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-====== Grupo CSV ======+====== Grupo CVP ======
  
-  * Name: Grupo CSP S.A+  * Name: Grupo CVP S.A (Companhia veículo Portuguesa)
   * Type: Sociedade Anónima   * Type: Sociedade Anónima
   * Industry: Automobile Manufacturer   * Industry: Automobile Manufacturer
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   * Services: Automobiles ​   * Services: Automobiles ​
  
-Ambar based in Porto, Portuguese Federation. Founded in 1937 is the premier automobile sports car and luxury sports ​car manufacturer in the Federation.+Grupo CVP based in Guarda, Portuguese Federation. Founded in 1952 is one of the country largest domestic ​car manufacturer in the Federation.
  
 ===== **History** ===== ===== **History** =====
  
-EdFor was founded ​in 1937 by Eduardo Ferreirinhaas the country'​s first completely ​built automobile ​in the country+Founded ​in 1952 by Jose Coelho dos Santosto build Renault, Peugeot and Citroen in Federation, name of the company was LUFR. Two separate plants were built, the Renault plant was located ​in Benguela West Africa, while the Peugeot / Citroen plant was located in the Guarda region. With the head office located in Guarda. The deal provided the three car companies with access to the growing Portuguese market without having to invest any monies. By the end of the decade LUFR car company was producing vehicles under the three manufactures names but with 70% Portuguese content
  
-In the 1940s the company expanded ​and opened a larger ​manufacturing ​plantFollowing ​the war the company expanded into luxury family ​cars while maintaining its predominant sports car as the main automobileIt continued ​to produce racing models ​and its car finished in the country'​s ​and European racing ​in the top 5 every year.  ​+In the 1960s LUFR and the French companies relationship suffered major manufacturing ​and sales of Renault, Citroen and Peugeot vehiclesWhile the three French companies were willing to allow it to sell their vehicles in full member Commonwealth countries it was not allowed to sell the cars in associate member countries and banned from exporting outside ​the commonwealthUsing the Auto Europe model from the 50s LUFR wanted ​to strike a similar agreement as existed with Auto-Portugal which had resulted in Auto-Portugal model lineup being completely different than VW its parent company ​and being exported to Commonwealth and Latin America. The French companies were adamant and refused to budge. With negotiations at an impasse the French companies gave notice to terminate the agreement. LUFR sued the three companies for breach of contract. In 1967 LUFR introduced ​its first four cars for Portuguese and commonwealth markets. In 1969 it increased its product line to eight which had been the same number of vehicles it had been manufacturing for Renault, Citroen ​and Peugeot ​in the Portuguese market. All the vehicles were based on previous models it had built. In the meantime, Renault, Citroen and Peugeot brands disappeared from the Portuguese and Commonwealth market while the court battle continued.  ​
  
 In the 1950s the company started producing the E series sports car for general sales competing with high end sport car manufacturers from Italy such as Lotus and Ferrari. From 1954-1959 Harry Rugeroni and Agostinho Sousa Roxo alternated winning the F1 each year racing special EdFor racing vehicles. In the 1950s the company started producing the E series sports car for general sales competing with high end sport car manufacturers from Italy such as Lotus and Ferrari. From 1954-1959 Harry Rugeroni and Agostinho Sousa Roxo alternated winning the F1 each year racing special EdFor racing vehicles.
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