Prominent makes to 1950

The story of Britain's battery-electric commercial vehicles

August 8, 2021

Auto-Electric to Garrett

Auto-Electric The Auto-Electric company was based in London, although production was apparently undertaken by Murphy Cars and Trucks of Maidenhead (q.v.) which seems to have taken […]
August 8, 2021

Graiseley to Murphy

Graiseley Diamond Motors was a well-known maker of motor bikes but falling sales saw it change direction in the early 1930s and start to produce pedestrian […]
August 8, 2021

NCB to Wilson-Electric

NCB Northern Coach Builders was a well-established producer of bus bodies when it entered the battery-electric market in 1945.  Based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, since 1931 it had […]