Peugeot

New Peugeot 508 coming next year featuring Instinct Concept-Inspired Looks 0

Despite the acquisition of Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors, Peugeot, or more specifically PSA, have not shirked from their intended plans to offer a D-segment saloon. As a likely rival to the new Opel Insignia, Ford Mondeo and even the brand new Volkswagen Arteon, with a more raked roofline, the new 508 (the name(…)

10 top tips on how to maximise fuel efficiency for your Peugeot 0

As a Peugeot driver, there may not be an awful lot you can do to influence the cost of fuel, but it is possible to drive in a more fuel efficient manner. Here are a few tips to help you save money on your weekly fuel bill. Drive smoothly. Research shows that heavy acceleration, abrupt(…)

A look back at the Peugeot 504 Coupe (1968 – 1983) 0

We start July looking back at one of Peugeot’s more attractive cars of the late sixties to early eighties era. The 504 Coupe was certainly a handsome beast; a proper French car oozing Gallic Style. Launched in Paris in 1968, it went a significant way to furthering Peugeot’s aspiration of moving slightly upmarket from the(…)

Peugeot boss: No new performance cars ‘until we’re truly global’ 0

The head of Peugeot, Jean-Philippe Imparato, has prioritised global success in the short term over the development and release of any high-performance vehicles. The company’s CEO did go on to say that such expensive projects may be considered later however. In a recent interview, Imparato said that the 308 Hybrid R project would be put(…)

A look back at the Peugeot 402 Darl’mat (1938-1942) 0

The bog-standard Peugeot 402 was a thoroughly decent family car. It had plenty of space, comfort and reliability; it sold well throughout Europe. The 402 Darl’mat however, was something special: a super-sleek roadster commonly regarded as one of the best looking cars of the 20th century. The creation of sports-car builder Emile Darl’mat, the car(…)

A look back at the Peugeot 305 (1977 – 1988) 0

Today’s healthy dose of nostalgia comes in the form of one of the real workhorses of the late seventies and majority of the eighties. Despite being a regular sight, not just on the continent, but in the UK too, it’s easy to forget the… Peugeot 305 (1977 – 1988) The first thing you have to(…)

Toyota, Peugeot and Nissan move above Volkswagen in world car rankings 0

No-one seems to be able to keep hold of the title of World’s Largest Car Manufacturer for too long these days. Just a year after Volkswagen booted former long-time holders, Toyota, from the top spot, the Japanese car giants have got their act together and reclaimed their top-spot. The Germans face the ignominy of being(…)

Peugeot begin autonomous car testing 0

The organisation that owns Peugeot, Citroen and more recently Vauxhall and Opel – the PSA Group – has announced a partnership with robotics start-up, nuTonomy, and plans to begin testing its self-driving cars in Singapore. The start-up company, which piped transportation network company, Uber, by launching the first public testing of a robot taxi service,(…)

A look back at the Peugeot 203 (1948 – 1963) 0

It’s hard to emphasise too much, just how groundbreaking the Peugeot 203 was for its manufacturer when it first appeared in the late 1940’s. A true portent of what was planned by France’s supposedly uber-conservative car manufacturer, the 203 was Peugeot’s first brand new design following the war, and it was not quite in the(…)

The upcoming 2017 Peugeot 5008 0

The Peugeot 3008 was re-imagined in 2016 as an SUV – in a move aimed at boosting the appeal of the model. This year, it’s the turn of the 5008 to be updated and contemporised into a more relevant car for the uncertain years that lie ahead. Slated as a seven seater, the 5008 is(…)