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PSA Peugeot Citroën
08/02/2016 - France - Iran

France's Peugeot provides €446 million Iran deal sweetener

French carmaker Peugeot is to provide Iran Khodro with €427 million in debt waivers, bonuses and discounts as part of a deal signed after the lifting of sanctions against Iran.
Renault cars parked outside an automobile plant in Aubergenville, France, 17 January 2016
19/01/2016 - FRANCE

Renault to recall 15,000 cars to check engines

The French carmaker Renault is to recall 15,000 new vehicles to check the engine, the government said on Tuesday.
Renault boss Carlos Ghosn
14/01/2016 - FRANCE

Renault confirms French fraud squad raids in emissions inquiry

French carmaker Renault has admitted that anti-fraud detectives raided three of its sites last week to check on possible engine-rigging to dodge pollution controls.
Sébastien Loeb of France waves to spectators during a demonstration event in central Sofia July 4, 2010.
01/01/2016 - Motor racing

Frenchman Sébastien Loeb eyes Dakar title

Rally racing drivers in South America are gearing up for the first motorsports event of 2016 - the Dakar Rally, with Frenchman Sébastien Loeb making a return to the World Rally ...
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will be in Iran on Wednesday
28/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

Bad blood between France's Fabius and hardliners in Iran

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius's visit to Iran on Wednesday will be a key test of the relationship between Tehran and Paris, French President Francois Hollande says, as hardliners in Iran ...
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva in November 2013
15/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

France's Fabius to visit Iran after nuclear deal sealed

French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius says he has accepted the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif to go to Iran soon, as Tehran is set to reopen for business after ...
Renault Scenic
02/06/2014 - France

Car sales down in France but French manufacturers bear up

Sales in the French car market rose by a disappointing 0.1 percent in May although French manufacturers did well, according to trade data released on Monday.

PSA Peugeot Citroën's new boss Carlos Tavares
30/04/2014 - France

PSA Peugeot Citroën workers give 'pathetic' bonuses to charity as boss's salary announced

Angry employees of French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën have donated their “pathetic” bonuses to charity.
China's President Xi Jinping
25/03/2014 - France - China

France rolls out red carpet for China's Xi Jinping

China's President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive in France on Tuesday for a four-day visit, to include a state dinner in Paris and a concert at the Palace of Versailles, as the two ...

French press review 19 February 2014

Dongfeng buys into Peugeot. Is this good news for France? Who will be in control? What will happen to French jobs? Will Hollande's Responsibility Pact fail?