French automakers PSA Peugeot Citroen are planning a return to India. They are the only global automaker, that do not have any presence in the country which is amongst the fastest growing auto market in the world.
J D Power Asia Pacific Study reveals new insight into China’s growing auto industry. The latest Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) reveals Audi as the top ranked among luxury car brands while Hyundai Motors and Citroen lead the chart in regular passenger car segment.
Citroen DS has joined other brands including Eiffel Tower, as ambassadors of Paris. Paris is one of the first cities with a domain extension in its own name and DS is 1 of 7 brands to use the â€˜.parisâ€™ extension with its Paris showcase, DS World Paris.
Citroen last week signed a new 3 year partnership agreement with Arsenal to continue as the football club’s Official Automotive Partner, and further strengthen an association that began in 2008. Citroen will continue with branding at Emirates Stadium, and continue with marketing, digital, dealer and promotional activities. Citroen also looks to grow its association outside the UK, and at home in France.
Peugeot-Citroen had extensive plans for launch in India, which were discontinued following the slowdown in the auto sector. The company planned on launching the Peugeot 508 in 2014 which has now been put on hold as no Peugeot or Citroen vehicle will be launched in India any time soon.
TRW Automotive has begun roof airbag production, which is being fitted in Citroen C4 Cactus. Dirk Schultz, engineering director for TRW’s Inflatable Restraint Systems said, “Interior design requirements have evolved significantly over the last decade with some manufacturers looking for more instrument panel space for the latest multimedia technologies or a means of increasing storage, or are proposing more open and airy cockpit environments.
Rising fuel costs and concerns for the environment has pushed car makers across the globe look for alternatives. Hybrid Air technology from French automaker Peugeot Citroen is one such promising example. Peugeot’s Hybrid Air system works on the basic principle of generating energy from compressed air.
New Citroen C1 Swiss & Me concept version of the New CitroenC1 city car unveil is scheduled for the 84th Geneva Motor Show. Wearing Swiss flag colours, CitroÃ«n C1 Swiss & Me concept pays homage to Geneva, the venue for its world premiere.