The Truth About Cars » France http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 04 May 2016 12:00:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 France Begins Process of Wooing Elon Musk http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/france-begins-process-wooing-elon-musk/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/france-begins-process-wooing-elon-musk/#comments Wed, 06 Apr 2016 21:00:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1319586 Tesla founder Elon Musk wants to build a new European factory to satisfy growing demand on the continent, and France knows just the place he should do it. French Energy Minister Segolene Royal reportedly pitched the idea of using the site of a soon-to-be-mothballed reactor to Musk, according to Reuters (via Automotive News Europe). “He […]

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Tesla founder Elon Musk wants to build a new European factory to satisfy growing demand on the continent, and France knows just the place he should do it. French Energy Minister Segolene Royal reportedly pitched the idea of using the site of a soon-to-be-mothballed reactor to Musk, according to Reuters (via Automotive News Europe). “He […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Volkswagen Turns To Former FBI Chief, Renault Just ‘Improving’ Emissions, GM Buys Ridesharing Service http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-volkswagen-turns-former-fbi-chief-renault-just-improving-emissions-gm-buys-ridesharing-service/#comments Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269449 Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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Volkswagen just tabbed a former FBI director to be the highest paid traffic cop in the universe. That, Renault is only “improving” its emissions, GM’s big bet on ride sharing and the world’s biggest auto supplier says diesel isn’t dead … after the break! Report: Volkswagen will tab former FBI director to help in US investigations […]

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UPDATE 3: Renault Says Investigators Did Not Find ‘Defeat Device’ Evidence http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/renault-raided-in-french-diesel-probe-could-become-next-volkswagen/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/renault-raided-in-french-diesel-probe-could-become-next-volkswagen/#comments Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:22:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1266321   Agents from France’s Economy Ministry’s fraud office last week raided the headquarters of automaker Renault, as well as other sites in Guyancourt and Lardy, as part of a probe into heavily polluting diesel vehicles in the European country. Specifically, the agents were said to be looking into “possible engine-rigging to dodge pollution controls,” reported RFI. Renault stated that investigators found “no […]

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  Agents from France’s Economy Ministry’s fraud office last week raided the headquarters of automaker Renault, as well as other sites in Guyancourt and Lardy, as part of a probe into heavily polluting diesel vehicles in the European country. Specifically, the agents were said to be looking into “possible engine-rigging to dodge pollution controls,” reported RFI. Renault stated that investigators found “no […]

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Report: Nissan, French Government Strike Deal in Renault Spat http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-nissan-french-government-strike-deal-renault-spat/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/report-nissan-french-government-strike-deal-renault-spat/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 19:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240465 Nissan and the French government struck a deal Friday to end a dispute over how much influence the state has over the carmaking alliance between the Japanese automaker and Renault, according to Renault. The French government will cap its voting rights between 17.9 percent and 20 percent in non-strategic shareholder decisions, and will preclude “interference” […]

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Nissan and the French government struck a deal Friday to end a dispute over how much influence the state has over the carmaking alliance between the Japanese automaker and Renault, according to Renault. The French government will cap its voting rights between 17.9 percent and 20 percent in non-strategic shareholder decisions, and will preclude “interference” […]

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Nissan Announces Proposal To Wrest Power From Renault, Paris http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-announces-proposal-wrest-power-renault-paris/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/nissan-announces-proposal-wrest-power-renault-paris/#comments Wed, 02 Dec 2015 20:00:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1234089 Nissan has announced a proposal which would end Renault’s control of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and would curtail interferance by the French government. When we last left off, Nissan was looking to gain a voice in the alliance it made in 1999 with Renault by increasing its stake while mitigating the stake shared between Renault and […]

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Nissan has announced a proposal which would end Renault’s control of the Renault-Nissan Alliance, and would curtail interferance by the French government. When we last left off, Nissan was looking to gain a voice in the alliance it made in 1999 with Renault by increasing its stake while mitigating the stake shared between Renault and […]

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Police Raid Volkswagen France Headquarters http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/police-raid-volkswagen-france-headquarters/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/police-raid-volkswagen-france-headquarters/#comments Mon, 19 Oct 2015 17:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1200489 Investigators in France seized documents and office equipment from Volkswagen offices there in connection with its inquiry into the automaker’s admission that it cheated emissions tests. The raid, which happened on Friday, wasn’t reported until Sunday, according to the Wall Street Journal. Investigators in Germany and Italy have already seized documents from Volkswagen’s respective headquarters […]

