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Latil

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1929.
1935. Reg No: OSU 375.
1935. Reg No: OSU 375.
1937. Reg No: JD 8350. Exhibit at British Commercial Vehicle Museum.
1938. Mk II Tractor. Reg No: CDG 703.
1938. Mk II Tractor. Reg No: CDG 703.
1938. Mk II Tractor. Reg No: CDG 703.
July 1938. Latil Traulier.

Latil Industrial Vehicles produced commercial vehicles from 1924

1904 Established as a French manufacturer and marketed under the Blum-Latil name

1924 UK company formed as Latil Industrial Vehicles

1932 Vehicles made under licence by Shelvoke and Drewry

Later products were branded with the Traulier name

Originally used Latil' engine but some later models used a Meadows unit

Made a few units to run on rail tracks with the traction coming from the tyres resting on the rail surface

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Sources of Information

British Lorries 1900-1992 by S. W. Stevens-Stratten. Pub. Ian Allen Publishing