VELAM  introduction Click this link to read the full 7 page article:  Velam – Final In a series focused on sports cars the inclusion of Velam is perhaps a bit questionable as Velam is indeed the company that made the little Isetta bubble car in France. Yet there is a case because Velam did their… Read More VELAM


UMAP introduction Click this link to read the full 6 page article; UMAP – FINAL Factory Application of Modern Plastics (or in French: “L’Usine Moderne d’Application Plastique” – from which the name UMAP is derived) was a French company located in Bernon between 1956 and 60. It was founded by Camille Martin and based on the… Read More UMAP


Mismaque  introduction Click on this link to read the full 10 page article:  Mismaque – Final The story of Mismaque began with a meeting between Guy Mismaque and Paul Guitton at the Paris Motor Show 1956. They meet at the stand of the small sporting car company, Brissonneau & Lotz where Guitton was working. Paul… Read More Mismaque