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Peugeot

French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën add

Category: Business (14)

Founded in 1810.

Countries: France (29%), (23%), United Kingdom (7%)

Main connections: Citroen, Peugeot 206, PSA Peugeot Citroen

Linked to: Panhard, Audi, Rootes Group, Chrysler

 

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1810

The family business that preceded the current Peugeot company was founded in 1810, and manufactured coffee mills and bicycles add something


1842

In 1842, they added production of coffee, pepper, and salt grinders add something


1849

Armand Peugeot - Armand Peugeot was born in 1849


1858

On 20 November 1858, Emile Peugeot applied for the lion trademark add something


1882

Armand Peugeot introduced his "Le Grand Bi" penny-farthing in 1882, along with a range of other bicycles add something

 

Peugeot produced bicycles starting in 1882 in Beaulieu, France followed by motorcycles and cars in 1889 add something

 

PSA Peugeot Citroen - Cycles Peugeot produced bicycles from 1882 until 2005


1889

Armand Peugeot built the concern's first car, an unreliable steam tricycle, in collaboration with Leon Serpollet in 1889; this was followed in 1890 by an internal combustion car with a Panhard-Daimler engine add something

 

The first Peugeot automobile, a three-wheeled steam-powered car designed by Léon Serpollet, was produced in 1889; only four examples were made add something


1890

In 1890, after meeting Gottlieb Daimler and Émile Levassor, steam was abandoned in favour of a four-wheeled car with a petrol-fuelled internal combustion engine built by Panhard under Daimler licence add something


1892

More cars followed, twenty-nine being built in 1892, forty in 1894, seventy-two in 1895, 156 in 1898, and three hundred in 1899 add something

 

Armand Peugeot - By 1892, the company name was Les Fils de Peugeot Frères, and they had begun to manufacture cars with Daimler engines


1894

Peugeot was involved in motorsport from the earliest days and entered five cars for the Paris-Rouen Trials in 1894 with one of them, driven by Lemaitre, finishing second add something


1895

These early models were given "Type" numbers with the "'Type 12"', for example, dating from 1895 add something

 

Three Peugeots were entered in the 1895 Paris-Bordeaux where they were beaten by Panhard's car and taking the 31,500 "franc" prize add something


1896

Due to family discord, Armand Peugeot in 1896 founded the Société des Automobiles Peugeot add something

 

In 1896 Armand Peugeot broke away from Les Fils de Peugeot Frères to form his own company, Société Anonyme des Automobiles Peugeot, building a new factory at Audincourt to focus entirely on cars add something

 

Armand Peugeot - So, on 2 April 1896, Armand set up his own company, Société Anonyme des Automobiles Peugeot


1899

In 1899, sales hit 300; total car sales for all of France that year were 1200 add something

 

Rover Company - In 1899 John Starley imported some of the early Peugeot motorcycles from France in for experimental development

 

Rover (motorcycles) - Starley had become successful making 'safety bicycles' and used the money to import some of the early Peugeot motorcycles from France in 1899 for experimental development


1900

Peugeot Motorcycles - In 1900 Peugeot started to manufacture quadricycles but these fell out of favor and ceased to be produced by 1903


1901

At the 1901 Paris "Salon", Peugeot debuted a tiny shaft-driven one-cylinder, dubbed "Bébé" , and shed its conservative image, becoming a style leader add something

 

Peugeot Motorcycles - In 1901 spurred on by the success of the French built Werner Brothers and Company Moto Bicyclette, Peugeot produced their own motorcycle using a Swiss made Zürcher and Lüthi engine


1902

After placing nineteenth in the 1902 Paris-Vienna rally with a racer, and failing to finish with two similar cars, Peugeot quit racing add something


1903

By 1903, Peugeot produced half of the cars built in France, and they offered the "Bébé", a four-seater, and an and resembling contemporary Mercedes models add something

 

Peugeot added a motorcycle to its range in 1903, and motorcycles have been built under the Peugeot name ever since add something


1907

The 1907 "Salon" showed Peugeot's first six-cylinder, and marked Tony Huber joining as engine builder add something