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Investigators in France seized documents and office equipment from Volkswagen offices there in connection with its inquiry into the automaker’s admission that it cheated emissions tests. The raid, which happened on Friday, wasn’t reported until Sunday, according to the Wall Street Journal. Investigators in Germany and Italy have already seized documents from Volkswagen’s respective headquarters […]

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German Authorities Say Volkswagen Was Alone in Cheating http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/german-authorities-say-volkswagen-alone-cheating/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/german-authorities-say-volkswagen-alone-cheating/#comments Fri, 02 Oct 2015 19:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1186650 German transportation authorities said Friday that Volkswagen can’t phone a friend for help, they’re on their own. “At this point we have no indication of other manufacturers being involved,” a government spokesman, said according to Reuters (via Automotive News Europe). Being the only automaker embroiled in the scandal — for now — means that Volkswagen will […]

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German transportation authorities said Friday that Volkswagen can’t phone a friend for help, they’re on their own. “At this point we have no indication of other manufacturers being involved,” a government spokesman, said according to Reuters (via Automotive News Europe). Being the only automaker embroiled in the scandal — for now — means that Volkswagen will […]

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Jenson Button, Wife, Gassed and Robbed in France http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/jenson-button-wife-gassed-robbed-france/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/jenson-button-wife-gassed-robbed-france/#comments Sat, 08 Aug 2015 17:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1136538 Jenson Button (pictured above) and his new wife (not pictured) were the target of apparent Bond villains last weekend after robbers allegedly knocked the couple and their guests out with gas pumped in through the vents and made away with $465,000 in jewelry, the BBC reported. The Formula One driver, his wife and their guests, […]

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Jenson Button (pictured above) and his new wife (not pictured) were the target of apparent Bond villains last weekend after robbers allegedly knocked the couple and their guests out with gas pumped in through the vents and made away with $465,000 in jewelry, the BBC reported. The Formula One driver, his wife and their guests, […]

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Reithofer: Government Programs Key To BMW i3 Success http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/reithofer-government-programs-key-bmw-i3-success/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/03/reithofer-government-programs-key-bmw-i3-success/#comments Wed, 25 Mar 2015 11:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1028841 BMW’s i3’s success is helped by a number of government incentives in a few of the automaker’s key markets, according to CEO Norbert Reithofer. According to Automotive News Europe, Reithofer said that sales figures for the i3 are connected to political initiatives toward electric mobility, adding that when those initiatives are there, “the registration figures […]

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BMW’s i3’s success is helped by a number of government incentives in a few of the automaker’s key markets, according to CEO Norbert Reithofer. According to Automotive News Europe, Reithofer said that sales figures for the i3 are connected to political initiatives toward electric mobility, adding that when those initiatives are there, “the registration figures […]

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Paris To Begin Rolling Ban On Older Vehicles This Summer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/paris-begin-rolling-ban-older-vehicles-summer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/paris-begin-rolling-ban-older-vehicles-summer/#comments Mon, 16 Feb 2015 12:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1002010 Want to continue to drive in Paris? You’ll need a new vehicle starting this summer, when the French city begins restricting older vehicles from its heart. Autocar reports buses and trucks registered prior to October 2001 will all be barred from entering the city center starting this summer; cars registered before January 1997 will be […]

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Want to continue to drive in Paris? You’ll need a new vehicle starting this summer, when the French city begins restricting older vehicles from its heart. Autocar reports buses and trucks registered prior to October 2001 will all be barred from entering the city center starting this summer; cars registered before January 1997 will be […]

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France Encouraging Diesel Drivers To Go Electric Via €10K Incentive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/france-encouraging-diesel-drivers-go-electric-via-10k-incentive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/02/france-encouraging-diesel-drivers-go-electric-via-10k-incentive/#comments Fri, 06 Feb 2015 15:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=994258 Starting in April, France will encourage diesel drivers to replace their oil burners with electric power through an incentive up to €10,000 ($11,422 USD). Automotive News Europe the incentive would help “convince buyers to try an electric car,” per a Renault representative. The automaker’s Zoe would leave the showroom with a price of €12,400 ($14,203) […]

