ABC Motors Ltd (All British (Engine) Company) of Hersham, Surrey was a manufacturer of cars, aircraft, motor scooters, and engines for road and air. Established by Ronald Charteris in Byfleet, Surrey in 1912, it was bought by Sopwith in 1919 as that company attempted to diversify its activities following World War I. Sold again in 1921 when Sopwith was bankrupted, it continued its activities until it was absorbed into Vickers in 1951. Its chief designer was Granville Bradshaw. ...more on Wikipedia about "ABC Motors"
The Adamson was an English car manufactured in Enfield, Middlesex from 1912 to 1925. It was an attractive small bullnosed cyclecar designed by R. Barton Adamson, and it featured a variety of water cooled two and four cylinder engines made by Alpha of Coventry. ...more on Wikipedia about "Adamson"
AJS was the name used for cars and motorcycles made by the Wolverhampton, England company A. J. Stevens Ltd. ...more on Wikipedia about "AJS"
The Amazon was a cyclecar produced by Amazon Cars Ltdin London, England from 1921 to 1922. ...more on Wikipedia about "Amazon (automobile)"
The Argyll was Scottish automobile manufactured from 1899 to 1932. The company was founded by Alex Govan, whose first voiturette was copied from the contemporary Renault; this car featured a 2¾ hp De Dion engine and shaft-drive. 1901 models featured an upgraded engine of 5hp; cars made in 1902 were upgraded even further, using 8hp units. Soon there appeared a 10hp twin with radiator tubes forming the sides of the hood; in 1904 the company introduced a range of front-radiatored Aster-engined cars. One of these was a 10hp of 1985 cc; others were fours of 3054cc, 3686cc, and 4849cc. All cars featured Govan's rather awkward gearbox, which had a T-shaped gate and separate reverse and change-speed levers. Argyll had now become Scotland's biggest marque, and soon moved from its premises in Bridgeton, Glasgow to a grand terracotta factory in the suburb of Alexandria. This was never used to capacity, and the company began a gentle decline with Govan's death in 1907. The famed "Flying Fifteen" was introduced in 1910, as was a six-cylinder, Rubery four-wheel brakes were available from 1911 on, and in 1912 the single sleeve-valve engine designed by company director Baillie P. Burt and J. P. McCollum began production; the entire range featured Burt-McCollum engines by 1914. Argyll changed hands that year, and production was on a small scale throughout the 1920s (starting with the revival pre- war 15 ·9hp model in 1920 and the introduction of a 1½-liter model in 1922), and the company folded for good in 1932. ...more on Wikipedia about "Argyll (automobile)"
Arrol-Johnston (later known as the Arrol-Aster) was a Scottish automobile manufactured from 1896 to 1931. ...more on Wikipedia about "Arrol-Johnston"
The Austin Motor Company was a British manufacturer of automobiles that rose to be a major motorcar brand, the dominant partner after merger with Morris in 1952 but declining after absorption into British Leyland. ...more on Wikipedia about "Austin Motor Company"
The British Leyland Motor Corporation ("BLMC"), was a vehicle manufacturing company formed in the United Kingdom in 1968. Ultimately it would become nationalized as British Leyland then known just as BL. ...more on Wikipedia about "British Leyland Motor Corporation"
The Land Master is the name of a civilian all-terrain utility vehicle produced in the late 1970s and early 1980's as a contender to the Land Rover. Many of its features were incorporated into the Land Rover Defender introduced some years later. ...more on Wikipedia about "Land Master"
The Madelvic Motor Carriage Company of Granton, Scotland, was an early car manufacturing company. ...more on Wikipedia about "Madelvic Motor Carriage Company"
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