MINI posts strongest residual values

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A new study by residual values experts Glass’ has revealed that MINI vehicles hold more of their value than any other brand, good news for the contract hire market. Industry leading average depreciation of just 16.4 per cent for MINI customers, potentially saving thousands of pounds for consumers, businesses and fleets. Out of 34 car manufacturers, MINI boosts up to 10 depreciation percentage points less on their vehicles per year when compared with the worst performing brands. Andrew Jackson, ...

Author: Richard Lawton, Apr 23 2014
Category Links: MINI

Citroen makes getting help easier for van drivers

Citroen has updated its stolen vehicle tracking technology to enable users to call directly for emergency assistance using the device. Drivers of Citroen’s Berlingo, Dispatch and Relay panel vans, which all have the Trafficmaster Smartnav and Trackstar systems fitted as standard, will be able to cal...

Author: Claire Shoesmith, Feb 14 2012
Category Links: Vans & commercial vehicles, Citroen, Vans

Citroen revamps Berlingo and Dispatch with focus on efficiency

Citroen has revamped its Berlingo and Dispatch commercial vehicles for 2012, with new equipment and a particular focus on improved efficiency. Thanks to improved aerodynamics, both vehicles have significantly reduced their CO2 emissions and fuel consumption, as well as improving their overall image....

Author: Claire Shoesmith, Feb 06 2012
Category Links: Citroen, Berlingo

New Citroen DS5 targets stylish male drivers

The new Citroen DS5, available to pre-order now, combines premium styling, innovative fuel-saving technologies and generous equipment specification. The model, to be the French carmaker’s flagship in the DS line, comes in eight body colours with pearlescent or metallic paint options and six stylish...

Author: Claire Shoesmith, Feb 02 2012
Category Links: Citroen, DS5

Citroen sees 40% increase in SME sales

Citroen has bucked the market trend, increasing its sales of vehicles to businesses thanks to its special focus on small and medium sized firms. Sales of vehicles from the French carmaker’s 90-strong business centre network rose 40 per cent in 2011, when compared with the prior year. Sales of cars f...

Author: Claire Shoesmith, Jan 26 2012
Category Links: Citroen

Arsenal and Citroen collaborate on DS5 promotion

Citroen is using its association with Arsenal FC to help promote its new DS5 model. As part of this promotion a series of cinemagraphs – subtly animated images – featuring the new Citroen DS5 and stars Mikel Arteta, Laurent Koscielny and captain Robin van Persie have been created by design agency TI...

Author: Richard Lawton, Jan 20 2012
Category Links: Citroen, DS5

Citroen adds luxury to its DS3 range

Citroen has added the DS3 Ultra Prestige to its DS range of cars offering a luxurious premium vehicle with low emissions and good fuel economy. The Ultra Prestige comes with a THP 155 petrol engine or a fuel and CO2 efficient e-HDi 110 diesel with Stop & Start. It is available in a choice of t...

Author: Claire Shoesmith, Jan 19 2012
Category Links: Citroen, DS3

Citroen commercials start 2012 with strong contract hire offering

Citroen commercial vehicles hope to start 2012 with a bang after it announced a set of competitive contract hire rates on its vans. As part of the French manufacturer’s first quarter offerings – the rates on the Berlingo HDi L2 750 LX and Dispatch L2H1 1200 Enterprise vans really stand out, and cust...

Author: Richard Lawton, Jan 19 2012
Category Links: Citroen, Berlingo

Fresh faces for C1 and 107 twins

There’s a new face to French twins this January as Citroen and Peugeot announce changes to their C1 and 107 city cars. Born out of a collaboration between Citroen, Peugeot and Toyota to build a new city car, the 107, C1 and Aygo share most of the same components and are all built on the same factory...

Author: Richard Lawton, Jan 05 2012
Category Links: Citroen, C1

Citroen C3 gets two new special editions

The Citroen C3 is getting a couple of new special editions in the new year. The French company is just the latest carmaker to go down the route of special ‘black’ and ‘white’ editions – joining the likes of the Volkswagen’s up! black and up! white and the Nissan Micra white and black special edition...

Author: Richard Lawton, Dec 19 2011
Category Links: Citroen, C3

Motor Parts Direct chooses Citroen Nemo for fleet

Independent parts distributor Motor Parts Direct (MPD) has bought 25 Citroen Nemo HDi 75 manual Stop & Start LX vans, citing their reliability and comfort. The firm, which supplies parts for cars and LCVs to trade customers across the country, bought the vehicles to add to its 275-strong, predom...

Author: Claire Shoesmith, Dec 16 2011
Category Links: Citroen, Nemo