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BEIJING SHOW WORLD DEBUTS LIST - Wey-X concept has holographic assistant

20 April 2018

Great Wall Motors' Wey division is set to create many headlines with a concept it will reveal at AutoChina. The Wey-X features a miniature woman who is projected onto the dashboard and can perform basic functions such as adjusting music volume.


Quirky C4 Cactus now shoulders Citroen's C-segment burden

14 March 2018

On the face of it, the UK launch of the updated Citroen C4 Cactus is just a mere, mid-life refresh - a new grille here, new tail lamps there, new interior colours and trims, the usual. Next! But, according to PSA's UK unit, it's a bit more significant than that and the newcomer has loftier goals to achieve than its quirky, well liked predecessor.


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.


ANALYSIS - Citroën future models part 2

21 February 2017

This is the third of five features in a series which examines the current and future models for Groupe PSA's passenger car brands. Following on from a look at DS, and then at the A-to-E segment sedans, hatchbacks and estates of the Citroën brand; the division's next electric models, SUVs and monospaces are explored below. Peugeot, the subject of the final two chapters, will follow in the coming days.

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Citroën will adapt for success in UK market - MD, Citroën UK

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'.


INTERVIEW: PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Carlos Tavares says recovery is on track

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: Anne Ruthmann, Citroën C4 Cactus project manager

8 July 2014

Citroën C4 Cactus Chef de Projet Anne Ruthmann answers questions on key suppliers, lightweight technology, sales prospects and other topics.


Q&A with CAP-XX: Supercapacitors for stop-start applications

3 June 2013

Australia’s CAP-XX Ltd is developing supercapacitors to provide high power support to automotive stop-start systems, protecting and extending the operating life of the car's battery in the process. Supercapacitors are lighter than a battery, can operate at low temperatures and be charged and discharged almost without limit. To find out more, Matthew Beecham talked with CAP-XX’s CEO Anthony Kongats and Pierre Mars, Vice President Applications Engineering & Quality.

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just-auto Plus only PSA appoints new senior vice president, ASEAN

13 April 2018

Laurence Noel has been appointed senior vice president, ASEAN and chief executive officer of the NAM joint venture in Malaysia, effective 1st May 2018. She will report to Carlos Gomes, executive vice president, China and Southeast Asia. Laurence Noel joined...


just-auto Plus only Xiangyang plant rolls off 100,000th Peugeot-Citroen 1.2THP engine

9 April 2018

Peugeot-Citroen’s 100,000th 1.2THP export-oriented engine came off the production line out of Xiangyang plant, indicating that batch export business of Peugeot-Citroen’s powertrains steps into a new phase, which will compose a new chapter for...


PSA to make more vans at UK plant

4 April 2018

Groupe PSA is to raise manufacturing capacity and add the production of Peugeot- and Citroen-badged panel vans at Vauxhall's Luton, UK, plant in a move that will shore up confidence in post-Brexit prospects for the UK's automotive manufacturing sector. 


Updated C4 Lounge kicks off Citroen Brazil turnaround

27 March 2018

Parent company difficulties often have repercussions for overseas subsidiaries, and the PSA Group (Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Opel/Vauxhall) is no exception. The Brazilian market crisis of 2014-2016 worsened the situation of the two French brands by losing a higher percentage of market share than the average of other players here.


PSA to launch Emov service in Lisbon

20 March 2018

PSA is to offer its Emov Citroen C-Zero electric vehicle in Lisbon, with the vehicles able to start and end journeys close to the airport and cars accessible using smartphones.


2018 GENEVA SHOW - World premieres list

7 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below.


just-auto Plus only Citroen’s European success spurs international expansion

7 March 2018

As stated by Linda Jackson during the press conference at Geneva Motor Show, Citroen is readying to write a new chapter in its international expansion, one that is essential to fulfilling its world growth ambitions. Thus, Citroën will be stepping up...


PSA releases first Euro 6d-TEMP test results

6 March 2018

Groupe PSA said it had adapted a new CO2 measurement protocol to measure pollutants (NOX and particles) and has released the first results for five Peugeot, Citroen and DS vehicles that comply with the Euro 6d-TEMP standard.


PSA and NAZA plan ASEAN assembly plant in Malaysia

26 February 2018

PSA Group and Malaysia's Naza Corporation Holdings announced the signing of a share sale agreement and a joint venture agreement, officially establishing shared operation of the Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) plant in Gurun, Kedah, as the first manufacturing hub in ASEAN for the French group.


just-auto Plus only Citroen sells 50,000 C3 Aircross since launch in Europe

22 February 2018

Launched in October 2017 with a high-profile TV campaign, New Citroen C3 Aircross Compact SUV is off to a flying start. It has already totalled 50,000 sales across Europe, of which 23,000 in France! Topping brand sales forecasts, this new model is now...


China recalls for Honda, Mercedes and Peugeot-Citroen

16 February 2018

Honda Motor announced a major recall in China, thought to eventually involve around 350,000 vehicles, following a flood of customer complaints over the last month concerning cold climate engine issues.


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA LCV sales up 13% in Latin America in 2017

5 February 2018

Groupe PSA broke its own sales record in Latin America in 2017, the first year that the offensive of the Push to Pass Plan was staged on the LCV market. A total of 44,000 units were sold during the period, up 13% on 2016. The 2017 launches boosted the...


