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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(…)

Opel to build Corsa with Peugeot tech 0

Car maker Opel, the former European wing of General Motors, that was recently acquired by the PSA Group – the owners of Peugeot – have announced that they are to use the French Manufacturer’s technology in the next generation of their best-selling Corsa model. The news was confirmed by a company spokesman, in response to(…)

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(…)

A look back at the Peugeot 205 (1983 – 1994) 0

Launched on the 15th February 1983, the Peugeot 205 was the latest in a lengthy line of 2-series Peugeots. What stood the 205 apart from its predecessors was that it looked and felt perfectly ‘right’ for its time; it was the ideal car for drivers who had grown out of their Renault 5s and wanted(…)

Six interesting things you probably didn’t know about Peugeot 0

Peugeot started life as a coffee mill. Of all the car manufacturers the world over, Peugeot will go some way to beating when it comes to origin stories. Yep, the stalwart of the French motoring industry started life back in 1810 as a coffee producer. French brothers Jean-Pierre and Jean-Pierre II (a name so good,(…)

Facelift for 2018 Peugeot 308 0

Leaked pictures of the forthcoming Peugeot 308 C-segment hatch shows a smart new facelift is on the cards. Peugeot haven’t confirmed the pictures as of yet, which have appeared on certain credible sites and forums online. The company’s rival for VW’s Golf and the Ford Focus will be unleashed later in the year and they(…)

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(…)

Peugeot considers return to Le Mans 0

Peugeot has announced its intentions to return to the top tier of prototype racing at Le Mans, but only if organisers of the race substantially reduce the cost of competing. The French manufacturer withdrew from the LMP1 class of the World Endurance Championship back in 2012, when its road car division was posting significant losses.(…)

Revisiting the Peugeot 205GTI – The best hot hatchback of the 1980s 0

Many enthusiasts consider the 205GTI to be the best hot hatchback of the 1980s.  Although the VW Golf GTI is more complete in its overall abilities and had a build quality that very few cars of the time could compete with. VW were the ones truly responsible for the GTI craze that began in 1976,(…)