CITROËN AUTOMATE ENGINE ASSEMBLY
Article publication date: 1 January 1991
AUTOMATION PLAYS A MAJOR ROLE IN THE NEW ENGINE ASSEMBLY LINES INSTALLED BY CITROËN AT ITS TREMERY PLANT. THE LINES BUILD ENGINES WHICH EQUIP THE CINTROËN XM AND PEUGEOT 605 ‐ Set up in 1979 by Citroën and Peugeot subsidiary, SMAE (Societe Mecanique Automobile de l'Est), the Tremery plant employs some 4,400 people to produce 5,600 engines a day, that is almost four a minute. The latest engine to enter production is the XUD 11, the four cylinder 12‐valve diesel version fitted in the new top quality models.
(1991), "CITROËN AUTOMATE ENGINE ASSEMBLY", Assembly Automation, Vol. 11 No. 1, pp. 21-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb004328
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