1908

Dana (car) - The car had a Peugeot air-cooled 6 hp engine and was built between 1908 and 1914 with minor modifications


1910

By 1910, Peugeot's product line included a two-cylinder and six four-cylinders, of between 2 liters and 6 liters add something


1912

A more famous name, Ettore Bugatti, designed the new four-cylinder "Bébé" of 1912 add something

 

Participation in a variety of events continued until World War I, but it was in 1912 that Peugeot made its most notable contribution to motor sporting history when one of their cars, driven by Georges Boillot, won the French Grand Prix at Dieppe add something


1913

For the 1913 French Grand Prix, an improved L5 was produced with a pioneering ballbearing crankshaft, gear-driven camshafts, and dry sump lubrication, all of which soon became standard on racing cars; unfortunately, Zuccarelli was killed during testing on public roads, but Boillot easily won the event, making him the race's first double winner add something

 

In 1913 Peugeots of similar design to the 1912 Grand Prix car won the French Grand Prix at Amiens and the Indianapolis 500 add something

 

Fred Offenhauser - Offenhauser began working in the shop of Harry Arminius Miller in 1913 at age 25, when the state of the art double overhead cam, four valve per cylinder Peugeot Grand Prix car, an engine design which would be contemporary even today, won the Indianapolis 500

 

Armand Peugeot - When he stepped down from managing the company in 1913, Peugeot were the largest car manufacturer in France, producing 10,000 cars per year

 

In May 1913, Goux took one to Indianapolis, and won at an average of , recording straightaway speeds of . making Peugeot the first Non-American based auto company to win at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway add something


1914

For the 1914 French GP, Peugeot was overmatched by Mercedes, and despite a new innovation, four-wheel brakes , Georges proved unable to match them and the car broke down add something

 

In 1914, Boillot's 3-liter L5 set a new Indy lap record of , and Duray placed second add something

 

When one of the Peugeot racers remained in the United States during World War I and parts could not be acquired from France for the 1914 season, owner Bob Burma had it serviced in the shop of Harry Miller by a young mechanic named Fred Offenhauser add something

 

Harry Miller (auto racing) - Inspired by a Peugeot Grand Prix engine which had been serviced in his shop by Fred Offenhauser in 1914, it had 4 cylinders, dual overhead camshafts and 4 valves per cylinder


1915

Another placed in 1915; similar models won in 1916 and 1919 add something

 

Peugeot was more fortunate in 1915, winning at the French GP and Vanderbilt Cup add something

 

Armand Peugeot - Armand Peugeot died in 1915

 

Eddie Rickenbacker - Rickenbacker joined the Maxwell Race Team in 1915 after leaving Peugeot

 

Armand Peugeot - Armand Peugeot died on 2 January 1915 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris


1921

Lucien Laurent - Between 1921 and 1930, he played for the semi-professional team Cercle Athlétique de Paris , before being taken on by Sochaux, a works team for the car manufacturer Peugeot, where he worked


1925

Peugeots in his hands were third in the 1925 Targa, first in the 1922 and 1925 Coppa Florios, first in the 1923 and 1925 Touring Car Grands Prix, and first at the 1926 Spa 24 Hours add something


1926

During the '20s, Peugeot expanded, in 1926 splitting the cycle business off to form "Cycles Peugeot", the consistently profitable cycle division seeking to free itself from the rather more cyclical auto business, and taking over the defunct Bellanger and De Dion companies in 1927 add something

 

Peugeot bicycles continued to be built until very recently, although the car company and bike company parted ways in 1926 add something


1928

In addition, a new factory opened the same year at Sochaux, which became the main plant in 1928 add something

 

It sponsors the &Sochaux_football_club (FC_Sochaux-Montbéliard), founded in 1928 by a member of the Peugeot family add something

 

FC Sochaux-Montbeliard - Football Club Sochaux-Montbéliard was founded in 1928 under the name "Football Club Sochaux" by Jean-Pierre Peugeot, a director of Peugeot, a French car manufacturing company


