>> Car of the Year 2017, the Peugeot 3008.>> Not a bad day for Peugeot. First, the PSA group announces it's buying GM's European operations. Then, it's 3008 model wins Car of the Year at the Geneva Motor Show.>> Peugeot is back. Peugeot has the hit machine at the moment.
We have 1 of over 25,000 orders in 5 months for the freedoms and aids.>> There will be no shortage of unveilings at this year's show. Ferrari and Lamborghini will be competing in the Super Car category. And Luxury Sports utilities will again have a big presence among the European automakers.
Peugeot will also unveil an upscale SUV. Where that model fits into the range of now PSA has agreed to buy Opel and Vauxhall for 2.2 billion Euros is a hot topic. So is the possibility of further industry consolidation in Europe. There's another potential shadow hanging over the gathering, trade.
From Brexit to Trump, it's a tricky road for car makers to navigate, and many are preparing for the potential economic fallout from both. Trump's threats to impose a border tax on auto imports could cause pain to big exporters like Germany. And Brexit has the likes of Ford, Nissan, and BMW wondering about the future of their factories after Britain's departure from the EU.