Car makers’ fuel claims are saving them R&D costs but penalising drivers at the pump.

Car makers are lining their own pockets by not having to expend extra R&D money on fuel saving technology, and passing the cost on to the motorist(...)

French President Francois Hollande (L) speaks with Carlos Tavares (R), CEO of PSA Peugeot Citroen, as French Minister of Economy Emmanuel Macron (C) looks on during an official visit to the Paris Motor show earlier this month.

PSA Peugeot Citroen boss Carlos Tavares is receiving praise for keeping his company’s numbers looking positive even as its profit margins take a batte(...)

In Dublin, Aer Lingus shares rose 3.4 per cent, marking  a reversal of recent sentiment towards airline stocks in the wake of the Ebola scare. Photograph: Alan Betson

European stocks rose yesterday, ending the longest rout in 11 years, while Italian and Greek bonds gained on prospects for more stimulus. Ten-year It(...)

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(...)