1929

FC Sochaux-Montbeliard - Peugeot was among the first to advocate for the professionalisation of French football and, in 1929, went as far as to admit to paying his players, which was strictly forbidden during this time


1930

Peugeot Motorcycles - En 1930, Peugeot absorbed Automoto who had been a pioneer in the field of motorcycles and scooters


1931

The 201 would get independent front suspension in 1931, Soon afterwards the Depression hit; Peugeot sales decreased but the company survived add something


1933

In 1933, attempting a revival of fortune, the company unveiled a new, aerodynamically styled range add something


1936

For 1936, there was the new Airflow-inspired 302 and a 402-based large model, designed by Andrean, which featured a vertical fin and bumper, with the first high-mounted taillight add something


1938

The entry-level 202 was built in series from 1938 to 1942, and about 20 more examples were built from existing stocks of supplies in February 1945 add something


1939

The 202 lifted Peugeot's sales in 1939 to 52,796, just behind Citroën add something


1947

In 1947, Peugeot introduced the "'Peugeot 203"', with coil springs, rack-and-pinion steering, and hydraulic brakes add something


1950

Simca - The 1950s was a decade of growth for Simca, and in 1959 the combined output of the plants at Nanterre and at Poissy exceeded 225,000 cars, placing the manufacturer in second place among the French automakers in volume terms, ahead of Peugeot and Citroën, though still far behind market leader Renault

 

Automotive industry in France - The company is bought by Peugeot in 1950, but discontinues auto production by 1955


1953

Several Peugeot models were assembled in Australia, commencing with the 203 in 1953 add something


1955

A popular model introduced in 1955 was the "'Peugeot 403"' add something


1958

The company began selling cars in the United States in 1958, and in 1960 introduced the "'Peugeot 404"', which used a version of the 403 engine, tilted 45° add something

 

Terrot - In 1958 Peugeot took over the company, and in 1961 production at the former Terrot factory was terminated


1960

Peugeot's East African importers had a very impressive record in rallying in the 1960s - Nick Nowicki and Paddy Cliff won the East African Safari in 1963 with a Marshall's entered 404 sedan add something


1963

The 404 proved rugged enough to win the East African Safari Rally, in four of the six years between 1963 and 1968 add something

 

Citroen - In 1963, Citroën negotiated with Peugeot to cooperate in the purchase of raw materials and equipment


1965

Raymond Delisle - In 1965 he joined the Peugeot team, recommended by Désiré Letort, a colleague in the AC Boulogne-Billancourt


1966

In 1966 and 1967, Tankanyika Motors in Tanzania entered the winning 404 Injection sedan, piloted by the late Bert Shanlkand and Chris Rothwell add something

 

Like many European manufacturers, collaboration with other firms increased; Peugeot worked with Renault from 1966 and Volvo from 1972 add something


1967

Tom Simpson - The display shows Simpson's Peugeot bike, his shorts and jersey from the 1967 Tour de France, his Great Britain jersey from his win in the world road race championship, and newspaper cuttings


1968

They might have won again in 1968, but while in second place, their engine blew and ultimately Nick Nowicki and Paddy Cliff upheld Peugeot's honour by winning the rally add something


1974

Citroen SM - After the 1974 bankruptcy of Citroën, Peugeot took ownership of the company and in May 1975, divested Maserati

 

Citroen Axel - After the takeover of & & & & & Citroën by & Peugeot in the wake of the 1974 oil crisis, the renamed "Projet VD " became the Citroën Visa, incorporating the floor pan of the Peugeot 104, to use the advanced 104 engine, with transmission and chassis

 

Citroen Visa - After the takeover of & & & & & Citroën by & Peugeot in the wake of the 1974 oil crisis, the renamed "Projet VD " became the Citroën Visa, incorporating the floor pan of the Peugeot 104, to use the advanced 104 engine, with transmission and chassis


1975

Peugeot won the Safari Rally in 1975 and in 1978 , both cars being factory team entries add something

 

Peugeot thus briefly controlled the racing name Maserati, but disposed of it in May 1975 add something

 

Citroen - Peugeot sold off Maserati to De Tomaso in May 1975, and the Italian firm was quickly able to exploit the image of the Maserati brand to sell tens of thousands of newly designed Bi-Turbo models


