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2018 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Peugeot's E-Legend concept is ready for an electric and autonomous future

Sept. 20, 2018 06:01 CET

Peugeot's E-Legend concept showcases future autonomous technologies and a full-electric drivetrain while evoking the Pininfarina-styled 504 Coupe that debuted in 1969.... Read More »

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Peugeot touts Rifter's space and tech features

Sept. 19, 2018 06:01 CET

Peugeot has designed the new Rifter, the passenger variant of the automaker's small cargo van, to appeal to buyers of both SUVs and minivans.... Read More »

Ferrari's plan through 2022 includes 15 new models, hybrids, retail price growth

8:49 am U.S. ET | Sept. 18, 2018

Ferrari plans to launch 15 new models by 2022, and the company expects the average retail price for its vehicles to increase "significantly."... Read More »

2018 PARIS AUTO SHOW

DS 3 Crossback will give PSA's upscale brand an electric boost

Sept. 13, 2018 16:55 CET

PSA's upscale brand, DS Automobiles, hopes the DS 3 Crossback will continue an upturn in the brand's fortunes. The SUV will offer electric, gasoline and diesel powertrains.... Read More »

2018 PARIS AUTO SHOW

Citroen to debut plug-in hybrid SUV

Sept. 12, 2018 15:58 CET

Citroen will show a plug-in hybrid concept version of the C5 Aircross SUV at next month's Paris auto show.... Read More »

PSA targets rise in used-car sales to lift profits

Sept. 12, 2018 11:30 CET

PSA is targeting 800,000 used-car sales by 2021 as part of its "Push to Pass" strategic plan.... Read More »

Citroen shapes international brand identity

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2018

Citroen's CEO laid out a road map for the reinvention of the French automaker shortly after being named to her post in 2014. Four years later, Citroen's product planning director, Richard Meyer, says the core model strategy is on track.... Read More »

PSA's Opel plans to transfer 2,000 r&d jobs to French engineering group

Sept. 5, 2018 10:39 CET

PSA plans to transfer 2,000 jobs at Opel's engineering center in Germany to Segula Technologies after the center's workload decreased following the French automaker's purchase of Opel from GM.... Read More »

Opel joins Ford, FCA and others skipping Paris show

Sept. 5, 2018 06:01 CET

Automakers accounting for almost 40 percent of European sales will be missing from this year's biannual event in Paris.... Read More »

PSA warns of further production halts over gearbox shortage

Aug. 30, 2018 09:14 CET

Production of the Peugeot 308 may be hit by further stoppages in coming weeks because of a shortage of transmissions, PSA said.... Read More »

PSA halts 308 output at Sochaux plant after gearbox problem

Aug. 29, 2018 11:00 CET

PSA has halted production of the Peugeot 308 at its plant in Sochaux, France, after the factory ran out of manual transmissions.... Read More »

How PSA turned around Opel, GM's German castoff

Aug. 29, 2018 10:37 CET

In less than a year since buying Opel from GM, PSA CEO Carlos Tavares has taught the German automaker how to profitably produce low-margin cars in a high-cost country.... Read More »

Opel concept previews 'pure and bold' design

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2018

Opel is marking its ownership switch from General Motors to PSA Group with a new design language it calls "pure and bold."... Read More »

Snetterton welcomes iconic Citroen 2CV

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 27, 2018

This month, Snetterton, an English racetrack accustomed to hosting the elite of British motorsports, welcomed a collection of one of Europe's most iconic vehicles, often derided for its looks and speed, for the annual 24-hour Citroen 2CV race.... Read More »

Opel shows off new styling with full-electric SUV concept

Aug. 22, 2018 08:39 CET

Opel's GT X Experimental concept previews the automaker's pure, high-tech styling that will appear in its models in the mid-2020s.... Read More »

Race of iconic Citroen 2CVs shows 'tin snails' are faster than they look

Aug. 21, 2018 14:13 CET

Snetterton, an English race track accustomed to hosting the elite of British motorsport, welcomed a collection of one of France's most iconic vehicles for the annual 24-Hour Citroen 2CV race.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Peugeot aims sleek 508 at SUV buyers

Aug. 16, 2018 06:01 CET

Peugeot has transformed the 508 midsize sedan into a hatchback to add versatility and attract SUV and crossover buyers who have been abandoning the sedan-heavy segment.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

