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2014 Peugeot 308 SW Review
  • High quality interior; plenty of cabin space and flexibility; frugal engine; comfortable ride and handling;
  • Base diesel engine not the zippiest; some diesel clatter; not as sporty to drive as some rivals; not yet confirmed for Australia

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8 / 10

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2014 Peugeot 308 SW Review

The all-new Peugeot 308 hatchback was on sale for barely a few months prior to winning the coveted European Car of the Year Award in March this year. To keep the momentum going, Peugeot followed the hatch with the 308 SW wagon variant which hit the road in May...

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Peugeot 1008 three-door baby SUV rumoured
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Peugeot 1008 three-door baby SUV rumoured

Speculation abounds that there could soon be a new Peugeot 1008 SUV - an aggressively styled three-door crossover that would slot below the current Peugeot 2008. AutoExpress reports the French brand is considering building a new baby high-rider that will be based on the current 2008 five-door compact SUV, but measure about 3900mm in length - roughly 300mm shorter than the brand's current smallest SUV...


Dongfeng says it won't take control of PSA Peugeot-Citroen
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Dongfeng says it won't take control of PSA Peugeot-Citroen

Chinese car maker Dongfeng has denied it aims to take control of struggling French conglomerate PSA Peugeot-Citroen despite its plans to purchase a 14 per cent stake in the company. Dongfeng Motor CEO Zhu Fushou told French newspaper L'Alsace that the Chinese firm's interest in PSA Peugeot-Citroen is to help it compete more strongly in its own domestic market, while also assisting the French company in finding its feet once more...


Peugeot 308 wins 2014 European Car of the Year
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Peugeot 308 wins 2014 European Car of the Year

The new Peugeot 308 is not set to reach Australia until early 2015 but it's already collected a prestigious gong in the European Car of the Year for 2014. Peugeot's rival for the likes of the Mazda 3, Golf and Focus amassed 307 points from the total of 58 jurors comprising motoring journalists from across Europe, with the BMW i3 electric car taking the runners-up spot with 223 votes...


Peugeot-Citroen approves Dongfeng sale deal: Report
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Peugeot-Citroen approves Dongfeng sale deal: Report

Peugeot-Citroen is claimed to soon announce a 14 per cent, $4.1 billion sell-off to Chinese brand Dongfeng. Following ongoing negotiations over the past six months, Reuters reports that directors from PSA Peugeot-Citroen approved “all of the proposals” with Dongfeng that would exactly match the French government’s stake in the brand...


Peugeot four-door coupe concept: new 408 GT model expected
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Peugeot four-door coupe concept: new 408 GT model expected

Yet another four-door coupe is on the way - this time, it's reportedly set to be based on a Peugeot concept to be revealed at the upcoming Beijing auto show. The car is described as being "from the same lineage as the Onyx concept car" - a sporty coupe with a 507kW engine that was revealed at the 2012 Paris motor show - and UK publication AutoExpress reports the concept will make it to production as a new model known as the 408 GT...


Peugeot teases sports car concept
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Peugeot teases sports car concept

Peugeot will unveil a sports car concept detailing the latest evolution of its new design direction at April's Beijing motor show. The single teaser image of the sports coupe beneath a white curtain reveals its basic design elements, highlighting its long wheelbase and short overhangs, heavily raked front and rear windscreens, shallow greenhouse and contoured side panels...


Asia's small SUVs to put pressure on European rivals
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Asia's small SUVs to put pressure on European rivals

Europe’s thriving subcompact SUV segment has become a sales bonanza for brands such as Opel, Peugeot and Renault, but Asian rivals are now primed for a slice of the pie. Hyundai, Kia and Toyota are readying a range of new entries to compete with strong-selling models such as the Peugeot 2008, Renault Captur and Opel/Vauxhall Mokka...


Peugeot considers equity sale to Dongfeng and French Government
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Peugeot considers equity sale to Dongfeng and French Government

PSA Peugeot Citroen is preparing a three billion euro ($4.3 billion) capital increase that would give Chinese firm Dongfeng Motor Corp and the French government matching stakes in the ailing car maker. French Government officials are in China for talks with Dongfeng that could see an agreement signed within weeks, according to a report published by Reuters this week...


Sub-compact SUVs “the next big thing”: Peugeot
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Sub-compact SUVs “the next big thing”: Peugeot

Peugeot has launched its new 2008 in Australia with the belief such sub-compact SUVs will be the big new trend for car buyers. The French brand’s 2008 is one of a raft of new SUVS emerging that are based on city cars. The 2008 is based heavily on the Peugeot 208 released earlier this year, and measures just 4.1 metres long...


