Peugeot The Past and the Future of the French Car Manufacturer (le constructeur automobile) L’Origine de la Société Now under PSA Peugeot Citroën Peugeot company founded in 1810 Originated from Sochaux, France (Home to FC Sochaux- Montbéliard - founded in 1928, sponsored by the Peugeot family) Production of coffee, pepper, and salt grinders in 1842 How it evolve to car making? crinoline dresses, which used steel rods (la tige d'acier) umbrella frames, saw blades, wire wheels, and ultimately bicycles. Les vélos Produced "Le Grand Bi" penny- farthing in 1882 in Beaulieu, France Achieved ten Tour de France wins between 1903 and 1983 Peugeot Type 19 (1899) First car in 1889 Only 4 samples were made three-wheeled steam-powered car heavy and bulky and required lengthy warm-up times 1890 Gottlieb Daimler and Émile Levassor four-wheeled car with a petrol- fuelled internal combustion engine three-point suspension and a sliding-gear transmission First automobile in 1891 Armand Peugeot in 1896 founded the Société des Automobiles Peugeot Peugeot-SR1 Autres véhicules Major producer of scooters, underbones, mopeds, bicycles in Europe. Produced an electric motor scooter, the Peugeot Scoot'Elec, from 1996 to 2006 Scooter Peugeot Satelis 125 Compressor Electric motor scooter Willre-enter the market in 2011 with the E- Vivacity. Sticking to tradition Peugeot continues to make highly- regarded pepper grinders (les moulins à poivre).