Category Trucks

Bedford CF

Bedford CF

Bedford CF Dormobile

Bedford CF Dormobile

The Bedford CF range of full-size panel vans was produced by Bedford. The van was introduced in 1969 to replace the older CA model, and was sized to compete directly with the Ford Transit, which had entered production 4 years earlier.  Brochure

Vauxhall/Bedford was a General Motors subsidiary, and in some markets outside the United Kingdom and Ireland the CF was sold through Opel dealers as the Opel Bedford Blitz from 1973 on when the original Opel Blitz was phased out. In other markets such as in Norway the CF retained its original name.

The Bedford CF was notable for being the last solely Vauxhall-engineered vehicle when it was discontinued in 1987 (the last Vauxhall passenger car had been the HC Viva which had ceased production in 1979); sinc...

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Maudslay Motor Company

Maudslay Motor Company

The Maudslay Motor Company was a British vehicle maker based in Coventry. It was founded in 1902 and continued until 1948 when it was taken over by the Associated Equipment Company (AEC) and along with Crossley Motors the new group was renamed Associated Commercial Vehicles (ACV) Ltd.

Early history

The company was founded by Cyril Charles Maudslay, great grandson of the eminent engineer Henry Maudslay to make marine internal combustion engines. He was joined by his cousin Reginald Walter Maudslay who soon left to found the Standard Motor Company.

Maudslay Motor Company - 1902 Maudslay Petrol Locomotive

Maudslay Motor Company – 1902 Maudslay Petrol Locomotive

The engines did not sell very well, and in 1902 they made their first engine intended for a car which was fitted to chain-drive chassis...
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Pickup Trucks

Pickup Trucks

Pickup Trucks

Pickup Trucks – 55 Chevy Custom Truck

Pickup trucks are light duty trucks having an enclosed cab and an open cargo area with low sides and tailgate. Once a work tool with few creature comforts, in the 1950s consumers began purchasing pickups for lifestyle reasons and by the 1990s less than 15 percent of owners reported use for work as the pickup truck’s primary purpose. Today in North America, pickup trucks are mostly used like a passenger car and account for about 18 per cent of total vehicles sold in the US.

The Pickup truck lends itself to customisation and over the years many have been worked on to produce faithful replicas of the originals, subtle modifications, highly styleised, chopped, dropped, rodded and radically modified...

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