1976

Citroen CX - It is considered by some enthusiasts as the last "real Citroën" before Peugeot took control of the company in 1976

 

Citroen BX - It was one of the first cars to benefit from the merger of Peugeot and Citroën in 1976, sharing its platform with the more conventional 405 that appeared in 1987

 

PSA Peugeot Citroen - Since Citroën had two successful new designs in the market at this time and Peugeot was typically prudent in its own finances, the PSA venture was a financial success from 1976 to 1979

 

Bernard Thevenet - The steroids had been prescribed to him by François Bellocq, the Peugeot doctor, who had qualified only in 1976


1977

Dodge - Following Chrysler Europe's collapse in 1977, and the sale of their assets to Peugeot, the Chrysler/Dodge British and Spanish factories were quickly passed on to Renault Véhicules Industriels, who gradually re-branded the range of vans and trucks as Renaults through the 1980s

 

Simca - However, Chrysler's forced marriage of Simca and Rootes was not a happy one: Chrysler_Europe collapsed in 1977 and the remains were sold to Peugeot the following year


1978

The group took over the European division of Chrysler , in 1978 as the American auto manufacturer struggled to survive add something

 

Simca - Simca's history ended in 1978, when Chrysler divested its European operations to another French automaker, &PSA (PSA_Peugeot_Citroën) Peugeot &Citroën

 

Citroen Visa - From its launch in September 1978, the front-wheel drive Visa was available in "Spécial" and "Club" models , and a "Super E" model , with the advanced Peugeot 1,124 cc Douvrin engine / PSA X engine, a four-cylinder "Suitcase engine" all aluminium alloy, chain driven overhead cam, with gearbox in the sump, sharing engine oil, mounted almost on its side


1979

Bernard Thevenet - He left the Peugeot cycling team after 1979 and signed for the Spanish team Teka, where he won two races and a six days race with the Australian rider Danny Clark

 

Phil Anderson - He moved to France in 1979 to join the ACBB, a club at Boulogne-Billancourt in the suburbs of Paris with a reputation of placing riders in professional teams, particularly Peugeot


1980

After Ari Vatanen and Bobby Unser, in the late 1980s, won the Pike's Peak Hillclimb Race, Peugeot Sport and Sebastien_Loeb (Sébastien_Loeb) decided to unit their respective strengths and go for it add something

 

In the late 1980s Peugeot sold the North American rights to the Peugeot bicycle name to ProCycle, a Canadian company which sold bicycles under the CCM and Velo Sport names The European rights were briefly sold to Cycleurope S.A., returning to Peugeot in the 1990s add something

 

Phil Anderson - Anderson turned professional in 1980, for Peugeot, one of the oldest French teams

 

Ford SAF - Finally, in the second half of 1980s, the Talbot brand was axed and Poissy became one of the most important production sites for the Peugeot brand and continues to be today

 

Andre de Cortanze - In the 1980s, he moved to Peugeot Talbot Sport as Technical Director, enjoying victories in rallying and Le Mans

 

Dangel - It has produced 4x4 versions of Citroën and Peugeot vehicles since 1980

 

Premier Automobiles Limited - It was based on a 1980s Mitsubishi Varica design licenced from China Motor in Taiwan, with a Peugeot engine from the 309


1981

In 1981, Jean Todt, former co-driver for Hannu Mikkola, Timo Mäkinen and Guy Fréquelin among others, was asked by Jean Boillot, the head of Automobiles Peugeot, to create a competition department for PSA Peugeot Citroën add something

 

Fiat Ducato - The Ducato was first launched in 1981 and was the result of Fiat's collaboration with &PSA (PSA_Peugeot_Citroën) Peugeot &Citroën that resulted in the vehicle's development starting in 1978

 

Fiat Ducato - The "' & Fiat Ducato"' is a large van developed by the Sevel joint venture between Fiat and &PSA (PSA_Peugeot_Citroën) Peugeot &Citroën, produced since 1981

 

Sevel Argentina - In September 1981, Peugeot withdrew and the Fiat Group assumed control


