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PSA Restructuring Plan May Slash Opel-Vauxhall Jobs, Factories

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Up to 6,000 jobs could go and some factories could be closed Thursday when France’s PSA Group announces its restructuring plan for Opel-Vauxhall, which it bought from General Motors Europe earlier this year.

Opel To Announce New Strategic Plan Under PSA Ownership

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel and its British subsidiary Vauxhall will finally reveal their plans for the foreseeable future during a special press conference on November 9. Opel/Vauxhall CEO Michael Lohscheller and the Chairman of the Managing Board of PSA Group, Carlos Tavares, will disclose the contests of the strategic plan, aiming to “ensure a sustainable return to profitability.”

PSA to Cut Opel Models, Curb Discounts: Frankfurter Allgemeine

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - PSA Group plans to cut the number of models and rein in discounts at its Opel division, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Monday, without citing the source of its information. The French carmaker is in the process of integrating Opel after buying it earlier this year from General Motors, a task which analysts say will lead to sweeping job cuts.

Vauxhall Grandland X review: We cross Britain in Vauxhall’s £22,000 SUV

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - So, the Grandland X. Let me fill you in. This is Vauxhall’s third SUV, sitting above Mokka X and Crossland X. It is basically a re-skinned Peugeot 3008 powered by PSA engines and built in France.

Vauxhall's latest Insignia Country Tourer 4WD is built to make a splash

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - This new Country Tourer from Vauxhall takes its Sport Tourer to a new level. It didn't miss a beat on all the tests we put it through and comes well equipped with some great high-tech features.

Opel/Vauxhall Financial Acquisition Makes PSA's Takeover Complete

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The PSA Group's acquisition of Opel and Vauxhall is finally complete with the transfer of the German/British automaker's financial operations. In parallel to the French carmaker's taking over over GM's European auto brands, the financial division is being shared by its own banking division Banque PSA Finance and French financial giant BNP Paribas – one of the largest banks in the world. Following the acquisition, the Opel Bank, Open Financial Services, and Vauxhall Finance are being merged into one institution.

Throwback Thursday 1995: On board the Renault Espace F1

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Despite a dubious start when it was launched in 1985, the Renault Espace went on to win over the British public and kick off the MPV trend, much in the same way the Nissan Qashqai did 20 years later for SUVs. But after a decade on sale (the Espace II of 1991 was essentially just a reskin of the original), and in the face of upcoming competition from Chrysler, Citroën, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Peugeot, Vauxhall and Volkswagen, Renault felt it needed to make some noise about its people carrier.

PSA-Opel fusion shakes up European car assembly footprint

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - PSA's takeover of GM's Opel and Vauxhall brands was a game-changer for Europe's vehicle assembly footprint. Automotive News Europe's new Guide to European Assembly Plants shows how the big move has shaken up things in the region.