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Business

PSA’s Tavares Named World Car Person of the Year

FCA merger, Opel turnaround lead list of accomplishments

Business

Munich Picked to Succeed Frankfurt Auto Show

Can the new location bring back exhibitors and jumpstart attendance?

Marketing

Bye-Bye Frankfurt Auto Show

German show leaves town after a 51-year run as attendance plunges.

Business

PSA, Fiat Chrysler Agree to Merge

The auto industry contemplates its biggest merger ever, as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group formally agree to $47 billion deal.

Business

Fiat Chrysler, PSA Ready to Sign Merger Pledge

It will be a very big deal, literally, when PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles formalize their plan next week to merge.

Business

Vietnam Carmaker Takes Aim at U.S.

Vietnam’s first local carmaker, 2-year-old VinFast, aims to do something no Chinese OEM has yet accomplished: launch sales in the U.S.

Business

Report: Dongfeng to Cut Stake in PSA

Dongfeng Motor Group will reduce its stake in PSA Group to help the French carmaker clear U.S. regulatory hurdles ahead of a planned merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

Business

PSA Confirms Sale of Stake in Changan Venture

PSA Group confirms it is selling its 50% stake in a carmaking venture with China’s Changan Automobile Group.

Mazda3 Named Women’s World Car of the Year

Mazda Motor Corp.’s Mazda3 small sport sedan has been selected the overall winner in this year’s Women's World Car of the Year awards.

Business

Merged FCA-PSA Would Maintain Current Brands

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Group plan to maintain all current brands under their proposed merger, PSA CEO Carlos Tavares tells French television station BMF Business.

PSA, Changan to End Chinese Venture

PSA Group says its struggling joint venture with China’s Changan Automobile Group will be dissolved.

Propulsion

PSA Readies Electric Vans

PSA Group will launch all-electric variants of its Citroen, Peugeot and Opel/Vauxhall compact vans next year in Europe.

Report: Cobee to Head Citroen

Vincent Cobee, who left Mitsubishi Motors Corp. in April, will succeed Linda Jackson as CEO of PSA Group’s Citroen unit, Automobilwoche reports.

Business

PSA, Dongfeng Finalize Plan to Restructure JV

PSA Group says it is launching a restructuring plan for its 27-year-old carmaking venture with Dongfeng Motor Group in Wuhan, China, to cut costs and boost sales.

Production

PSA-Dongfeng Venture to Close 2 Plants in China

PSA Group and Dongfeng Motor Group plan to close two of their four joint-venture assembly plants in China and dismiss half the venture’s employees.

Citroen Mulls Production Possibilities for Massive Concept Tires

PSA Group's Citroen unit may adopt oversized tires like those that adorned this year's 19_19 concept electric car on future production vehicles.

Regulations

Revival Plan for Opel: EVs and PSA Platforms

PSA Group figures its Opel brand will be able to meet carbon dioxide emission targets in Europe by building new models on lighter platforms and injecting its lineup with electrified cars.

Sales

22 Brands Opt Out of Frankfurt Auto Show

This year’s Frankfurt auto show in September won’t include 22 vehicle brands, according to Automobilwoche.

Propulsion

Citroen Shows Quirky EV Concept

PSA Group’s Citroen unit took the wraps off its 19_19 Concept car this week in commemoration of the brand’s 100th anniversary.

Business

PSA Boss Affirms Interest in Adding Luxury Brand

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares he is evaluating all opportunities, including buying or partnering with a luxury brand such as Jaguar Land Rover.

Design

BMW, Rolls-Royce Get New Design Leaders

BMW AG’s Rolls-Royce ultra-luxury brand has appointed Jozef Kaban as design chief, effective today.

Sales

PSA Hires Ex-Renault Chief to Head Sales, Marketing

PSA Group has appointed Thierry Koskas to take over as senior vice president of sales and marketing for the group’s five brands—Citroen, DS, Opel, Peugeot and Vauxhall—on March 26.

Propulsion

Jaguar I-Pace EV Named European Car of the Year

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.’s all-electric Jaguar I-Pace crossover vehicle has been named European Car of the Year by a group of 60 journalists from 23 countries.

PSA Names New Chief for China Operations

PSA Group has named Massimo Roserba, formerly CEO of its Italian operations, to head its joint venture in China.