Peugeot is a major French car brand, part of PSA Peugeot Citroën, the second largest carmaker based in Europe. The family business that precedes the current Peugeot company was founded in 1810, and manufactured coffee mills and bicycles. On 20 November 1858, Emile Peugeot applied for the lion trademark but it wasn't until 1906 that cars began to carry the logo. The company produced its first automobile in 1891. The Peugeot company and family is originally from Sochaux, France. Peugeot retains a large manufacturing plant and Peugeot Museum there. It also sponsors the Sochaux football club, founded in 1928 by a member of the Peugeot family. In 2011, Peugeot's ground-breaking 3008 HYbrid4 was awarded Diesel Car Magazine's 'Best Eco Car of 2011' and the magazine also crowned Peugeot's exciting RCZ – powered by its class leading 2.0l HDi 163bhp engine as its 'Sports Car of the Year'. OVL Group Ltd have secured some of the best car leasing deals for Peugeot.