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Halloween special: The five scariest cars to drive 0

Halloween is almost upon us; groups of small ghosts and goblins walk the streets (hopefully not armed with eggs or anything else unpleasant when you come up short on the confectionary front). Over the years there have been a fair amount of stinkers on our roads too. We thought we’d take a look at this(…)

A look back at the Citroen 2CV (1948 – 1990) 0

It’s fair to say the 2CV polarises opinion. Whatever your take on Citroen’s famous ‘Tin Snail’, it’s impossible to argue against the car’s status as a motoring icon. Built between 1948 and 1990, the design of the 2CV was laid down prior to the Second World War. It was designed to be the car that(…)

Peugeot to return to Le Mans? 0

They’ve been absent since 2011, but Peugeot could be returning to Le Mans. PSA motorsport boss Jean-Marc Finot has admitted the group are weighing up a return to the classic 24 hour endurance race. Audi have been the dominant force at the circuit in recent times; Peugeot however, were the only manufacturer to come close(…)

A look back at the Renault Dauphine (1956 – 1967) 0

Last week, we nostalgically cast our eyes over the Renault 4CV, a car easily as much of a French icon as Citroen’s little run-around, and with twice the horsepower. The 4CV was probably the car that laid the foundations for Renault’s subsequent success; the Dauphine however was that success. It shifted a phenomenal two million(…)

A look back at the Nissan S-Cargo (1989 – 1992) 0

Okay, it wasn’t the most physically attractive of vehicles, but what it did do; it did well and with the minimum amount of fuss. Let’s face it; it was never going to be taken completely seriously. The Nissan S-Cargo was an ingeniously styled (and titled) small van. Initially based on the K10 Micra and built(…)

Peugeot owners PSA investigated for emission cheat software 0

French prosecutors have started investigating PSA Peugeot-Citroen after claims were made that the company has been attempting to cheat diesel emissions test, according to reports. Reuters and AFP are saying that the authorities have begun enquiries after claims were made that the group were flaunting consumer protection laws. Diesel emissions have been under the spotlight(…)

Citroen pull DS 5 Hybrid from UK line up 0

Poor sales figures of the diesel-electric models have led to DS Automobiles pulling the DS 5 Hybrid from the UK line up. A spokesman for the company said: “Sales of DS 5 Diesel Hybrid versions accounted for just 3% of the total DS 5 volume in the UK in 2016. In light of this, we decided to(…)

PSA Trying To Get Ahead 0

We don’t know how many times we have stated just how lucrative, yet competitive, the world of the electric/hybrid car is. As big as it is now, it will only get bigger and bigger, as more public interest develops and emissions laws get tighter and tighter. We know that many car companies are either developing,(…)

PSA Group Raided In France 0

The PSA Group who own car makers Peugeot and Citroën have had their headquarters raided by anti-fraud officials in France this week. The raid comes as a result of anomalies in emissions fuel tests on multiple Citroën and Peugeot vehicles. This raid has therefore dragged more companies into the scandal which has shocked both the(…)

PSA Sales Slump in 1st Quarter 0

PSA, the group which heads Peugeot and Citroën, have suffered a big drop in their sales for the first financial quarter of 2016. The reasons for this can be found in a huge decline in their sales in the Chinese automotive market and other currency weaknesses. So, what is the reason behind the slump and(…)