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Reverse Gear podcast special: Citroen celebrates 100 years

Citroen is celebrating 100 years since it was founded by Andre Citroen. The brand was on site at the 2019 Motorclassica in Melbourne to help mark the milestone with its fans and the general public, while the Citroen Car Club of Victoria was on hand to display some of the brand's most iconic cars...

2020 Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid revealed, 'under study' for Oz

The Citroen C5 Aircross Hybrid has been revealed for the European market, serving as the promised plug-in hybrid model previewed by a production-ready concept last year. Distinguishable by its unique badging, Anodised Blue exterior accents, and of course the additional filler flap for the charge port, the aptly named 'C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid' is powered by a 132kW 1...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: BMW Australia head of product, Brendan Michel

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Mike Costello and Josh Dowling. Josh gives an update on those rare snails that put a stop to Mercedes-Benz imports. We also discuss NSW motorists who can now use digital licences, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak slamming autonomous cars...

PSA Group: EVs threaten dealer profits

Electric vehicles require less maintenance than cars with internal-combustion engines, with fewer fluids to change and fewer moving parts. That’s good news… but not for automakers. According to the UK's Autocar, PSA Group electric and connected boss, Helen Lees, sees the rise of electric vehicles as being a threat to the automotive industry by virtue of their simplicity...

Groupe PSA and FCA merger plan detailed

An advanced plan hatched between Groupe PSA (owner of the Peugeot, Citroen and Opel brands) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to join forces would create the world's fourth largest global automotive OEM by scale. The proposed super-merger between the keen French and Italian-American giants, with a combined 410,000 direct employees, would create a new group half-owned by each party with equal board representation...

Fiat Chrysler in merger talks with Peugeot - report

There are reportedly high-level talks regarding a merger of Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group, which could create a new automaker valued at around US$50 billion ($73 billion). Sources have told the Wall Street Journal the two parties are discussing an all-share transaction...

Automotive Industry Insights: Citroen Head of Brand, Arnaud Belloni

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and James Wong.  Josh Dowling discusses some of the biggest news from the week, including the Australian court case for Volkswagen Dieselgate, how SUVs are soaking up efficiency gains by eco cars, why the Renault Alaskan isn't coming to Australia, and more DSG dramas for the Volkswagen Group...

Citroen Dispatch, Peugeot Expert recalled

Peugeot Citroen Australia has issued a recall for the Citroen Dispatch and Peugeot Expert vans over concerns the middle seatbelt could be faulty. The French automotive group reports: "The front central passenger seat belt could unclip from the buckle when braking or avoiding obstacles"...

2018 Citroen C3 recalled

Citroen has recalled the 2018 C3 hatchback, over concerns about the top tether anchor point on the passenger seat. According to the company a top-tether child seat anchor point has been fitted to the passenger seat when it shouldn't have been. Although it's legal to switch off the passenger airbag in Europe, allowing a child seat to be fitted up front, Australian laws don't allow the airbag to be deactivated...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Citroen C5 Aircross falls short with ANCAP, Mercedes and Peugeot achieve five stars

The recently-released Citroen C5 Aircross SUV has scored four stars out of five in the latest round of ANCAP results, due to a missing piece of semi-autonomous safety technology. Aimed at the Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4 in the hotly-contested mid-sized SUV space, the C5 Aircross's four-star safety rating is down to a 'marginal' result in 'vulnerable road user' (cyclist and pedestrian) protection...