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Michelin cuts market forecasts on EU emissions squeeze, China slowdown

18 Oct 2018

PARIS French tire maker Michelin cut its full-year market forecasts on Thursday and said a sales slowdown would worsen in the fourth quarter, blaming weaker Chinese vehicle demand and new emissions standards that have hit European registrations.

Peugeot open to new deals as turnaround draws attention: CEO

02 Oct 2018

PARIS French carmaker PSA Group is open to new industry tie-ups and is attracting attention from competitors after its lightning turnaround and swift progress in restructuring recently acquired Opel, Chief Executive Carlos Tavares said.

Carmakers step up warnings over disorderly Brexit

02 Oct 2018

PARIS Carmakers ratcheted up their Brexit warnings on Tuesday, with France's PSA Group and Germany's BMW both saying UK production would suffer if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal.

Carmakers step up warnings over disorderly Brexit

02 Oct 2018

PARIS Carmakers ratcheted up their Brexit warnings on Tuesday, with France's PSA Group and Germany's BMW both saying UK production would suffer if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal.

Carmakers step up warnings over disorderly Brexit

02 Oct 2018

PARIS, Oct 2 Carmakers ratcheted up their warnings on Tuesday over a disorderly Brexit, with France's PSA Group and Germany's BMW both saying UK production would suffer if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal.

RPT-UPDATE 1-Electric cars cast growing shadow on profits

02 Oct 2018

PARIS, Oct 2 Electric cars are poised to arrive en masse in European showrooms after years of hyped concept-car launches and billions in investment by automakers and suppliers.

Renault electrifies core line-up in hybrid push

01 Oct 2018

PARIS Renault will introduce hybrid versions of its top-selling models, the French carmaker said on Monday, as the European auto industry races to meet tightening emissions goals.

Electric cars cast growing shadow on profits

01 Oct 2018

PARIS Electric cars are poised to arrive en masse in European showrooms after years of hyped concept-car launches and billions in investment by automakers and suppliers.

ANALYSIS-Electric cars cast growing shadow on profits

01 Oct 2018

PARIS, Oct 1 Electric cars are poised to arrive en masse in European showrooms after years of hyped concept-car launches and billions in investment by automakers and suppliers.

Peugeot urges France to revive incentives for hybrids

20 Sep 2018

SOCHAUX, France PSA Group is pressing the French government to revive sales incentives on rechargeable hybrid vehicles as it rolls out plug-in versions of its larger models to meet tightening European emissions rules, the carmaker said on Thursday. Automakers are rushing to deploy electric cars and hybrids, which combine battery power with a combustion engine, to meet EU carbon dioxide limits and avoid hefty fines.

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