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

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Paris show world debuts - Audi e-tron & Ferraris

18 September 2018

Audi revealed the e-tron to the media at an event in California on Monday but this electric SUV's public premiere will take place at the Paris motor show. Production has already started and sales will commence in European markets during November.


Groupe PSA future models analysis - Opel-Vauxhall

21 June 2018

A series which has looked at the existing and future models of Groupe PSA - first Peugeot, then Citroën and DS Automobiles - now reaches its final chapter.


Groupe PSA future models analysis - DS Automobiles

19 June 2018

This chapter of our analysis series of the divisions of Groupe PSA covers DS Automobiles. It is the third of four features and follows examinations of the future models strategy of Peugeot and Citroën.


Groupe PSA future models analysis - Citroen

15 June 2018

In this second chapter of a series concerning Groupe PSA's divisions, the spotlight turns on Citroën. Unlike Peugeot, which was recently examined, this famous make remains distressed. Sales continue to fall in France even though new models have been steadily flowing during the last 12 months. The picture is equally concerning in many other countries, including China.

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AImotive's vision first approach to autonomous

19 January 2018

AImotive is a Hungary-based AI expert that hopes to bring autonomous driving to the masses. Its technology is based on a "vision first" approach. In early January 2018 it raised US$38m in a Series C funding round. At the 2018 CES, just-auto's Calum MacRae chatted to Bence Varga, AImotive's Head of European Sales.


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.

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PSA trials Sochaux autonomous technology

19 September 2018

PSA’s Sochaux plant is trialling automated technology on a portion of its logistics platform, with the TractEasy autonomous industrial tow tractor able to navigate the plant environment without human intervention.


just-auto Plus only Opel appoints LansiAuto Oy as import partner

18 September 2018

Opel is further developing its business strategy in selected European markets to become more agile, flexible and efficient as outlined in the PACE! strategic plan. In a further step to foster growth, the company will run the business in Finland and the Baltic...


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA and partners field-test LTE-V2X in Wuxi

17 September 2018

Groupe PSA began demonstrating its latest vehicle communication technologies in Wuxi, China. As an important part of the world's first city-level Internet of Vehicle LTE-V2X application demonstration area, these technologies showcase the growing V2X...


just-auto Plus only Citroen sells 400,000 new C3 since launch

11 September 2018

Unveiled less than two years ago, in November 2016, New C3 has already sold 400,000 units including 160,000 units since the beginning of 2018. The third generation of Citroen's versatile city car has been a roaring success, with C3 sales’ 12% growth...


Citroen Brazil launches 'localised' C4 Cactus

7 September 2018

Because the SUV market keeps growing steadily here in Brazil, automakers have plenty of opportunities to launch new or improved models.


just-auto Plus only Opel offers new petrol engine for Grandland X

7 September 2018

Opel is offering a new top-of-the-line powertrain in the stylish Grandland X. The cool-looking sports utility vehicle (SUV) will receive a new turbocharged direct injection petrol engine, which is available with a seamless-shifting eight-speed automatic...


Segula looks to expand Rüsselsheim site

5 September 2018

Segula Technlogoies says it is looking to "increase its footprint" at a Centre of Excellence in Rüsselsheim, as it moots taking on up to 2,000 staff of the Opel R&D site.


Opel engages unions on potential Segula jobs move

5 September 2018

PSA and Opel say they have informed unions of plans to discuss a potential partnership with engineering service provider, Segula Technologies, which could see up to 2,000 jobs transfer to the solutions provider.


Parlez-vous Anglais, French car?

4 September 2018

PSA Group has signed an agreement with Silicon Valley start-up SoundHound, which claims to be the leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language voice recognition technology, to supply voice control to future vehicles.


PSA inks AI and voice partnership with SoundHound

4 September 2018

PSA has signed a partnership agreement with Silicon Valley artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language voice recognition start-up, SoundHound.


PSA says Sochaux working normally after stoppage

3 September 2018

PSA says its Sochaux plant as well as other French sites are stocked and working normally following a manual gearbox supply issue.


PSA hints at additional Poissy model

31 August 2018

PSA is strongly hinting it will unveil an additional – unnamed - vehicle to be produced at its Poissy plant North West of Paris with further details to be released at the end of this year.


PSA says all passenger cars now WLTP compliant

30 August 2018

All Peugeot, Citroën, DS, Opel and Vauxhall passenger cars have been approved using the new laboratory test, WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure).


PSA restarts Sochaux line after supply hiccup

29 August 2018

PSA has resumed production of its Peugeot 308 model at the Sochaux factory in Eastern France after a manual gearbox supply issue halted one line.


Groupe PSA's passenger cars pass WLTP tests

28 August 2018

Groupe PSA announced that all Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall passenger cars are approved under the new laboratory test procedure WLTP reflecting more realistic fuel consumption. Thanks to sound technological choices made in anticipation of the...


New concept hints at future Opel/Vauxhall models

22 August 2018

PSA's Opel/Vauxhall has announced "a preview of the exciting future of the brand" with a new concept car called the Opel (or Vauxhall) GT X Experimental – a 4.06m, five-door, all-electric compact SUV "with coupe appeal" claimed to be "brimming with innovative ideas".


