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PSA Peugeot Citroën: Last Car Rolls Off the Production Line at Aulnay

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PARIS, FRANCE - October 25, 2013: The last car produced by PSA Peugeot Citroën's Aulnay-sous-Bois plant rolled off the assembly line today. The Citroën C3 will be delivered to the Conservatoire Citroën brand heritage centre.

The Aulnay site will continue to produce spare parts on its body-in-white line until 2014, while production of the Citroën C3 will now be fully transferred to the Poissy plant, west of Paris.

Since the Aulnay redundancy plan (PSE) was introduced on 2 May 2013, a total of 2,700 employees out of 3,000 have been redeployed or have started the redeployment process. Of these, 1,100 are covered by inplacement, 1,100 by outplacement and 500 by retirement or outplacement leave. The employee redeployment period is scheduled to end on 31 March 2014.

The Group reaffirms the commitment it made in July 2012 to support each employee in finding an employment solution. At the on-site Career Guidance Centre (PMP), a team of 75 human resources specialists offers a wide range of resources to help employees develop and successfully execute their individual career projects.

At the same time, the Group is working on different scenarios to re-industrialise the site, with the goal of attracting companies that offer jobs aligned with its employees' skills. ID Logistics will be the first company to set up operations at Aulnay, in 2015, bringing in 590 new jobs.

Aulnay: 40 years of production

Citroën inaugurated the Aulnay-sous-Bois plant in 1973 on a 170-hectare site in the northeastern suburbs of Paris, located near the A1, A3 and A104 motorways.

In 1976, Aulnay became a PSA Peugeot Citroën site after Peugeot acquired Citroën from Michelin.

Over the years, the plant has produced a total of 8,568,391 million vehicles.