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DS brand to establish China and Asia Pacific HQ in Shenzhen as Chang’an and PSA deepen cooperation

SHENZHEN – French carmaker Groupe PSA’s DS premium brand will set up its China and Asia Pacific headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, following the signing of an in-depth strategic cooperation agreement between Chang’an Automobile Co., Ltd. and PSA here on June 7 to further deepen cooperation. The brand, which is

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Thierry Poirat appointed general manager of DS brand

SHENZHEN – Thierry Poirat has been appointed general manager of the DS brand at Chang’an-PSA Automobiles (CAPSA) effective December 1, 2015, according to a company news release on November 24. Poirat succeeds Robert Chan, who is taking a new assignment as PSA Cadres Dirigeants. With an engineer degree at ENSAM,

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Robert Chan appointed general manager of DS brand

SHANGHAI – Chang’an-PSA Automobiles (CAPSA), a joint adventure between Chang’an Automobile Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën, announced on September 22 that Robert Chan will become the general manager of the DS brand. His predecessor, Arnaud Ribault, will take office of vice president global sales and marketing of the DS brand

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Chang’an to sell 50 percent stake in PSA JV to listed unit

CHONGQING – China Chang’an Automobile Group (Chang’an) is to sell its 50 percent stake in Chang’an PSA Automobile Co., Ltd. (CAPSA), a joint venture with PSA Peugeot Citroën, to its listed unit, Chang’an Automobile Corp., for ¥2 billion ($321 million), according to a notice published by the Chongqing United Assets

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Executives on new products and market in 2012 (II)

Beijing-Hyundai President New product: MD (New Elantra Yuedong), ix45 (SUV)   Forecast: 8-10 percent overall market growth (Liu Zhifeng, vice president sales)  BMW-Brilliance Senior vice president of technology and production New product: X1, new 1-Series and 5-Series  Forecast: N/A Chang’an-Mazda President New product: Hatchback version of

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