January 3, 2007 |
We've had our flings with one-handed spring-loaded peppermills and push-button peppermills with built-in flashlights. But in the end, there's nothing like a Peugeot. If anyone makes a better pepper grinder, we've never found it. The 196-year-old French firm has some experience with mills: It began life as a grain mill in eastern France and made its name as a manufacturer of hand-cranked coffee mills. And yes, it's the same company that makes cars. Why is this peppermill so good?
November 8, 2006 |
Volkswagen and PSA Peugeot Citroen, Europe's two biggest automakers, named new chief executives Tuesday as they seek to defend their home markets against rising Japanese rivals. Volkswagen of Germany unexpectedly named Martin Winterkorn, head of Audi, the company's most profitable division, to replace Bernd Pischetsrieder. Peugeot of France chose Christian Streiff, who last month resigned as head of plane maker Airbus, to succeed the retiring Jean-Martin Folz. Toyota Motor Corp.
January 12, 2005 |
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. said Tuesday that it was in talks with PSA Peugeot Citroen to form a partnership, but the French firm ruled out a share deal and Japanese analysts doubted the negotiations would quickly boost the troubled Japanese car manufacturer's business.
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December 2, 2002 |
Pierre Peugeot, 70, chairman of the supervisory board of PSA Peugeot Citroen SA, died Sunday of undisclosed causes in Paris. Peugeot spent his entire career with the family company, France's largest auto maker, joining the management board in 1972 and becoming president of the supervisory board in 1998. A company statement, released Sunday, described his work: "During these 30 years, he has played an essential role in the development of the group PSA Peugeot Citroen."
May 11, 1994 |
Peugeot to Sell Electric Cars: The French car maker said it will sell electric cars in specially equipped French cities this fall, thus launching Europe's most ambitious electric vehicle project to date. Sales, and assembly-line production of the cars by the end of the year, won't succeed unless the French government offers up to $5,300 in tax breaks to offset the cars' price difference with gasoline-powered vehicles, PSA Peugeot Citroen said.
August 7, 1991 |
Faced with a steep drop in sales and the arrival of new Japanese luxury models, French car maker Peugeot said it will pull out of the U.S. auto market later this year. Peugeot's pullout is the latest example of the woes that have beset European luxury car makers in the United States. The recession, the arrival of Japanese luxury models--such as Honda's Acura and Nissan's Infiniti--and the new federal luxury tax have all taken a toll on sales of expensive European car models.