CITROEN · short company description

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Citroen was founded by Andre-Gustave Citroen (1878 - 1935), a French industrialist in 1919. Citroen being a part of the PSA Peugeot Citroen group is among the major automobile manufacturer in France. Citroen also reserves the honor of being the first mass car producer outside of US besides introducing the modern concept of sales and services creation network complementing the motor vehicle. Citroen reached the position of reaching the World's No 4 and the Europe's No 1 car manufacturer in a period of eight years.

Citroen celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2009. One of Citroen's major billboard placing was the Eiffel tower from 1925 to 1934.

Citroen as a reflection of its slogan "Creative Technologie" has earned a reputation of revolutionary and innovative engineering. The long line of innovations started with the introduction of the first out of USA industrial vehicle mass production. It was a technique that Gustave Citroen developed when he was mass producing French military armaments during World War 1. Citroen also succeeded in producing the first European all steel bodied vehicles the B-10 in 1924.

Citroen's second goal in innovation came in 1934, when its Traction Avant was featured which was not only the world's first front drive mass produced car but was also among the first vehicles to feature a monocoque style body. Next in line came the world's first hydropneumatic self leveling suspension system by Citroen in 1954, preceded in 1955 by the revolutionary Disc brakes car, the Citroen DS which was a first of a kind in Europe make cars. Citroen also introduced in 1967 the first swiveling headlights available in numerous models which allowed better visibility on winding roads.

Citroen model range




 
 
C1
Production: 2005 - PRESENT
Modifications: 33
C2
Production: 2003 - 2010
Modifications: 35
C3
Production: 2002 - PRESENT
Modifications: 107
C3 Picasso
Production: 2009 - PRESENT
Modifications: 20
C3 Pluriel
Production: 2003 - 2010
Modifications: 10
C4
Production: 2004 - PRESENT
Modifications: 87
C4 Aircross
Production: 2012 - 2015
Modifications: 8
C4 Coupe
Production: 2004 - 2010
Modifications: 53
C4 Picasso
Production: 2007 - PRESENT
Modifications: 71
Grand C4 Picasso
Production: 2006 - PRESENT
Modifications: 71
C5
Production: 2001 - PRESENT
Modifications: 135
C5 Break
Production: 2001 - 2008
Modifications: 65
C5 Tourer
Production: 2008 - PRESENT
Modifications: 69
C6
Production: 2006 - 2013
Modifications: 17
C8
Production: 2002 - 2013
Modifications: 37
C-Crosser
Production: 2007 - 2012
Modifications: 9
Berlingo
Production: 1997 - 2012
Modifications: 57
Berlingo Multispace
Production: 2012 - PRESENT
Modifications: 8
DS3
Production: 2010 - 2015
Modifications: 21
DS4
Production: 2011 - 2015
Modifications: 11
DS5
Production: 2011 - 2015
Modifications: 25
2CV
Production: 1970 - 1987
Modifications: 3
AX
Production: 1987 - 1996
Modifications: 45
Axel
Production: 1985 - 1989
Modifications: 2
BX
Production: 1983 - 1993
Modifications: 52
BX Break
Production: 1985 - 1994
Modifications: 21
CX
Production: 1976 - 1989
Modifications: 45
CX Break
Production: 1976 - 1991
Modifications: 36
Dyane
Production: 1969 - 1983
Modifications: 2
Evasion
Production: 1994 - 2002
Modifications: 24
GSA
Production: 1979 - 1985
Modifications: 7
GSA Break
Production: 1979 - 1985
Modifications: 3
Jumper Combi
Production: 2012 - PRESENT
Modifications: 15
LNA
Production: 1978 - 1984
Modifications: 3
Nemo Multispace
Production: 2009 - 2013
Modifications: 1
Saxo
Production: 1996 - 2003
Modifications: 60
Visa
Production: 1979 - 1988
Modifications: 16
Visa Decouvrable
Production: 1984 - 1985
Modifications: 1
Xantia
Production: 1993 - 2001
Modifications: 51
Xantia Break
Production: 1995 - 2001
Modifications: 32
XM
Production: 1989 - 2000
Modifications: 45
XM Break
Production: 1992 - 2000
Modifications: 28
Xsara
Production: 1997 - 2004
Modifications: 45
Xsara Break
Production: 1998 - 2005
Modifications: 45
Xsara Coupe
Production: 1998 - 2004
Modifications: 46
Xsara Picasso
Production: 2000 - 2011
Modifications: 43
ZX
Production: 1991 - 1997
Modifications: 58
ZX Break
Production: 1994 - 1998
Modifications: 9
 
 
 
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