Citroen standardises Active Safety Brake on top C3 Aircross Flair

31 January 2018

Citroen has added Active Safety Brake to its top C3 Aircross Flair models from January 2018 production.


just-auto Plus only Citroen selects Hankook tyres for new C3 Aircross

23 January 2018

With sales figures on the SUV market increasing all the time, Citroën has launched the C3 Aircross on the market, a compact SUV version that feels at home both in town as well as on light terrain. The French manufacturer has decided to include summer and...


PSA to create third Portugal production team in April

19 January 2018

PSA is to create a third production team at its Portuguese plant in Mangualde in April this year and hire nearly 225 people at the facility by May.


PSA records global 2017 sales up 15% to 3.6m vehicles

16 January 2018

PSA has posted 2017 global sales up 15.4% to 3,632,300 vehicles, representing the fourth consecutive year of increases.


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA worldwide sales up 15.4% in 2017

16 January 2018

Peugeot brand sold nearly 600,000 SUVs in 2017 worldwide and ranks second in the SUV European market with a strong expansion of nearly 60%. With 259,300 Peugeot 3008 SUVs sold globally in 2017, the Peugeot brand enjoyed sustained demand for the model, which...


PSA to create fourth Selvenord production team

8 January 2018

PSA is to introduce a fourth production team and hire nearly 600 people at its Hordain plant in Selvenord, France, by May this year.


PSA/OV purchasing integration to account for 30% synergies

15 December 2017

PSA has unveiled a new unit bring together Peugeot/Citroën/DS (PCD) and Opel/Vauxhall (OV) Purchasing and Supplier Quality Organisations.


Another round of five star Euro NCAP results

29 November 2017

Euro NCAP has published its latest safety ratings of eight new vehicles, four launched this year, and five star ratings dominate.


PSA to start Citroen Jumpy and Peugeot Expert production in Kaluga

28 November 2017

Groupe PSA will start production of Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy models at the PCMA Rus plant in Kaluga from the first quarter of next year.


Opel in for big changes - paper

6 November 2017

Opel, now under PSA control, will gradually move all its vehicles to its new parent's technology, reduce its model range, concentrate on high margin segments and eye new markets abandoned or not considered by previous owner General Motors, the Frankfurter Allgemeine said on Monday.


just-auto Plus only Citroen initiates new comfort development project

30 October 2017

When it comes to comfort, Citroën has long been a pioneer and innovator. Few car manufacturers can evidence such a consistent history of innovation for the sake of comfort, an attribute that has been a defining hallmark of the company’s cars since...


Citroen shoots for 33% volume growth by 2020

20 October 2017

Groupe PSA's Citroen brand is aiming to boost its annual volume by a third by 2020, led by a product offensive in the B- and C-Segments and a focus on the European and Chinese markets.


just-auto Plus only Citroen surpasses 500,000 C4 Picasso sales since launch

19 October 2017

The Citroen C4 Picasso has been a big hit with car buyers, and recently surpassed half a million vehicles sold in just four years. After the launch of a five-seater model in June 2013 and a seven-seater model (Grand C4 Picasso) in September 2013, this...


just-auto Plus only Citroen sells 200,000 new C3 since launch

18 October 2017

Launched less than a year ago, in November 2016, the New C3 has already sold in 200,000 units. The result: C3 orders were up 64% in Europe in the first nine months of the year (compared with the first nine months in 2016). More than ever, the new-generation...


2017 Frankfurt IAA motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important production models making their motor show debuts were the Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen T-Roc, Porsche Cayenne, Opel Grandland X, Škoda Karoq and SEAT Arona.


French regulators find 'suspect' software in PSA vehicles - reports

8 September 2017

A French investigation into alleged emissions cheating by PSA Group found suspect software had been used on almost 2m Citroen and Peugeot vehicles, news reports said.


Citroen latest to launch UK scrappage scheme

8 September 2017

Citroën UK is the latest automaker to launch a new scrappage scheme that encourages customers to replace their older cars and vans with more efficient Euro 6 models.


PSA Iran "huge success" as global H1 sales rise 2.3%

13 July 2017

PSA has recorded first half worldwide sales up 2.3% and although Europe and China remain challenging, the automaker has declared its nascent Iran operations a "huge success."

Citroën news

BEIJING SHOW WORLD DEBUTS LIST - Wey-X concept has holographic assistant

20 April 2018

Great Wall Motors' Wey division is set to create many headlines with a concept it will reveal at...


just-auto Plus only PSA appoints new senior vice president, ASEAN

13 April 2018

Laurence Noel has been appointed senior vice president, ASEAN and chief executive officer of the...


just-auto Plus only Xiangyang plant rolls off 100,000th Peugeot-Citroen 1.2THP engine

9 April 2018

Peugeot-Citroen’s 100,000th 1.2THP export-oriented engine came off the production line out...


PSA to make more vans at UK plant

4 April 2018

Groupe PSA is to raise manufacturing capacity and add the production of Peugeot- and Citroen-badg...


Updated C4 Lounge kicks off Citroen Brazil turnaround

27 March 2018

Parent company difficulties often have repercussions for overseas subsidiaries, and the PSA Group...


PSA to launch Emov service in Lisbon

20 March 2018

PSA is to offer its Emov Citroen C-Zero electric vehicle in Lisbon, with the vehicles able to sta...



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