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Starting in April, France will encourage diesel drivers to replace their oil burners with electric power through an incentive up to €10,000 ($11,422 USD). Automotive News Europe the incentive would help “convince buyers to try an electric car,” per a Renault representative. The automaker’s Zoe would leave the showroom with a price of €12,400 ($14,203) […]

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France Begins Divorce Proceedings Against Diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/france-begins-divorce-proceedings-diesel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/12/france-begins-divorce-proceedings-diesel/#comments Tue, 02 Dec 2014 11:00:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=954617 For the longest time, France loved the diesel. Alas, the thrill has gone away. Just-Auto reports the French government introduced a program aimed at removing the most polluting vehicles — diesel-powered passenger vehicles in particular — from the roadways, along with provisions for local officials to limit access to said vehicles. Prime minister Manuel Valls […]

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For the longest time, France loved the diesel. Alas, the thrill has gone away. Just-Auto reports the French government introduced a program aimed at removing the most polluting vehicles — diesel-powered passenger vehicles in particular — from the roadways, along with provisions for local officials to limit access to said vehicles. Prime minister Manuel Valls […]

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France To Provide $22,000 Subsidy For Diesel Drivers Who Switch To EVs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/france-provide-22000-subsidy-diesel-drivers-switch-evs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/08/france-provide-22000-subsidy-diesel-drivers-switch-evs/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:27:32 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=897386 While France already offers a subsidy of $8,400 for consumers who purchase a new electric vehicle, a proposed piece of legislation would see that figure expand for drivers of diesel cars, bringing the total subsidy to a staggering $22,000. The bill, proposed by Segolene Royal (France’s minister for ecology, sustainable development and energy, and a one-time […]

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While France already offers a subsidy of $8,400 for consumers who purchase a new electric vehicle, a proposed piece of legislation would see that figure expand for drivers of diesel cars, bringing the total subsidy to a staggering $22,000. The bill, proposed by Segolene Royal (France’s minister for ecology, sustainable development and energy, and a one-time […]

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2015 Toyota Yaris Has “European Flavor”, We’re Afraid To Ask… http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/872122/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/872122/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=872122   Toyota is touting a new “European flavor” for the 2015 Yaris. I’m not sure what that means, but it does evoke bad memories of the chevre I left in my suitcase after coming home from the Paris Auto Show. All jokes aside (and that was bahhhhh-d), our Yaris will likely be built in France, but Toyota […]

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  Toyota is touting a new “European flavor” for the 2015 Yaris. I’m not sure what that means, but it does evoke bad memories of the chevre I left in my suitcase after coming home from the Paris Auto Show. All jokes aside (and that was bahhhhh-d), our Yaris will likely be built in France, but Toyota […]

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PSA To Cut Labor Costs By Moving More Production Out Of France http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/psa-to-cut-labor-costs-by-moving-more-production-out-of-france/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/psa-to-cut-labor-costs-by-moving-more-production-out-of-france/#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 10:00:55 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=828857 PSA will consolidate their small car production at a factory in Slovakia, as the struggling auto maker looks to cut labor costs and increase margins on small cars. Reuters and Automotive News Europe report that the next-generation Citroen C3, the brand’s best-selling model, will be built in Slovakia, alongside the C3 Picasso minivan and the […]

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PSA will consolidate their small car production at a factory in Slovakia, as the struggling auto maker looks to cut labor costs and increase margins on small cars. Reuters and Automotive News Europe report that the next-generation Citroen C3, the brand’s best-selling model, will be built in Slovakia, alongside the C3 Picasso minivan and the […]

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European-Backed UN Amendment Brings Autonomous Vehicle Future Closer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/european-backed-un-amendment-brings-autonomous-vehicle-future-closer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/european-backed-un-amendment-brings-autonomous-vehicle-future-closer/#comments Tue, 20 May 2014 11:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=826642 While autonomous vehicles are still in the early stages of testing, a few of the European members of the United Nations have laid the groundwork for the self-driven future to come sooner than later. Reuters reports the U.N. Working Party on Traffic Safety received last month an amendment to Article 8 of the 1968 Vienna […]

