PSA Groupe


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Brands related to this company: Citroën, DS, Peugeot, Opel, Vauxhall

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ANALYSIS - Vauxhall muscle ute era ends with Maloo

6 September 2017

The last rear-wheel drive vehicle to be manufactured in Australia will be produced on 20 October. This also means the end of an era for a vehicle which Vauxhall, but never Opel, has sold in tiny numbers: the V8-engined Maloo pick-up.


New Crossland X and future Opel-Vauxhall SUVs

23 August 2017

At first sight, the new Crossland X, which steps in for the Meriva, appears to make no sense for Opel and Vauxhall. Isn't it the same size as the Mokka X? The now Groupe PSA divisions believe there is room below their existing B-SUV for a slightly shorter, narrower and lower crossover, but is there?


New Insignia and Opel-Vauxhall's future under PSA

3 August 2017

It's August, once the month during which the northern hemisphere's automotive industry would quieten down. This being an odd-numbered year there's no chance of that, what with preparations for the Frankfurt IAA well underway. And now, Groupe PSA completing the acquisition of Opel and Vauxhall. The perfect time then to look at how those brands' newest car measures up.


ANALYSIS - How EMP2 is key to Peugeot 3008 SUV

15 May 2017

Production of vehicles which share Groupe PSA's EMP2 architecture is on the rise, with one of the more successful being the Peugeot 3008. Even if its sales can't match those of the Nissan Qashqai and VW Tiguan in Europe, this C segment SUV is greatly aiding Peugeot's mission to lift both image and margins.

Latest interviews


PSA's Tavares sees need to raise Opel efficiency

12 September 2017

In an interview with just-auto at the Frankfurt Motor Show, PSA chief Carlos Tavares warns of productivity gaps across the Opel manufacturing network that will require work to bring plants into line with PSA efficiency levels. He also says the company is planning several post-Brexit scenarios in the absence of any guidance from the UK government and European Commission.


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.

Latest news


Iranian car output up 22% in five months

19 September 2017

Fresh data on Iranian car production showed a 21.8% growth during the first five months of the current fiscal year that started in March, a local report said.


just-auto Plus only VW led L3Pilot research project launched in German

15 September 2017

A broadly based European research consortium under the management of the Volkswagen Group is analysing the opportunities for using technologies to facilitate mobility in the future with the aim of achieving a breakthrough in the area of automated driving. The...


2017 Frankfurt 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' PSA software

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.


just-auto Plus only PSA appoints new head of Financial Communication

4 September 2017

Andrea Bandinelli has been appointed head of Financial Communication of Groupe PSA, as of 1 September 2017. He will replace Frédéric Brunet, who is appointed Group Controller. Mr. Bandinelli will report to Jean-Baptiste de Chatillon, chief...


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA moves to Rueil-Malmaison/Poissy offices

4 September 2017

Groupe PSA is redeploying some 2,000 of its employees to the new Rueil-Malmaison site and the fully refurbished Poissy site in the final stage of a project started in January 2015. Previously located at two of the Group’s Paris sites , the teams will be...


Vauxhall expands passenger carrying Vivaro range

17 August 2017

PSA Group's Vauxhall has announced two new up level, passenger carrying Vivaro van variants which make their debut at the Frankfurt show next month: the Tourer Elite and Combi Plus.


Opel claims 50,000+ European Insignia orders

14 August 2017

Opel is claiming its new Insignia flagship has already attracted over 50,000 orders across Europe.


just-auto Plus only New Peugeot 3008 score five ANCAP stars

8 August 2017

The new Peugeot 3008 enters the popular small SUV segment with a 5 star ANCAP safety rating following good results in physical testing and the presence of an advanced speed assistance system. "The Peugeot 3008 performed well in testing with high scores...


German automakers to upgrade 5m diesels

2 August 2017

Volkswagen, Daimler and BMW have agreed to upgrade around 5m newer diesel cars in Germany and offer trade-in rebates on older models, avoiding more costly remedies in a bid to salvage diesel technology and avoid driving bans in cities, a media report said.


Paris hints at GM&S job losses as Court delays

2 August 2017

French supplier, GM&S' fate continues to hang in the balance as a decision concerning the sole offer from GMD has been postponed yet again by the Courts, while the French government appears resigned to job losses at the site.


Opel/Vauxhall sale to PSA completed

1 August 2017

PSA and GM have announced the completion of the planned sale of Opel Automobile GmbH with its brands Opel and Vauxhall by General Motors to Groupe PSA. PSA has also announced senior management changes.


