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Citroën has ended production of the Citroen C1 city car after 17 years, with the last model rolling off the production line at Kolín in the Czech Republic. 

The French firm has sold 1.2 million examples of the city car since its 2005 launch, attributing its success to its stylish design, urban driving dynamics and everyday practicality.

The C1 has been taken out of production due to a “change in priorities for the group”, with the Stellantis-owned manufacturer “looking ahead to the future of urban mobility”. 

Citroën said changes to working patterns, the introduction of restrictions in city centres and the need for more space and versatility have required a refocus.

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