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While autonomous vehicles are still in the early stages of testing, a few of the European members of the United Nations have laid the groundwork for the self-driven future to come sooner than later. Reuters reports the U.N. Working Party on Traffic Safety received last month an amendment to Article 8 of the 1968 Vienna […]

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French Court Overturns Sales Ban Of Daimler Vehicles Using R134a http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/french-court-overturns-sales-ban-of-daimler-vehicles-using-r134a/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/french-court-overturns-sales-ban-of-daimler-vehicles-using-r134a/#comments Tue, 06 May 2014 12:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=815986 France’s Conseil d’Etat announced Monday that it has overturned the government’s ban of a handful of Mercedes-Benz vehicles over parent company Daimler’s refusal to cease usage of R134a coolant currently under phase-out by the European Union. Reuters reports the ban — issued by France’s ecology minister Ségolène Royal — was overturned after the court found […]

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France’s Conseil d’Etat announced Monday that it has overturned the government’s ban of a handful of Mercedes-Benz vehicles over parent company Daimler’s refusal to cease usage of R134a coolant currently under phase-out by the European Union. Reuters reports the ban — issued by France’s ecology minister Ségolène Royal — was overturned after the court found […]

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PSA Peugeot Citroen, Dongfeng, France Reach Outline Deal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/psa-peugeot-citroen-dongfeng-france-reach-outline-deal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/psa-peugeot-citroen-dongfeng-france-reach-outline-deal/#comments Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:30:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=740649 PSA Peugeot Citroen, Dongfeng and the French government have reached an outline deal to raise $5.5 billion in capital through a planned share sale in a last-ditch effort by PSA to remain alive after General Motors walked out of a similar deal over the Iranian market last year. Reuters reports the deal will be presented […]

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PSA Peugeot Citroen, Dongfeng and the French government have reached an outline deal to raise $5.5 billion in capital through a planned share sale in a last-ditch effort by PSA to remain alive after General Motors walked out of a similar deal over the Iranian market last year. Reuters reports the deal will be presented […]

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Europe Finally Turning Around? German Registrations Up 7%, Sales Also Rise in France, Spain, Italy http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/europe-finally-turning-around-german-registrations-up-7-sales-also-rise-in-france-spain-italy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/europe-finally-turning-around-german-registrations-up-7-sales-also-rise-in-france-spain-italy/#comments Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=733353 The European automobile market may be pulling out of its six year sales slump, according to Automotive News, with  new car registrations in Germany up 7% in January from last year, joined by France, Italy and Spain reporting year to year increases for the month. German new car sales  for the month were 206,000, the […]

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The European automobile market may be pulling out of its six year sales slump, according to Automotive News, with  new car registrations in Germany up 7% in January from last year, joined by France, Italy and Spain reporting year to year increases for the month. German new car sales  for the month were 206,000, the […]

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Audi Invests In Synthetic Gasoline From Sugar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/audi-invests-in-synthetic-gasoline-from-sugar/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/audi-invests-in-synthetic-gasoline-from-sugar/#comments Sat, 01 Feb 2014 08:33:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=729082 Audi’s bio-fuel initiative is expanding into France through an investment by the automaker to Global Bioenergies, whose bio-isooctane could be the replacement for petroleum gasoline when the time comes to make the switch. The bio-fuel is made from fermented sugar through genetic modification of E. coli bacteria to produce isobutane gas without poisoning the yeast […]

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Audi’s bio-fuel initiative is expanding into France through an investment by the automaker to Global Bioenergies, whose bio-isooctane could be the replacement for petroleum gasoline when the time comes to make the switch. The bio-fuel is made from fermented sugar through genetic modification of E. coli bacteria to produce isobutane gas without poisoning the yeast […]

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Britain Expected to Build More Cars Than France for the First Time Since 1966 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/britain-expected-to-build-more-cars-than-france-for-the-first-time-since-1966/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/01/britain-expected-to-build-more-cars-than-france-for-the-first-time-since-1966/#comments Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:00:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=704122 For the first time since 1966, the United Kingdom’s automobile industry will likely build more cars than those built in France. Increasing domestic and export sales are expected to make 2013 a record year for car manufacturing, putting Great Britain in third place among car producing countries in Europe, behind Germany and Spain. UK car […]

