Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Company (DPCA, Dongfeng-PSA)

Brands of current/recent products:


Citroen

Peugeot
Type: a joint venture of Dongfeng Motor and PSA Peugeot Citroen
Established: 1992 (Dongfeng Citroen), 2002 (Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen)
Headquarters: Wuhan, Hubei
Current/recent models:

Citroen brand:

C2 (1.4/1.6L)
C3-XR (1.6L)
C4 (1.2/1.6L)
C4 Classical (1.6/2.0L)
C4 Hatchback/Cross (1.6L)
C4L (1.6/1.8L)
C5 (1.6/2.0/2.3L)
C6 (1.8L)
C-Elysee (1.6L)
Triomphe (2.0L)
Xsara Picasso (1.6/2.0L)

Peugeot brand:

2008 (1.6L)
207 Sedan (1.4/1.6L)
207 Hatchback (1.4/1.6L)
307 Sedan (1.6/2.0L)
307 Hatchback, Cross 307(1.6L)
301 (1.6L)
308 (1.2/1.6L)
308S (1.2/1.6L)
3008 (1.6/2.0L)
4008 (1.6/1.8L)
408 (1.6/1.8L)
508 (1.6/1.8L)

Sales: 2009:270,000 units, including 159,900 from Citroen and 110,200 from Peugeot
2010: 375,000, including 224,00 from Citroen

2011: 404,000, including 230,000 from Citroen and 174,000 from Peugeot
2012: 440,000, including 223,800 from Citroen and 216,200 from Peugeot
Official Web Site–Chinese http://www.dpca.com.cn/ (DPCA),http://www.dongfeng-citroen.com.cn/(Dongfeng Citroen), http://www.peugeot.com.cn/(Dongfeng Peugeot)
Official Web Site–English None
Timeline:  
  • 1992: Dongfeng Citroen Auto Co., Ltd. was founded in Wuhan on May 18. The first Citroen "Fukang," derived from Citroen ZX, was assembled in Xiangfan (now called "Xiangyang") in September as trial production started.
  • 1993: Started constructing plant in Wuhan in February and in Xiangfan in October.
  • 1996: Opened engine plant in Xiangfan in April.
  • 1998: Citroen Fukang 988 rolled off the line in September.
  • 2000: Citroen Fukang AX was released on August 16, Fukang ES on September 15.
  • 2001: China-made Citroen Xsara Picasso went on sale in October.
  • 2002: Citroen C-Elysee went on sale in June.
  • 2003: DPCA (Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen, or, Dongfeng-PSA) was founded on January 23. Annual sales reached 100,099.
  • 2004: Dongfeng Peugeot 307 was released in June.
  • 2005: Annual sales topped 140,000.
  • 2006: Rolled out the first Peugeot 206 on January 19, and Citroen Triomphe on April 28. Citroen C2 was launched on October 11. Ground was broken for DPCA’s second plant in Wuhan on October 27 in a ceremony attended by the French president Chirac.
  • 2009: Construction of DPCA’s second plant was completed, increasing the company’s production capacity to 450,000 units per year.
  • 2010: Dongfeng Citroen C5 and Peugeot 408 hit showrooms in January.
  • 2011: Started constructing new engine plant in Xiangyang on March 10; by 2015, DPCA would have an annual production capacity of 1.2 million engines and 5.4 million transmissions in the city. Ground was broken on May 18 for DPCA’s third plant, designed to roll out 300,000 vehicles a year. Dongfeng Peugeot 508 was released on July 10, Peugeot 308 in October.
  • 2012: Dongfeng Citroen C4L went on sale on December 5.
  • 2013: Dongfeng Peugeot 3008 was released on January 9. DPCA’s third plant (Phase I) opened on July 2, rolling out the re-designed Citroen C-Elysee.
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