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Vulcan Motor and Engineering Co: Lorries

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19xx.
1920.
1920.
January 1920.
January 1920.
January 1920. 30 cwt.
January 1920. 30 cwt.
October 1920. 30 cwt. End tipping wagon.
October 1920. 30 cwt. End tipping wagon.
May 1921.
September 1925.
March 1939.
1946. Reg No: HLY 663.
1946. Reg No: HLY 663.
1949. Reg No: JFJ 672.
March 1949.

Note: This is a sub-section of Vulcan Motor and Engineering Co

The Vulcan Motor and Engineering Company of Crossens, Southport, Lancashire produced commercial vehicles from 1904

1904 The company commenced in business

WWI maker of aeroplanes

1920 October. Exhibited at the Commercial Motor Exhibition at Olympia with several lorries all with a 20 hp engine. One was a 30cwt tipping wagon claimed to be the lowest price in its class.

1936 The company was in financial difficulties and was sold to J. Brockhouse, a trailer manufacturer, who only wanted the works and the land. Therefore the production rights were old to Tilling-Stevens and production transferred to the Maidstone works - see Vulcan Motors

1953 Tilling-Stevens was taken over by the Rootes Group and the business was absorbed in to the Commer and Karrier ranges and the name dropped. At that time the range included a 6ton fitted with a Perkins P6 diesel engine


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