PARIS – Thanks to China, PSA Peugeot Citroen believes it is safe to continue making large sedans for Europe. The Peugeot 508, which went into production in France last October, will begin output in April in China, at the new Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Ltd. plant in Wuhan. Between the two operations, Peugeot expects to sell 200,000 of the vehicles in 2012. “In Europe, the D-segment has lost half its market share in 10 years,” to 1.4 million cars in 2010, says Xavier Peugeot, a member of ...
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