Featured Pages Matchless Flat Twin 1916 An Outstanding Design by Harry Collier
Matchless 732cc HO TwinClement Ader The Stuff of Legend
Pioneer in Telephony, Aviation and Motorcycling
Moteurs AderGuzzi's Grandpa A shaft-drive transverse V-twin from 1904, another deft touch from Clement Ader.
1918 Became private company.
1938 Name changed.
1947 Name changed.
1961 Manufacture nickel, iron and nickel cadmium alkaline accumulators, miners' electric safety lamps, emergency lighting and power equipment. 850 employees.