On May 20, the PSMA Rus plant announced the launch of mass production of DV6 (1.6) diesel engines. They will be produced parallel to the current vehicle production.
Factory PSMA Rus LLC (a joint venture of Stellantis and Mitsubishi, Kaluga) released the first test prototype of the DV6 engine, the official page of the manufacturing plant in social media reports.
Groupe PSA (brands Peugeot, Citroёn, Opel), as part of a special investment contract, plans to invest RUB 7.1 billion in the production localization in the Russian Federation, including setting up the production of diesel engines by 2022, follows from the data of the register of federal SPICs for Industry GIS which TASS has studied.
The executive vice-president of the PSA group tells how the concern intends to double the production of vehicles in Russia and what it expects from the return of the Opel brand
The leadership of Groupe PSA (Peugeot-Citroen) announced that they had filed a special investment contract application with the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation.
French automobile group Peugeot-Citroen (PSA Group) is preparing plans for the local production of Opel cars in Russia, stated Alexey Volodin, Managing Director of PSA Group in Russia, in an interview with TV channel Russia 24.
PSA Peugeot Citroën is preparing to expand its production in Kaluga. As reported by Nicolas Febvay, PCMA Rus Director General, during the visit of Dmitry Kozak, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, to PCMA Rus production site, the company is planning to file a special investment contract application (SPIC) within two weeks.
Peugeot-Citroen launches a full cycle of production of the Citroen Spacetourer and Peugeot Traveler minibuses at its Kaluga plant and has begun accepting orders for these models, the Company says. According to the report, on April 28, “Kaluga Plant PSMA Rus LLC” launches a full cycle of production of Citroen Spacetourer and Peugeot Traveler minibuses".
In 2018, French PSA Group intends to decide on the set up of production of engines in Russia, said Nicolas Feubwe, Director General of PSMA Rus. “We are working on a business case for localization of engines in Russia - first and foremost, of course, for our production in Kaluga. To create and launch an engine assembly line in Kaluga, at least two years will be required. We are now fine-tuning the business case. It is necessary to adopt an internal decision on the level of the PSA group, to understand whether we can implement this project in Kaluga,” said Feubwe, who was quoted by the Vedomosti newspaper. “A decision on the implementation of the project must be in any case adopted in the current year, within about six months,” he said. Manufacture of engines in the case of its localization in Russia will also be channeled to the export, said Christophe Bergerand, PSA's Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for Russia and Eurasia Region and the CIS . “It's a question of business models - we must also be prepared to export these engines,” he explained, adding that the amount of cars manufactured in Kaluga will not match the assumed amount of engines.
The Kaluga PCMA RUS plant has launched the complete production cycle of commercial vans Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy, reported the company.
“The decision to expand the line of cars produced in Russia corresponds to the Push to Pass strategic plan, and is aimed at strengthening the positions of the PSA group in the Russian market,” the statement says.
PSA Peugeot-Citroen, French auto manufacturer, will launch production of light commercial vehicles (LCV), passenger minibuses and minivans by the end of the first quarter, Christophe Bergeran, chief managing director for Russia and the region of Eurasia and CIS, said yesterday. Now the plant in Kaluga (joint venture with Mitsubishi) manufactures Peugeot 408 and Citroen C4 sedan. According to the top manager, PSA will gradually introduce commercial, and then passenger versions of Citroen Jumpy, Peugeot Expert, Citroen Space Tourer, and Peugeot Traveler.
PSMA Rus' Kaluga plant is to start integrated production of business cars Citroen Jumpy and Peugeot Expert in 2Q2018. Currently, the specialists are finishing commissioning of the assembly lines, according to PSA Peugeot Citroen's PR Function.
On January 31, in the Kaluga industrial park Rosva in the premises of the car manufacturing plant PSMA Rus LLC, PSMA Rus LLC and the R&D company POLIPLASTIK represented by Trading House Poliplastik LLC signed a strategic cooperation agreement. The agreement provides for the replacement of import polymeric composite materials, which are used to manufacture parts for Peugeot and Citroën cars, with domestic products, as well as for the cooperation in the development of new types of industrial plastics.
PSMA Rus automotive plant (Kaluga, JV of French PSA Group and Japanese Mitsubishi) was planning to start producing minibuses and preparing to manufacture of "at least" two new models of passenger cars, informed Mr. Anatoli Artamonov, the Kaluga Region Governor (according to Interfax and TASS).
According to Alexander Migal, Managing Director of Peugeot, Citroen & DS Rus, the production of about twenty positions will be further localized in Russia.
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Transnational corporation for the manufacture of automobiles organized in 2021 through a merger of Italian-U.S. car manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and France’s Groupe PSA. Its owns 14 brands: Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Citroën, Dodge, DS, Fiat, Jeep, Lancia, Maserati, Opel, Peugeot, Ram Trucks, and Vauxhall. The name “Stellantis” is used solely as a corporate brand, the names and logos of car brands remain unchanged. The company employs nearly 400,000 employees and operatesin more than 130 countries with manufacturing plants in 30 countries