List of car manufacturers of the United Kingdom

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As of 2018 there are approximately 35 active British car manufacturers and over 500 defunct British car manufacturers. This page lists car manufacturers that build or built cars in the UK.

Major current marques[edit]

Current manufacturers[edit]

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E
  • Eagle E-Types (2013–present)
  • Elemental Cars (2014–present)
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  • Ford (1909-Present)
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  • Ginetta (1957–present)
  • Grinnall (1993–present)
  • Gardner Douglas Sports Cars (1990–present)
  • GBS Great British Sports Cars
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  • Suffolk Jaguar (1990–present)
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  • Triking (1978–present)
  • TVR (1947–present)
  • Tempest of England (1988–present)
  • Trident Sports Cars (2002–present)
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  • Zenos (2012–present)
  • Zolfe Cars (2008-present)

Former manufacturers[edit]

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  • YEC (1907–1908)

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See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "About Our Company". Vauxhall Motors. Retrieved 7 December 2018.
  2. ^ established 1999 as Farboud
  3. ^ Note: Wholly Chinese-owned assembly plant
  4. ^ Note: Wholly owned by Alternative Cars Ltd
  5. ^ known as Albany-Lamplough
  6. ^ Automobile Manufacturing Company
  7. ^ makers of the Bolsover Express boiler, used for steam launches and replacement for Stanley steam cars.
  8. ^ Bridgwater Blake Museum, Timeline, page 12 Archived 19 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Hill Climb Cars
  10. ^ Meteor Manufacturing, London N4
  11. ^ Coventry
  12. ^ Silent Transport Ltd, Woking. Electric.
  13. ^ Renamed Arash
  14. ^ merged with Ginetta
  15. ^ North London
  16. ^ Gordon Armstrong (East Riding Engineering)
  17. ^ Vernon Industries, Cheshire
  18. ^ Sold as Vapomobile
  19. ^ "New Engine Company Ltd Acton, London 1905-1921". motor-car.co.uk. Retrieved 11 November 2018.
  20. ^ Note: As of 2014, the brand appears to be dormant.
  21. ^ "About The Orpington Car". Trevor Mulligan. Retrieved 20 June 2012.
  22. ^ "E. H. Owen". Grace's Guide.
  23. ^ "British Cars 1951 Specifications and illustrations", Peter Chambers, APC Publication, 7 Newhall Street, Birmingham, printed by W&D Willett Ltd, 74 Leadenhall Street , London, EC3 - p.35 incl pictures "assembled and trimmed in increasing quantities in London", p.47 - models "Renualt 7.5.h.p Standard Saloon" (£689, 10sh) and "Renualt De Luxe Saloon" (£729, 10sh). Prices as of 16th June, 1951
  24. ^ Possibly the first British production car
  25. ^ Battle Museum of Local History (2012). Battle in Pictures. Biddenden: YouByYou Books. p. 27.
  26. ^ Sharps & Bond
  27. ^ Chapman, Frank (1995). Tales of Old Tonbridge. Brasted Chart: Froglets Publications Ltd. pp. 44–45. ISBN 1 872337 55 4.
  28. ^ Allways In The Picture

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