PSA Groupe


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

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ANALYSIS - Peugeot 308 SW and GTI

17 November 2017

Has the long-awaited recovery of the Peugeot brand finally begun? Even if things remain terrible in China with a year-to-date collapse of 30 per cent in a rising market, October was a good month for the brand across Europe. The 3008 and 5008 are major factors in the improvement but so too is the updated 308 range.


PSA outlines global mobility strategy

15 November 2017

Newly enlarged Groupe PSA faces challenges on a number of fronts as it looks to integrate Opel and Vauxhall to its operations. Like other OEMs, it also needs a strategy for a rapidly changing urban mobility landscape. Chris Wright was in Paris to hear more.


Opel-Vauxhall PACE! plan - the future models

9 November 2017

Following the announcement of the PACE! business plan for Opel-Vauxhall by its CEO Michael Lohscheller, just-auto takes a look at what this means for the brands' current and future models.


COMMENT - Uncertainty ahead for Ellesmere Port

16 October 2017

The news that the UK's Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant is dropping a shift, reducing output and its workforce, gives it a shot at improving its competitive position in the context of the Opel/Vauxhall European manufacturing footprint.

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


PSA records 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...


New Vauxhall MD named

11 January 2018

Stephen Norman has been named new MD of PSA-owned Vauxhall brand in the UK (which also includes responsibility for Opel sales in Ireland).


PSA names Albéric Chopelin chief sales officer

11 January 2018

PSA has appointed Albéric Chopelin SVP chief sales and marketing officer, effective 1 February, reporting to managing board chairman, Carlos Tavares.


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 unveils raft of management changes

21 December 2017

PSA says Brigitte Courtehoux will join its executive committee and becomes Executive Vice President of Mobility and Connectivity Services to replace Grégoire Olivier.


just-auto Plus only Opel Wien appoints new managing director

21 December 2017

Rafal Trojca is the new plant manager of the engine and transmission plant in Vienna-Aspern, effective immediately. In this role, he is simultaneously managing director of Opel Wien GmbH. The 44-year-old succeeds Paul Staes, who has left the...


PSA/OV purchasing merger to drive 30% of 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.


Opel worker hours trimmed

15 December 2017

As part of a drive to reduce costs and make PSA's Opel-Vauxhall unit more competitive, workers at Opel will have their hours pegged at 35 hours per week. Opel/Vauxhall has agreed a number of measures with labour union IG Metall that it hopes will reduce cost.


Morocco OEM/supplier deal to create 11,500 jobs

12 December 2017

Morocco has inked a huge raft of automotive deals with international OEMS and suppliers worth around US$1.5bn and creating more than 11,500 jobs.


Groupe PSA planning secret SC21 car for India

8 December 2017

A business daily says Groupe PSA is planning to build a B segment car at its Indian JV in 2020.


just-auto Plus only PSA opens new spare parts distribution platform

5 December 2017

PSA Retail and its three partners Car Avenue, Grand Est Automobiles and Nedey Automobiles inaugurated the Est PR Distrigo spare parts distribution platform in Obernai (Alsace) at a ceremony attended by Bernard Fischer, Mayor of Obernai and Vice-President of...


just-auto Plus only PSA/Nidec to establish electric traction motor JV

5 December 2017

Groupe PSA and Nidec Corporation (the “Nidec”), through Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding (the“Nidec Leroy-Somer”), intend to work together in the field of electric traction motor. For this purpose, Nidec Leroy-Somer and Groupe PSA entered into...


just-auto Plus only PSA Retail France appoints new director

4 December 2017

Bruno Poher, 38, has been appointed director of PSA Retail France, effective 1 January 2018. He will replace Hervé Krux, who has been promoted to director of Peugeot Belgium Luxembourg, effective the same date. Bruno Poher will report directly to Xavier...


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA appoints new chief digital officer

4 December 2017

Christophe Rauturier is appointed chief digital officer (CDO) of Groupe PSA effective 1 December 2017. Christophe Rauturier born in 1966, graduated from Centrale Paris. He was previously director of the Customer Digital Factory, the digital production...


PSA wants some Opel money back - report

29 November 2017

PSA is reportedly wanting money back from General Motors over CO2 issues.


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 Jumpy/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 names new South African importer

22 November 2017

Import rights for Opel in South Africa are set to change on 1 January 2018 following General Motors' decision earlier this year to exit the country by the end of 2017 and the subsequent sale of Opel and the Opel/Vauxhall brands to PSA.


PSA's Tavares criticises emissions targets

15 November 2017

PSA chief Carlos Tavares has said governments and legislators need to stop imposing unrealistic emissions targets on carmakers - they should leave it to the experts to reduce CO2 emissions.


PSA teams with Algerian partners for 2019 start

13 November 2017

PSA Group has created a joint venture with three Algerian partners, meaning a production unit will be fully working in 2019 and local operations gradually starting next year.


Opel-Vauxhall rescue plan avoids plant closures

9 November 2017

Groupe PSA-owned Opel-Vauxhall has outlined a business plan that avoids plant closures and aims to put the company on a path to profitability by 2020. No plant closures are planned (for now) and the emphasis is on efficiency gains to lower breakeven.


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.


Opel/Vauxhall to present business plan on Nov 9

3 November 2017

Opel/Vauxhall CEO Michael Lohscheller and PSA chief Carlos Tavares are to present a business plan for PSA-owned Opel/Vauxhall on Thursday, November 9.


PSA's DS aims for top brand billing

2 November 2017

Citroen's upscale DS division is aiming to become one of the top global luxury brands, up there with other French icons such as Hermes, Gucci and Chanel.


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...


Groupe PSA Q3 revenue up 31.4% to EUR15bn

25 October 2017

PSA says that group revenue amounted to EUR14,988m in Q3 compared with EUR11,404m in Q3 2016. In the first nine months of the year, 2017 group revenue reached EUR44,153m, compared with EUR39,183m in 2016, up 12.7%. 


just-auto Plus only Borbet presents CWD wheels for Opel Vivaro

25 October 2017

The CWD wheel design of the category "Commercial Wheels" is now also available for the Opel Vivaro B with PCD 114.3. The Borbet CWD convinces in 16 inch and 17 inch with offset 45 with an application free of registration. The colour variants...


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 PSA selects Carventura for used-car sales

20 October 2017

Used cars are a mobility solution for many customers, and Groupe PSA is expanding its presence in the market to achieve the ambition of becoming its customers’ preferred mobility supplier, as laid out in the Push to Pass strategic plan. With more than...

PSA Groupe news

PSA records 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 consecut...


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 mar...


New Vauxhall MD named

11 January 2018

Stephen Norman has been named new MD of PSA-owned Vauxhall brand in the UK (which also includes r...


PSA names Albéric Chopelin chief sales officer

11 January 2018

PSA has appointed Albéric Chopelin SVP chief sales and marketing officer, effective 1 Febr...


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 S...


PSA unveils raft of management changes

21 December 2017

PSA says Brigitte Courtehoux will join its executive committee and becomes executive vice preside...



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