Electric Ignition Co of Sampson Road North, Birmingham
Sometimes know as the Electric Ignition Co
By 1901 the Electric Ignition Co was in operation making spark plugs (see advert)
1907 Thomson and Bennett formed Thomson-Bennett Ltd, manufacturers of electrical equipment for motor vehicles, including magnetos, spark plugs, etc - competitors to EIC.
1908 July. Details of the high-tension magneto.
1909 October. Details of the Hall E.I.C. Dual Ignition Set.
1913 Made the Cox carburetter
1920 Catalogue of magnetos
By 1922 was known as EIC Magnetos Ltd
1925 following the death of the majority shareholder the business was offered to Lucas who purchased it for about £35,000.