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Alvis

Alvis Ltd was formed in by Mr. TG John in 1919 to manufacture cars. Alvis quickly noted as a producer of innovative and quality cars, which are now collectors’ items, and went on to one of the prestige names in the British industry.

Alvis cars produced by the manufacturer Alvis Car and Company Ltd of Coventry, United from 1919 to 1967. The also produced aero-engines and vehicles, the latter continuing after car production ceased.

The original company, TG John and Co. was founded in 1919. Its first were stationary engines, bodies and motorscooters. The company’s T.G. John was approached by de Freville with designs for a engine with aluminium and pressure lubrication, unusual for the

The first car model, the 10/30, de Freville’s design was an instant and set the reputation for quality and performance for the company became famous.

In 1923 Captain GT Smith-Clarke from Daimler as Chief and Works Manager and was soon by WM Dunn as Chief Draughtsman. partnership lasted for 25 years and was for producing some of the most products in the company’s history.

saw the introduction of the six-cylinder 14.75 and this engine became the for the long line of luxurious Alvis cars produced up to the of war.

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Smith-Clarke designed remarkable during the 1930s and 1940s — the handsome, low-slung six-cylinder 20, the Speed 25 (considered by many to be one of the cars produced in the 1930s) and the 4.3 model. As with many engineering companies of the time did not produce their own coachwork instead on the many available coachbuilders such as Cross and Charlesworth and Vanden Plas.

In 1936, the company name was to Alvis Ltd and by the beginning of the war, and armoured vehicle divisions had added to the company.

As part of Alvis Limited was incorporated British Leyland but was bought by Scientific Holdings plc in 1981. the company’s name changed to plc. In 1998, the armoured business of GKN plc was taken on and the main UK operation moved from to Telford. The site of the Alvis in Holyhead Road is now an out-of-town complex, but its name, Alvis Park, reflects the heritage of the

In 2002 Alvis group Vickers to form the subsidiary Vickers Ltd which was subsequently by BAE Systems in 2004. BAE Systems ended the use of the Alvis distinctive triangle’ trademark.

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