Ile-de-France Carwest, led by Xavier Trujas, took over the Citroën, DS Automobiles and Opel sites of Stellantis & You in Trappes and Coignières (78). This acquisition will enable it to reach 300 million euros in sales next year.
The Carwest Group takes over the Citroën, DS Automobiles and Opel sites in Trappes and Coignières (78), owned by Stellantis & You.
Group carwest is preparing to acquire the Citroën dealership in Coignières (78) and those displaying the Citroën, DS Automobiles and Opel brands in Trappes (78). Areas until now held by Stellantis distribution subsidiary. These three brands sold 1,200 NVs and 1,500 UVs in 2021, had a turnover of 40 million euros and employed 70 people.
“This is a takeover that allows us to strengthen our position in this part of Yvelines, our partnership with Stellantis and create synergies, especially in after-sales and second-hand sales between our different businesses.”Explain Xavier TrujasChairman of the Carwest Group.
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In this geographical area in the south of the department, the distributor is with Peugeot in Trappes, Coignières, Essarts-le-Roi, Rambouillet and Plaisir, with Opel in Rambouillet and Plaisir, and with Fiat, also in Rambouillet.
“This acquisition will allow us to reach 300 million euros in sales in 2023”continues the manager who estimates that the three brands have a capacity of more than 1,500 NV in the medium term.
As a reminder, the Carwest group is ranked 54th in our Top 100 distribution groups published in July 2022. In 2021, this distributor of Citroën, DS Automobiles, Fiat, Kia, Opel, Peugeot and Suzuki brands sold 7,330 new vehicles , included. about 6,000 Peugeots, and 4,450 used cars. It had a turnover of 261 million euros and employed 400 people.