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1936. Sunbeam and Clement Talbot had been part of S. T. D. Motors where they had shared many engineering facilities. When S. T. D. went in to receivership in 1935. Sunbeam and Clement Talbot were purchased by the Rootes Group.
1938 In Britain, the Sunbeam and Talbot marques were combined to form Sunbeam-Talbot.
WWII Production of Sunbeam-Talbot automobiles ceased
1946 Production resumed