All Peugeot articles

  • opel.automotiveIT
    Article

    Opel marketing chief departs

    2017-09-27T12:45:46Z

    Opel's Tina Mueller returns to the beauty care industry after four years with Opel (Photo: Opel) Tina Mueller, Opel's high-visibility marketing chief, is leaving the company just a few months after France's PSA Group finalized its takeover of the German car brand. Mueller, 49, will return to her industry ...

  • opel.automotiveIT
    Article

    France's PSA Group to acquire Opel

    2017-03-06T08:47:12Z

    PSA expects a 2 pc operating profit margin at Opel in three years (Photo: Opel) PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and General Motors confirmed Monday that the French carmaker will acquire Opel, its British sister company Vauxhall, and half of GM's European finance arm for a combined 2.2 billion euros. The two companies ...

  • peugeot.automotiveIT
    Feature

    "We need to talk differently to the connected consumer"

    2016-10-25T16:00:19Z

    Brigitte Cantaloube joined PSA from Yahoo in early 2016 (Photo: PSA/Peugeot-Citroen) Brigitte Cantaloube became chief digital officer of PSA/Peugeot-Citroen on February 1. At the Paris auto show, the former Yahoo executive spoke to automotiveIT about the digital transformation of France’s biggest car group You’ve been on the job for ...

  • mercedes.automotiveIT
    Article

    VW, Daimler, PSA establish mobility brands

    2016-10-07T16:23:25Z

    The Generation EQ concept provides a preview of future Mercedes cars (Photo: Daimler) PARIS -- Major carmakers are founding new mobility brands as they look for ways to complement and even replace traditional revenue from new car sales. At the Paris auto show last week, volume car makers Volkswagen ...

  • autobutler.automotiveIT
    Article

    PSA invests in digital aftermarket platform

    2016-08-02T15:58:50Z

    Autobutler lets customers select a repair shop online (Photo: Autobutler) PSA/Peugeot-Citroen is acquiring a controlling stake in Autobutler, an online platform that gives car owners the ability to get an online quote for maintenance and repair. The French car group said the move fits in its strategy to make ...

  • genivi.automotiveIT
    Article

    Genivi Alliance joins Web consortium

    2014-06-23T15:36:48Z

    The Genivi Alliance has joined a broader Web consortium to accelerate the adoption of open-source technologies in the automotive industry. The alliance, whose goal is to drive the adoption of a Linux-based in-vehicle infotainment platform, brings together more than 175 auto and consumer electronics companies that are keen to speed ...

  • tavares.automotiveIT
    Article

    Former Renault executive Tavares to head PSA

    2013-11-25T20:52:00Z

    Tavares succeed Patrick Pelata as COO of Renault in 2011 but left in 2013 (Photo; Renault) Carlos Tavares will become CEO of PSA/Peugeot-Citroen sometime in 2014, the struggling French carmaker said late Monday. Tavares will join PSA's management board on January 1 and will succeed Philippe Varin in the ...

  • gm psa alliance.automotiveIT
    Article

    GM, PSA settle on 3 common vehicle projects

    2012-12-20T13:38:17Z

    General Motors and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen will build three cars together and move ahead  with plans to jointly purchase components. The US and French carmakers, which earlier  this year agreed on a far-reaching cooperation, said they would develop common vehicle architectures for a C-segment vehicle for Opel and Peugeot; a ...

  • gm psa alliance.automotiveIT
    Article

    GM, PSA to jointly develop 4 vehicles

    2012-10-24T10:16:35Z

    General Motors and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen confirmed they will jointly develop four vehicles as part of a wide-ranging cooperation pact put in place earlier this year. The US and French car groups said in a press release that they would, together build a compact class multi-purpose van for Opel and a compact-class ...

  • psa hybrid.automotiveIT
    Article

    Paris auto show: PSA betting on hybrids

    2012-09-28T19:36:47Z

    PSA is working to improve its hybrid technology (Photo: PSA) PARIS - PSA-Peugeot/Citroen is betting on hybrids rather than full electric vehicles, a senior company executive told automotiveIT at the auto show here. "AT PSA we believe hybrids have more future than pure electric vehicles," said Christian Chapelle, head ...

