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

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Paris show debuts list - 300hp Renault Megane RS

19 July 2018

The public world premiere of the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy will take place at the Paris Mondial de l'Automobile.


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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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.


just-auto Plus only Opel/Vauxhall appoints new managing directors

10 July 2018

The supervisory board of Opel/Vauxhall has appointed Frederic Brunet and Xavier Duchemin as new managing directors as of 1 August 2018. Brunet will become chief financial officer (CFO) of the company, succeeding Philippe de Rovira who has been appointed member...


Aim is to secure Opel jobs in Germany - Ministry

6 July 2018

As speculation intensifies on the future of PSA-owned Opel's R&D facility at Ruesselsheim, in Germany, a statement from the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy in Berlin says the department is closely monitoring developments.


IG Metall "totally surprised" by Opel R&D reports

5 July 2018

Opel unions says they are "totally surprised" by reports Opel is to hive off parts of its Ruesselsheim research and development centre.


Opel union boss blasts R&D centre sale plan

5 July 2018

Reports that PSA is planning to sell parts of Opel's Ruesselsheim research and development unit have been met with a strong reaction from union representatives at Opel.


PSA recognises 16 suppliers with awards

4 July 2018

PSA has recognised 16 suppliers for their contribution to its Push to Pass and Pace initiatives, while also awarding 16 component factories, 'Best Plant of the Year.'


PSA moves to finalise Free2Move in Paris

4 July 2018

Groupe PSA is finalising the launch of its Paris carsharing service, Free2Move due to start by the last quarter of this year.


PSA separates DS from Citroen retailers

29 June 2018

PSA's DS Automobiles has set up a dedicated retail network in the UK - separate from Citroen - that starts operations on 1 July and will be expanded further in 2018 and 2019.


Citroen launches technology-laden Berlingo van

26 June 2018

After 1.5m units since launch of the first generation in 1996, Citroen's third generation Berlingo is being launched with technology new to the LCV segment, such as an overload indicator - the claimed first application in a vehicle of this type - and, depending on model and option packs, up to 20 driver assistance systems and four connectivity technologies.


PSA Group launching new generation LCV line-up

26 June 2018

PSA Group said it would consolidate its leading market share of more than 30% on the European B-LCV market by launching a new generation of the Peugeot Partner, Citroen Berlingo and Opel/Vauxhall Combo.


Opel/Vauxhall trade unions join PSA Works Council

25 June 2018

PSA's Global Works Council has added representatives of the IG Metall, Unite, UGT, NSZZ Solidarnosc, PRO GE and Jármugyártók Szakszervezeti Bizottsága trade unions, which act on behalf of Opel and Vauxhall employees.


just-auto Plus only Opel expanding activities in Ukraine

25 June 2018

Opel is further capitalising on the global footprint of Groupe PSA in order to foster the brand’s international growth, which is a key element of the PACE! strategic plan. Opel will expand its activities in Ukraine with the support of Groupe PSA. As of...


PSA to add fourth shift at Rennes plant

22 June 2018

Groupe PSA's Rennes plant is preparing add a fourth shift to ramp up production of the Citroen C5 Aircross SUV, which will be brought to market at the end of 2018, while continuing to support the successful sales performance of the Peugeot 5008 SUV, which has exceeded 90,000 unit sales since it was launched in 2017.


Opel develops next gen 4-cyl petrol units for PSA

13 June 2018

As expected, PSA-owned Opel will develop the next-generation of high-efficiency petrol engines for all Groupe PSA brands (Vauxhall, Opel, Peugeot, Citroën, and DS Automobiles) at its engineering centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany.


Groupe PSA begins suspension of Iran JV activities

5 June 2018

Groupe PSA has said that it has begun the suspension of its joint venture activities in Iran following the re-imposition of sanctions on the country by the US.


PSA increases European SUV production capacity

31 May 2018

Groupe PSA says it is increasing production capacity for SUVs in Europe to meet growing market demand for the vehicles across its five brands.


Opel investing further in Germany

30 May 2018

Groupe PSA owned Opel says it has now secured its future in Germany and is taking a further step on its way to becoming profitable, global and electric. 'Significant investments' will be made in R&D and the sites in Eisenach, Russelsheim and Kaiserslautern between 2018 and 2023.


PSA takes another step in digital transition

25 May 2018

Groupe PSA says it is stepping up its digital transformation with the creation of the 'Digital Factory'. This new facility brings resources and skills together in one place to support the operational departments in their digital transformation.


PSA and Nidec establish electric traction motor JV

23 May 2018

Groupe PSA and Nidec have formed a joint venture dedicated to the design, development, manufacture and sale of electric traction motors.


just-auto Plus only ANCAP issues ratings for Alfa Romeo and Citroen

22 May 2018

The latest independent safety assessments from vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, have revealed two top performers with the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio equalling the highest scores recorded to date in the area of Adult Occupant Protection. The Giulia...


EC outlines measures to protect businesses in Iran

21 May 2018

European Union (EU) leaders meeting in Sofia have authorised the Commission in Brussels to take steps to protect the interests of companies operating in Iran.


Groupe PSA to optimise powertrain design process

18 May 2018

Groupe PSA and Ecole Centrale de Nantes have launched an R&D partnership for  powertrain design processes for the group’s future vehicles.


New Euro 6d-Temp engines for Opel/Vauxhall Astra

17 May 2018

PSA's Opel/Vauxhall unit, like the parent company, is continuing its move to Euro 6d-Temp with two new engines for the C-segment Astra range, a 1.6-litre Turbo (200PS) petrol and a 1.6-litre CDTi (136PS) diesel unit.


Groupe PSA announces executive appointments

16 May 2018

PSA's Executive Committee has unveiled a raft of management changes as it looks to further deploy the Push to Pass Strategic Plan and its Opel / Vauxhall's Pace operation.

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Paris show debuts list - 300hp Renault Megane RS

19 July 2018

The public world premiere of the Renault Mégane R.S. Trophy will take place at the Paris M...


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 Vau...


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...


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% compa...


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...


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 – Peu...



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