News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Citroen Logo

Citroen News - Page 2

Citroen teases all-electric car, plans EV trek across Sahara

Citroen has released a new video on its social media accounts listing all the ways electricity has changed our lives. At the end of the clip the company teases the front end of a model it promises will "democratise electric mobility" and will make its debut on February 27, European time...

Underrated cars that deserve greater success

There are hundreds of cars out there to choose from, so it’s hardly a shock that many laudable ones don’t sell nearly as well as they deserve to. Based on 2019’s industry sales figures, here are some of the standouts. They may not necessarily be the very best in class, but they do deserve more sales...

First FCA model to use compact Peugeot platform could be Alfa Romeo SUV

The Alfa Romeo Tonale compact crossover could be built on the same platform as the Peugeot 208, thanks to the recently-signed merger between Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Citroen.  According to Automotive News Europe, the first Fiat Chrysler model based on the CMP chassis used in the new-generation Peugeot 208 city hatchback could be a small Alfa Romeo crossover...

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group sign binding merger agreement to form $67 billion company

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group have signed a definitive merger agreement. The two companies say they will, in time, generate two-thirds of its sales from just two platforms: one for compact cars, and one for compact and mid-size models. Each platform is expected to generate around three million sales per year globally...

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...