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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...

Pumped-up Peugeot crossover mule spied

How cool does this PSA test mule - being hot-weather tested in the south of Europe - look? Beneath this Peugeot 208 body is probably test architecture for the expected Peugeot 1008 baby crossover that'll soon slot into its range below the 2008. Should such a car materialise, it'd give the French company a rival to the Nissan Juke and co...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

CarAdvice podcast 62: Tesla owners club sets charge station challenge

On the panel this week is Mandy Turner, Mike Costello and Dave Zalstein. Featuring in car news, Hyundai is aiming to dominate Korean brands in Europe by 2021, the Rolls Royce Phantom has been revealed in a leaked brochure, Australia gets details on the Peugeot 3008 and 5008 and the 2018 Holden Commodore SS/VXR has been unveiled in Buick form...

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...