French Cars Might Work In The U.S. Now, If They Ever Make A Return

A return to the U.S. market is probably the last thing on the minds of Peugeot-Citroen and Renault. There have been no new French cars for sale here in almost 25 years. The companies are still on shaky financial ground. But the cars being pressed with saving them look good, and good enough for Americans. » 2/19/14 9:00pm 2/19/14 9:00pm

Citroën Put The Technospace Concept Into Production

Remember Citroën's wonderful Technospace MPV concept from February? Well, after showing it to the public at the Geneva Motor Show last month, the French put an indicator on it and introduced their newest car as the new C4 Picasso. I just love the fact that they haven't cut back the styling at all, so a viva la France » 4/03/13 9:45am 4/03/13 9:45am

Do French Workers Really Only Work Three Hours A Day?

The French! They're so lazy. They don't want to work, they just want to lay around in their berets eating cheese, drinking wine, making love and losing wars. Not like us hard work-loving Americans. At least, that's the perception that tire company CEO Maurice Taylor has of the French. And he's not afraid to say it. » 2/20/13 3:46pm 2/20/13 3:46pm

Show Us The Most Insane French Cars Ever Built

The French might be struggling a bit with getting their mojo back at the moment, but let's not forget that we would be nowhere without French cars. They not only invented the internal combustion engine (and then put it in a boat), but were also the pioneers of motor sports, and the creators of the Renault-Matra… » 12/20/12 3:20pm 12/20/12 3:20pm

The French Are Losing Their Couilles (Balls)

This Wednesday, Citroën will end the production of its executive saloon, the weird and wonderful C6. The 250 people working on that line will be transferred to other tasks, but it will also result in the Mulhouse factory stopping completely for two days this month. In the long run, PSA is planning to fire 11,200… » 12/17/12 4:20pm 12/17/12 4:20pm

What's Hiding Under This French Lass' Bonnet?

You'd be amazed how much making mistakes pays off. A while back, I did this post that included some French in the splash image, and I, true to my nature, screwed it up. So Jonathan Miller corrected me, and even better, offered to be my eyes out in France for interesting stuff. A whole bunch is coming your way soon,… » 4/26/12 2:30pm 4/26/12 2:30pm