Peugeot is a French brand auto manufacturer. Its operational headquarter lies in Sochaux. Its mother company is Stellantis. Its total assets reached 74 billion US dollars in 2015. Peugeot produces EVs, luxury, sports, and commercial vehicles. It has many outstanding accomplishments. It has received many international awards including six European Car of the Year. The Peugeot Sport won the World Rally Championship five times. It now has around 12 models such as Boxer and Partner. Its plants are across the world. Peugeot is also one of the biggest automobile manufacturers in Europe. Peugeot is one of the longest and most interesting in the automotive industry. Its original logo is a lion walking on an arrow. It symbolized speed, strength, and flexibility. It also changed a few times. It added paws and background color.
Peugeot has an incredible history of 2 centuries. Its origin traces back to 1810. However, Peugeot didn't produce cars in the early days. Its main business is saws, umbrella frames, and coffee grinders. Its first car was introduced in 1889. It is three-wheeled and powered by steam. In the following years, it started to use four-wheeled and petrol-driven vehicles. It is Type 2. It was a pioneer in motor racing. It launched the Michelin pneumatic tires in racing. In 1928, it introduced Type 183. It opened a new factory at Sochaux in the same year. It became the main plant later.