Mathieu Automotive manufacturer
Zaventem; Belgium From 1902 to 1906
Mathieu was a early Belgian manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles from Zaventem.
The company Usines de Saventhem, brevets E. Mathieu , formerly Etablissements de Construction d'Automoteurs système E. Mathieu of the French Eugène Mathieu took over in 1902 the then gone into liquidation competitor Delin .The manufactured motorcycles were marketed under the brand name Automoteurs .
Initially,in 1902 cars were produced with single-cylinder engines , which made either 6 or 8 hp bodywork as a 4-seater .
In 1903, the single-cylinder model 9 CV was added. In 1904, was supplemented by the two four-cylinder models 8/12 CV and 15/30 CV .
At the beginning of 1906 the cars on offer consisted of 14/16 CV , 24/30 CV and 35/45 CV .
The cars were also sold in England under the names BECKETT and FARLOW. At the end of 1906 the merger with Belgica took place . That was the end of the brand name Mathieu.