From 1922 to 1985 ...


1932

1937
1922 :
His son Louis contributed his specialty in the former blacksmith shop: the manufacturing of light cart, which was later to provide the group with its emblem : the Carriage.

1923 :
Louis Heuliez succeeded his father Adolphe, and developed a new rubberizing process for wheels, which was to be extremely successful.

1925 :
An initial body was built on a Peugeot 177 B chassis.

1932 :
The first HEULIEZ car with a wooden frame was constructed.



1942

1949 :
Heuliez exhibited for the first time in the Paris Automobile Trade Fair with a long-distance touring coach of the Citroën P 45 type.

1948 to 1952 :
Expansion was to be marked by the manufacturing of tourist coaches and large advertising vehicles, the "Advertising on Wheels" which were to travel throughout France with the Tour de France:
the CINZANO, SOFIL, DIDOT-BOTTIN, NOUVELLE REPUBLIQUE, CREDIT DE L'OUEST .


1950
1950
1952


1967

1978
1967 :
HEULIEZ was awarded the President of the Republic prize in NICE with the GT 1000 SAVIEM







Several independent divisions were created, including the coach and city bus divisions.
The 1970 's were marked by a successful cooperation with MERCEDES BENZ which resulted in production of more than 600 standard "0 305" city bus and nearly 600 articulated "0 305 G" buses.



1982
1985



HEULIEZ BUS
has also achieved fame through the supply of specific 'Police anti riot' vehicles (CRS - Gendarmerie).

 


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