Citroën is a chief French automobile producer and it is the main fragment of PSA Peugeot Citroën group from 1976.It laid upon its foundations in 1919 by French industrialist André-Gustave Citroën. The firm in 1934 formed its status for innovative technology with the car “Traction Avant”. It was the world’s first front wheel drive car produced in mass production and in addition it also was one of the first to have a unitary type body devoid of chassis gripping the mechanical components.
The world’s first hydropneumatic self-leveling suspension system had been produced by the company in 1954. In 1955, the more advancement took place with the revolutionary DS being the first mass production car having contemporary disc brakes. In 1967, swiveling headlights were set up in a number of their models that made greater visibility on zigzag roads.These automobiles have got a variety of international and national level awards, counting three European Car of the Year as well. In China ,Citroën has been selling vehicles from 1984 principally through the Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën joint venture. The Dongfeng Motor Corporation held an ownership stake in 2014, at time when PSA Peugeot Citroën ran into stern financial complexities.
History In Motorsport
Having a victorious history in motorsport, it bears the status of being the only automobile manufacturer who have won three diverse official championships via the International Automobile Federation. It has gotten the World Rally Raid Championship five times, eight times the World Rally Championship and the World Touring Car Championship.
Technology And Performance
Citroën’s vehicles have cutting edge of efficiency. Its proficiency is built on more than two centuries of industrial knowledge, fuelled by an enthusiasm for innovation and the daily hunt of excellence. Citroën sets up innovative technologies to trim down the environmental impact of its vehicles and perk up their performance. Citroën proves to be the European leader in the quest to cut carbon emissions and downsizing petrol engines and new-generation diesel engines. Citroën carries on developing plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles. Citroën is developing up to date hybrid technologies in the type of the Hybrid4, Hybrid Eco, Hybrid Air and Plug-in Hybrid. Each of these innovations assist in ensuring a clean driving experience. Citroën also showed new cabin technology with personalized alerts to direct the well being of drivers.
Popular Citroën models are : Citroën C-Zero (a rebadged Mitsubishi i-MiEV), C1 II, Citroën C3 Exclusive ,Citroën C3 Picasso, Citroën C3 Aircross, Citroën C3 Aircross II,Citroën C-Elysee,Citroën C4,Citroën Grand C4 Picasso II, Citroën C4 Aircross, Citroën C5, Citroën Nemo, Citroën Berlingo, Citroën Jumpy, Citroën Jumper DS 3, B segment , DS 4, C segment , DS 5, CD segment , DS 5LS, D segment , DS 6
Citroën is a consistent brand that provides the best of latest technology and design .Cars with revolutionary engineering, comfort providing, a good performance, fuel efficiency and reliability.