Wolseley Cars and Autos

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Wolseley Cars and Autos

The Wolseley motor car company
This section provides access to the cars and autos manufactured under the name of the Wolseley motor car company. An online guide for auto enthusiasts covering old and new cars and autos. If you like car talk then you will love this website! A free, online resource with facts and company information about the cars and autos made by the Wolseley motor car company.

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.

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Wolseley Cars and Autos

Cars and Autos Index

Wolseley 12/16hpWolseley 16/20hpWolseley 20/24 hp
Wolseley 24/30hpWolseley 30/34hpWolseley 40hp
Wolseley 40/50hpWolseley 60hpWolseley 10
Wolseley 15Wolseley NineWolseley Wasp
Wolseley 10/40Wolseley 12/48Wolseley Ten
Wolseley 20Wolseley HornetWolseley Viper
Wolseley 12/32Wolseley 21/60Wolseley Sixteen
Wolseley FourteenWolseley EighteenWolseley 14/56
Wolseley 18/80Wolseley Super SixWolseley 14/60
Wolseley 18/85Wolseley 16hp, 21hp, 25hpWolseley 21/60
Wolseley 4/50Wolseley 4/44Wolseley 15/50
Wolseley 1500Wolseley 15/60Wolseley Hornet
Wolseley 16/60Wolseley 1100Wolseley 18/85
Wolseley 14/60Wolseley 18/85Wolseley 25
Wolseley 6/80Wolseley 6/90Wolseley 6/99
Wolseley 6/110Wolseley 24/80Wolseley Six
Wolseley SaloonWolseley 4/60Wolseley 300


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Wolseley Cars and Autos

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