PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi set up a joint venture in Russia
PSA Peugeot Citroen and Mitsubishi have signed a joint venture agreement to produce vehicles for 3 brands, Peugeot, Citroën and Mitsubishi in Russia.
Chevrolet ridicules Citroen’s C4 Transformer ad
GM has released a funny commercial aping Citroen’s famous C4 Transformer spot, except here the robot is slightly faulty.
Citroen to launch microvan in December
Citroen will launch a minivan called Nemo in December of this year.
PSA Peugeot Citroen to develop a 1.0-litre petrol engine
PSA Peugeot Citroën will launch a new 1.0-litre three cylinder petrol engine by 2011. Power output will be between 70bhp and 100bhp.
Beijing 2008 Live : Citroën C-Elysée
Citroen has unveiled a new iteration of the C-Elysee which is based on the old ZX.
Citroën unveils the facelifted C-Elysee for the Chinese market
Citroen took the wraps off the facelifted Elysée due to be unveiled at the Beijing Motor Show in less than two weeks.
Citroen unveils revamped C2
Citroen has unveiled the facelifted C2 four years after its launch. The revamped supermini comes with minor styling changes and a new diesel engine which should be just enough to maintain its sales.
Peugeot and Citroen SUVs to be built in europe from 2009
The Peugeot 4007 and Citroën C-Crosser will be manufactured in Europe from 2009
Peugeot might launch a small SUV
Peugeot Citroen is rumoured to be working on a small SUV based on a Mitsubishi model.
Pictures of the C5's prototypes
The design of the Citroen has been highly praised by specialists. The car looks modern with a bold and serious design positioning the model among the nicest car of its segment. The carmaker has released pictures of some early prototypes on the outside and on the inside.
Renderings: Citroen C3
The next-generation Citroen C3 will go on sale from the end of next year and here is one of the first rendering of the small French car. According to company sources, this rendering is very close to the production model except for the alloy wheels.
2008 Citroen ZX Fukang
A previous post reported an interview given by PSA CEO Christian Streiff about the revised Fukang model and here are the latest specs. The Fukang is a compendium of '90s technologies and design with a Gallic taste.
Citroen ZX Fukang to be revamped
This is not a dream. Citroen sells its '90s compact ZX model in China and has announced that it will revamp the car next year. PSA Peugeot Citroen CEO Christian Streiff has declared that the group has strong ambition on the Chinese market. From 200,000 vehicles in 2006, PSA plans to deliver 450,000 vehicles in 2009. Fortunately, Fukang means health and prosperity in Chinese.
Citroen to unveil the new C5 at Brussels Motor Show
Citroen will officially unveil the next generation C5 at the Brussels Motor Show which open sits doors on the 15th of January. Choosing the Belgian motor show might be a smart move for the French carmaker. Indeed, Opel/Vauxhall unveiled the Corsa model at the new London Motor Show eighteen months ago, and it proved to be a smart choice. Citroen will likely get more press coverage at the Brussels Motor Show than the Geneva Motor Show.
Citroen C6 to become Chirac’s new favourite ?
Revealed at the last Geneva Motor Show, in a dimly lit area of the stand, the executive Citroen will go on sale next September. Citroen has taken the risk of granting its 4-door saloon (yes, it’s not a hatchback) a special styling recalling the CX. Besides, this 491cm-long car will be fitted with the latest evolution of Citroen’s famous hydraulic suspension. Inside, a head-up display and a Lane Departure Warning system helps the driver, and like the DS, the C6 has directional headlamps. In addition to all this, the equipments match the highest standards of the category. Besides, the passengers will be protected by nine airbags.
Under the bonnet, only 2 engines will take place in a first time: the PR 3.0 V6 delivering 215bhp at 6,000rpm (already on the Peugeot 607 and Renault Laguna) and the 2.7 twin turbo HDI V6 delivering 208bhp at 4,000rpm that has been co-developed with Ford. Despite their qualities, I don’t think these engines will be sufficient to compete with Mercedes, Audi or BMW. Besides, prices are expected to start at £30,000 while the hi-tech cockpit doesn’t show the same quality level as that of an Audi A6, Mercedes E-Class or Lancia Thesis. It does not even exude warmth or pleasure, with cold fabrics and central console commands that are identical to a 407’s. Some details seem to have been neglected, like this Parker screw on the external side of the door panel.
Citroen hopes to sell 20,000 copies of its C5-based saloon a year. A bit optimistic…