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Beginning. Citroën's history began producing cars in 1919. However, its roots go back to 1904, when André Citroën founded Engrenages Citroën, which produces gears. Soon gears manufactured by the French mounted in most cars. Gears Citroën also bought cars for his Rolls-Royce. May 28, 1919, the first Citroën Type A was deployed into production. Prime Minister was accompanied by a massive vehicle advertising campaign and within two weeks collected over 16 thousand. orders, which was a great success.
Development. Speaking of Citroën can not ignore the Polish thread. In Warsaw, the company opened an assembly plant, the third abroad. It had a surface of 7,000 square meters and began operations in January 1930. The factory-fitted cars, a C4 and C6 of the superstructures closed. Polish partially used materials. In times of prosperity assembled according to different sources from 1 thousand. to 2.4 thousand. cars. Already in 1932, after signing a license agreement with Fiat, Citroën has reduced the Warsaw branch of their business, and two years later it was closed due to the crisis. The end of the 40s and the 50s the rapid development of the brand. In 1949, production came to a 2CV (popular "duck"), two-cylinder engine. Car just stopped producing in 1990. In 1955, he presented at the trade fair in Paris DS. It was a shock. On the first day taken 12,000 orders for the car. In 1970, he made up 103,000 of these cars, and the entire production period of almost one and a half million copies. In 1974, Citroën and Peugeot formed company - PSA. Since then, some elements are common brands of cars (engines, transmissions, floor tiles).
Contribution to the automotive industry. Citroen has introduced many new technologies including: the first steel body, hydropneumatic suspension, Stock mounting tape.
Today. At the beginning of this century for the production of C5 model was introduced, which caused controversy due to the rather conservative look. Then came the C3, which won the hearts of drivers neat appearance. Then go C8, C2, C1, C4 and C6. In addition to personal models were created and produced commercial models of this brand.v
Contribution to the automotive industry. DS in 1955 was equipped with disc brakes, semi-automatic transmission, hydro-pneumatic suspension and a large, 500-liter boot. They were innovative solutions at the time.
Trivia. The company has set the quality and durability of its vehicles. In 1933, selected randomly from the production copy of the production line i .. the car made it within 133 days 300 thousand. km at a constant speed of 93 km / h Citroën gearbox used in the helm of the largest ship of that time - the Titanic. The DS was used in 1967 in the movie "Fantomas returns" played a role in the car - a hidden jet, allowing Fantomasowi escape.
Popular models: Citroen C1, Citroen C3, Citroen C4, Citroen C4 Picasso, C5, Citroen C6, Citroen C8
Tires. Most cars Citroen has the standard equipment tires from Michelin. An exception may be here a new series of C3 car (tires Bridgestone Turanza ER300) and DS3 (Bridgestone RE050A tires), which will be equipped as standard with Bridgestone brand tires. Citroen, the holder of dozens of car models, has a huge range of Dimensional tires that are used in their vehicles. The most popular sizes are: 175/65 R14, 185/65 R14, 195/65 R15, 85/60 R15, 195/60 R15, 205/55 R16 or 215/55 R16.