Opel tackles synergies on 'Day 1' of PSA tutelage

1 August 2017

Opel/Vauxhall says its formal integration today (1 August) into the PSA stable will trigger concrete moves towards purchasing synergies now it can formally discuss them with its previous competitor.


Opel supply chain command to be separate - PSA

1 August 2017

PSA Group says the Opel and Vauxhall management announcements unveiled this morning (1 August) will continue to see its supply chain command hierarchy remain unaltered.


Union holds breath as GM&S ruling imminent

31 July 2017

Hardline French union, CGT has called for a "demonstration of support" today (31 July) in front of the Tribunal de Commerce de Poitiers, which is due to pronounce imminently on the fate of PSA and Renault supplier, GM&S.


PSA unveils H1 net income of EUR1.3bn

26 July 2017

PSA has posted record net income of EUR1.3bn (US$1.5bn), with Group revenue up 5% to EUR29.2bn.


just-auto Plus only Peugeot adds new members to its supervisory board

26 July 2017

Following the transfer of Peugeot shares from the Agence des Participations de l’Etat (APE) to Bpifrance and a reorganisation of responsibilities within Dongfeng Motors Group (DFG), Bpifrance and DFG have proposed new members and advisers to the...


France top political brass dispatched to GM&S

21 July 2017

Senior French politicians have plunged directly into one of France's most intractable industrial disputes of recent times, as Renault and PSA stamper, GM&S, fights to secure its survival.


Renault order pledge throws lifeline to GM&S

20 July 2017

Renault says it has made major commitments to the mooted buyer of parts producer, GM&S as the embattled supplier looks to stave off potential liquidation.


PSA/Renault up GM&S stakes beforeTribunal verdict

20 July 2017

PSA and Renault have dramatically upped their financial commitments to threatened stamping supplier, GM&S, offering to guarantee EUR50m (US$58m) of orders each for the next five years in order to avoid the component producer facing liquidation.


PSA Iran "huge success" as global H1 sales up 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."


PSA hails autonomous car tollgate demo

12 July 2017

PSA says that an autonomous car has crossed a tollgate in a full autonomous mode, for the first time.


PSA Group unions sign agreement

12 July 2017

Five labour unions, representing 80% of PSA Group employees, have signed the "New Momentum for Growth" performance agreement to support the deployment of the "Push to Pass" strategic plan and Groupe PSA's growth.


just-auto Plus only PSA appoints its new sales and marketing head

4 July 2017

Samir Cherfan is appointed senior vice president Sales and Marketing for Middle East and Africa at PSA Group effective 1 July 2017. This new role has been created to support the achievement of the strategic plan Push to Pass in the Middle East and Africa...


PSA outlines autonomous drive strategy

28 June 2017

Groupe PSA has outlined the major elements and timeline for its rollout of vehicles with autonomous drive capability.


Peugeot returns to African pickup truck market

22 June 2017

Peugeot is returning to the African pickup truck market with a double cab model apparently sourced from China.


Opel chief's exit confirmed

12 June 2017

Opel CEO Dr Karl-Thomas Neumann has stepped down as the Speaker of the Management Board and CEO of Opel/Vauxhall.


Opel sale to PSA could close early

9 June 2017

General Motors could close the deal selling Opel to PSA by the end of July rather than the end of the year, media reports said.


PSA and Changan sign deal to boost DS in China

8 June 2017

Changan Automobile and Groupe PSA have signed an 'in-depth strategic cooperation agreement to further deepen their cooperation started 6 years ago to establish DS premium brand in China'.

PSA Groupe news

Iranian car output up 22% in five months

19 September 2017

Fresh data on Iranian car production showed a 21.8% year on year growth during the first five mon...


just-auto Plus only VW led L3Pilot research project launched in German

15 September 2017

A broadly based European research consortium under the management of the Volkswagen Group is anal...


2017 Frankfurt motor show - all the world debuts

13 September 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Frankfurt IAA are listed below. The most important producti...


PSA's Tavares sees need to raise Opel efficiency

12 September 2017

In an interview with just-auto at the Frankfurt Motor Show, PSA chief Carlos Tavares warns of pro...


French regulators find 'suspect' PSA software

8 September 2017

A French investigation into alleged emissions cheating by PSA Group found suspect software had be...


Citroen latest to launch UK scrappage scheme

8 September 2017

Citroën UK is the latest automaker to launch a new scrappage scheme that encourages customer...



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