Peugeot is celebrating 200 years of activity

Posted on Wednesday, 25 August 2010 , 15:08:44 byEmil

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Peugeot is celebrating 200 years of activity

The Peugeot company is celebrating 200 years of activity. The French company began with the manufacture of coffee grinders and other utensils.

In the summer of 1810 Peugeot started producing some utensils and coffee grinder. The first important moment of the Peugeot company, founded by the brothers Jean-Pierre and Jean Federica in 1847, is when Peugeot adopted the sign of Leo. Peugeot started producing bicycles in 1881 and in 1886, motorcycles.

The production of cars, Peugeot's main activity today, dates from 1891. Models that have created a favorable course of history, for Peugeot, were:
-201 was launched in 1929
-203 , launched after World War II in 1948, was produced in 700,000 copies.
-204 which appears in 1965 and it was produced in 1.6 million units.


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