UFO in our garage ?

Marcel Leyat’s Helica was temporarily stored in our premises, waiting for the big  Rétromobile exhibition. Marcel Leyat was an inventor, pioneer of aviation, aircraft manufacturer and French automaker.  He was born march 26, 1885 and died in 1986. He studied at famous Ecole Centrale de Paris, starting in 1907. As soon as 1908, Leyat built…

A traffic jam with Pacific M26

Two events will remain exceptional for a long time as they brought together four operational Pacific M26, moreover with some other wonders, including Diamond T 980/981.  This was in 2010, the first event being at Beltring (War & Peace show) in England.  Exceptional indeed to see the UNIVEM Pacific M26 in an off-road demonstration with…

A special load

In late 2004 / early 2005 we had to leave our premises in “Issy les Moulineaux” to move to the new ones in “Versailles- Satory”. Everything had to follow.  One item was very special : the “Aerotrain” (https://www.univem-paris.com/en/the-1960s-hovertrains-bertin-the-aerotrain/).  We transported it with our International H542 and the 40′ trailer from the  “Trailer Co. of America”…