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Fiat-Chrysler and Peugeot-Citroën groups set for European approval – report

A high-profile merger between FCA (Fiat-Chrysler) and PSA (Peugeot-Citroën) is reportedly set for approval by the European Commission. News outlet Reuters reported earlier this week that sources close to the matter confirmed the approval was imminent...

Sacré bleu! French brands Citroen, Peugeot, Renault in dramatic sales slide

French car brands Citroen, Peugeot, and Renault are having a year they would rather forget. The sales of all three brands are in reverse in Australia, despite overhauls in distribution and management over the past few years. Renault sales are down by 27.3 per cent so far this year, Citroen is down by 57 per cent, while Peugeot has slowed by 13...

Citroen DS reimagined for the 21st century

A modern interpretation of the iconic Citroen DS has been rendered by South Korean designer Sang Won Lee, and the end result is stunning. The all-electric concept keeps the original essence of the vehicle's exterior, however does away with the B-pillar, chrome plating, and tubular tail lights. It also gets a widened rear track, and sits lower to the ground than its predecessor...

Stellantis: Merger of Fiat-Chrysler and Peugeot groups announce new name

Stellantis will be the new name of the fourth biggest car company in the world, after conglomerates FCA and PSA merge to form one giant car manufacturing group. Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is the umbrella group name for Fiat, Chrysler, Jeep, Ram, Dodge, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, and Maserati. Peugeot Group (PSA) is the owner of Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel, and Vauxhall...

2021 Citroen C4 launched with petrol, diesel, and electric options

The new generation 2021 Citroen C4 has been launched globally, with an electric powertrain at the forefront of the car maker’s expansion plans – however its Australian plans are yet to be confirmed. The fully-electric version, called the Citroen e-C4, uses a 50kWh battery powering a 100kW/260Nm electric motor, and has a claimed range of 350 kilometres on the new real-world (WLTP) test cycle...

Struggle street: the cars yet to pass 25 sales so far this year

The new-car market has been competitive and cutthroat for a while, but the first half of 2020 increased the pressure to perform. With production delays due to coronavirus, a raft of exciting new models on the horizon, electric and hybrid cars upping their game and buyers facing financial limitations, every new vehicle on the market had to fight harder than ever to succeed...

2021 Citroen C4 revealed, electric e-C4 included

The new 2021 Citroen C4 has now properly stepped over into SUV territory, leaving behind two generations of the badge's history as a conventional hatch offering. In its new third-generation form, the C4 takes the place of the high-riding DS4 that no longer exists as a direct member of the Citroen brand line, along with the C4 Cactus – which is not expected to be resurrected...

2018 Citroen Dispatch recalled

Inchcape European Automotive – Australian importer of Citroen – has filed a recall for its Dispatch commercial van susceptible to a diesel fuel system failure. UPDATE 4/3/20: PCA (Peugeot Citroen Australia) has confirmed no Peugeot Expert vans are affected in this recall...

DS Aero Sport Lounge electric vehicle concept revealed

French luxury carmaker DS has revealed its Aero Sport Lounge electric vehicle concept. DS's vision for its newest Aero Sport Lounge concept model appears to focus on three main principles: performance, efficiency and sustainability...

The car names you've probably been mispronouncing this whole time

Fancy yourself a car enthusiast? While being an enthusiastic car owner and a good driver are both part of your overall street cred, a lot of it comes down to being able to talk the torque. And where many of us can come undone when showing off our automotive prowess is butchering the pronunciation of brand or model names as badly as Kim from Kath & Kim used to pronounce 'chardonnay' (she said 'kar-don-aye', for the record)...

Cutesy Citroen Ami micro EV revealed for Europe

Citroen has revealed its 2020 Ami, a micro-electric vehicle (EV) designed for accessibility in European cities. While some see increased battery pack output and driving range as a make-or-break for electric vehicles (especially in larger countries such as Australia), Citroen has focused its attention on the other end of the spectrum. Coming in at only 2...