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COMMENT: Europe's auto sector nervous

Europe's economy faces a number of risks, but there are signs the Greek crisis is now nearing a crunch point. Already low economic growth co...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: New BlueHDi tech for Citroën C4

The Peugeot 308 GT is not the only new PSA C segment hatchback to benefit from the group’s latest BlueHDi diesel engine technology. The Citr...


THE WEEK THAT WAS: Good news for UK Auto Making

Graeme Roberts | 2 Apr 2015

There was some good news for UK Auto Manufacturing Plc this week as Honda announced that its under-used European car plant in Swindon would become the global production hub for the next generation Civic five door hatchback.


Management briefing: 48V mild hybrids (2)

Calum MacRae | 20 Feb 2015

Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation - from regenerative and friction braking - than is available on the traditional 12V system. Calum MacRae takes a closer look at OEM plans in this area and asks, what will 48V bring?


ANALYSIS: Nissan Europe is closing in on Toyota

Glenn Brooks | 17 Feb 2015

Certain new and accelerating trends are revealed for the European passenger car market in the latest figures issued by ACEA.


ANALYSIS: Europe's car market in 2014, and 2015

Glenn Brooks | 19 Jan 2015

The market might have been up by 5.4% in 2014 but there were some surprising brands on the list of those which saw their sales effectively contracting. How will they fare in 2015?

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Peugeot CEO Maxim Picat (Part 2)

Glenn Brooks | 10 Oct 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)

Glenn Brooks | 10 Oct 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

Nexteer forecasts EPS growth for small cars

Dave Leggett | 24 Jun 2015

Steering systems supplier Nexteer has said that its Electric Power Steering (EPS) systems are in higher demand as its customers seek efficiency gains and the technology becomes suitable for smaller cars.


PSA plans car factory in Morocco

Graeme Roberts | 22 Jun 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen has announced plans to build a EUR557m (US$630m) factory in Morocco as it seeks to Both reduce production costs and its reliance on Europe following a brush with bankruptcy.


PSA to produce Bolloré EV at Rennes

Dave Leggett | 17 Jun 2015

PSA and Bolloré have signed an agreement for the distribution and production of a Bolloré electric car that will be made at a PSA Peugeot Citroën plant in Rennes.


Faurecia industrialises new paint for PSA

Simon Warburton | 1 Jun 2015

Faurecia says it has successfully industrialised a new textured paint finish at its Marines plant, France, to provide PSA with two colours for its Peugeot 208; Ice Grey and Ice Silver.


PSA Q1 revenue up 4.6% to EUR13.7bn, Russia tough

Simon Warburton | 29 Apr 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen has posted first quarter Group revenue up 4.6% to EUR13.7bn (US$15.1bn), but is forecasting a 30% plummet in Russia automotive demand this year.


FKG lauds Iran as potential 2.5m market

Simon Warburton | 28 Apr 2015

Scandinavian supplier association, FKG, says Iran could be a 2.5m or 3m market if current draconian sanctions against the country are lifted this summer.


FKG Iran visit 'excedes expecations'

Simon Warburton | 24 Apr 2015

Scandinavian supplier association, FKG, says its visit to Iran this week has "exceeded" expectations as Tehran anxiously waits to see if current draconian international economic sanctions are lifted or not in June.


PSA and IBM get closer on connectivity services

Dave Leggett | 22 Apr 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroën and IBM have announced a partnership to "help various industries within the Internet of Things economy to analyse data to deliver new services from connected vehicles".


PSA to increase European output as demand perks up

Dave Leggett | 21 Apr 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced that it will be increasing output in its European plants in response to higher demand.


New shared platform for PSA and Dongfeng

Dave Leggett | 20 Apr 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng have announced a project to jointly develop a global platform for the manufacture of B- and C-segment vehicles under the Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Dongfeng brands.


FKG hails "great opportunity" with Iran visit

Simon Warburton | 16 Apr 2015

Scandinavian supplier association, FKG is flying to Iran tomorrow (16 April) leading a delegation looking to take advantage of what could be a signifiant lifting of economic sanctions.


SPAIN: GM & PSA confirm future B-LCVs for Vigo

Glenn Brooks | 15 Apr 2015

General Motors and PSA Peugeot Citroën have revealed plans to build what they term "next generation small light commercial vehicles (B-LCV)" at the French firm's Vigo plant in Spain.


IKCO in talks with "popular" Western company

Simon Warburton | 9 Apr 2015

Iran Khodro (IKCO) says as well as parallel negotiations with PSA to set up a new joint venture, it is also in talks with a "popular" Western company as it looks to rapidly capitalise on what appears to be a dramatically improving sanctions landscape.


PSA on verge of IKCO contract if sanctions lifted

Simon Warburton | 8 Apr 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen says it is ready to ink a contract with Iran Khodro (IKCO) to produce vehicles in the country, should nuclear talks between Tehran and the West succeed.


French car market recovery continues

Graeme Roberts | 1 Apr 2015

Car sales in France continued to recover in March with domestic automakers PSA Peugeot Citroen and Renault both showing strong gains as mid market brands bounced back.


PSA not yet ready for mergers or alliances

Chris Wright | 1 Apr 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen would be happy to discuss alliance and mergers with other carmakers but only after it has completed its recovery plan, chief operating officer Carlos Tavares has told the Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera.


PCMA Rus to halt production temporarily

Graeme Roberts | 30 Mar 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi Motors' joint venture, PCMA Rus, will halt production of Mitsubishi, Citroen and Peugeot models temporarily and cut 100 jobs.


PSA adds Trémery engine capacity

Simon Warburton | 30 Mar 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroën says it has assigned a new production module to the Trémery plant in north-eastern France to meet "buoyant" demand for its EB Turbo PureTech three-cylinder petrol engine


PSA confident it can hit financial target early

Chris Wright | 25 Mar 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen’s financial chief is confident the French carmaker can reach its recovery goal early as its shares returned to the benchmark CAC-40 index after a two and a half year absence.


'Russification vital': PCMA general manager

Simon Warburton | 18 Mar 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi's joint venture in Kaluga, PCMA 'strongly insists' its management must be 'Russified' as it looks to promote local talent to top positions in the country.


Dongfeng-PSA JV starts making new car line

Graeme Roberts | 10 Mar 2015

DPCA, the China-based joint venture between PSA Peugeot Citroën and Dongfeng Group (DFG), has started production of the Dongfeng Fengshen L60 on 2 March at its Wuhan 1 plant.


French market sales make gains in early 2015

Graeme Roberts | 3 Mar 2015

French light vehicle registrations have continued to make gains during the early months of 2015, IHS Automotive principal analyst Ian Fletcher said in a research note.

Latest blogs

GM Luton plant site redevelopment slow

Graeme Roberts | 2 Jun 2015

What to do with an old vehicle plant site once last units have been shipped and the buildings bowled?


Lockdown in St Petersburg

Simon Warburton | 23 May 2014

It's perhaps no huge surprise security is taken so seriously at this year's Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, but the sheer scale of the precautions is overwhelming.

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PSA Peugeot Citroen (UG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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