In 2010 several people joined forces and again began producing both the P-50 and Trident.They were able to use the original Peel name because the trademark had lapsed. The 2013 Trident seen here is from the new Peel Engineering Company in England.
The 205 is often heralded as the car that saved Peugeot. This small, front-drive platform was available in many varieties – 3-door hatch, 5-door hatch, cabrio, and even as a tall-body commercial vehicle.
Prior to WWII, Ferdinand Porsche was selected by Hitler to design “the people’s car”–the Volkswagen. During the war, Porsche fled to Austria. It was during this time that he designed the 356. In1950, he returned to Germany. Porsche’s first post-war model was the 356 (named as the 356th project off his design desk).
Volkswagen and Porsche have a shared history going back to the 1930s, beginning with Dr. Ferdinand Porsche and his design, the VW Beetle; it was the mechanical basis for the company’s first production sports car, the 356.
Dating back to 1907, Praga is one of the most important Czech makes. The first car to carry the Praga name appeared in 1910 with the slogan “cars which last for hundreds of thousands of kilometers.” In 1929, Praga produced 7,500 vehicles–more than all other Czech companies combined.
PTV was a line of cars produced by Automóviles Utilitarios S.A., a Spanish company based near Barcelona. While it was much closer to being a “real” car than the (French) Voisin-designed Biscuter, it always played second fiddle as far as sales were concerned.