1982

Mirgor - Macri had purchased SEVEL, a joint venture between the local subsidiaries of automakers Fiat and Peugeot, in 1982

 

Citroen - The 1982 BX used the hydropneumatic suspension system and still had a "Citroënesque" appearance, while being powered by Peugeot-derived engines and using the floorpan later seen on the Peugeot 405


1983

In 1983 Peugeot launched the popular and successful "'Peugeot 205"', which is largely credited for turning the company's fortunes around add something

 

Citroen AX - Development of this model started in 1983, and was initially going to form the basis of a sister model from Talbot to replace the Samba; however, the falling popularity of the Talbot brand had led to Peugeot deciding to axe it by the time the Citroën AX was launched, and so the Talbot version never made it into production


1984

The resulting Peugeot Talbot Sport, established at Bois de Boulogne near Paris, debuted its Group B 205 Turbo 16 at the 1984 Tour de Corse in May, and took its first world rally win that same year at the 1000 Lakes Rally in August, in the hands of Ari Vatanen add something


1985

As part of the Guangzhou Peugeot Automobile Company joint venture, Peugeot 504 and 505 were built in China from 1985 to 1997 add something

 

Peugeot's domination continued in the 1985 season add something


1986

In 1986, the company dropped the Talbot brand for passenger cars when it ceased production of the Simca-based Horizon/Alpine/Solara models add something

 

In the 1986 season, Vatanen's young replacement Juha Kankkunen beat & Lancia's Markku Alén to the drivers' title and Peugeot took its second manufacturers' title ahead of Lancia add something


1987

Following FIA's banning of Group B cars for 1987, in May after Henri Toivonen's fatal accident, Todt was outraged and even pursued legal action against the federation add something

 

Soon the whole Chrysler/Simca range was sold under the revived Talbot badge until production of Talbot-branded passenger cars was shelved in 1987 and on commercial vehicles in 1992 add something

 

Using the 205 and a 405, Peugeot won the Dakar Rally four times in a row from 1987 to 1990; three times with Vatanen and once with Kankkunen add something

 

PSA Peugeot Citroen - In 1987 ProCycle of Canada acquired rights to distribute French-made Peugeots in North America and in 1990, Cycles Peugeot sold the North American rights to market bicycles under the Peugeot name to the Canadian firm ProCycle

 

Faurecia - In 1987, Peugeot merged the daughter companies AOP and Cycles Peugeot and eventually formed the new company, ECIA

 

Citroen AX - The first performance version was the limited-run AX Sport from 1987, with a 1,3 engine and twin carburettors producing , wearing iconic white steel wheels which resembled those on its brother, the Peugeot 205 Rallye


1988

Faurecia - In 1988 the Peugeot group succeeded in gaining a controlling interest in BFG through a leveraged buyout


1989

Mike Jordan - His first BTCC appearances were in 1989 in a Peugeot


1990

In the 1990s the company competed in endurance racing, including the World Sportscar Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans race with the 905 add something

 

Total sales fell to 4,261 units in 1990 and 2,240 through July 1991, which caused the company to cease U.S. and Canada operations after 33 years add something

 

Luc Donckerwolke - Donckerwolke began his design career in 1990 with Peugeot in France


1991

After early problems with reliability and aerodynamics, the 905 was successful in the World Sportscar Championship, winning eight of the 14 races across the 1991 and 1992 seasons and winning the team and driver titles in 1992 add something

 

After early problems with reliability and aerodynamics, the 905 was successful in the World Sportscar Championship, winning eight of the 14 races across the 1991 and 1992 seasons and winning the team and driver titles in 1992 add something

 

Mercedes-Benz C292 - Built by Sauber for & Mercedes-Benz, the C292 featured the same Mercedes-Benz M291 3,5L Flat-12 which had initially disappointed in 1991, but during the offseason continued development and testing and was finally able to produce power similar to Jaguar, Peugeot, and Toyota

 

Fabrizio Giovanardi - Giovanardi dabbled into the Italian Superturismo Championship in the 1991 season, competing in a Peugeot 405

