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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'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...


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

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...


just-auto Plus only Opel’s Crossland X first LPG car

17 October 2017

The stylish yet functional Opel Crossland X is now available with the benefits of low fuelling costs and a tax concession for using LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas). The urban crossover with SUV looks is also the first LPG vehicle with an innovative electronic...


just-auto Plus only Borbet CA wheel selected for Opel Crossland X

17 October 2017

With the 7-spoke wheel from the "Classic" category the new crossover with SUV design from Opel now has a winter proofed companion. The Borbet CA wheel in "crystal silver" perfectly underlines the "small but powerful" feeling of...


Vauxhall plant to drop a shift and shed 400 jobs

16 October 2017

Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port manufacturing plant is to cut some 400 jobs as it looks to improve its competitive position amid changes to demand in the European car market.


Union calls for Vauxhall investment guarantees

16 October 2017

Britain’s largest labour union, Unite, has called for guarantees over future investment into Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant following the carmaker’s announcement that it is planning to make 400 people redundant as the plant cuts a shift (from two to one) amid slower demand for the Astra model made at the plant.


PSA selects KBRW to optimise logistics

11 October 2017

PSA says it has identified KBRW using its Businesss Lab as a company that can contribute the expertise needed for B2B distribution of out-of-stock multi-brand spare parts.


just-auto Plus only Groupe PSA introduces remote work for employees

11 October 2017

In July 2016, Groupe PSA concluded the “New Momentum for Growth” performance agreement with five of its six trade unions, under which it pledged to offer employees flexible and collaborative ways of working, particularly by expanding...


PSA to build new vehicles at Sochaux and Mulhouse

10 October 2017

PSA Group said it would build new vehicles at Sochaux and Mulhouse from 2020/2021 but has not named the products "for strategic reasons".


PSA dips toe into US with Free2Move mobility app

4 October 2017

Groupe PSA has moved into the US market for the first time with the launch of Free2Move, a smartphone-based mobility aggregation platform in Seattle.


PSA Group launches mobility app in Seattle

4 October 2017

Groupe PSA has taken its latest step in the North American market with the launch, in Seattle, of Free2Move, which it describes as a "smartphone-based mobility aggregation platform positioned to meet changing customer demands".


Renault-Nissan threatens to overtake PSA in Europe

29 September 2017

Car market data released by data specialist JATO Dynamics shows that a surge in sales from the enlarged Renault-Nissan Alliance (now with Mitsubishi added) threatens to overtake second placed PSA, despite the addition of Opel/Vauxhall to PSA, in the European market.


PSA and Changan to develop one-ton pickup

27 September 2017

Following the framework agreement signed last June 7th, Changan Automobile and Groupe PSA have signed an agreement to co-develop a new LCV vehicle platform and to develop a new one-ton pick-up for both partners.


Opel marketing chief moves ship back to cosmetics

26 September 2017

German perfume and cosmetics retailer Douglas reportedly has appointed former GM Europe Opel marketing head Tina Mueller as chief executive, replacing Isabelle Parize who is stepping down.


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.


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 research project L3Pilot launched its four-year development activities in Wolfsburg.


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.

PSA Groupe news

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...


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 an...


PSA's Tavares criticises emissions targets

15 November 2017

PSA chief Carlos Tavares has said governments and legislators need to stop imposing unrealistic e...


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 wil...


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 Lohsch...


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 t...



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