Top 10 ‘Forbidden Fruits’ of the 2014 Paris Motor Show

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Top 10 ‘Forbidden Fruits’ of the 2014 Paris Motor Show
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Car companies are pretty clever. A lot of time, research and money gets spent before a new product is created. Continue Reading...

Citroën Cactus Concept a lot Softer Than it Sounds

Citroën Cactus Concept a lot Softer Than it Sounds
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French automaker Citroën may be struggling but it ain’t dead. The beret-wearing brand will reveal a new concept vehicle called the Cactus at next week’s vehicular blowout in Frankfurt. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Most Important Cars You’ve Never Heard Of

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Top 10 Most Important Cars You’ve Never Heard Of
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Everyone’s heard of the Ford Model T and Toyota Prius. They’re two of the most significant – and best-known – vehicles produced by the automotive industry. Introduced at opposite ends of the last century they were each revolutionary in their own way, bringing about important changes that shaped the car business for years to come…. Continue Reading...

Prince Albert of Monaco to Auction 38 Cars from Private Collection

Prince Albert of Monaco to Auction 38 Cars from Private Collection
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The Prince of Monaco, Albert II, is deciding to reorganize the car collection his late father so painstakingly assembled and will begin by auctioning off 38 of them with no reserve. Continue Reading...

Citroën DS4 R Concept is a Hot Hatch to Pine Over: Geneva Motor Show Preview

Citroën DS4 R Concept is a Hot Hatch to Pine Over: Geneva Motor Show Preview
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Citroën has just released official images of its latest hot-hatch concept model set to premiere at the upcoming 2012 Geneva Motor Show. It’s images like these that convince us the North American market could really use some French metal. In terms of hardware, the Citroën DS4 Racing concept receives the turbocharged 1.6-liter engine found in… Continue Reading...

Citroën To Launch Fiat 500 Rival At Geneva Auto Show

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Citroën To Launch Fiat 500 Rival At Geneva Auto Show
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As a result ,a smaller DS1 model, which will sport a range of three-cylinder engines, is planned as a 500 fighter and could even spawn a performance oriented version with 130 hp or more, especially given the availability of the 500 Abarth. Continue Reading...

Peugeot-Citroen Cutting 6,000 Jobs

Peugeot-Citroen Cutting 6,000 Jobs
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As part of a $1.1 billion cost-cutting effort, PSA, the parent company of both Peugeot and Citroen, will shed 6,000 jobs in Europe, with 2,500 white collar jobs, 2,500 contract worker jobs and 1,000 blue collar jobs expected to be cut in 2012. PSA claimed that their car-making operations would barely turn a profit in… Continue Reading...

Peugeot And Citroen Get Their Own Version Of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Peugeot And Citroen Get Their Own Version Of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
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In recent years, sales of Mitsubishi vehicles have been on a global decline. Some feared that this Japanese automaker could one day be forced to close its doors for good, if demand does not increase. In recent years, Mitsubishi has been given a lifeline by the PSA group, which owns Peugeot and Citroen. Both of… Continue Reading...

2012 Car of the Year Candidates Chosen

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2012 Car of the Year Candidates Chosen
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It’s that time of the year again as Car of the Year begins the laborious task of whittling down new Car of the Year contenders for 2012. A total of 59 journalists, representing automotive authorities across 23 European countries, have been recruited for the task of choosing top car. The number of journalists to represent… Continue Reading...

Wacky French Cars of the Frankfurt Auto Show [Gallery]

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Wacky French Cars of the Frankfurt Auto Show [Gallery]
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When it comes to bizarre concept cars, the Tokyo Auto Show might be the traditional winner, but when it comes to production time, often things end up looking like a Camry. Not so for those baguette-loving Frenchmen (and women). From Citroen, to Renault, to Peugeot, their production cars are plenty strange and the concepts that… Continue Reading...

Citroën DSC Racing Shoes Help You Put the Pedal to the Metal

Citroën DSC Racing Shoes Help You Put the Pedal to the Metal
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French automaker Citroën has teamed up with award-winning fashion brand Gio-Goi to create some cool new kicks based on Citroën’s DS3 Racing supermini. The limited edition DSC Racing Shoes will kick your style into high gear. These black and orange high-top shoes take its inspiration for the car’s interior, as well as its wheels and… Continue Reading...

