VIN - Vehicle Identification Number (length: 17 characters) unique car identifier assigned by the car producer (based on ISO 3779, 1983)
The number has 3 parts:
WMI - World Manufacturer Identifier (length: 3 characters) unique car company identifier
VDS - Vehicle Descriptor Section (length: 6 characters) model description, sequence is defined by the car maker
VIS - Vehicle Identifier Section (length: 8 characters) unique car identifier
- pattern for Citroën VIN is VF7xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.
- pattern for Peugeot VIN is VF3xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.