PSA Stops Car Output

Bertel Schmitt
by Bertel Schmitt
psa stops car output

GM’s tattered alliance-partner PSA Peugeot Citroen did not produce any cars in its Slovak plant today and will add more stoppage days next month to catch up with weak demand in Europe, Reuters reports.

PSA makes the Peugeot 207 and Citroen C3 Picasso models in Trnava, a plant that made 215,000 units in 2012. The plant has capacity for 300,000 cars. PSA’s European sales ended down 12.9 percent in 2012.

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  • Augie the Argie Augie the Argie on Jan 28, 2013

    I would think that any European brand before they invest in setting up shop in these shores they would be watching closely how Fiat does. I wish Fiat well for I would love to have Citroen and Peugeots as options in North America! And once the ball gets rolling perhaps Volkswagen might bring Skodas and Seats...who knows...

  • Buickman Buickman on Jan 28, 2013

    back in the day, Buick engineering could conceptualize, shape, and build anything. they were leaders of the world in auto production and profitability. then the honchos at HQ decided they knew better and it's been straight downhill ever since. GM is a shadow of it's former self, decimated by a corporate hierarchy that feeds on it's own incompetence and self importance. yet in reality, has no claim other than ineptitude, corruption, and failure.

  • Kyree Kyree on Jan 29, 2013

    I didn't think there was anything particularly-wrong with New GM until I saw the 2013 Malibu. The competition has never been better, and rather than create a model that is truly competitive, GM rolls out a midsized car whose only real competition is its baby brother, the Cruze. Not only that, but they completely botched the release by equipping the first models solely with that horrid Eco mild-hybrid powertrain that is bested by conventionally-powered stuff from the competition. GM, I love you, but come on...seriously...?