Citroen Tubik is the Pot Belly Pig of Concept Cars

Citroen Tubik is the Pot Belly Pig of Concept Cars
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This is by far one of the most interesting concept cars in a very long time. Previewed ahead of its Frankfurt Auto Show debut, French automaker Citroen claims it is “designed to making travel meaningful again.” We have our doubts as to when travel stopped being meaningful, but it looks as if Citroen wants to… Continue Reading...

Fiat Punto Abarth May Join World Rally Championship By 2014

Fiat Punto Abarth May Join World Rally Championship By 2014
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After years of Citroen dominating the World Rally Championship, Fiat is getting ready to challenge the French automaker’s dominance with their own entry, based on the Punto Abarth. The Abarth has been racing in the International Rally Challenge and national rally championships with the Punto S200. The S2000 has done considerably well in a number… Continue Reading...

Citroën C3 Picasso Brakes From Passenger Seat, Recalled For Defect

Citroën C3 Picasso Brakes From Passenger Seat, Recalled For Defect
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Citroën was once the company bizarre enough to dabble in hydraulic suspensions, power steering, and swiveling headlights before anyone else. It’s good to see that legacy of damn-it-all innovation carry through to today, where the Gallic carbuilder has mounted the brakes in the passenger side. Not on purpose, anyway. Turns out that the C3 Picasso… Continue Reading...

MINI Cooper S Hybrid With All-Wheel Drive Spied

MINI Cooper S Hybrid With All-Wheel Drive Spied
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A MINI Cooper S fitted with an experimental hybrid all-wheel drive system was spotted testing in winter climates, a surprise move for BMW, which has given no indication it was developing such a car. Sharp-eyed readers will not the electric motor mounted between the rear wheels, as well as the “hybrid” stickers mounted on the… Continue Reading...

BMW, Peugeot, Citroën to Develop Hybrid Technology Together

BMW, Peugeot, Citroën to Develop Hybrid Technology Together
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World War II jokes aside, the French and the Germans are joining forces this time…and for powers of good. BMW and PSA Peugeot Citroën plan to invest 100 million Euros and the efforts of 400 employees into developing hybrid technology, to be shared by both brands. The program, excitingly titled “BMW Peugeot Citroën Electrification,” will… Continue Reading...

Fiat Sues Journalist Over Negative Review

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Fiat Sues Journalist Over Negative Review
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One recent discussion taking place at Autoguide HQ was how long it’s been since we’ve driven a car that was truly worth a bad review. Most cars these days are pretty good, and the true stinkers are few and far between. The other side of the coin is that competition for your dollars is fierce,… Continue Reading...

Citroen Metropolis Heads For Production, Will Spearhead Luxury Push Into China

Citroen Metropolis Heads For Production, Will Spearhead Luxury Push Into China
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Citroen is going to enter the large luxury car market with a production version of the Metropolis concept car. The Metropolis will likely be badged as a DS9, and be positioned as a flagship to the company’s DS range, which currently markets a line of premium hatchbacks in Europe. The Metropolis is unique in that… Continue Reading...

PSA Peugeot Citroen May Halt Sale of Hybrids, EVs in China Over Intellectual Property Concerns

PSA Peugeot Citroen May Halt Sale of Hybrids, EVs in China Over Intellectual Property Concerns
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PSA Peugeot Citroen is the first automaker to publicly stand up to the Chinese government’s proposed Green Car Plan. Recently an initial draft of a new piece of Chinese government legislation was leaked in which was revealed plans by the world’s largest auto market to strong arm international auotmakers into sharing their hybrid and electric… Continue Reading...

Citroen Survolt Shows Us That EVs Don’t Have To Suck [Paris 2010]

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Citroen Survolt Shows Us That EVs Don’t Have To Suck [Paris 2010]
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Citroen’s Survolt electric car is pretty single-minded. While the Tesla Roadster is an electric sports car for the road, the Survolt is meant to be an outright race car. With two electric motors making 300 horsepower, the Survolt has muscle, and can hit over 160 miles per hour. 0-60 comes in just under 5 seconds,… Continue Reading...
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