 

Simca - The Peugeot 309 used Simca engines until October 1991 when they were replaced by &PSA (PSA_Peugeot_Citroën)'s own TU and XU series of engines


1992

The Talbot name survived for a little longer on commercial vehicles until 1992 before being shelved completely add something

 

Toyota TS010 - For the start of the 1992 season, Toyota's main competitors came in the form of the Peugeot 905, which had been launched late in 1990

 

PSA Peugeot Citroen - In 1992 SCM-CLM as it was known became Peugeot &Citroën Moteurs


1993

Fabrizio Giovanardi - He moved into the main class of the championship with Peugeot in 1993, finishing in the top three overall twice, and winning five races before moving to Nordauto Engineering Alfa Romeo in 1995

 

Sevel Argentina - Peugeot's Berazategui factory was decommissioned and production transferred to El Palomar, but increasing market demand in 1993 meant this plant was reopened


1994

The company has been involved in providing engines to Formula One teams, notably to McLaren in 1994, to Jordan for the 1995, 1996 and 1997 seasons, and to Prost for the 1998, 1999 and 2000 seasons add something

 

Fiat Ducato - It was replaced in 1994 by the Peugeot Boxer

 

Fiat Ducato - Production was discontinued in 1994, when Peugeot finally discarded the Talbot marque


1995

Sevel Argentina - Fiat and Peugeot of Argentina separated in 1995, but Sevel kept building the existing products

 

PSA Peugeot Citroen - Peugeot and & Fiat's Argentinian operations were joined under the name of Sevel Argentina S.A. , although Fiat withdrew in 1995


1996

Peugeot produced an electric motor scooter, the Peugeot Scoot'Elec, from 1996 to 2006, and is projected to re-enter the market in 2011 with the E-Vivacity add something

 

The British cars were prepared by a team from Peugeot UK's factory in Coventry in 1996, when they sported a red livery, and by MSD in 1997-1998, when they wore a distinctive green and gold flame design add something

 

Tim Harvey - He drove for Peugeot in the 1996, 1997 and 1998 seasons, his best year being 1997 where he finished 9th in the championship, which included two 2nd place finishes, and strong drives in the wet at Thruxton

 

Tim Harvey - His experience was used to develop the new Peugeot 406, signing with the French marque in 1996 but was unable to deliver the win that eluded Peugeot during the heyday of the supertouring years


1997

In 1997, just 6 years after pulling out of both US and Canadian markets, Peugeot returned to Mexico after a 36-year absence, under the Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and Chile add something


1998

Paul Radisich - In 1998 he raced for Peugeot where he again had a disappointing season

 

Alain Prost - The day after he bought the team, Prost signed a three-year deal with French car manufacturer Peugeot, who would supply the team with engines for the 1998 season through the 2000 season


1999

In 1999, Peugeot returned to the World Rally Championship with the 206 WRC add something


2000

Marcus Grönholm gave the car its first win at the 2000 Swedish Rally, and Peugeot went on to win the manufacturers' title in their first full year since the return, and Grönholm the drivers' title in his first full WRC season add something

 

Peugeot's F1 interests were sold to Asiatech at the end of the 2000 season add something

 

Isabel Coixet - Coixet was creative director of JWT, founder and creative director of the agency Target and the production company Eddie Saeta and, since 2000, owner of Miss Wasabi Lab SL. She has done ads for British Telecommunications, Ford, Danone, BMW, IKEA, Evax, Renault, Peugeot, Winston, Kronenbourg, Pepsi, Kellogg Company, MCI, Helene Curtis, Procter Gamble, Philip Morris and the ONCE foundation , amongst others


2001

After successfully but narrowly defending their manufacturers' title in 2001, Peugeot Sport dominated the 2002 season, taking eight wins in the hands of Grönholm and Gilles Panizzi add something

 

In 2001, Peugeot entered three 406 coupes into the British touring car championship to compete with the dominant Vauxhall Astra coupes add something

 

Steve Soper - For 2001, he reluctantly, made a surprise return to the British Touring Car Championship for Peugeot

 

