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Citroen to improve ‘quality and customer service’ in Australia

Citroen says that it needs to get its quality and customer service right before it pushes for a big relaunch in Australia during the first half of 2019. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Paris motor show this week, global CEO for Citroen, Linda Jackson, said that regardless of how good its upcoming vehicles may be, unless the brand can get its quality, after sales and general customer experience right in Australia, it will ultimately fail...

Citroen focusing on ‘design and comfort’

Citroen’s future will based around the two key elements: design and comfort. The brand is focused on bringing innovative technologies enhancing its concept of comfort, and creating daring designs to help differentiate its models in the crowded mainstream market...

Citroen: 'We lost our way'

The boss of French manufacturer, Citroen, admits the company had lost its way in the past trying to produce mainstream cars that did little in differentiating themselves in the heavily competitive market but is now in a process of rebuilding...

Citroen C5 Aircross confirmed for Australia

Citroen Australia has confirmed it will be bringing the C5 Aircross to our market in the second half of next year, debuting the company's new comfort-focused Progressive Hydraulic Cushion suspension system locally. Serving as the French brand's new flagship in Australia, the C5 Aircross will compete in the top-selling medium SUV segment, currently occupied by the likes of the Mazda CX-5, Nissan X-Trail, Toyota RAV4 and Honda CR-V, along with the related Peugeot 3008...

Anouk Poelmann stands down as Peugeot Citroen Australia managing director

Anouk Poelmann has stepped down from her role as Peugeot Citroen Australia (PCA) managing director, having taken on the role in June last year. Peugeot Citroen says 'personal reasons' are behind the decision. Poelmann last year moved from Europe to Australia with her family for the role...

Citroen C3 JCC+ revealed

Citroen has revealed the limited-edition C3 JCC+ ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. Just 99 examples of this eye-catching special edition will be built, boasting a unique exterior specification designed in collaboration with French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac...

Citroen C5 Aircross PHEV concept revealed

The Citroen C5 Aircross Plug-in Hybrid concept has been revealed ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. In terms of its design, the concept is clearly based on the standard C5 Aircross, though it gets blacked-out wheels, a cool blue-themed body wrap, and blue accents for the lower front bumper and side skirts...

2019 DS3 Crossback teased

DS, luxury arm of the PSA Group, has teased its upcoming DS3 Crossback in a short social media video ahead of a full reveal later this week. The new crossover will give the French brand a competitor to the likes of the Audi Q2, and sit below the larger DS7 Crossover in the brand's line-up...

Citroen C3 takes 'Speed Dating' to a new level - video

Citroen is well known for thinking outside the box, but that's normally for its weird and wacky designs – think the C3 light hatch and C4 Cactus crossover. However, the French brand is trying its hands at speed dating, sponsoring British TV show First Dates and having Citroen rally driver, Craig Breen, take couples on an experience they won't forget in the back of a C3...

Citroen joins Takata recall

Citroen Australia has recalled vehicles across several model lines as part of the Takata airbag campaign, including the old-generation C3, C4, DS3, DS4 and DS5. As with all Takata-related notices, the affected airbag inflators can feature propellant that degrades over time due to humidity and high temperatures...

Citroen planning Australian 'relaunch' in 2019

Citroen Australia has big plans for its local range in 2019, in line with the company's 100th anniversary celebrations, though it means we may have to wait a little longer for some new models. Speaking with CarAdvice, Peugeot Citroen Australia's PR and corporate affairs manager, Tyson Bowen, said the local division is planning to "relaunch" the brand Down Under...