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PSA maps out Vauxhall’s path to profitability

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel and Vauxhall have not posted a full-year profit this century, losing about £15 billion in the past 17 years. That represents a catastrophic failure by any measure, but it also highlights just how ambitious the recovery plan set out by new owner the PSA Group is.

How to design a new Vauxhall - an Autocar exclusive

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The idea that Autocar should participate in the creation of a brand-new Vauxhall concept car right from the ground up began late last year as PSA chief Carlos Tavares was inking the deal he’d announced a few months earlier to buy Vauxhall and Opel, the former GM brands in Europe. From the outset, it was clear that to have any chance of future success Vauxhall-Opel will need to change enormously, not just in the predictable ‘lean and mean’ ways but also by presenting a reimagined, thoroughly modernised design philosophy leading to even more desirable, saleable products.

PSA finance boss de Chatillon quits to join pharmaceutical company

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - PSA finance chief Jean-Baptiste de Chatillon will leave the automaker to join French pharmaceutical company Sanofi. He will be succeeded by Philippe de Rovira, currently finance boss at of PSA's Opel/Vauxhall unit.

Opel/Vauxhall Grandland X PHEV To Lead PSA’s Electrified Future

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The Grandland X offered by PSA’s Opel (continental Europe) and Vauxhall (UK) brands will get a plug-in hybrid version in 2020. As part of a big electrification initiative by the French group, all Opel and Vauxhall models will be offered in plug-in versions by 2024.

Vauxhall Zafira Tourer and GTC axed due to rise of SUVs

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall has ended production of its Zafira Tourer and Astra GTC models following low sales, driven by growing demand for SUV alternatives. A brand spokesman told Autocar that the seven-seat Zafira Tourer, which has been on sale since 2011, was hit by “a significant move away from MPVs and the growing popularity of SUVs”.

Vauxhall design concept hints at brand’s future styling

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Vauxhall has shown the first glimpse of a design concept that will preview the design of its future models, centring around the Insignia.   The concept, which could be fully revealed at this year's Paris motor show but has been shown only in images so far, features the familiar, scythe-shaped daytime running lights that feature on the brand’s current models.