• gefco.automotiveIT

    Peugeot negotiating to sell logistics unit to JSC Russian Railways


    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

    PSA plans layoffs, restructuring to restore profit


    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

    PSA expands use of Dassault's Delmia to powertrain


    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

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


    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

    IAA 2011: Peugeot to show diesel-electric 508RXH


    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

    German Railway helps Peugeot with EV charging


    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

    BMW, PSA create hybrid technology joint venture


    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

    Autosar appoints Peugeot exec as new spokesman


    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

    Peugeot shows what EX1 concept sports car can do


    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

    Peugeot brings internet into the car


    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, ...