Peugeot Citroen to continue city car collaboration with Toyota: report
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Peugeot Citroen to continue city car collaboration with Toyota: report

PSA Peugeot Citroen is set to continue its long-standing collaborative relationship with Toyota in the European city car segment, putting to bed speculation to the contrary. According to European reports, PSA CEO Philippe Varin told German motoring publication Auto Motor und Sport that the French manufacturer will again work with Toyota on next-generation versions of the Citroen C1, Peugeot 107 and Toyota Aygo...


Peugeot 408: small sedan being readied for Australia
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Peugeot 408: small sedan being readied for Australia

The Peugeot 408 small sedan may be arriving locally, with importer Sime Darby confirming the car is currently in Australia being tested in customer and dealer clinics. “We’ve been asked if we would consider the 408 for the Australian market,” told Peugeot Automobiles Australia general manager Bill Gillespie, who responded to our enquiry after a CarAdvice reader spotted a 408 near the Sime Darby headquarters at Homebush, in Sydney's west...


Peugeot 2008: production to double as demand exceeds expectations
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Peugeot 2008: production to double as demand exceeds expectations

Production of the Peugeot 2008 will be doubled from September to meet higher than anticipated demand for the new sub-compact SUV. Peugeot CEO Maxime Picat told Automotive News Europe production of the 2008 would ramp up from 5000 units per month to 10,000 at PSA Peugeot-Citroen's Mulhouse plant in eastern France...


Peugeot Onyx concept bound for Goodwood, taking passengers
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Peugeot Onyx concept bound for Goodwood, taking passengers

The wild Peugeot Onyx concept will make its public dynamic debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in July, with the French marque offering free passenger laps in the 507kW diesel hybrid supercar. First seen at the 2012 Paris motor show, the Peugeot Onyx concept, powered by a diesel-electric hybrid unit comprising a mid/rear-mounted 3...


Peugeot Onyx concept: 507kW French supercar revealed
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Peugeot Onyx concept: 507kW French supercar revealed

The Peugeot Onyx supercar concept is guaranteed to be one of the stars of the 2012 Paris motor show, with the French manufacturer today revealing the awesome performance potential of the coupe’s V8 diesel hybrid powertrain. Rather than preview a future production supercar model, the Onyx concept is a development project intended to showcase the imagination and skill of Peugeot’s designers and engineers...


Mitsubishi pauses production of Citroen C-Zero, Peugeot iOn EVs
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Mitsubishi pauses production of Citroen C-Zero, Peugeot iOn EVs

Mitsubishi has paused production of the Citroen C-Zero and Peugeot iOn for French partner PSA Peugeot Citroen due to low demand for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV-based electric city cars. US industry journal Automotive News reports just 935 C-Zeros and 852 iOns were sold in Europe in the first half of this year, well down on initial projections, forcing PSA to ask Mitsubishi to temporarily stop production...


PSA Peugeot Citroen to make vans for Toyota in Europe
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PSA Peugeot Citroen to make vans for Toyota in Europe

Toyota Motor Europe and PSA Peugeot Citroen have signed an agreement that will see the French automotive group supply light commercial vehicles to its Japanese partner in Europe from mid 2013. The partnership will see PSA produce a Toyota-branded medium-sized van based on its existing Peugeot Expert and Citroen Dispatch vehicles - much like the Fiat Sucdo, which is produced under a similar agreement...


Peugeot cuts jobs as lion loses its roar
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Peugeot cuts jobs as lion loses its roar

French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen has announced a plan to cut 8000 jobs and close a plant as part of a restructuring project aimed at improving the company's fiscal situation in difficult economic and political times...


Peugeot renews vehicle naming structure after 83 years
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Peugeot renews vehicle naming structure after 83 years

Peugeot has revealed a new naming structure for its future vehicles that draws on its history and seeks to strengthen the recognition of its models around the world. The French manufacturer confirmed the fresh strategy while revealing its first all-new model under the new naming system, the Peugeot 301 – an entry-level left-hand-drive-only small sedan due to make its debut at the 2012 Paris motor show in September...


Peugeot 301: New French compact sedan revealed
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Peugeot 301: New French compact sedan revealed

The Peugeot 301 has been revealed as the French car maker's new small sedan for emerging markets, and heralds a revised naming strategy for the brand's model line-up. Peugeot believe the 301 will eventually become one of the brand’s best-selling vehicles, even though it will not be sold worldwide. It has been engineered for left-hand-drive countries...


