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Louis Carle (c1860- )
1910 Became a naturalised British subject
1911 Living at 12 Fairfax Road, South Hampstead: Louis Carle (age 43 born France), Managing Director - Motor Car Business - Employer. with his wife Elizabeth D'arnoux (age 32 born France). One visitor. One servant.
In 1933, Louis Carle, a director of Ford (France), founded Automobiles Tracford. An assembly plant was created in Gennevilliers (a suburb of Paris) for producing front wheel drive cars under this name, in direct competition with Citroen's highly successful Traction avant model that appeared in 1934