June 22, 2005
PSA Peugeot Citroën and BMW Group join forces to build engines
Douvrin, France – PSA Peugeot Citroën and BMW Group plan to produce a new family of small, four-cylinder gasoline engines used in Mini, Peugeot and Citroën vehicles.
The main engine parts will be machined exclusively at PSA Peugeot Citroën’s Douvrin plant in Northern France, with engine assembly divided between each partner’s facilities. Mini engines will be assembled at Hams Hall in the U.K.
As part of the project, a complete production module will be brought on line in late 2005 at the Fran