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					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).

				
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