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA launches sporty new Opel Corsa GSi

14 August 2018

The eagerly-awaited new Opel Corsa GSi has arrived on the market. With turbo boost and OPC chassis the newcomer represents a machine for true connoisseurs. After the Insignia, the Corsa is the second GSi model now on offer. It impresses with its ultra-precise...


just-auto Plus only Citroen sells 100,000 C3 Aircross in ten months

8 August 2018

New Citroen C3 Aircross Compact SUV is confirming its strong momentum. It has already totalled 100,000 sales since its launch last October, with almost 70,000 since the start of 2018. These figures consolidate its position as Citroen’s second...


just-auto Plus only Opel offers 1.6-litre petrol engine for Insignia

7 August 2018

Opel has already taken more than 155,000 orders for the Insignia and the brand is now adding the newest version of its 1.6-litre petrol direct injection turbo to the engine range of its flagship model – in combination with six-speed manual and six-speed...


Back-in-black Opel eyes new export opportunities

1 August 2018

The recent news that Opel/Vauxhall is now profitable after years of losses under previous owner General Motors has been accompanied by an upbeat assessment of opportunities ahead for the under-pressure division now owned by Groupe PSA.


just-auto Plus only Peugeot 308 upgraded with new Tech Edition

31 July 2018

The Peugeot 308 has been upgraded with a new Tech Edition trim level, making use of a wide range of technology and advanced driver assistance systems to maximise customer appeal. The specification, which carries a GBP1,450 (US$1,906) price premium over...


Opel H1 profit drives PSA net income rise

24 July 2018

PSA Group's Opel/Vauxhall (OV) division has posted a first-half profit of EUR502m (US$587m), while its parent recorded net income up EUR226m to EUR1.5bn.


PSA announces changes to supervisory board

24 July 2018

Groupe PSA has appointed Li Shaozhu as Dongfeng Motor International (DFG) as permanent representative to replace Liu Weidong, who has resigned.


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall appoints new marketing director

17 July 2018

Patrick Fourniol has been appointed as marketing director for Vauxhall Motors. Fourniol joins Vauxhall Motors from Toyota in the UAE (Dubai) where he was general manager for Distributor Operations. He has held various senior Marketing and Sales roles for...


just-auto Plus only Vauxhall to launch next-gen infotainment systems

13 July 2018

Vauxhall is preparing for its next phase of connectivity and in-car entertainment by launching a new generation of infotainment systems. The new Multimedia and Multimedia Navi Pro systems will make their debut later this year, in Vauxhall’s flagship...


PSA H1 record with sales up 38% to 2.2m vehicles

12 July 2018

PSA has established a record for the first-half of 2018, selling 2,181,800 vehicles, up 38% compared to this time last year. The total was boosted by the inclusion of Opel/Vauxhall sales numbers in this year's first-half figures (the acquisition took place last summer).


5GAA and OEMs exhibit 'interoperable' C-V2X

12 July 2018

The 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), along with BMW Group, Ford and Groupe PSA - in association with Qualcomm Technologies and Savari - have announced Europe’s first live demonstration of C-V2X direct communication technology operating across vehicles from multiple auto manufacturers. A live demonstration also featured a live showcase of C-V2X direct communication technology operating between passenger cars, motorcycles, and roadside infrastructure.


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA worldwide sales up 38.1% in H1 2018

12 July 2018

Groupe PSA’s SUV offensive with 13 models launched worldwide by the five brands – Peugeot, Citroen, DS Automobiles, Opel and Vauxhall – drove the Group’s robust sales momentum in the first half of 2018. At more than 609,300 units, SUV...


just-auto Plus only Citroen worldwide sales up 8.7% in H1 2018

12 July 2018

Citroen announced worldwide sales for H1 2018 of 573,000 vehicles, representing a growth of 8.7%. Linda Jackson, Citroen chief executive officer said: “This first half-year confirms Citroen’s offencive with a growth of 9% in our worldwide sales....


PSA and Inria establish AI OpenLab

10 July 2018

PSA and Inria are creating OpenLab dedicated to artificial intelligence with areas studied including autonomous and intelligent vehicles, mobility services, manufacturing, design development tools, design and digital marketing as well as quality and finance.

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PSA trials Sochaux autonomous technology

19 September 2018

PSA's Sochaux plant is trialling automated technology on a portion of its logistics platform, wit...


Paris show world debuts - Audi e-tron & Ferraris

18 September 2018

Audi revealed the e-tron to the media at an event in California on Monday but this electric SUV's...


just-auto Plus only Opel appoints LansiAuto Oy as import partner

18 September 2018

Opel is further developing its business strategy in selected European markets to become more agil...


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA and partners field-test LTE-V2X in Wuxi

17 September 2018

Groupe PSA began demonstrating its latest vehicle communication technologies in Wuxi, China. As a...


just-auto Plus only Citroen sells 400,000 new C3 since launch

11 September 2018

Unveiled less than two years ago, in November 2016, New C3 has already sold 400,000 units includi...


Citroen Brazil launches 'localised' C4 Cactus

7 September 2018

Because the SUV market keeps growing steadily here in Brazil, automakers have plenty of opportuni...



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