  • gefco.automotiveIT
    Article

    Peugeot negotiating to sell logistics unit to JSC Russian Railways

    2012-09-21T20:22:12Z

    The planned sale of Gefco is just one of the measures PSA is undertaking to restore the company to profit (Photo: Gefco) PSA/Peugeot-Citroen is negotiating to sell the majority of its Gefco logistics division to JSC Russian Railways in a move that will boost the embattled French automotive group's ...

  • psa varin.automotiveIT
    Article

    PSA plans layoffs, restructuring to restore profit

    2012-07-12T11:27:34Z

    CEO Varin says PSA needs to bring production capacity in line with the market (Photo: PSA) PSA/Peugeot-Citroen said it is planning to close a plant, lay off several thousand workers and reorganize its operations to restore profitability. The French carmaker, which said it will report a first-half operating loss in ...

  • dassault delmia.automotiveIT
    Article

    PSA expands use of Dassault's Delmia to powertrain

    2012-02-29T13:21:43Z

    PSA/Peugeot-Citroen is extending Dassault Systemes' Delmia software to its powertrain manufacturing operations. The move means that the French carmaker now uses the same Delmia tools and methodologies for assembly simulation, painting, factory layout, stamping and powertrain. Dassault, one of a handful of global suppliers of simulation and product lifecycle management ...

  • ecall adac.automotiveIT
    Article

    TELEMATICS UPDATE: No role for smartphones in Europe's eCall

    2011-11-11T09:16:39Z

    eCall emergency calls need to reach call centers without delay (Photo: EU, ADAC) MUNICH --Smartphone integration may be one of the hottest issues in automotive infotainment, but the ubiquitous end-user device will not play a role in Europe's eCall initiative. The EU Commission wants the Europe-wide emergency calling system to ...

  • peugeot 508RXH.automotiveIT
    Article

    IAA 2011: Peugeot to show diesel-electric 508RXH

    2011-08-29T14:07:45Z

    Peugeot’s 508 RXH diesel-electric hybrid is the second model of its kind (Photo: Peugeot) Peugeot will show a diesel-electric hybrid, the 508 RXH, at the Frankfurt auto show. It is the second model to feature the French brand's new Hybrid4 diesel-electric power plant. Last year, Peugeot launched the 3008 Hybrid4 ...

  • db ice.automotiveIT
    Article

    German Railway helps Peugeot with EV charging

    2011-03-25T12:50:03Z

    Peugeot is getting help from the Deutsche Bundesbahn in developing a charging infrastructure for its new iOn plug-in electric vehicle. The French car brand, part of the PSA/Peugeot-Citroen group, said private car owners, companies as well as car dealers will have access to services to be provided by DB Energie, ...

  • bmw active hybrid x6 engine.automotiveIT
    Article

    BMW, PSA create hybrid technology joint venture

    2011-02-02T08:58:44Z

    The engine compartment of the BMW ActiveHybrid X6 BMW and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen have formed a 50-50 joint venture to develop hybrid technology. The move follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding signed in October to expand the existing hybrid cooperation between the two carmakers. BMW Peugeot Citroen Electrification will focus ...

  • autosar.automotiveIT
    Article

    Autosar appoints Peugeot exec as new spokesman

    2011-01-21T17:19:14Z

    Autosar has appointed Alain Gilbert, a PSA/Peugeot-Citroen electronics expert as its new spokesman. Gilbert, who leads PSA’s ECU development and software architecture, takes over from supplier Continental’s Stefan Bunzel. The job of Autosar spokesman rotates every nine months. Autosar, which stands for Automotive Open System Architecture, is a worldwide development ...

  • Peugeot's EX1 all-electric concept sports car
    Article

    Peugeot shows what EX1 concept sports car can do

    2010-12-15T07:55:07Z

    Peugeot’s EX1 all-electric concept sports car is very fast, but likely will not be built Peugeot has set several new speed and acceleration records with its full electric EX1 concept sports car, demonstrating the potential of electromobility across its model range. The French car brand, which represents roughly half of ...

  • Peugeot Wifi
    Article

    Peugeot brings internet into the car

    2010-10-22T07:14:45Z

    Peugeot is bringing the internet into the car through the introduction of "Wifi on Board." The system will allow simultaneous connections of four devices: smartphones, iPads, laptop computers and game consoles. The system, which can be used while driving, will be available across the Peugeot model range, including the 207, ...