Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën delivers over 10,000 vehicles in Sept.
Shanghai (Gasgoo)- Dongfeng Peugeot Citroën Automobile Company Ltd. (DPCA), a passenger vehicle (PV) manufacturing joint venture between Dongfeng Motor Corporation and Groupe PSA, said its deliveries reached 10,089 new vehicles in September 2021, representing year-on-year growth for 10 consecutive months and exceeding 10,000 units for the first time over the past 21 months.
Versailles C5 X; photo credit: Dongfeng Citroën
For the first three quarters of 2021, DPCA delivered 62,008 vehicles in total, posting an 86% year-on-year surge.
In October 2020, DPCA launched the “YUAN +” strategic plan, under which the joint venture would roll out 14 new models that meet Chinese consumers' demands in the following five years.
Under the “YUAN +” plan, DPCA has launched such new models as the new C5 AIRCROSS, the all-new Peugeot 4008, the all-new Peugeot 5008, the new Citroën C3-XR, the 2022 Peugeot 508L, and the Citroën Versailles C5 X that just hit the market at the end of September.
As a B-segment car starting at 143,700 yuan ($22,280), the Versailles C5 X is manufactured at DPCA's Chengdu plant, while will be sold globally. The automaker said it had received over 12,000 orders for the Versailles C5 X as of September 24. In addition, the first Versailles C5 Xs exported to Europe departed from the Chengdu factory on September 6.
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