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Euro NCAP stars fall for facelifted models

Euro NCAP has released its latest safety scores this week for a number of models, including updated ratings for ageing vehicles still sold as new cars...

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PSA Group creates tilting EV
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PSA Group creates tilting EV

The Peugeot Citroen Group (PSA) has created a new electric 'mobility solution' for the European EU-Live consortium. With four wheels, two electric motors and one internal-combustion engine, the funky-looking vehicle can be driven on tight city streets or, if you're feeling particularly brave, on the motorway...


PSA Group wants refund from GM for Opel purchase - report
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PSA Group wants refund from GM for Opel purchase - report

The PSA Group, parent company of Peugeot and Citroen, is reportedly seeking a refund from General Motors for half the purchase price of Opel. According to Reuters' sources, PSA understands Opel will significantly exceed the European Union's 2021 CO2 emissions target for passenger vehicles of 95 grams of CO2 per kilometre — equivalent to 3...


2018 Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partner interior spied
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2018 Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partner interior spied

The interior of the next-generation Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partner has been spied during testing in southern Europe. This latest batch of photos includes the first images of the interior. Despite the extensive use of covers, we can see the new van will have a cabin heavily influenced by the i-Cockpit designs from the most recent Peugeot passenger cars...


Citroen six-year warranty discontinued
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Citroen six-year warranty discontinued

Citroen's local division has canned its six-year warranty program, reverting to the previous three-year factory warranty. The decision comes after local representation of the French brand shifted from Sime Darby to Inchcape earlier this year. Speaking with CarAdvice this week, Jemma White, corporate communications manager for Citroen Australia, said the six-year program was merely a promotional offer...


2015-17 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for bonnet fix
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2015-17 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for bonnet fix

Citroen Australia has recalled the 2015-2017 C4 Cactus, over concerns a faulty wire could stop the bonnet latching properly. The company says the striker wire support on the bonnet lining of affected vehicles may not be sufficiently secure, which could make the bonnet open while the car is moving...


Citroen preparing EV push leading up to 2023
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Citroen preparing EV push leading up to 2023

Citroen is preparing a significant push into the electrified vehicle space, with plans to have electrified powertrains in 80 per cent of its range within the next six years. "From 2023, 80 per cent of our vehicles will be electrified or PHEV," Citroen CEO, Linda Jackson, told AutoExpress...


Citroen C4 axed, C4 Cactus will act as replacement
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Citroen C4 axed, C4 Cactus will act as replacement

The Citroen C4 hatch will soon go out of production, with no direct replacement set to take its place. This makes the just-unveiled C4 Cactus facelift its de-facto replacement in Citroen's range outside of China. Xavier Peugeot, Citroen's head of product planning, told Autocar: "The current C4 is a seven-year-old design and we had to make a decision...


2019 Citroen C4 Cactus facelift unveiled
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2019 Citroen C4 Cactus facelift unveiled

The Citroen C4 Cactus facelift has been revealed, with extensive changes to the car's exterior. Perhaps most noticeably, the original version's distinctive Air Bumps have been deleted from the car's front, back and sides. The front fascia has been extensively reworked...


2018 Citroen C3 pricing and specs
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2018 Citroen C3 pricing and specs

Local pricing and specifications for the 2018 Citroen C3 have been announced this week, with the boldly-styled hatchback to start at $22,990 before on-road costs. Unlike overseas markets, the new C3 will be offered in a standalone highly-specified variant, while customers will be able to choose from an array of exterior colour options to make their C3 their own...


Citroen C4 Aircross, Peugeot 4008 recalled for wiper fix - UPDATE
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Citroen C4 Aircross, Peugeot 4008 recalled for wiper fix - UPDATE

The Citroen C4 Aircross and Peugeot 4008 have been recalled this week over concerns the windscreen wiper motors could fill with water and seize - with 2492 vehicles affected in total. According to the French manufacturers, affected vehicles are fitted with a motor venting device that may not be to the correct specification - potentially allowing water to enter the wiper motor...


2018 Citroen C4 Cactus: Automatic petrol model added, diesel dumped
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2018 Citroen C4 Cactus: Automatic petrol model added, diesel dumped

As we reported a few months back, the 2018 Citroen C4 Cactus range has seen the dumping of the diesel semi-automatic model in favour of a new petrol-auto model. The newly added Citroen C4 Cactus auto version uses the same characterful 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine as has been offered with a manual option since the car's launch in early 2016...


Citroen to take on light commercial market
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Citroen to take on light commercial market

The appointment of Inchcape as the new distributor for Peugeot and Citroen in Australia will see the later focus on the light commercial vehicle (LCV) market as the two brands set to focus on their core strengths going forward...


No silver bullet for Peugeot and Citroen in Australia; dealers set to go
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No silver bullet for Peugeot and Citroen in Australia; dealers set to go

The new distributor of Peugeot and Citroen in Australia admits there is no silver bullet or quick fix for rebuilding the brands locally, except for investment and a long-term commitment to the iconic French brands...


2018 Citroen C3 confirmed for October launch, C4 Picasso axed - UPDATE
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2018 Citroen C3 confirmed for October launch, C4 Picasso axed - UPDATE

UPDATE, August 14: Citroen's local arm has confirmed that the C4 Picasso is no longer available in Australia. See bottom of article for details The funky 2018 Citroen C3 has officially been confirmed for the Australian market, with the boldly-styled hatchback to be launched Down Under "in the coming months", over a year since it was first revealed in June 2016...


Peugeot parent completes takeover of Opel/Vauxhall from GM
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Peugeot parent completes takeover of Opel/Vauxhall from GM

The PSA Group, the parent company behind Peugeot, Citroen and DS, completed its takeover of Opel and Vauxhall from GM on August 1. Opel has promised to deliver a new performance plan within 100 days, with the key goal of achieving operational profitability by 2020 and a six per cent profit margin by 2026...


2015-16 Citroen C5, DS4, DS5 recalled for starter motor fix - UPDATE
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2015-16 Citroen C5, DS4, DS5 recalled for starter motor fix - UPDATE

Citroen has issued a recall for 84 examples its C5, DS4 and DS5 models sold between May 2015 and August 2016 over concerns a faulty connection to the starter motor could cause a short circuit. The French manufacturer reports the 12-Volt connection lug for the start motor may be fitted incorrectly, and could touch a metal component...


EU approves Peugeot's purchase of Opel/Vauxhall from GM
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EU approves Peugeot's purchase of Opel/Vauxhall from GM

The PSA Group's purchase of Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors has been given the go-ahead from the European Union's antitrust authorities. With approval secured from the EU, one of the key hurdles has been cleared in the 2.2 billion euro ($3.3 billion) purchase of the majority of General Motors' European operations by the PSA Group...


Peugeot Citroen Australia gets new managing director, new PR under distributor shift
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Peugeot Citroen Australia gets new managing director, new PR under distributor shift

Inchcape, the company best known as the operator of Subaru in Australia, has announced Anouk Poelmann as Managing Director of the latest addition to its local stable, Peugeot Citroen Australia. Responsible for the Australian business of Japanese brand Subaru for more than 40 years, Inchcape revealed in May that it had won the contract to take over management and distribution of the Peugeot and Citroen brands from Sime Darby...


2016 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for bumper fix
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2016 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for bumper fix

Citroen has issued a recall for eight examples of its 2016 C4 Cactus crossover over concerns trim on the front bumper bar could come loose. The French manufacturer reports the front bumper bar's lower trim finisher may not have been properly secured during production. If the condition occurs, the lower trim finisher could detach and fall off, posing a hazard to other road users...