All Stellantis articles – Page 7

  • PSA Mangualde Plant
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    A little goes a long way

    2018-07-05T14:23:46Z

    Gareth Price visits Groupe PSA's plant at Mangualde, Portugal – a factory with a famous 2CV heritage but a secure LCV futureEarlier this year, Groupe PSA announced its plant in Mangualde, northern Portugal, would take on a third shift for its Peugeot Partner and Citroën Berlingo production lines. The move ...

  • Groupe PSA van production copy
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    Groupe PSA adds shifts to LCV plants

    2018-06-27T11:40:08Z

    France - The OEM has recently hired a new team of 225 people to work a third shift at its Mangualde plant, and another of 900 for a fourth shift at its Vigo plant. This is part of its plan to strengthen its market share in Europe's van segment (B-LCV), ...

  • Groupe PSA Rennes
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    PSA adds fourth shift to Rennes plant

    2018-06-25T15:23:02Z

    France - Growing demand for the Peugeot 5008, as well as strong sales for SUVs in general, has warranted the creation of a fourth shift at the facility. 350 people will be hired as a result, and will begin working at the plant on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in December ...

  • IRAN-MAP_0
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    OEMs face tough choices over Iran

    2018-06-21T10:36:30Z

    When Iran reached agreement with the global community in 2015 regarding denuclearisation, resulting in the lifting of sanctions in early 2016, almost immediately Renault and PSA announced their return to the country. Prior to Iran being ostracised, both companies had been active there via joint venture (JV) manufacturing operations, mostly ...

  • Renault Flins
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    Renault invests in EV production

    2018-06-19T11:11:23Z

    France - The OEM has said it will spend €1 billion (US$1.16 billion) on the development and production of electric vehicles (EVs) in France. This will play an important role in its 'Drive the Future' plan, in which one of the goals is to bring 8 pure electric models and ...

  • Land Rover discovery Solihull
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    JLR opts for EU over UK

    2018-06-13T11:49:05Z

    Uncertainties surrounding Brexit are causing some OEMs to move car production from the UK to Europe. Michael Nash investigatesIn November 2016, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) said that it would make its all-new Discovery in the UK and Slovakia in order to meet soaring demand in the segment. But news that ...

  • Groupe PSA Sochaux SUV copy
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    Groupe PSA increases SUV capacity

    2018-05-30T11:23:15Z

    France - The OEM has said that it will bolster the output of its SUVs due to growing demand for several different models. It plans to start making the Peugeot 5008 at its plant in Sochaux once production in Rennes reaches full capacity. Following this, if capacity tops out in ...

  • Groupe PSA Poissy
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    Groupe PSA creates Digital Factory

    2018-05-24T11:22:11Z

    France - The OEM has turned an area covering 3,000 sq.m at its Poissy plant into a digitalised centre. It hopes that the centre will allow it to bring resources and skills together in one place to support various departments, from manufacturing to customer experience."The 3,000 sq.m renovation was completed ...

  • ThyssenKrupp Steel USA, LLC
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    Foreign policy friction

    2018-05-21T12:57:41Z

    Tariffs on steel imports, NAFTA renegotiation and the return to sanctions on Iran have been at the centre of recent policy actions by the US president; the implications for the auto industry are potentially severe but how things will develop are far from clear.The decision to impose tariffs on steel ...

  • Mercedes-Benz EQC
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    Planos de produção elevados

    2018-05-02T07:21:40Z

    A AMS oferece um resumo dos mais recentes planos para eletrificação delineados por vários OEMs em todo o mundoPraticamente todos os dias, temos notícias de uma montadora anunciando o lançamento de um novo veículo elétrico ou fazendo projeções de crescimento nos segmentos de veículo elétrico a bateria (VEB), híbrido ou ...

  • Mercedes-Benz EQC
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    Los ambiciosos planes de producción de vehículos eléctricos

    2018-05-01T07:28:05Z

    AMS ofrece un resumen de los últimos planes de vehículos eléctricos que han presentado marcas automotrices de todo el mundo Prácticamente cada día tenemos noticias nuevas sobre el lanzamiento de un nuevo vehículo electrificado o sobre las proyecciones de crecimiento en los segmentos de vehículos de baterías eléctricas (VBE), híbridos ...

  • Mercedes-Benz EQC
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    Lofty production plans

    2018-04-26T15:36:07Z

    AMS provides a summary of the latest electrification plans outlined by numerous OEMs across the world Barely a day goes by without a carmaker announcing the launch of a new electrified vehicle, or outlining projections for growth in the battery electric vehicle (BEV), hybrid or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) ...

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    PSA's Noël makes Malaysia move

    2018-04-13T17:47:24Z

    Noël will be based in Kuala LumpurMalaysia - PSA has appointed Laurence Noël as senior vice president for ASEAN and CEO of the NAM joint venture.Noël joined Groupe PSA in 1995. After holding various positions within the company's powertrain projects and programmes, she took charge of Powertrain, Platform and ...

  • Opel Zaragoza Plant
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    Opel Zaragoza plant hits milestone

    2018-04-06T10:43:49Z

    Spain - The 13-millionth car, an Opel Crossland X, has rolled off a production at the plant. Zaragoza is the company's biggest production facility in Europe, and has been in operation since 1982."Our day to day focus is on how to get our customers the best product in the most ...

  • Vauxhall Luton Plant - Vivaro Production, March 2016
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    Groupe PSA invests in Luton plant

    2018-04-04T13:19:18Z

    UK - The OEM is readying for the launch of the new Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro, which is set to go on sale in 2019. In doing so, it has announced plans to invest in its Luton plant to expand production capacity from around 60,000 to 100,000 units. The company will also ...

  • PSA Trémery engine production copy
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    PSA expands European facilities

    2018-03-23T16:17:33Z

    France - Like several other manufacturers, Groupe PSA is hoping to benefit from rising demand for electrified vehicles. To ensure it can meet this demand, the company has said that it will prepare its plant in Trémery, France, for the production of electric motors, which will start in 2019. A ...

  • New Grandland X assembly in Namibia
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    Groupe PSA to open Namibia plant

    2018-03-12T12:10:33Z

    Namibia - The Grandland X and 3008 will be the first Opel and Peugeot models to be assembled at a new plant in Walvis Bay, Namibia. It will start operating during the second quarter of 2018 as part of a joint venture between the OEM and the Namibia Development Cooperation ...

  • Audi A4 production in Aurangabad, India
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    Uma corrida pelo terceiro lugar

    2018-03-07T08:46:38Z

    As vendas de veículos na Índia estão em expansão, o que beneficia alguns fabricantes estabelecidos, mas este ainda é um mercado que apresenta dificuldades para fabricantes secundáriosA produção do Audi A4 em Auragabad. No ano passado o mercado de veículos de passageiro da Índia atingiu a marca de 3m de ...

  • Audi A4 production in Aurangabad, India
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    La carrera por el tercer puesto

    2018-03-04T13:35:14Z

    Las ventas de vehículos en la India están en auge a beneficio de los principales productores, sin embargo, continúa siendo un mercado difícil para los actores secundariosEl año pasado el mercado automotriz indio alcanzó por primera vez los 3 millones de unidades con un aumento del 8% respecto a 2016, ...

  • Audi A4 production in Aurangabad, India
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    A race for third place

    2018-03-02T12:24:48Z

    India’s vehicle sales are booming to the benefit of a handful of established manufacturers, but it’s still a tricky market for those on the sidelinesLast year, India’s passenger vehicle market cracked 3m units for the first time, up 9% on 2016, according to data from Swedish analyst firm AID. That ...