Peugeot Citroën eyes tie-up with Mitsubishi

PSA Peugeot Citroën is in talks with Japan's Mitsubishi Motors Company in a move that could lead to full-blown "strategic alliance".

Peugeot starts selling electric i0n

Peugeot has started taking what it describes as pre-reservations for its i0n electric car, which is expected to be introduced at the end of 2010. Although private customers can register their interest, it seems that the i0n is initially being aimed mainly at company and local government fleets.

Peugeot to introduce the sporty new RCZ to British buyers at the MPH Show

This is the RCZ, Peugeot's answer – although they wouldn't thank you for saying it – to Audi's successful TT sports car. The RCZ was formally launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but most British buyers will get their first chance to see it at the forthcoming MPH Show, a sort of car circus or variety event that takes place at Earls Court between November 5 and 8.

Peugeot 5008

Looks aren’t everything with Peugeot’s new 5008

Mitsubishi's electric i-MiEV is for real

Mitsubishi's four-door electric car is no longer just a design study or a prototype – the company has just announced that by the end of August, it had delivered 387 units to companies and local authorities in Japan. Sales to individuals won't begin until April next year, but a number of pre-orders have already been received.

Car makers still struggling with recession

A hat trick of results from Honda, Nissan and PSA Peugeot Citroën yesterday underscore automakers' struggles against the recession that has taken the bottom out of demand for cars.

Todt stands to replace Mosley

Jean Todt, the former team principal of Ferrari, formally announced his intention yesterday to stand for the role of FIA president which will be vacated by his close friend Max Mosley in October.

New diesels for Peugeot's 407 Coupe

Peugeot has introduced two new diesel engines for its 407 Coupe. Both are fitted with particulate emissions filters (PEFs) - a technology heavily promoted by the French manufacturers before others took it up, although the engines are joint developments between Peugeot and Ford.

Peugeot 3008

Peugeot's 3008 thinks it's an SUV with knobs on

Peugeot to cut more jobs as car crisis continues

PSA Peugeot-Citroen, Europe's second-biggest carmaker, announced a fresh wave of job cuts today as a decline in European car sales is seen continuing into 2009.

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Peugeot Citroen and Chrysler wield the axe as demand for cars collapses

The French car giant PSA Peugeot Citroen has issued a profits warning and vowed to "massively" cut car production this quarter, in response to a dramatic deterioration in Europe's economy.

Peugeot-Citroen announces 'massive' cuts

PSA Peugeot-Citroen today slashed its full-year targets and announced "massive" production cuts after third-quarter revenue shrank by 5.2 per cent.

Mini John Cooper Works

It's good to drive a sporty version of the great British favourite, except when the suspension is as poor as the price is high

Driver killed as chased car flips over

A driver died when his car was hit by a stolen vehicle which flipped over a motorway central reservation as traffic officers tried to stop it, police said today.

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Has The Archers lost the plot?

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Max Brooks honours Harlem Hellfighters

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League system no longer measures up

Jon Coles, former head of standards at the Department of Education, used to be in charge of school performance rankings. He explains how he would reform the system
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Devil in blue Costa is a reminder of what Liverpool have lost

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Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

Ashley Giles: 'I'll watch England – but not as a fan'

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Greece elections

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