segunda-feira, setembro 15, 2008

De Dion Buton

1906 Model

The company started soon to produce engines and to provide to other car manufacturers, such as Latil, Peugeot or Renault. The engines of Dion were used by more than 150 other companies.

In 1900, Of Dion-Button was the largest manufacturer of cars in the world. The company produced 400 cars and 3.200 engines this year there. The company was the first to manufacture an engine V8 in series, in 1910. These figures of production will be exceeded by those of Panhard & Levassor before the First World War, then by other manufacturers like Peugeot or Renault, but especially Citroen and its production “in series”.


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