Designer: Mark Lloyd inspects a C4 Cactus. He has steered Citroën’s design strategy since 2011

To relax Mark Lloyd takes part in competitive offshore racing and the years spent around boats have influenced the design of the C4 Cactus. Lloyd says(...)

GM is eyeing a small SUV and a compact car at similar price points to Dacia as part of the move towards the entry-level segment. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

General Motors plans to enter Europe’s entry-level car market with a line of low-cost models as it seeks to claw back market share lost to budget riv(...)

Espirito Santo plunged 11 per cent to 39.6 cents, its lowest price since June 2012. Photograph: Mario Proenca/Bloomberg

Markets went into retreat yesterday on renewed fears about Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo and comments from Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen (...)

Ready to rock: Opel’s Adam Rocks at Auto Mobil International 2014, in Leipzig. Photograph: Hendrik Schmidt/EPA

Opel, GM’s European subsidiary, is planning to turn around more than a decade of losses and corporate turmoil by launching 27 models in the next four (...)

Building materials group CRH rose 1.3 per cent to €20.32, as its peers in the cement sector also advanced. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Dublin market outperformed on a flat day for equities across Europe as investors mined data on euro zone economic growth for clues ahead of today’(...)

Workers make final inspections of a Peugeot 3008 on the production line. The founding family’s shareholding was diluted last month to 14.1 per cent, putting it on parity with the French state and Dongfeng with similar holdings. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

The Peugeot family intends to retain a long-term shareholding in the PSA-Peugeot-Citroen group after China’s Dongfeng and the French state last month (...)

DS 6WR is the first of many Citroens which may never come to Europe

Following on from the Wild Rubis concept car shown last year, Citroen has revealed its first production DS SUV, the DS 6WR. The DS brand has be(...)

All the main car manufacturers from China and overseas will take part in Auto China 2014, which opens to the public today. Photograph: EPA/Adrian Bradshaw

Exhibitors from all over the world are in the Chinese capital for Auto China 2014, a show(...)

The Exalt highlights the use of natural materials, with the metal of the bodywork left unfinished

Peugeot is set to give us a major hint as to the styling of the next generation 508 saloon with this, the Exalt concept. The car will(...)

Apple’s CarPlay makes its debut in Ferrari , Mercedes-Benz and Volvo vehicles at the Geneva Motor Show this week

Apple makes its next move in hands-free smartphone technology for car drivers when it unveils a new, integrated iPhone voice-control system at (...)