will be rolled-out into Peugeot’s latest car lines. TomTom Maps, Navigation, 3D Buildings, Traffic, Speed Cameras, Weather, Fuel, Parking and Local Search will be included in the Peugeot 208 and...


Opel/Vauxhall to join PSA Group

6 March 2017

GM is to sell its loss-making European operations to PSA Group in an EUR2.2bn deal expected to close by the end of this year


UK union will "fight" for GM plants' "future"

6 March 2017

The key union representing British workers, Unite, has said "the fight begins now" to secure a future for the General Motors plants at Ellesmere Port and Luton which will be sold to PSA as part of the Opel deal confirmed today (6 March).


Hard Brexit could boost UK supply chain-PSA chief

6 March 2017

PSA Group says there could be significant opportunities for the UK supply chain following its proposed purchase of General Motors' Opel/Vauxhall division, if the British government opts for a so-called 'hard' Brexit.


US analysts (mostly) happy with PSA/Opel mix

6 March 2017

US analysts are mostly in favour of the sale of General Motors' European operation Opel (and Vauxhall) to PSA, announced earlier today.


PSA Opel deal looking more likely

3 March 2017

The sale of General Motors' European Opel unit to PSA Group is looking more likely and could be announced as early as Monday, according to a flurry of news reports.


Spanish minister confident as GM/PSA unions fret

3 March 2017

With a deal between GM and PSA for the sale of Opel possibly to be announced on Monday, a Spanish minister has said his country's assembly plants were "well-placed".


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces safety ratings for six new car

2 March 2017

On 1 March 2017 Euro NCAP releases the results of six new cars. The Audi Q5, Land Rover Discovery and Toyota C-HR all get a top five-star safety rating; Citroën’s C3 gets four stars; and Fiat’s ageing 500 and Ford’s brand new Ka+ notched...


GM CEO cautious on Opel sale

1 March 2017

In remarks made at the Economic Club of Washington, General Motors CEO Mary Barra has said that GM is 'exploring opportunities' for Opel, ramping down expectations of an imminent announcement on the sale of the loss-making division to PSA. She also declined to discuss a timetable for the potential sale.


just-auto Plus only PSA to test autonomous cars with non-expert driver

27 February 2017

PSA Group is the first carmaker to obtain the French authorisations to carry out autonomous mode experimentations with “non-experts” drivers. Tests start from March 2017 with customers behind the wheel of the Group’s autonomous...


Opel cannot go on 'burning cash' - Carlos Tavares

24 February 2017

PSA Groupe says Opel cannot go on 'burning cash for ever,' insisting its proposed purchase of the General Motors subsidiary could create a European champion, but doubt continues to remain as to any future direction for its British arm, Vauxhall.


Unite rates Tavares meeting "relatively positive"

24 February 2017

British labour body, Unite, has issued a cautious appraisal of its meeting today (24 February) with PSA Group CEO, Carlos Tavares, rating it "relatively positive" as the French automaker seeks to take over the Opel operations including Vauxhall, from General Motors.


UK Business Secretary meeting Tavares in London

24 February 2017

British Secretary of State for Business, Greg Clark, is currently (24 February) meeting PSA Groupe CEO, Carlos Tavares in London as intense speculation continues to swirl concerning the fate of General Motors' UK division, Vauxhall.


PSA chief eyes cost savings after Opel buy

23 February 2017

PSA chief Carlos Tavares is looking for large and 'speedy' cost savings following the planned acquisition of Opel/Vauxhall, reports say.

PSA Groupe news

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...


Citroën introduces electric Berlingo Multispace

22 March 2017

Citroën has launched an electric version of its Berlingo Multispace MPV [European size miniv...


Frankfurt motor show world debuts - Audi A8

20 March 2017

The show itself might be almost six months away but a second Volkswagen Group division has announ...


Magneti Marelli announces supply deals

17 March 2017

Magneti Marelli has announced supply deals under which its Automotive Lighting and Powertrain Tec...


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 ha...


just-auto Plus only PSA begins transformation of Palomar facility

17 March 2017

An event was held on 16 March 2017 to celebrate the transformation of the Palomar production cent...



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