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PSA continues China shutdown to 12 March

25 February 2020

PSA is extending its shutdown of manufacturing in China to 12 March as a result of the coronavirus epidemic, but says there is no significant impact on Group results.


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily due to the coronavirus, media reports on Monday ( February) said.


Plant closures in China extended as coronavirus crisis worsens

7 February 2020

Automakers this week announced further extensions to their plant closures in China as the coronavirus outbreak continued to spread and claim more lives.


PSA prolongs Wuhan shutdown to 14 February

3 February 2020

PSA has extended the shutdown of its operations in Wuhan to 14 February as the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide.


Chinese auto industry impacted hard by coronavirus

3 February 2020

China's automotive industry is expected to take a massive hit from the rapid spread of the corona virus in the last two weeks, at least in the first quarter of the year but very possibly for longer.


PSA will apply Wuhan extension if China makes request

30 January 2020

PSA says it will apply any extension to the current Lunar New Year holiday in China if asked, as uncertainty continues to swirl around repatriation plans for Western multinationals out of the country in the face of the coronavirus outbreak, which has now claimed 170 lives.


Renault works with China as France plans Wuhan evacuation

28 January 2020

Renault says it is working with the French Foreign Ministry (Quai d'Orsay) as well as the Chinese government in order to assess the mounting crisis in Wuhan where the coronavirus has seen the city put on effective lock-down.


PSA working with Paris and Beijing on coronavirus plan

27 January 2020

PSA says it is continuing to work with French and Chinese authorities as Paris mulls repatriating its citizens in Wuhan by air later this week.


PSA mulls Wuhan evacuation as coronavirus crisis grows

26 January 2020

PSA says it is evaluating potential evacuation options for its 38 expatriate employees in Wuhan as the crisis surrounding the coronavirus shows no sign of abating.


Future models crucial for Dongfeng recovery

7 January 2020

Dongfeng Motor celebrated a half century of existence in 2019 but it wasn't the best of years for the Wuhan-based firm, home market sales falling by a third.


Dongfeng likely to lower PSA stake - report

6 December 2019

China's Dongfeng Motor will likely reduce its stake in PSA after hiring banks to study options, Reuters sources said.


AutoGuangzhou 2019 - the world debuts

22 November 2019

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which took place on 22 November at the media preview of AutoGuangzhou 2019.


Guangzhou show - Kia revives older nameplate for China's Seltos

22 November 2019

Hyundai Motor affiliate Kia Motors has unveiled a Chinese version of the Seltos crossover - which it calls the 'all-new KX3' - at the 17th China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition.


DFSK, Wuling begin exports from Indonesia

9 October 2019

Dongfeng Sokon's Indonesian joint venture, PT Sokonindo Automobile, began exporting vehicles to markets across this region this year from its plant in Cikande in Banten, 50km (30 miles) west of the capital city Jakarta.


Nissan appoints Makoto Uchida as new CEO

8 October 2019

Nissan has appointed current SVP and Dongfeng president, Makoto Uchida as representative executive officer and CEO of the Japanese automaker.


2019 Chengdu motor show - world debuts list

6 September 2019

By no means a major Chinese motor show, nonetheless the annual event in Chengdu is usually the venue for quite a few world premieres. This year's CDMS was no exception.


PSA-Dongfeng plans plant and headcount axe - report

12 August 2019

PSA Group and local partner Dongfeng Group have agreed to cut thousands of jobs in China and drop two of their four shared assembly plants, according to a document seen by Reuters, in a desperate bid to curb mounting losses as the world’s largest auto market tanks.


Dongfeng mulls sale of Peugeot stake

12 August 2019

China's state-owned Dongfeng Motor is considering selling its stake in PSA Group as both companies continued to struggle in the world's largest vehicle market, according to Bloomberg.


Dongfeng Motor considers EV production in Egypt

5 July 2019

Dongfeng Motor Corporation (DFM) is considering producing electric vehicles in Egypt, according to reports in China, citing a statement released by the Egyptian ministry of industry and trade.


Dongfeng and Maxion break ground for China aluminium wheel plant

7 June 2019

Maxion Wheels has held a groundbreaking ceremony with its new joint venture partner, Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group at the future site of their 22,000 sq m plant in Suizhou, China.


Venucia looks to future models for a sales turnaround

29 May 2019

As with many brands, Dongfeng Nissan's affordable vehicles division isn't having a great 2019, Venucia's wholesale deliveries in the Chinese market dropping by 31.1% for the year to the end of April, according to CAAM. Can the promise of new models turn things around?


Honda CEO sets out automaker's EV stall and global model rationalisation

8 May 2019

In a speech spelling out the future direction that the company will take, including its plans for electrification, Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo has announced a new model programme which will reduce the total number of trim and option variants of global models to one-third by 2025 compared to now.


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales drop 2.9% in April 2019

8 May 2019


Nissan makes management changes in North America

25 April 2019

Airton Cousseau will be senior vice president, marketing and sales, at Nissan North America from 1 June.


Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.


Dongfeng Honda opens its third auto plant in Wuhan

15 April 2019

Dongfeng Honda Automobile a Honda automobile production and sales joint venture in China, held an opening ceremony to commemorate the completion of construction of its third automobile plant in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.


just-auto Plus only Nissan China sales rise 8.2% in March 2019

10 April 2019


Dongfeng and Maxion Wheels to form new aluminium wheel JV

15 March 2019

Maxion Wheels is to form a new passenger car aluminium wheel joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Parts and Components Group, one of China’s largest automotive parts companies.


just-auto Plus only Infiniti China names new president of Dongfeng Infiniti

4 March 2019


just-auto Plus only Dongfeng Trucks launches next gen trucks in China

21 January 2019

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Dongfeng news

PSA continues China shutdown to 12 March

25 February 2020

PSA is extending its shutdown of manufacturing in China to 12 March as a result of the coronaviru...


Automakers plan gradual resumption of China output

10 February 2020

Some carmakers were likely to have restarted output at China factories after shutting temporarily...


Plant closures in China extended as virus worsens

7 February 2020

Automakers this week announced further extensions to their plant closures in China as the coronav...


Chinese auto industry impacted hard by coronavirus

3 February 2020

China's automotive industry is expected to take a massive hit from the rapid spread of the corona...


PSA prolongs Wuhan shutdown to 14 February

3 February 2020

PSA has extended the shutdown of its operations in Wuhan to 14 February as the coronavirus contin...


PSA will apply Wuhan extension if China requests

30 January 2020

PSA says it will apply any extension to the current Lunar New Year holiday in China if asked, as...



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