German factory orders fell unexpectedly by 1.2 per cent month-on-month in February, a sign that a global slowdown is weighing on the economy. Photograph: iStockPhoto

European stocks fell on Tuesday to their lowest level in over a month as weaker-than-expected German economic data ignited investor concerns about th(...)

Carlos Tavares, chief executive officer of PSA Peugeot Citroen, has promised that between now and 2021 his two vehicle brands (three if you count Citroen’s luxury DS spinoff) will launch 26 new passenger cars and eight new commercial vehicles including a pickup truck for the burgeoning one-tonne market.

PSA Peugeot Citroen seems to have shaken off the last shackles of its recession worries and is striking ahead with an ambitious plan dubbed ‘Push To P(...)

Linda Jackson,  chief executive, Citroën

In an otherwise nondescript industrial estate on the outskirts of Paris, we’re seated in the corner of a domed windowless room, reminiscent of an emp(...)

The Citroen DS 3 Cabrio on display at the Geneva motor show: the DS 3 was among the cars used in PSA Peugeot Citroen’s fuel economy tests; it scored 4.9 litres per 100km, (57.6mpg). Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

PSA Peugeot Citroen used the recent Geneva motor show to unveil not just new cars, but a new system for judging the fuel economy and emissions of thos(...)

Carlos Tavares, chief executive of PSA Peugeot Citroen, has led the successful turnaround plan at the French carmaker

PSA Peugeot Citroën said on Wednesday it would consider paying a dividend for 2016 after reaching its medium-term targets ahead of schedule, helped by(...)

French president François Hollande  welcomes Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani as he arrives at the Élysée Palace in Paris.  Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

France and Iran “opened a new chapter in our relations” during President Hassan Rouhani’s two-day visit to the French capital, President François Holl(...)

Volkswagen accounted for 24.8 per cent of new cars sold in Europe in 2015 Photograph: Reuters

Volkswagen’s market share in Europe fell for the first time since 2007 as the German carmaker’s emissions-rigging scandal deterred buyers in the final(...)

Renault headquarters in Boulogne-Billancourt, one of four sites raided by fraud investigators. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Renault shares plunged the most in 17 years after a union said French fraud investigators seized computers from the automaker, apparently as part of a(...)

Ryanair rose by 3.2 per cent after a strong set of results in the six months to the end of September. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

The Iseq rose by 1.1 per cent as European shares had a positive start to the week after business surveys from around the euro zone beat expectations.(...)

Nearly all manufacturers sold more cars in September compared with the same month last year

Strong demand for German cars helped lift European sales in September, industry data showed on Friday, contributing to the 25th consecutive month of g(...)