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Saurer commercial vehicles were designed and produced in Switzerland and later produced in the UK
1905 Mersey Railway bought ten Saurers which all fitted double-decker bodies.
1907 Pickfords began importing them
1907 The House of Lords ruled Mersey Railway had no right to run buses, so they were all sold.
J. and E. Hall were manufacturing
1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book
1930 Armstrong Whitworth was licensed to produce the Saurer at its Scotswood-on-Tyne works
1948 Extensive details of the 12-cyl engine.