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For the first time since 1966, the United Kingdom’s automobile industry will likely build more cars than those built in France. Increasing domestic and export sales are expected to make 2013 a record year for car manufacturing, putting Great Britain in third place among car producing countries in Europe, behind Germany and Spain. UK car […]

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PSA Hires Ex-Renault COO Tavares As Next CEO http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/psa-hires-ex-renault-coo-tavares-as-next-ceo/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/psa-hires-ex-renault-coo-tavares-as-next-ceo/#comments Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:45:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=663874 PSA confirmed that former Renault COO Carlos Tavares will take over the reins starting January 1st. Tavares assumes the role at a fortunate point in time for PSA: an alliance with Chinese car maker Dongfeng is underway, and Tavares’ predecessor, Philippe Varin, has already completed the difficult task of closing factories and cutting thousands of […]

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PSA confirmed that former Renault COO Carlos Tavares will take over the reins starting January 1st. Tavares assumes the role at a fortunate point in time for PSA: an alliance with Chinese car maker Dongfeng is underway, and Tavares’ predecessor, Philippe Varin, has already completed the difficult task of closing factories and cutting thousands of […]

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Iran’s Imported Chevrolet Camaros Raise Questions About GM’s Dealings With PSA And The Iranian Regime http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/irans-imported-chevrolet-camaros-raise-questions-about-gms-dealings-with-psa-and-the-iranian-regime/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/irans-imported-chevrolet-camaros-raise-questions-about-gms-dealings-with-psa-and-the-iranian-regime/#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:26:41 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=644722 An obscure story in the Azerbaijani press this past summer may be the tip of a much larger iceberg involving General Motors, PSA Peugeot Citroen and the Western World’s current bete noir: the Iranian regime currently embroiled at the heart of a controversial nuclear program, which is subject to economic sanctions by the United States government, […]

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An obscure story in the Azerbaijani press this past summer may be the tip of a much larger iceberg involving General Motors, PSA Peugeot Citroen and the Western World’s current bete noir: the Iranian regime currently embroiled at the heart of a controversial nuclear program, which is subject to economic sanctions by the United States government, […]

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French July Sales Slightly Up, Glimmer of Hope? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/french-july-sales-slightly-up-glimmer-of-hope/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/french-july-sales-slightly-up-glimmer-of-hope/#comments Fri, 02 Aug 2013 10:30:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=497805 A glimmer of hope that the European car market is stabilizing might be seen in the fact that for the first time in nearly two years, French car sales were up in July.   Car registrations were up 0.9% to 150,248 for the month, with French brands Renault and the financially troubled PSA/Peugeot-Citroen group up. […]

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A glimmer of hope that the European car market is stabilizing might be seen in the fact that for the first time in nearly two years, French car sales were up in July.   Car registrations were up 0.9% to 150,248 for the month, with French brands Renault and the financially troubled PSA/Peugeot-Citroen group up. […]

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French Government Ignored Court Ruling, Invokes EU “Safeguard Procedure” to Reinstitute Ban On Mercedes-Benz Cars W/ R134a Refrigerant http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/french-government-ignored-court-ruling-invokes-eu-safeguard-procedure-to-reinstitute-ban-on-mercedes-benz-cars-w-r134a-refrigerant/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/07/french-government-ignored-court-ruling-invokes-eu-safeguard-procedure-to-reinstitute-ban-on-mercedes-benz-cars-w-r134a-refrigerant/#comments Tue, 30 Jul 2013 14:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=497423 The regulatory and verbal war between France and Germany over Mercedes-Benz’s refusal to switch to the R1234yf air conditioning refrigerant has escalated. After a French court ordered a 10 day stay, lifting that country’s ban on R134a equpped A Class, B Class, CLA and SL cars made since June, Daimler expressed confidence that the French […]

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The regulatory and verbal war between France and Germany over Mercedes-Benz’s refusal to switch to the R1234yf air conditioning refrigerant has escalated. After a French court ordered a 10 day stay, lifting that country’s ban on R134a equpped A Class, B Class, CLA and SL cars made since June, Daimler expressed confidence that the French […]

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