Oltcit S.A. (Romanian: [oltˈsit]) was an automobile manufacturer, established as a joint venture between the Romanian government (64%) and Citroën (36%). Their main products were the Oltcit Club and Citroën Axel hatchbacks, assembled in Craiova, Romania.
The name "Oltcit" comes from the region of Oltenia in Romania, with "cit" being an abbreviation of Citroën. The Oltcit logo is also similar to the Citroën one, but features only one chevron, as opposed to the two found on Citroën's logo, plus the letter "O". If the Oltcit badge was removed, the space left for the Citroën badge's two chevrons became apparent. Virtually all Oltcit cars in Eastern Europe had their badge removed, showing the space for the Citroën's badge..
- Club 11 R
- Club 11 RL
- Club 11 RM
- Club 11 RT
- Club 11 RTA
- Club 12 TRS
- Club 12 CS
- Axel Entreprise
- Axel 12 TRS Entreprise
- "Ford-Romanian Expansion" (PDF). Ford Motor Company. 5 May 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
- Business operations report: Central Asia Economist Intelligence Unit (Great Britain) - 1999. "Daewoo Automobile Craiova The Oltcit legacy — Romania's other producer of passenger cars also derives from communist-era co-operation with a French carmaker, in this case Citroën, which in 1976 formed a joint venture in Craiova in the ..."
- Istvan Oliver Egresi, Geographical dynamics of FDI in Romania - Page 214. The University of Oklahoma, Department of Geography - 2008. "Automobile Craiova/Daewoo The story of Automobile Craiova begins in 1977 when the Romanian government contacted Citroën to establish a joint venture137 to manufacture a certain model of Citroën 138 renamed Oltcit 139."
- "Ford - Romanian Expansion" (PDF). Ford Motor Company. 5 May 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 July 2011. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
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