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Smurfit Kappa, led by chief executive Tony Smurfit, said it was fined €124 million following AGCM investigation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One of Smurfit Kappa’s main rivals, DS Smith, secured immunity in an Italian cartel investigation for providing information that led to €287 million o(...)

Peugeot’s stunning concept car, the e-Legend coupe

The Paris motor show 2018 has been more low key than in previous years, due to some big name car companies ignoring the event. However, that seems to (...)

Citroën currently has just under 1 per cent of the new-car market in the Republic, with 1,285 registrations recorded this year up to the end of October.

A company backed the State’s strategic investment fund has agreed a €30 million finance deal with auto maker Citroën’s Irish distributor. First Aut(...)

For all its french links, the Opel Grandland X manages to have it own look. There is a nice upright grille that features the blitz badge and some smaller wings.

Bonjour was the first word spoken to the press when Opel revealed its new Grandland X at the Frankfurt motor show in Germany. It was followed by sever(...)

France’s PSA Group is set to announce a deal to buy Opel from General Motors on Monday after striking an agreement with the U.S. carmaker and winning(...)

Unlike early predictions of a complex ‘active’ suspension system, Citroën’s has created a purely ‘passive’ setup, one that reacts as would any car’s springs and dampers to muffle the bumps and thumps coming up from the road

We’ve been highly critical of some Citroën and DS models in the recent past for not having a comfortable ride quality. The current DS 5 comes in for p(...)

ICCT says the data being used to set up emission lab tests is wrong 

The entire basis upon which our cars are tested and evaluated for emissions and fuel consumption has been called into question in the wake of the VW d(...)

It seems mildly odd to me that the French have never enjoyed a truly great reputation for engineering prowess. Any image of rigorous quality and atte(...)

A new Citroën DS5 with a vintage Citroën DS (left) at the International Motor Show in Geneva last month. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Can you countenance a premium French car brand? History suggests the public are a little sceptical about such things. While there have been some obvio(...)

Citroen’s Divine DS should lead to a replacement for the current DS4.

With the French car industry undergoing something of a revival following its dark post-2008 years, it’s hardly surprising that the big three Gallic ca(...)