The Truth About Cars » emp2 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Most Important French Car Of The Decade Is A Minivan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/citroen-c4-picasso/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/citroen-c4-picasso/#comments Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:00:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=483308 The MPV segment, so popular in Europe, was basically invented by the French. The Renault Espace, the grandfather of the modern minivan, was originally supposed to be a Peugeot, until PSA deemed it too expensive and sold it to Renault. Nearly two decades later, Renault disrupted the segment again with their compact Scenic minivan, which […]

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The MPV segment, so popular in Europe, was basically invented by the French. The Renault Espace, the grandfather of the modern minivan, was originally supposed to be a Peugeot, until PSA deemed it too expensive and sold it to Renault. Nearly two decades later, Renault disrupted the segment again with their compact Scenic minivan, which […]

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Analysis: Three Different Approaches To Maximize Scale http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/three-different-approaches-to-maximize-scale/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/three-different-approaches-to-maximize-scale/#comments Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:00:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=478567 We’ve discussed the importance of scale countless times on this website. La Tribune takes a brief look at Ford, Volkswagen and PSA and the different ways they are working to achieve economies of scale in one of the toughest markets in the auto industry; the C-Segment. As you’re all well aware by now, Volkswagen’s MQB platform […]

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We’ve discussed the importance of scale countless times on this website. La Tribune takes a brief look at Ford, Volkswagen and PSA and the different ways they are working to achieve economies of scale in one of the toughest markets in the auto industry; the C-Segment. As you’re all well aware by now, Volkswagen’s MQB platform […]

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How Close Are We To A PSA Bailout? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/how-close-are-we-to-a-psa-bailout/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/how-close-are-we-to-a-psa-bailout/#comments Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:03:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=477081 It’s safe to say that 2012 was PSA’s annus horriblus. From job cuts to a shaky alliance with GM to bond rating downgrades, everything that could have gone wrong for Peugeot-Citroen ended up happening. And 2013 may not be much better, as the prospect of a bailout looks ever more like reality. PSA is still faced with […]

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It’s safe to say that 2012 was PSA’s annus horriblus. From job cuts to a shaky alliance with GM to bond rating downgrades, everything that could have gone wrong for Peugeot-Citroen ended up happening. And 2013 may not be much better, as the prospect of a bailout looks ever more like reality. PSA is still faced with […]

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Is Citroen’s DSX Crossover Our First Look At PSA’s New EMP2-Based Product? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/is-citroens-dsx-crossover-our-first-look-at-psas-new-emp2-based-product/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/is-citroens-dsx-crossover-our-first-look-at-psas-new-emp2-based-product/#comments Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=476429 China’s love affair with crossovers and PSA’s desire to expand in the country has led to a logical conclusion; why not a crossover for the Citroen DS line, one that PSA is trying to push hard as a premium alternative to the usual upscale offerings? Sized like a BMW X3, the DSX, as the crossover […]

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China’s love affair with crossovers and PSA’s desire to expand in the country has led to a logical conclusion; why not a crossover for the Citroen DS line, one that PSA is trying to push hard as a premium alternative to the usual upscale offerings? Sized like a BMW X3, the DSX, as the crossover […]

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GM To Use PSA Modular Platform For MPVs, No Large Car Mentioned http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/gm-to-use-psa-modular-platform-for-mpvs-no-large-car-mentioned/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/gm-to-use-psa-modular-platform-for-mpvs-no-large-car-mentioned/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2013 17:10:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475069 Less than a day after PSA announced their new EMP2 modular platform for C and D Segment cars, TTAC was already questioning the health of the seemingly moribund GM-PSA alliance for medium and large-size cars. Now, we have an answer – Opel will be adopting EMP2. Under the deal, the Opel Zafira and Peugeot 3008 […]

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Less than a day after PSA announced their new EMP2 modular platform for C and D Segment cars, TTAC was already questioning the health of the seemingly moribund GM-PSA alliance for medium and large-size cars. Now, we have an answer – Opel will be adopting EMP2. Under the deal, the Opel Zafira and Peugeot 3008 […]

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Analysis: PSA Debuts EMP2, Their Own Modular Platform System http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/analysis-psa-debuts-emp2-their-own-modular-platform-system/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/analysis-psa-debuts-emp2-their-own-modular-platform-system/#comments Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:24:33 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=474900 We at TTAC are very excited by modular platforms, and it has nothing to do with undiagnosed autism spectrum disorders or a lack of interest in the wider world outside autos. Modular platforms are the next great leap forward for auto makers; green cars help save cute animals, and thus get all the attention, but […]

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We at TTAC are very excited by modular platforms, and it has nothing to do with undiagnosed autism spectrum disorders or a lack of interest in the wider world outside autos. Modular platforms are the next great leap forward for auto makers; green cars help save cute animals, and thus get all the attention, but […]

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