1939 Foundation

The company, established by Manuel Soares Gonçalves, was placed in the Porto, having passed by the Street Eleodório Salgado and the Camilo Avenue.

Conscientious of the international scenario, resultant of the beginning of 2ª Great War advanced with his small auto business.

The consequences of the conflict had not delayed to feel themselves in Portugal. The difficulties had magnified substantially, lived a period of economic depression resulting in the imposition of enormous restrictions to the circulation automobile, primary market for the company.