All the British Cars

MarkWhenWhereOwned by
Wolseley1896-1975Birmingham, Oxford and Coventry
Wilson-Pilcher1903-1907Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Warwickzbr>(Started 1958 as Peerless later Gordon. Built cars with parts from Triumph TR 2 and TR 3A.)1960-1964Colnbrook
Vauxhall1903-London, Luton and Ellesmere PortGM, USA
Vanden Plas1906-1980London and AbingdonBritish Leyland
Valvless1901-1914Blackheath London and Huddersfield
Vale1932-1936Maida Vale, London
TVR1954-BlackpoolCEO Peter Wheeler
Turner1951-1966Wolverhampton
Trojan1922-1936 and 1961-1965Kingston-on-Thames and Croydon
Triumph1923-1984Coventry,Liverpool and Cowley
Tramplin1921(?)
Talbot1903-1938 1979-1986London and Ryton-on-Dunsmore
Swift1900-1931Coventry
Swallow Doretti1954-1955Walsall
Sunbeam1899-1976Wolverhampton Ryton-on-Dunsmore and London
Straker-Squire1907-1926Edmonton London
Stephens1898-1900Clevedon
Star1898-1932Wolverhampton
Standard1903-1963Coventry
SS (Swallow Sidecars)1905-1970Blackpool and CoventryChanged name to Jaguar Co in 1945
Squire1934-1936Henley-on-Thames
Singer1905-1970Coventry Ryton-on-Dunsmore and Birmingham
Siddeley-Deasy1911-1919Coventry
Rover1904-Coventry and BirminghamPhoenix
Rolls-Royce1904-Manchester, Derby and CreweBMW
Riley1898-1969Coventry and Abingdon
Reliant1952-TarnworthCEO Jonathan Heyes is the main owner
Railton1952-Cobham and London
Paramount1950-1969Swadlincote Leighton Buzzard and Melbourne
North Lucas1922Putney Vale
Noble2000-Barwell
Nobel1959-1969Belfast
Napier1900-1924London
Morris1912-1983Cowley, Oxford
Morgan1910-Malvern Link
MG1924-Oxford, Abingdon Birmingham and CoventryRover UK
Marauder1950-1952Kenilworth
Marcos1959-Luton, Westbury and Bradford-on-AvonThe Marsh family is the main owner.
Lotus1952-London, Cheshunt and NorwichProton, Malaysia
Lola1959-1960Slough
Lloyd Cars1936-1939 1947-1952Convarmore Road, Grimsby
Leyland1920-1927Leyland
Lea Fracis1903-1960, 1989-Coventry and Studley
Land Rover1948SolihullFord
Lanchester1936-1956Birmingham Coventry
Lagonda1904-Staines and NewportAston-Martin (Ford, USA)
Knight1895-1906Farnham
Jowett1906-1950Bredford
Jensen1931-West Bromwich
Jaguar1931-CoventryFord. USA
Invicta1925-1950Cobham
Humber1901-1976Beeston, Coventry and Ryton-on-Dunsmore
HRG1936-1956Tolworth
Horstmann Horstman1914 1919-1929Bath
Hillman1907-1976Coventry, Linwood and Ryton-on-Dunsmore
H.E.1919-1931Caversham, Reading
Healey1946-1954Walwick
GWK1912-1931Maidenhead
Gordon Keeble1963-1967Slough, Eastleigh, Southampton
GN1910-1915 1919-1928Wandsworth, London
Gilbern1959-1974Llantwit Fardre
Frazer Nash1924-1957Kingston-upon-ThamesThe company still exists, producing guided missile control systems.
Frisky1957-1964Wolverhampton
Ford1913-DagenhamFord USA
Fairthorpe1954-1980Chalfont St Peter
Enfield Allday1919-1924Birmingham
Enfield1906-1916Birmingham
Elva1958-1960Croydon
De Lorean1981-1983Dunmurry, Northern Ireland
Davrian Darrian1967-Clapham / Llwynnygroes
Daimler1896-CoventryFord, USA
Crossley1904-1937Gorton and Manchester
Coronet1957-1960London
Cooper1949-1954Surbiton
Clyno1922-1929
Caterham1973-DartfordGraham Nearn Family
Calcott1914-1926Coventry
Burney1930-1934Maidenhead
BSA1907-1940Birmingham and Coventry
Brough1935-1938Nottingham
British Salmsom1934-1939Raynes Park, London
Britannia1896-1898 1905-1908Colchester
Britannia1913-1914Nottingham
Britannia1957-1960
Bristol1947-BristolCEO Anthony Crook
Bond1949-1974Preston and Tamworth
Berkeley1956-1961Biggleswade
Bentley1919-London, Derby and CreweVolkswagen
Belsize Bradshaw1896-1916 1920-1924Clayton, Manchester
Austin-Healey1953-1971Birmingham and Abingdon
Austin1906-1990Longbridge, Birmingham
Atlanta1937-1939Staines
Aston-Martin1922-London/Feltham and Newport PagnellFord, USA
Arrol Johnston1898-1915 1918-1931Scotland
Armstrong-Siddeley1910-1960Coventry
Argyll1903-1927Scotland
Alvis1920-1967Coventry
Alta1930-1939Kingston-on-Thames
Allard1937-1960London
AJS1930-1933Wolverhampton
Angus-Sandersson1919-1927Scotland
AC1908-1985 and 1992-Thames Ditton and Waybridge

Not enough you think? Well, go to this site where you'll find close to one thousand historic and present British car makers!

The Foreigners of today:

MarkWhenWhereOwned by
Toyota-BurnastonToyota, Japan
Peugeot-Ryton-on-DunsmorePeugeot, France
Nissan-SunderlandNissan, Japan
Honda-SwindonHonda, Japan

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