PSA Peugeot Citroen - In 2001, ProCycle discontinued the Peugeot bicycle brand

 

Mobil 1 - Mobil 1 in 2001 became the primary jersey sponsor of top flight French football side Football Club Sochaux-Montbéliard, which was founded and is owned by the Montbéliard-based Peugeot automobile manufacturers

 

Premier Automobiles Limited - Peugeot pulled out of the venture around 2001 after only a few thousand cars sold


2002

Toyota - In 2002, Toyota managed to enter a Formula One works team and establish joint ventures with French motoring companies Citroën and Peugeot a year after Toyota started producing cars in France


2003

Martin Brundle - The business closed in 2003 after losing the local Toyota and Peugeot franchises


2004

The 307 WRC did not match its predecessor in success, but Grönholm took three wins with the car, one in 2004 and two in 2005 add something

 

Audi R15 TDI - Peugeot, its rival, with its 908 HDi FAP, took the top two spots in the 24-hour race, ending Audi's five-win streak that lasted back to 2004 with the gasoline-powered R8

 

Oldsmobile - When it was phased out in 2004, Oldsmobile was the oldest surviving American automobile marque, and one of the oldest in the world, after Daimler, Peugeot and Tatra


2005

For the 2004 season, Peugeot retired the 206 WRC in favour of the new 307 WRC add something

 

Meanwhile, Gronholm departed Peugeot when they quit at the end of 2005 to partner young compatriot Mikko Hirvonen at Ford add something

 

PSA Peugeot & & & & & Citroën withdrew Peugeot from the WRC after the 2005 season, while Citroën took a sabbatical year in 2006 and returned for the next season add something

 

Citroen C4 - Having once been earmarked for a late 2005 competitive debut, the decision by the controlling PSA Group to withdraw both Citroën and stablemates Peugeot from works participation at the end of the 2005 season led to the momentary abandonment of the project

 

Auverland - It bought & Panhard from Peugeot in April 2005, and the combined company now uses the Panhard name


2006

On 18 April 2006, PSA Peugeot Citroën announced the closure of the Ryton manufacturing facility in Coventry, England add something

 

Naza - It was joined by a Naza-badged version of the Peugeot 206 called the Naza 206 Bestari in May 2006, and a Naza-badged version of the Kia Picanto called Naza Picanto in November 2006

 

The plant produced its last "'Peugeot 206"' on 12 December 2006 and finally closed down in January 2007 add something


2007

Peugeot has been racing in the Stock Car Brasil series since 2007 and won the 2008, 2009 and 2011 championships add something

 

Peugeot returned to sportscar racing and Le Mans in 2007 with the diesel-powered Peugeot 908 HDi FAP add something

 

Inchcape plc - In 2007, Inchcape continued expansion in St Petersburg with acquiring majority stakes in businesses retailing Audi and Peugeot

 

Audi R10 TDI - In 2007, while changing their pace in order to beat Peugeot, the Audi R10 TDi hit on the Mulsanne Straight, which was faster than any other car in the race

 

Citroen C4 - It is mechanically similar to the Peugeot 308, which was launched in 2007

 

Audi R10 TDI - Peugeot competed with its new diesel effort in 2007 in its 908 HDi FAP race car

 

Citroen Jumpy - The Peugeot Expert II was launched in January 2007, with the addition of a people-carrier Tepee model

 

Jacques Villeneuve - On January 10, 2007, at the launch of the 908 HDi FAP diesel-powered Le Mans prototype, Villeneuve was confirmed as one of Peugeot Sport's nine drivers for the 2007 24 Hours of Le Mans


2008

In 2008 its sales stayed below the 2 million mark add something

 

Peugeot presented a new concept hybrid electric sports sedan at the 2008 Paris Motor Show called the Peugeot RC HYmotion4 add something

 

The Peugeot Prologue HYmotion4 was shown at the 2008 Paris show and is in many ways the opposite of the RC HYmotion4 concept add something

 

Alexander Wurz - From 2008 to 2011 he competed for Peugeot Sport in various races of the International Le Mans Cup Series

 

