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Fiat, Jeep, Nissan, Volvo and others to miss Frankfurt motor show

Several manufacturers will be giving the Frankfurt motor show a miss this year, including Fiat, Jeep, Nissan and Volvo, as brands shift their investments from the traditional product showcases...

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2018 Peugeot 3008 review
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2018 Peugeot 3008 review

See the full article here. For this reviewer, at least, the 3008 sets the benchmark in this segment. Sure, if you’re thinking about it as a cold logical decision, it’s probably not the best value for money, nor is it likely to have the best resale, or stack up in terms of longevity against the traditional Japanese players...


2018 Peugeot 3008 review
Rating: 810 /10
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2018 Peugeot 3008 review

In many ways the 2018 Peugeot 3008 is the new benchmark in the medium SUV segment. But does it do enough to convince newcomers to go French?

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Peugeot drops base models, confirms it ‘will not be the cheapest in market’
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Peugeot drops base models, confirms it ‘will not be the cheapest in market’

Peugeot says it will drop all base model vehicles from its range as it focuses on the Australian love affair with premium European vehicles, as reflected in sales figures across the industry. The company very recently repositioned its pricing strategy to be sharper and more in-line with competitors...


2017 Peugeot 2008 Allure review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Peugeot 2008 Allure review

Finally, a decent powertrain to join the Peugeot 2008's already excellent dynamics and interior packaging.

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$30,990

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...


Peugeot’s high brand awareness to help drive future sales
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Peugeot’s high brand awareness to help drive future sales

Peugeot’s new distributor in Australia admits the French brand faces a serious challenge, as it seeks to take on European and Asian rivals in what is one of the most fiercely fought automotive markets in the world. But, its high brand awareness is a huge asset that will eventually pay dividends, the company says...


2018 Peugeot 3008 gets five-star ANCAP crash score
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2018 Peugeot 3008 gets five-star ANCAP crash score

The new-generation 2018 Peugeot 3008 compact SUV will launch in Australia this month with a five-star ANCAP crash rating - vital in a safety-oriented vehicle segment. The French rival for the Volkswagen Tiguan and Mazda CX-5 scored 86 per cent for adult occupant protection, 85 per cent for child occupant protection, 58 per cent for its fitment of active safety technologies and 67 per cent for pedestrian protection...


Peugeot's new distributor cuts prices
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Peugeot's new distributor cuts prices

The new Australian distributor for Peugeot - extant Subaru importer Inchcape - has reduced the pricing of its 208 city car and 2008 crossover, almost three months into its tenure. Pricing for the 208 Active now kicks off at $22,190 before on-road costs, down $300. The Allure is reduced by $1300 to a more reasonable $24,990, ditto the GT-Line to $26,990...


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...


2018 Peugeot 3008 pricing and specs: New-gen SUV touches down
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2018 Peugeot 3008 pricing and specs: New-gen SUV touches down

Full details for the all-new 2018 Peugeot 3008, now properly 'SUVified' (that'll never take off) to compete in Australia's most popular market segment, have been handed down today. Declared European Car of the Year in March, the new 2018 3008 arrives as a dramatically restyled replacement for the dowdy first-generation model that was never popular here...


2018 Peugeot 5008 review
Rating: 810 /10
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2018 Peugeot 5008 review

The new-generation 2018 Peugeot 5008 has gone from quirky MPV to stylish SUV, and it's likely to be far more popular with Australian buyers.


2017 Peugeot 3008 review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2017 Peugeot 3008 review

A lot of faith has been placed in the Peugeot 3008, and it shows. But is it good enough to take on standout rivals in the medium SUV segment?


2018 Peugeot 3008, 5008: Initial Australian details revealed
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2018 Peugeot 3008, 5008: Initial Australian details revealed

First Australian details of the 2018 Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUVs have been revealed ahead of the new pair's local launch. While full pricing and specifications are still to be confirmed, the French manufacturer's local arm has divulged that its CX-5 competitor, the 3008, will offer high levels of standard equipment and technology, including a 12...


2014-17 Peugeot 308, 508 recalled for starter motor fix - UPDATE
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2014-17 Peugeot 308, 508 recalled for starter motor fix - UPDATE

French automaker Peugeot has issued a recall for 1058 examples of its 308 and 508 model lines sold between November 2014 and March 2017 over concerns a faulty starter motor connection could pose a fire risk. The company reports that the 12-Volt starter motor connection lug could be fitted incorrectly, and touch a metal component...


2018 Peugeot 508 interior and exterior spied
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2018 Peugeot 508 interior and exterior spied

The next-generation Peugeot 508 sedan has been spied again during hot weather testing in southern Europe. This time, though, the spy photographers have managed to snap a photo of the car's interior. As expected, the new range-topping four-door has an i-Cockpit cabin that's heavily influenced by jet fighters...


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...


2018 Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi revealed as French marque eyes third straight Dakar win
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2018 Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi revealed as French marque eyes third straight Dakar win

Winning the treacherous Dakar Rally is a massive achievement in its own right. Winning six, then, is pretty damn respectable. Now though, Peugeot has revealed its latest off-road rally weapon it hopes will secure its seventh overall, and third straight, Dakar victory: the Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi...


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...


2015 Peugeot 308 recalled for steering fix
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2015 Peugeot 308 recalled for steering fix

A selection of 2015 Peugeot 308 vehicles sold during January 2015 have been recalled this week, over concerns faulty bolts could cause a loss of steering control. The French manufacturer reports affected units may be fitted with front wishbone bolts that do not meet correct specifications...