Citizen Eco Drive Solar Chronograph Sports Gents Watch, Citizen pioneered this technology well ahead of other watch manufacturers as early as 1976. Utilizing electrical power converted from virtually any light source, this extraordinary innovation changed forever the way watches could be powered. Eco-drive eliminated the need to replace batteries, which made it especially beneficial to areas where specialist batteries were not obtainable. This advance democratized the joy of wearing and using citizen watches, thus making the experience even more memorable for all citizens of the world.
Building further on our achievements, we will keep pushing boundaries for tomorrow so that more customers everywhere can wear superior watches. We take this mission seriously and eagerly welcome what the future may bring. As a true manufacture, citizen integrates a comprehensive manufacturing process that extends from creating a watch’s individual components to its final assembly.