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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Climax Motors

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September 1905.

of St. Mary's Street, Coventry

Company formed by Siegfried Bettmann, Christopher John Hill, Joseph Mayfield and Charles Hathaway. Employed James Shaw

1905 June. Details of the 14-hp car with Aster engine.[1]

1905 November. Details of the 14-hp car.[2]

1906 Produced 14, 15, 20-22 and 22 h.p. cars. (note these cars may be another 'Climax'). [3]

1906 Two cars entered in Tourist Trophy race with E. W. Leather and Thomas Watson as drivers

1907 April. Cecil Harvey Lamb joined as sales manager

1907 June. Company wound up. '...by reason of its liabilities, continue its business, and that it is advisable to wind up the same, and that the Company be wound up accordingly...Christopher Hill, Chairman.'[4]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Autocar 1905/06/24
  2. The Autocar 1905/11/11
  3. The Automobile Vol. III. Edited by Paul N. Hasluck and published by Cassell in 1906.
  4. [1] [2] Gazette Issue 28031 published on the 18 June 1907. Page 26 of 76
  • Coventry’s Motorcar Heritage by Damien Kimberley ISBN 978 0 7524 5448 1