Jacques Villeneuve - In the 2008 race, Villeneuve and his Nº 7 Peugeot team finished 2nd


2009

In 2009, Peugeot returned to the Canadian market with the scooter brand only add something

 

The Peugeot Avenue at Berlin closed in 2009 add something

 

Iran Khodro - In 2009, & Peugeot 206, Peugeot Pars, Peugeot 405, Peugeot Roa, and Samand sedans were IKCO's export-bound cars sent to Azerbaijan, Iraq, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Syria and Afghanistan

 

The Peugeot BB1 is an electric concept car with in-wheel motors in its rear wheels first shown in September 2009 at the Frankfurt Motor Show add something


2010

By 2010 Peugeot planned on pursuing new markets, mainly in China, Russia and South America and in 2011 decided to re-enter the Indian market after 14 years with a new factory at Sanand, Gujarat, India add something

 

In 2010 Peugeot started selling the electric Peugeot iOn, a rebadged and revised version of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV add something

 

Citroen DS3 WRC - Development work on the car has been carried out during 2010 by Citroën drivers Sébastien Loeb, Dani Sordo, Sébastien Ogier and test driver Philippe Bugalski as well as sister Peugeot drivers Kris Meeke and Stéphane Sarrazin

 

Audi R15 TDI - In response to losing the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Petit Le Mans to the Peugeot 908s, Audi updated their R15 for the 2010 season, creating the R15 plus

 

Audi R15 TDI - The 2010 24 Hours of Le Mans race got off to a tightly contested start with Peugeot occupying the top spots and for a large part of the race

 

Automotive industry in France - Total motor vehicle production by PSA Peugeot &Citroen in 2010 was 3,605,524, of which 3,214,810 passenger vehicles

 

Alexander Wurz - Wurz continued to race for Peugeot Sport Total through 2010 and 2011, though no further Le Mans wins were forthcoming


2011

PSA Peugeot Citroen - In 2011 PSA Peugeot &Citroën and BMW agreed an equal joint venture to develop and manufacture hybrid components including battery packs, generators, power electronics and chargers, and software for hybrid systems


2012

PSA Peugeot Citroen - In July 2012, a union official said that PSA Peugeot Citroen will cut as 10 percent of its French workforce of 100,356 employees on permanent and temporary contract


2013

June 30, 2013 saw this car demolish the standing record on Pikes Peak by over a minute and a half, with an overall time of 8:13,878 add something

 

In April 2013, a 208 T16 was tested by Sébastien Loeb at Mont Ventoux add something

 

PSA Peugeot Citroen - In Kazakhstan, assembly of the Peugeot passenger cars will start in June 2013 with a production capacity of 4,000 units per year at the beginning and more than 10,000 units in the near future

 

In October 2013, Peugeot closed their production plant at Aulnay-sous-Bois as part of a restructuring plan to reduce overcapacity in the face of a shrinking domestic market add something

 

In December 2013, GM sold its entire Peugeot stake, taking a loss of about 70 million euros add something


2014

In February 2014, the shareholders agreed to a recapitalisation plan, under which Dongfeng Motors and the French government were each to buy a 14 per cent stake in the company add something

 

In July 2014 the joint venture, Dongfeng Peugeot-Citroën, disclosed they were building a fourth factory in China in Chengdu, in Sichuan province, targeting the manufacture of 300,000 sport-utility and multipurpose vehicles a year, starting towards the end of 2016 add something


2015

In 2015, Peugeot will return to the Dakar Rally after its four victories in the 1980s add something


2016

For the 2016 Paris-Dakar, Peugeot presented a new team of drivers including 9-time WRC-champion Sébastien Loeb and 12-time Dakar winner Stéphane Peterhansel who managed to win the 2016 edition for the Peugeot factory team in the Peugeot 2008 DKR add something


2017

On October 31, 2017, Peugeot announced that it would end its program in the Dakar Rally after the 2018 edition in order to focus on its &FIA (Fédération_Internationale_de_l'Automobile) World Rallycross Championship career add something


2018

The 2018 event would see Peugeot win for the 7th straight time with ex-World Rally Championship driver Carlos Sainz add something