The Wolseley motor car company
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History of Wolseley motor car company
1895: 30 year old Herbert Austin employed as a works manager at Wolseley Sheep Shearing Company became very interested in automobile and engines, that year during the winter, he built a version of Leon Bollee design automobile he had seen in Paris, to later find out another British group had already bought the rights so he had to come up with his own design
1897: The Wolseley Autocar No. 1 was revealed, the second car he had designed, a three wheel automobile, it was unsuccessful, though it was advertised for sale, none were sold
1899: The third Wolseley car was introduced, a four wheeled automobile called the Voiturette
1900: Another four wheeled automobile was made featuring a steering wheel rather than a tiller
1901: Production began along with the company changing hands, with the automobile division being spun off as an independent concern, managed by Austin, based in Adderley Park, Birmingham
1905: Austin resigned to form Austin Motor Company, Wolseley bought Siddeley Autocar Company with the company founder, John Davenport Siddeley in charge
1914: Officially the company became Wolseley Motor Company, they also began operating in Montreal and Toronto, Canada under Wolseley Motors Limited. After World War one they would become British and American Motors
1918: A joint venture with Ishikawajiama Ship Building and Engineering in Tokyo, Japan began
1919: Wolseley took over Ward End, a Birmingham munitions factory
1922: First Japanese built Wolseley car rolled of the line
1926: October: Despite rising sales, finances were strained and the company faced receivership with debts of £2 million
1927: William Morris personally purchased Wolseley, the 1st Viscount Nuffield for £730,000 using his own money, Morris also renamed the company Wolseley Motors Ltd, he also consolidated its production at the sprawling Ward End Works based in Birmingham
1935: Wolseley became a subsidiary of Morris Motor Company with Wolseley models becoming based on Morris designs
1938: Wolseley became part of the Nuffield Organisation along with Morris and Riley/Autovia, After the war, Wolseley and Morris production was consolidated at Cowley when badge engineering took hold.
1949: After World War 2, Japan venture reorganized its self into Isuzu Motors
1972: Wolseley continued production in a diminished form
1975: The Wolseley ended production
What models and types of cars and automobiles does the Wolseley motor car company produce?
The models and types of cars and automobiles produced by the company include those detailed on the following list. Whether you enjoy comparing cars and autos, want to conduct some research before you buy a new car or a used car or finally an automobile enthusiast who loves fast, cool, new, old, vintage, classic, antique, sports, top, muscle or exotic cars we have the info you are searching for! Select the automobile you are interested in and click the link for access to an online overview of this Wolseley vehicle with car guides, online facts, information, statistics, specs, specifications, design details and ratings of cars and autos.
Cars and Autos Index
|Wolseley 12/16hp||Wolseley 16/20hp||Wolseley 20/24 hp|
|Wolseley 24/30hp||Wolseley 30/34hp||Wolseley 40hp|
|Wolseley 40/50hp||Wolseley 60hp||Wolseley 10|
|Wolseley 15||Wolseley Nine||Wolseley Wasp|
|Wolseley 10/40||Wolseley 12/48||Wolseley Ten|
|Wolseley 20||Wolseley Hornet||Wolseley Viper|
|Wolseley 12/32||Wolseley 21/60||Wolseley Sixteen|
|Wolseley Fourteen||Wolseley Eighteen||Wolseley 14/56|
|Wolseley 18/80||Wolseley Super Six||Wolseley 14/60|
|Wolseley 18/85||Wolseley 16hp, 21hp, 25hp||Wolseley 21/60|
|Wolseley 4/50||Wolseley 4/44||Wolseley 15/50|
|Wolseley 1500||Wolseley 15/60||Wolseley Hornet|
|Wolseley 16/60||Wolseley 1100||Wolseley 18/85|
|Wolseley 14/60||Wolseley 18/85||Wolseley 25|
|Wolseley 6/80||Wolseley 6/90||Wolseley 6/99|
|Wolseley 6/110||Wolseley 24/80||Wolseley Six|
|Wolseley Saloon||Wolseley 4/60||Wolseley 300|
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Why people love cars and autos!
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Wolseley Cars and Autos
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History of Wolseley motor car company
Antique, sports, top, muscle or exotic cars and autos
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Different Types and Models of cars and autos by Wolseley
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