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Empo Mopeds

A Brief History of the Marque

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Founded by Emsbroek and Poesse in 1913, the factory was in Vorden.

Empofabriek 1913-19791

In the mid-1950s they produced the Empo-Carley using a Carley bicycle attachment engine, and also built mopeds with TWN 47cc engines.

In the early 1960s formed an association with Cyrus and began marketing their mopeds re-badged as Empo. The company failed in 1970, and this was a factor in the failure of Cyrus the following year.


Condor Club and Wikipedia NL give quite different dates of closure, the former saying 1979.

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