Changan Peogeut Citroen (Changan-PSA, CAPSA)

Brands of current/recent products:



Type: Joint venture of Changan Auto and Peugeot Citroen (PSA)
Established: 2011
Headquarters: Shenzhen, Guangdong
Current/recent models: Citroen (DS) brand:
DS 4S (1.2/1.6/1.8L)
DS 5 (1.6L)
DS 5LS (1.6/1.8L)
DS 5LS R Concept(1.6L)
DS 6WR (1.6L)
Sales (units): 2012: 13,000 units.
Official Web Site–Chinese
Official Web Site–English
  • 2010: Agreement was signed between Changan and PSA on July 9 to establish a joint venture in Shenzhen.
  • 2011: Citroen DS5 and DS4 were launched in China at the Shanghai motor show in April. Changan’s head Xu Liuping and PSA Chief Philippe Varin attended the press conference. Changan-PSA (CAPSA) obtained its business license from the Chinese government on November 16.
  • Pic below: Changan-PSA’s company logo

  • 2012: Started construction of an engine plant on May 9, which would be able to roll out 200,000 units a year in the initial stage. Imported DS5 and DS4 went on sale on June 28. Foundation was laid for CAPSA’s R&D center in Shenzhen on December 14.
  • 2013: Rolled out the first engine in trial production on March 1. The first OPS engine (EP6F) was produced on April 16. Opened its vehicle plant in Shenzhen and released the locally made DS5 on September 28.
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