GM's diesel center in Italy has a role post-Opel

Aug. 14, 2018 06:15 CET

GM has decided to keep its diesel development center in Turin even though selling Opel last year meant leaving diesel's global stronghold of Europe. Pierpaolo Antonioli, GM's diesel boss, explained why in an interview with Automotive News Europe.... Read More »

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

PSA's mobility plan key for N.A. return

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2018

A reader warns that PSA's mobility plan will affect its North American growth.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Citroen's exec outlines French brand's next moves

Aug. 10, 2018 06:01 CET

Richard Meyer, Citroen's future product planning director, has been an integral part of the automaker's effort to update its portfolio. He spoke with Automotive News Europe about the French brand's next steps.... Read More »

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE monthly magazine for August

Aug. 6, 2018 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine is ready to view. The new edition examines why Europe is at risk of falling behind in the race to offer self-driving cars.... Read More »

Opel will slow production in Germany, paper says

Aug. 3, 2018 12:21 CET

Opel plans to slow production at two German sites after the summer in response to declining sales, a regional newspaper reported.... Read More »

ANE's August issue goes live on Monday

Aug. 3, 2018 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly magazine goes live on Monday. The new edition examines why Europe is at risk of falling behind in the race to offer self-driving cars.... Read More »

How benchmarking helped Opel to rebound

Aug. 1, 2018 09:30 CET

Being able to benchmark against new owner PSA was a key advantage to help Opel/Vauxhall cut costs and reverse losses, Opel CEO Michael Lohscheller said.... Read More »

PETER SIGAL

BLOG: Tavares' success at PSA is a 'powerful incentive' for Renault to catch up

3:42 am U.S. ET | July 30, 2018

PSA's impressive performaance under CEO Carlos Tavares is a powerful incentive for his former company, Renault, to work hard to catch up, said Renault's No. 2, Thierry Bollore.... Read More »

 
Why Aston Martin's CEO expects automaker to be more profitable than Ferrari

Nick Gibbs
4:40 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10 2018

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As Aston Martin plans its London IPO, CEO Andy Palmer believes the company will be more profitable t ...
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Volvo has autonomous vehicle safety covered like a blanket

Douglas A. Bolduc
3:51 am U.S. ET | Sept. 7 2018

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Leave it to Volvo to already be working on a patent for a solution that will keep passengers safe even as they sleep in their self-driving cars. ...
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Tesla readies a surprise in Europe

Jay Ramey
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4 2018

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Tesla is expected to reveal a new vehicle at the Grand Basel auto show, according to an invitation s ...
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Moving out of Sergio's shadow

Andrea Malan
12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 4 2018

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Mike Manley took the helm at Fiat Chrysler just four days before the death of former CEO Sergio Marc ...
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ZF invests in future engineers with a U.S. robot competition

Richard Truett
1:08 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28 2018

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Facing a shortage of engineers, ZF Group and other auto companies are taking a long view and are ram ...
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Why domestic automakers will not dominate China's luxury EV market

