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Peugeot is a major French caur brand, part o PSA Peugeot Citroën, the seicont lairgest carmaker based in Europe.

Peugeot 6HP Vis-à-vis 1898

The family business that precedes the current Peugeot company wis foondit in 1810. On 20 November 1858, Emile Peugeot applied for the lion trademark. The company produced its first automobile in 1891. Due to family discord, Armand Peugeot in 1896 foondit the Société des Automobiles Peugeot.

Peugeot's roots go back to 19t-century coffee mill an bicycle manufacturing. The Peugeot company an family is originally frae Sochaux, France. Peugeot retains a lairge manufacturing plant an Peugeot Museum there. It also sponsors the Sochaux football club, foondit in 1928 bi a member o the Peugeot family.

The name is pronounced [pøˈʒo] in French, but typically /ˈpɝːʒoʊ/ (PUR-zhoh) in the UK.