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Lucas Girling

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June 1985.

of Tredegar

1938 Manufacture of Girling brakes was taken over by Joseph Lucas Ltd but the patent remained in possession of New Hudson until the rights were, in turn, purchased in 1943.

Lucas then moved their Bendix brake and Luvax shock absorber interests into a new division which became Girling Ltd.

Later known as Lucas Girling, part of Lucas Industries

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