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W. A. Stevens of Maidstone
1906 Built its first petrol-electric vehicle. The petrol-electric transmission was simpler to operate than the conventional crash gearbox (in the days before synchromesh) which made it popular among bus drivers as few previously driven motor vehicles.
1907 Contract with J. and E. Hall to convert their gasoline trucks to gasoline-electric types