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2021 Peugeot 3008 SUV revealed, Australian timing confirmed

Peugeot is updating the mid-sized 3008 SUV for the 2021 model year. The second-generation (P84) French SUV was launched in 2017, and the update represents the first significant change in the model’s lifecycle. The 2021 Peugeot 3008 features a revised front end with a new grille and vertical running lamp signature, updated LED tail lights with animated indicators, and a range of new colour and trim options...

Peugeot and Citroen models to employ Android Automotive infotainment from 2023

Automotive giant Groupe PSA has committed to powering its vehicle infotainment systems with Google's open-source platform, Android Automotive OS, from 2023. This move, which sees the group's brands join new partner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (now all part of the newly created Stellantis group) in adopting the Google-built architecture, will affect both the Peugeot and Citroen brands in Australia...

2021 Peugeot 3008: images of updated model leak online

Images of the 2021 Peugeot 3008 have been leaked online ahead of the model's release later this year or early next. Shared by a member of Forum-Peugeot, the leaked pictures reveal a facelifted front-end with a jewelled grille and striking daytime-running lights (with integrated front indicator lamps) in vertical strips in the front bumper bar...

2018 Peugeot 3008 recalled

Peugeot Australia has issued a recall for the 2018 model-year 3008 SUV, due to a child-seat anchor point being incorrectly fitted to the front passenger seat. Just like the notice for the Citroen C3 earlier this week, Australian laws do not allow the front airbag to be switched off, which means a child seat can't be fitted in the front...

Peugeot reveals rugged 3008 concept

The Peugeot 3008 has been treated to an adventure-ready makeover, though it's purely a concept for the time being. Created by the company's UK division, the one-off 3008 features "a series of subtle all-terrain enhancements", including Cooper AT3 off-road tyres wrapped around 17-inch steel wheels, a front skid plate for improved underbody protection, an LED light bar mounted on the front of a Rival aluminium roof rack, and a retractable ARB SImpson roof tent...

2019 Peugeot 308 GT confirmed for Australia

Peugeot Australia has confirmed the rollout of its new eight-speed automatic transmission co-developed with Japan’s Aisin, set to debut with the new 308 GT later this month. The ‘EAT8’ builds on the outgoing six-speeder starting with the obvious addition of two extra ratios, along with “improved shift quality” and a 7...

CarAdvice podcast 146: Race the NSW Highway Patrol... legally!

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Paul Maric and James Wong. In car news, the next-generation BMW 1 Series has been previewed, Toyota Australia has confirmed three hybrid launches before the end of the year, and the Ford Ranger is getting AEB across the range. Also, initial details have been released for the 2020 Hyundai Sonata, and the 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 Sedan has been revealed...

Peugeot 3008, 5008 Crossway Editions announced

Peugeot Australia has released a pair of Crossway Editions based on its 3008 and 5008 SUVs, both limited to just 100 units in total. The special-edition models add "bespoke content" to both models, which are based on the mid-spec Allure grade, including features that cannot be had on the core range...

Peugeot 308 hits 1 million units

Peugeot has produced its one millionth 308 this past week, along with the 500,000th 3008, both rolling down the production line at almost the same time. According to the French brand, the 308 is being built at a rate of 860 vehicles per day, while the 3008 is running at over 1000 units a day. The plant is said to be running seven days a week to meet global demand...

2019 Peugeot 508, 3008 plug-in hybrids revealed

The Peugeot 508 Hybrid and Peugeot 3008 GT Hybrid4 have been detailed overnight, ahead of a European on-sale date during the second quarter of 2019. With both drivetrain options the driver can use opt to utilise electric motor (regenerative) braking whenever they lift off the accelerator, and an e-Save mode, which sets aside 10km, 20km or a battery's worth of range for later...

Peugeot 308, 3008, 5008 diesels recalled

Inchcape Australia has issued a recall notice for diesel-powered Peugeot 308, 3008 and 5008 models, over concerns about engine overheating. According to the company, the cooling strategy and maximum temperature alert might make the engine overheat. If the engine overheats and seizes on the move, owners and other road users could be at risk of an accident...