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Peugeot i-MiEV Car Deal With Mitsubishi Starts Alliance Talk

Peugeot Doesn’t Really Deny The Deal Deutsche Bank Sees Little Point In An Alliance Peugeot-Citroen’s decision to buy Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV battery powered car set the rumour mill buzzing that the French company might be planning a deeper alliance with the Japanese. Peugeot didn’t really shoot the report down, with a spokesman saying there was nothing […]

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No Mergers, Takeovers For Peugeot

Growth In New Markets Likely To Be Undertaken With Partners. Idea That Family Control Might Be Diluted Takes A Beating. Peugeot isn’t about to merge with another big company like Fiat, Ford Europe or BMW, but will seek partners to maximise sales in new markets. Thierry Peugeot, chairman of the Peugeot supervisory board, had sparked […]

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Peugeot Sales Dive, Outlook Gloomy

Company Said To Be In A “Distressed” Condition. PSA Peugeot Citroen unveiled its sales figures for the first quarter and reiterated its gloomy prognostications for the year. Sales of assembled vehicles fell 23.5 per cent to 619,000, and kit cars shipped mainly to Iran fell 18.7 per cent to 713,000. Peugeot said production in the […]

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Peugeot’s New Management Faces Some Tough Decisions

Did Streiff Aggravate Peugeot Family, Or Government, Or Both? Overcapacity, Platform Sharing, Need For Faurecia Under Spotlight. “It wasn’t what he did, it was the way that he did it,” is one view seeking to explain former PSA Peugeot CEO Christian Streiff’s demise, although others take a different slant. According to Nomura International, investors shouldn’t […]

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Peugeot Survival Looks Assured Thanks To Government Help

Cheap Loan Avoids Rights Issue Blow. Small Car Portfolio Ideal To Exploit Scrappage Plans. Peugeot-Citroen lost almost €350 million last year and is likely to lose more than €1 billion this year, but still has some supporters among investors. According to Nomura International, Peugeot-Citroen’s finances deteriorated faster than expected in 2008, and earnings and cash […]

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Peugeot 308 SW review

Practical, Well Designed, Versatile. Is It A Bird, A Plane, An Estate Car, An MPV? Pricey And Likely To Get Pricier. **** out of 5 I admire cars like the Peugeot 308 SW. This car was designed from the ground up to do a job, with no pandering to frivolities. If the possibility of making […]

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