Yang Jian
7:26 am U.S. ET | Aug. 24 2018

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Beijing realizes that young domestic automakers can never beat global giants with traditional combus ...
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W. European sales rise 27% ahead of WLTP changeover
Western European car sales surged 27 percent in August as automakers discounted heavily to clear sto ...
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UK sales increase 23% on WLTP
UK registrations jumped by 23 percent in August as automakers reduced vehicle stocks ahead of the ne ...
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Italy sales rise 10% on smooth WLTP changeover
Contrary to what happened in France, Spain, Germany and the UK, Italian registrations did not rise d ...
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German sales rise 25% ahead of WLTP
German registrations increased 25 percent last month as VW and other brands flooded the market to re ...
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Spanish car sales soar 49% in WLTP stock clear-out
Registrations in Spain jumped 49 percent in August as automakers rushed to clear out vehicle stocks ...
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French sales leap 40% on new WLTP test
Registrations in France increased by 40 percent in August, with gains largely due to the effects of ...
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Western European sales jump 9% ahead of WLTP tests
Automakers pushing to sell cars before WLTP vehicle-testing rules come into effect helped to boost w ...
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Skoda, BMW among winners as Russia sales rise 11%
New-car sales in Russia rose 11 percent in July, buoyed by strong consumer confidence ahead of a pla ...
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Europe's first-half sales surged on strong SUV demand
Jeep, Seat, Dacia and VW outperformed all other brands sold in Europe in the first half, as overall ...
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BMW sees 5%-10% sales growth in China despite tariffs
BMW expects its China sales to rise between 5 percent and 10 percent this year, despite the introduc ...
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Europe's crossover craze drives market gains
SUVs and crossovers accounted for one-third of European sales through June for the first time. Their ...
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Peugeot, Toyota commit to midsize sector despite slump
Peugeot and Toyota are the latest automakers to commit to Europe's volume midsize segment despite cu ...
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European electric-car sales growth slowed in first half
Sales growth of electric cars slowed across the EU's major markets during the first half because of ...
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CNG car sales set to rise on tougher emissions rules
European demand for cars powered by compressed natural gas has shown signs of life after a half-deca ...
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Europe's small SUV sales projected to 'grow like crazy'
European sales of small SUVs are poised to surge beyond the segment's typically strong growth, as ne ...
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Premium automakers add drivetrains, body styles to stabilize midsize sales
Europe's premium automakers are diversifying drivetrain and body style choices in the core midsize s ...
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Europe's automakers invest in sedans despite SUV surge
Automakers in Europe are continuing to invest in sedans even though the body style has been losing c ...
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Hyundai, Seat add body styles to spice up key sector
Automakers such as Hyundai, Ford, Kia and Seat are experimenting with new compact-car body styles in ...
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Audi, BMW forecast to give key SUV sector a lift with new flagships
A two-year slump in the demand for premium large SUVs in Europe is expected to end in 2019 as BMW an ...
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Tesla Model S outsells German luxury flagships in Europe
Germany's premium brands are under pressure to accelerate their plans for electric cars after Tesla' ...
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Hyundai Motor promotes heir apparent Chung Euisun as succession looms
Euisun Chung moves a step closer to succeeding his 80-year-old father, Chung Mong-koo, who has presi ...
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Adient names DelGrosso CEO, succeeding interim chief Fritz Henderson
Seating supplier Adient named turnaround veteran Douglas DelGrosso as its next CEO, replacing former GM chief Fritz Henderson. ...
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FAW names ex-Rolls-Royce design chief to help revive luxury China marque
China FAW has recruited Giles Taylor, Rolls-Royce's former design chief, in an effort to revive ts H ...
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Aston Martin names Penny Hughes chairman ahead of London listing
Aston Martin is moving ahead with a plan to list shares in London, naming Penny Hughes as chairman i ...
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Musk elevates Tesla's little-known fixer to steer past drama
In Jerome Guillen, Elon Musk has promoted a skilled multitasker who's proven able to operate at the ...
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Tesla accounting chief, HR head resign
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VW Group names finance exec as new sales chief
VW Group appointed Christian Dahlheim as its new head of group sales. Dalheim replaces Fred Kappler, ...
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FAW names ex-Rolls-Royce design chief to help revive luxury China marque
China FAW has recruited Giles Taylor, Rolls-Royce's former design chief, in an effort to revive ts H ...
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Former Land Rover designer Phil Simmons joins Great Wall
Great Wall appointed former Land Rover stylist Phil Simmons as design director for the Haval brand. ...
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Lotus names former Bentley, JLR exec as product strategy chief
Lotus, the UK sports-car maker that is set for a $1. ...
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Peugeot touts Rifter's space and tech features
Peugeot has designed the new Rifter, the passenger variant of the automaker's small cargo van, to ap ...
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VW's Seat counts on Tarraco to retain affluent customers
Seat expects its new Tarraco flagship SUV to further boost the company's profitability by retaining ...
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Audi packs e-tron EV with interconnected features
The Audi e-tron will offer a 95-kilowatt-hour battery, full-time all-wheel drive and a host of inter ...
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Mercedes gives new GLE semi-autonomous tech
The Mercedes GLE gets semi-autonomous technologies and all-new engines including a plug-in hybrid. ...
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Renault's revived Alpine races to keep pace with demand
Since Renault launched the Alpine A110, the new brand has taken 5,000 reservations, resulting in a 1 ...
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BMW returns to roadster market with Z4
BMW is returning into the roadster market with the revival of the Z4 -- a car whose predecessor help ...
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Peugeot aims sleek 508 at SUV buyers
Peugeot has transformed the 508 midsize sedan into a hatchback to add versatility and attract SUV an ...
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Jaguar showcases I-Pace's SUV skills
The Jaguar I-Pace's versatility shows it is much at home tackling tough terrain as it is blazing aro ...
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Audi adds connectivity features to bigger Q3
Audi has made its Q3 bigger and added more tech and connectivity equipment for the compact SUV's sec ...
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Porsche gives updated Macan improved handling
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