- Published: Sunday, 03 November 2019 19:41
Big Automotive news today, the possibility of a massive merger combing the forces Fiat Chrysler Automobiles or FCA and PSA Groupe. That's right, talks are being are held again with the possibility of merger talks with PSA who own Citroen, Peugeot, DS and recently acquired Vauxhall - Opel know, these car companies have been in talks over the last few months previously.
FCA has been trying to grow the empire and have held talks with Renault Groupe, talks broke down when neither of the firms could reach an agreement.
PSA issued a statement this morning saying: “Following recent reports on a possible business combination between Groupe PSA and FCA Group, Groupe PSA confirms there are ongoing discussions aimed at creating one of the world’s leading automotive groups.
The merger has been approved and FCA and PSA are going in on a 50/50. It'll be interesting to see how this evolves the automotive giant.
This isn't one we've not attended yet, mind you the cars they unveiled would have made it well worth while.
Another one of the cars that has interested many is the brand-new Honda Jazz, it's got some really distinct design styling, love or hate it comes to mind, it's got more of a look the Civic with a more distinct front, it's it's an interesting one it's styling lends it self more to a mini van style it seems to have a more sharper front.
The Subaru Levorg starts at just under £30,000 however this model that we have is the 2L i GT model powered by a flat for Boxer engine coupled to a lineartronic gearbox, an economical impressive drive, as you know by now the lineartronic has advanced since the earlier models this is a great looking practical estate car.
Should I use a garage forecourt car wash for my Hybrid and EV? In a word yes, Istobal have put together answer and info sheet.
How to wash an electric or hybrid car, there has been a lot of controversy about this, namely washing any vehicles with electrical sysytems, motors or batteries.
Our latest Subaru e-boxer videos for the Forester and XV from Latvia
What a great day namely for one of our cars, we'll get to that though - It's time for an update first things first our 1999 Honda Civic ek4 or Santa pod challenge car as its been dubbed has passed its MOT, it received one advisory for a tire that could do replacing sooner rather than later, not dnagerous though.
Mind you that doesn't matter because we are fitting some BBSs from the Mk2 Golf to it next week, they'll look cool combined with the livery, and apart from that it's all go at planet auto HQ.
We've lots of things coming up including:-
There's also lots of other cars coming up before Christmas including Mitsubishi, Honda, Vauxhall and Subaru as well as some heritage Honda cars to look forward to.
Watch our adventure as we take the MG ZS EV on a road trip of over 400 miles, we use apps, we charge and we have fun, this is Part One, two and three to follow.