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    Video: Seatbelts can save your life... from zombies
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    There are many, many reasons to wear your seatbelt when behind the wheel. According to the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, one such reason is the clear threat posed by zombies. Okay, so maybe not. This seasonally appropriate commercial from the MOHSP has been accompanied by radio ads ...

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    Report: Peugeot plans to launch DS brand in US after 2020
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    Want to get your hands on a new French car? If you live in the United States, you're pretty much out of luck. Mainstream French automakers like Renault, Peugeot and Citroën don't compete in the US marketplace. However, American buyers may get some French flavor in a few years' time in the ...

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    Video: These ads are how Colorado and Washington are combating their pot DUI problem
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    Consider our buzz harshed. Legal pot use in Washington and Colorado has had a number of benefits – the Highest State has seen a 2.5-percent drop in violent crime and a big bump in tax revenues ($10 million during the first third of 2014). Washington, meanwhile, is expecting a $190-million ...

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    Video: Motor Authority implores us to Give A Shift about manual transmissions
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    As auto enthusiasts, we have to accept that the general public is never going to embrace the manual transmission in a big way ever again. Automatics, CVTs and dual clutches are winning the war, in part because many people think of their car as an appliance. It transports them to and from work, ...

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    Official: PSA Peugeot Citroën names former Airbus chief Louis Gallois as chairman
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    Change is afoot at PSA. The parent company of both Peugeot and Citroën is on the verge of securing major funding from both the French government and from Chinese automaker Dongfeng, it recently named former Renault COO Carlos Tavares as its chief executive officer, and now it has selected ...

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    Video: Life and death hangs in the balance in '51 Borrowed Power PSA
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    What was happening in 1951? Among other things, the Korean War, Mickey Mantle's first game for the New York Yankees, average home prices of $9,000, gasoline prices of 19 cents a gallon and the AC Ace and Ford Country Squire greeted the world. It was also the year for this public service ...

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    Video: Dramatic New Zealand auto safety ad gives pause for the cause
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    Admit it. We all do it. Tacking on the extra five to seven miles per hour while driving. Speeding, but not really speeding... or "comfortably" speeding as the New Zealand Transport Agency puts it. Hoping to show that exceeding the posted limit – at any speed – is dangerous, the agency ...

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    Official: Carlos Tavares named CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroën
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    Carlos Tavares is a man of ambition. As well he should be, because you don't get to the top ranks of a major industrial group without it. But as chief operating officer of Renault, there was only so far he could go in the shadow of his boss Carlos Ghosn. So with an eye toward running a major ...

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    Report: Dongfeng to take 30% stake in PSA Peugeot Citroën?
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    PSA Peugeot Citroën, the European automaking giant responsible for forbidden fruit like the Citroën DS3 and Peugeot RCZ, has been struggling mightily, with a 510-million euro operating loss ($689.2M USD) in the first half of 2013, while cutting over 11,000 jobs and closing a plant, all ...

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    Report: GM to sell rebranded Peugeot vans in US?
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    According to a report by France's La Tribune cited by Reuters, General Motors and Peugeot are discussing the possibility of selling PSA Peugeot-Citroën commercial vans in the US through The General's dealership network. While specific models and what brand they may sell under stateside are ...

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    Video: Anti-DUI campaign puts the fear of god into drunk drivers in India
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    The Hindu religion is said to have something like 330 million deities – that's nearly as many gods as there are residents in the United States. Another startling number is the amount of road fatalities in India attributed to drunk driving: 70 percent. Combining the former with the latter, ...

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    Report: Fiat and PSA predicted to be Europe's biggest losers in 2013
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    Industry observers are expecting Europe's new vehicle sales to fall to lows not seen in decades, with Fiat and PSA/Peugeot-Citroën sitting in the lead car of the plummeting coaster. Both of those automakers traditionally count on the southern part of the continent for sales, yet consumers in ...

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    Official: A year in gestation, Peugeot finally unveils 2008 crossover
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    First we saw the Urban Crossover Concept at the Beijing Auto Show, a small high-rider from Peugeot that was a product of the company's design studios in Paris, Shanghai and São Paulo. That evolved into the Peugeot 2008 concept and a liquid lime paint scheme at the Paris Motor Show a few ...

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    Report: PSA and Renault both hit by autoworker strikes
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    Peugeot-Citroën (PSA) and Renault were both the targets of autoworker strikes on Thursday, the result of ongoing tensions between labor and management in the wake of planned facility closings in 2014. 3,000 French jobs stand to be lost in less than two years when the PSA's Aulnay plant ...

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    Report: Ford, Renault, VW shareholder oppose French aid for PSA/Peugeot-Citroën
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    Pots and kettles, glass houses and stones – that's a little of what we appear to have going on in the European car market. New reports say that that three European automakers have registered their opposition to a loan deal that PSA/Peugeot-Citroën is working on with the French ...

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    Report: GM pondering even closer Opel joint venture with PSA Peugeot Citroën
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    Let's face it, even when they go well, partnerships rarely go as planned. Almost eight months after General Motors spent $423 million to snag seven percent of Peugeot, we on the outside are still wondering what the plan is. When the tie-up was announced, the main benefits were listed as ...

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    Report: Tear gas fired at PSA job protesters outside of Paris Motor Show
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    Police in Paris fired tear gas at demonstrators outside of the Paris Motor Show today. Around 1,000 protesters showed up in an attempt to break through police lines and gain access to the show in a demonstration against further austerity measures. The group included workers from a PSA Peugeot ...

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    Report: PSA plans to cut 8,000 jobs
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    The French government has said that PSA/Peugeot-Citroën must make large job cuts in order to stay financially afloat. A large restructuring would also need to take place as the carmaker deals with the current European economic climate and a production capacity excess. According to an ...

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    Report: Ailing Peugeot may get boot from French stock exchange's benchmark CAC 40 index
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    The clouds that have been darkening the forecast for Peugeot just keep getting darker. The latest storm front involves the risk of being delisted from the CAC 40, the benchmark index composed of the 40 companies with the "most significant values" among the the companies with the top 100 market ...

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    Official: Ford, Ferrari and BMW clean up at 2012 International Engine of the Year Awards
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    Ford has won the International Engine of the Year Award for its 1.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged three cylinder. The award was handed out at the Engine Expo in Stuttgart, Germany. This is Ford's first outright victory from the panel, which consists of journalists from around the globe. This is ...

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