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Peugeot 308 to go back to analogue gauges due to chip shortage – report

The 2021 Peugeot 308 won't be available with a digital instrument cluster for the time being. French news organisation LCI says the global semiconductor chip shortage has forced Peugeot to revert back to analogue gauges in the 308, as the car maker begins to ration its supply of the computer chips...

2014-17 Peugeot 208, 2008 and 3008, 2015-17 Citroen C4 and C4 Cactus recalled with brake fault

Inchcape Australia – the local distributor for Peugeot and Citroen – has recalled 2981 vehicles, citing a potential braking system fault. The affected vehicles – which comprise examples of the Peugeot 208, Peugeot 2008, Peugeot 308, Citroen C4, and Citroen C4 Cactus ­– were sold between 1 September 2014 aqnd 30 June 2017 (Model Years 2014 to 2017)...

2022 Peugeot 308 revealed, Australian launch timing confirmed

The 2022 Peugeot 308 has been revealed, ahead of its Australian launch in the first quarter of 2022 (January to March inclusive). The first production vehicle to wear Peugeot's new logo, the third-generation 308 will take the fight to the Volkswagen Golf, Mazda 3, Renault Megane and other near-premium small cars with a sporty new look, high-tech cabin and a range of electrified engine options...

Five new wagons you can buy for under $40,000 in Australia

The cliche goes that motoring journalists are only really satisfied behind the wheel of a station wagon with a manual transmission – and it’s not incorrect. At CarAdvice, our wagon-loving ways take many forms, but we can all agree on one thing: it is the superior body type...

2022 Peugeot 308 spy photos reveal retro logo on steering wheel

The new 2022 Peugeot 308 has been spied testing in camouflage, hinting at a more angled vertical light signature, a new-look grille – and a possible new logo for the French car maker. The masked grille area on this prototype might also hint at it being an electric variant, which would see it sharing its drive system with the electric 208 hatch and the recently revealed Citroen e-C4...

2020 Peugeot 308 pricing and specs: GT, GTi, Active and diesel variants dropped

UPDATE, July 1 2020: Just months after its launch, the 2020 Peugeot 308 range has copped a six per-cent price increase. New pricing is detailed here, but the line-up is otherwise as described below. April 7: Peugeot has announced updates to its 308 hatch and wagon range in Australia, adding a GT-Line trim, along with a petrol-powered Allure Touring Sportswagon variant for 2020...

Peugeot introduces first petrol particulate filter to Australia

It seems the French have found a way around Australia's poor fuel quality, beating the rest of the world to bring the first petrol particulate filter (PPF) to our market in the new Peugeot 308 GT warm hatch. Peugeot Australia has confirmed that local versions of the 308 GT will indeed be fitted with a PPF, despite other manufacturers like Porsche and Volkswagen claiming they're unable to bring their PPF-fitted powertrains Down Under due to our sulphur-rich petroleum...

2019 Peugeot 308 GT pricing and specs

Peugeot Australia has launched the special-edition 308 GT warm hatch, priced from $39,990 plus on-road costs. UPDATE, 13/8/19: Peugeot Australia has confirmed the 308 GT is fitted with a petrol particulate filter, making the new model one of the first vehicles in Australia available with such technology. See article for details...

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...

Peugeot 308: Rumours of German and UK production not true - UPDATE

The PSA Group, parent to brands including Peugeot, Citroen and Opel, could shake up its production schedule, starting with the next-generation Peugeot 308. UPDATE, 15/5/19: Automotive News Europe has published a new article this morning quoting a PSA spokesperson shutting down rumours of Peugeot 308 production outside of France...

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...