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PSA Tang Weishi succeeded DaimlerChi Che as ACEA chairman

Car 2017-12-11 06:00:58 63

According to foreign media reports, PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares will succeed Daimler CEO Diesel Zetsche as president of the European Automobile Manufacturers Association. The appointment will take effect from January 1, 2018. Tang Wei said in his speech, after taking office, the focus is mainly on the field of automotive safety and energy saving.

Tang only said: "The focus of 2018 mainly includes setting realistic emission reduction targets, further improving vehicle safety and protecting and enhancing the competitiveness of the European automobile industry."

Headquartered in Brussels, ACEA represents the interests of 14 car, truck and bus manufacturers in Europe.

Tang, aged 59, has held several positions at Renault between 1981 and 2004. Prior to joining Nissan, he was acting Executive Vice Chairman and Chairman and Chairman of Nissan North American Management Committee. In 2011, Donvesthe rejoined Renault as Chief Operating Officer after Carlos Ghosn. In 2014, Don Watson worked for the PSA Group, succeeding Philippe Varin.

Under the auspices of Tang Wei, PSA recovered from nearly bankruptcy and emergency aid backed by the government in 2014. By saving costs, streamlining product lines and price increases, PSA became the leading carmaker in the automotive industry for profitability last year. Earlier this year, Tang Wei Shi also successfully general Opel / Vauxhall business into the arm.