French Motorcycles

Ivry Motorcycles

Ivry

Cie Générale d'Électricité

5 rue Bourdreau, Paris

Pierre Azaria founded Compagnie Générale d'Electricité (CGE) in 1898. The company absorbed a competitor in 1900 and established a new factory in Ivry-sur-Seine, becoming the first firm in France to manufacture incandescent light bulbs.

In 1905 they began building engines and tricars of 5 and 6 hp at their Ateliers d'Ivry workshops, and this continued until 1913 or 1914. Light cars and commercial vehicles were also produced.

A London subsidiary was established in 1906 named Ivry Car & Motor Works, and the machines were presented at the Stanley Show in late 1906.

Sources:

Bourdache p437
lestricars.es.tl

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