Peugeot announces that its new 2008 DKR16 will be driven at the Dakar Rally next year by none other than Sébastien Loeb, who'll be seeking to add to his nine World Rally Championships and his Pikes Peak record.
Western automakers continue to anticipate a nuclear deal between Iran and the West that will lift economic sanctions and allow the companies to access what is said to be the world's ripest emerging market.
Peugeot is updating the 208 with a new front end that makes the little French hatchback look wider. There's also some new tech and a GT Line trim level that borrows some of the GTi's styling but with less potent engines.
French automaker and Italian motorcycle manufacturer partner for a unique take on the RCZ R, complete with racing livery, dropped suspension, bigger brakes, upgraded interior and 34-horsepower boost in output.
PSA Peugeot Citroën has been based in its current offices, located less than half a mile from the iconic Arc de Triomphe in Paris, for a half century now. But the latest word has it that the French automaker is planning on leaving the historic location as part of its plans to cut costs.
For motorsports fans in the US, the winter is often a wasteland of interest, leaving us to look forward to warmer weather and the return of racing. However, there's a lighthouse that shines each year during the cold doldrums in the form of the Dakar Rally. Often broadcast in the wee hours of the morning, it gives the DVR-savvy a reprieve to watch motorcycles and trucks blasting through the desert while the snow falls outside at home.
PSA Peugeot-Citroën already lost a lot of control of its automotive business earlier this year when Dongfeng and the French government each bought 14 percent shares of the struggling firm to keep it alive. The company's scooter division, one of the oldest in the world, is now facing a similar situation as Indian motoring giant Mahindra has offered to buy a 51-percent share of it for better access to the two-wheel market.