On that beautiful summer’s morning, I took a call from Sir Robert requesting I show him and his family a Citroën Safari. Definitely one of my best days selling Citröens.
One of my more embarrassing moments in my auto sales career happened when I supplied a Citroën DS Familiale to the proprietor of one of the largest game bird farms (sport-shooting suppliers) in the UK.
An Admiral of the Royal Navy happened to see a 2CV pick-up in a dealer close by the Marines’ barracks. Intrigued by the vehicle’s low weight – he arranged to borrow and test the 2CV pick-up, with an eye to equipping military commandos with them.
We sorrowfully announce the passing of Ken Smith, a key figure in Citroën’s UK production from the end of WWII to 1988. From May 1946 Ken worked at the Slough Production Methods Department and this meant he always had a great deal of contact with Paris regarding adapting production methods …