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The really interesting stuff all happened as this week drew to a close - yesterday Volkswagen 'fessed up over the 'dieselgate' scandal and,...
The Volkswagen group 'emissions scandal' rumbled on this week as more skeletons were rattled out of closets. There's bound to be a few more...
Volkswagen Group stayed very much in the news this week. The company posted a set of results that were dragged down by provision made for costs associated with ‘dieselgate’. I suspect it won’t be the last set of disappointing results to come out of Wolfsburg.
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 will soon be 60 years since the Citroën DS was revealed to dropped jaws at the 1955 Paris motor show. Now, PSA has a more subtle desire to create a luxury brand based on this car's name. Will a quiet, slow, relentless, Lexus-style approach work?
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?
Continuing just-auto's series of interviews at the 2015 IAA show, Matthew Beecham met with Jean-Francois Berard, Vice President, R&D, Strategy, Marketing and Industrial, Auto Inergy Division, Jean-Bernard Lepage, Marketing Director, Auto Inergy Division, and Jerome Vidalie, Product Line Director, Structural Parts, Plastic Omnium Auto Exterior.
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 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.
As reported by just-auto last week, PSA’s DS premium brand has now officially opened a DS Store in Iran’s capital, Tehran.
As part of its 'Open Innovation' strategy, PSA Peugeot Citroën says it is strengthening its ties with top post-graduate schools and universities by creating an OpenLab in Africa.
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.
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.
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.
PSA Peugeot Citroen is failing to convince customers of the value and attractiveness of its cars, chief executive Carlos Tavares told a German magazine.
PSA Peugeot Citroën says that an additional half-shift at its Sochaux plant will create 300 new temporary positions.
PSA Peugeot Citroen has posted third quarter group revenue of EUR12.4bn, up 3.2% year-on-year. However, it also posted overall vehicle sales down 4.6%.
The Dongfeng Renault Automotive Company (DRAC) joint venture in China has announced plans to build its first electric vehicle in China based on Renault's Fluence ZE. The EV will be produced in Wuhan from 2017 and will be sold as a Dongfeng only in China.
The French and UK governments have announced new measures to scrutinise vehicle emissions in the wake of the VW scandal in the US, according to media reports.
PSA Peugeot Citroen plans to work with Dongfeng Motor to develop an EV by 2020.
PSA Peugeot Citroen said on Tuesday (1 September) it would add a temporary weekend shift at its Mulhouse factory from January 2016 to handle an increase in orders due to higher demand in Europe and strong sales of the Peugeot 2008, Citroën C4 and DS4 built at the factory.
PSA's DS brand has announced the creation of a motor sport division, DS Performance. It says DS Performance is contributing its technological expertise in Formula E research and development to the DS Virgin Racing team.
Hyundai Mobis says it has signed its first-ever contract to supply parts to PSA Peugeot Citroen.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) and Dongfeng (DFM) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement to achieve what they refer to as global industrial synergies.
PSA Peugeot Citroen revenue rose 6.9% to EUR28,904m in the first half of 2015 with automotive division revenue up 4.3% to EUR19,409m.
Northern French regional authorities say they will continue to offer State support to automotive companies in the region as the area maintains its position as one of the sector's most influential employers.
Iranian business organisations involved with promoting Scandinavian component manufacturers say they are confident President Barack Obama can use his veto if necessary to ensure this week's news of sanctions being conditionally lifted against Tehran, is made binding.
PSA Peugeot Citroen has posted half-year global sales up 0.4% to 1.54m units with progression in Europe, China, India-Pacific and Middle East & Africa, now the Group's third largest growth market.
PSA Peugeot Citroën has told the media that it intends to manufacture a new DS model at its Mulhouse plant in eastern France, commencing in 2018.
I got to visit the Louvre museum in Paris last week with PSA Peugeot-Citroen. It was a pretty lavish affair for a facelift to the DS 3 model, but the scale of the event and the lavishness points to how important the premium DS brand is to PSA.
What to do with an old vehicle plant site once last units have been shipped and the buildings bowled?
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