Peugeot Australia plans 25 per cent growth in 2012
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Peugeot Australia plans 25 per cent growth in 2012

The new boss of Peugeot Australia has big plans for 2012, expecting the company to grow its sales at least 25 per cent to around 7000 units. The boost should come from new models such as the Peugeot 4008 small SUV and the upcoming 208 light car...


Peugeot 208 CC & SW unlikely
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Peugeot 208 CC & SW unlikely

Peugeot Australia says it has no plans to release new versions of the 207 CC convertible or 207 SW wagon variants based on the all-new Peugeot 208 city car. Speaking with CarAdvice at the local launch of the Peugeot 4008 small SUV, Peugeot Australia’s outgoing managing director, Ken Thomas, said there were currently no plans for a 208 CC in the company’s product line-up...


Peugeot 208 GTi: why this time the French brand must get it right
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Peugeot 208 GTi: why this time the French brand must get it right

The launch of the Peugeot 208 marks a critical evolution for the French carmaker - it won’t necessarily make or break the company, but it may well be the most important model since the launch of the Peugeot 205 way back in 1983. Prior to the early 205, Peugeot was by far the most conservative of the big three French car companies and better known for building large and mostly uninspiring sedans such as the 504 and 505...


Peugeot 208 R2: French hatch ready to rally again
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Peugeot 208 R2: French hatch ready to rally again

The Peugeot 208 R2 rally car – the first motorsports model based on the French manufacturer’s all-new light hatchback – has been revealed ahead of its debut at this week’s Tour de Corse in France. Peugeot describes the 208 R2 as “the ideal choice for those who want to get their first taste of rallying”, offering a modern package that draws on the spirit of the 205 and 206 with the functionality of the 207...


Peugeot Urban Crossover Concept revealed
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Peugeot Urban Crossover Concept revealed

Peugeot has chosen the Beijing Motor Show to reveal its newest creation, the Peugeot Urban Crossover Concept. Created collaboratively by Style Peugeot in Paris, Shanghai and Sao Paolo, the Peugeot Urban Crossover Concept is the French car maker’s answer to rising urban populations around the globe. In 2010, there were 30 cities with populations over 10 million...


Peugeot-Citroen sells up Paris headquarters
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Peugeot-Citroen sells up Paris headquarters

PSA Peugeot-Citroen has sold its 48-year-old Parisian headquarters for 245.5 million euros ($311.3 million) in an effort to aid the company’s debt woes. The building, positioned near Paris icons the Arc de Triomphe and Avenue des Champs-Elysees, hosts about 1900 staff and was snapped up by Ivanhoe Cambridge - the real estate division of a Canadian pension fund management company Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec...


GM to buy seven per cent stake in Peugeot: report
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GM to buy seven per cent stake in Peugeot: report

Last week we reported General Motors and Peugeot-Citroen PSA were in discussions over a potential partnership deal. There's now a report indicating that GM is considering purchasing seven per cent of PSA. According to an Automotive News report, PSA could sell around seven per cent of Peugeot to the US auto giant...


GM and Peugeot in alliance talks
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GM and Peugeot in alliance talks

US auto giant General Motors is in talks with Peugeot-Citroen outfit PSA over a possible European alliance. French Labor Minister Xavier Bertrand revealed on radio that talks between the two had been initiated. Discussions have centred around sharing parts and vehicles, according to reports, rather than major capital deals...


Peugeot 208 XY concept headed to Geneva
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Peugeot 208 XY concept headed to Geneva

The sporty Peugeot 208 GTi concept will be joined at Geneva by a decidedly more upmarket and luxurious light car concept from the French manufacturer. The Peugeot 208 XY concept takes the urban appeal of the all-new 208 to a new level. Designed to appeal to “city dwellers who love distinction and refinement”, Peugeot says the concept acknowledges the shift towards exclusivity in the light car segment...


Peugeot 208 GTi: New hot-hatch concept revealed
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Peugeot 208 GTi: New hot-hatch concept revealed

The Peugeot 208 GTi concept has been unveiled ahead of its 2012 Geneva motor show debut next month, confirming the French car maker is ready to take another shot at rekindling the magic of its 1980s 205 GTi hot-hatch. Although the Peugeot 208 GTi being presented at Geneva is being called a concept, it’s clear this is a close-to-production version that carries only subtle sportier touches over the regular new 208 that goes on sale in Australia in September...