In France and Europe, the brand is experiencing double-digit growth, buoyed by the coconut wood trolleys and this “young design that satisfies the old.”


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Citroen cars at the Shanghai Motor Show on April 17. China is now six times smaller than Lhexagone for the company. Greg Baker/AP
While throughout the Lhexagone celebration of the celebration of the Pioneer Adventure, the Citroën Dandré celebrates the Bleach Dock began in Paris in 1919, celebrating the brand, which since 1975 owned by Peugeot SA, celebrates its own birthday method, with the results of Dmpressionanants Sales in France and Europe since the beginning of the year.
In April, the company’s private car sales on the old continent rose 14.3 percent to the commercial bars, while on the market rose 0.4 percent. Citroen recorded a total of 234 700 vehicles (304 600 with utilities) in the first four months of the year, up 7.8 percent.
In France, the brand’s first market, Citroen signed A + 29% in April and + 14.6% since the beginning of the year. In terms of momentum, it replaces the Peugeot, which was down in the first quarter.
Large beams are now the PSA Group’s most powerful commercial engine. “In April, we achieved around twelve percent market share in France or 2.5 points better than last year,” said Linda Jackson, brand manager for the past five years. At European level, we are making the strongest increase in the top ten brands of cars. »
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The work of the patient from Langlaise, the former patron of the British kingdom of Citroen, has finally borne fruit after years of tough trying to climb the hillside, under the sceptical gaze of many specialists in the industry.
When Carlos Tavares, head of PSA, entrusts Ms. Jackson with the fate of the Chevron brand in 2014, she must do with the entire DS division, which has become a complete entity, drawing about 3 percent of the market share, thereby increasing Citroen’s position in the Front competition with Peugeot changed.
After five years, the result is here. “Good product, good marketing and good price. Easier the better you get! , And welcomes François Rodder of the French Automobile Manufacturers Committee (CCFA). Linda Jackson confirms:
“We now have a complete set that keeps our success: C3 is the third most common car in France; Small SUV C3 Aircross on the podium of its part; Our new C5 Aircross SUV, launched in January, is already the second in its class. »
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In fact, Citroen has found its place for the cokons cars, a letter that focuses very much on soothing convenience “like at home,” ranging from that of Peugeot, the mathematical bourgeoisie (all of which sold equal in France 60% more than Citroen) Distinguishes.