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Touring the Oregon Trail in a Buick Regal TourX (with video)

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - When a car like the Buick Regal TourX comes around, it gets attention from the enthusiast crowd. Wagons barely exist in the U.S. anymore because people in the market for new cars just don't buy them, and would rather have a crossover. So why would Buick go to the trouble of offering the wagon version of the Buick Regal -- itself a badge-engineered Opel Insignia -- to SUV-hungry Americans?

Opel union accepts PSA plan to transfer employees to French engineering company

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Opel works council has approved a plan to transfer 2,000 of the 6,640 employees at the automaker's engineering center in Ruesselsheim, Germany, to the private French engineering firm Segula.

Peugeot family open to merger with FCA Group

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Peugeot family, one of the major shareholders in the PSA Group, is ‘ready’ to support an acquisition or merge with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, pointing to the success of the purchase of Vauxhall-Opel. The PSA Group comprises Citroën, DS, Peugeot and Vauxhall-Opel, and boss Carlos Tavares has already said he is interested in acquiring more brands.

Peugeot family would support more PSA acquisitions

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - PSA CEO Carlos Tavares has the backing of the Peugeot family to seek more acquisitions after the company's purchase of Opel from GM. Fiat Chrysler or Jaguar Land Rover seen as potential candidates for a deal with PSA.

Citroen's India push will be led by design, lower-cost cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Citroen expects design and lower-cost models to help it break into the tough Indian market. Citroen's move into India is part of a strategy by PSA to reduce its dependence on sales in Europe, with Peugeot returning to North America and Opel making a push into Russia.

Jeep, Jaguar winners as European sales fall 1% in February

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Jeep and Jaguar made big sales gains in a European market where new-car sales fell 0.9 percent in February. Porsche, Audi, Ford and Opel were among brands whose registrations dropped.

Opel will return to Russia with local production

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel will re-enter the Russia market this year after it quit the market under the ownership of GM in 2015. The brand will sell the imported Grandland X SUV and build two vans at parent PSA's plant in Kaluga.