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Opel's export push could mean vehicle production in PSA's plants in China, Russia and Iran, and even sales in the U.S., the home market for GM, the German brand's former owner.
Opel detailed the former GM division's first business plan under new owner PSA, promising to launch EVs including a full-electric Corsa and move to PSA platforms sooner than planned.
Opel's first business plan under its new French owners, PSA, will set out how the German automaker will reach profitability that has eluded the former GM division since 1999.
PSA's new app needs government and ride-hailing partners to make it successful.
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French automaker PSA introduced its mobility services platform in Seattle as part of a long-term strategy to re-enter the North American market.
Tina Mueller was a bright spot in Opel's management, having revived what was perceived to be a bankrupt brand in Germany.
PSA will develop a pickup with Chinese partner Changan for sale in Chinese and global markets by 2020. PSA re-entered the pickup market in September when it launched sales of the Peugeot Pick Up in Africa.
PSA will launch full-electric versions of its Peugeot 208 and DS 3 Crossback cars in 2019. The Peugeot 2008 will get an EV option in 2020.
PSA is engineering its next generation of vehicles to meet United States regulations, allowing vehicles produced as soon as three years from now to be part of the automaker's return to North America.
PSA will present a restructuring plan for its Opel brand in November. CEO Carlos Tavares said PSA will urge Opel to improve its sales to individual customers.
The wildly successful head of PSA Peugeot Citroen will be a keynote speaker at the Automotive News World Congress in January.
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