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AC-Delco Division of General Motors

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of Dunstable and Southampton

1946 The AC-Sphinx Sparking Plug Co became the AC-Sphinx Sparking Plug Co of General Motors

c.1954 Became AC Delco Division of General Motors (see advert)

1957 The Southampton factory was fitted with Colt ventilation and fire protection systems[1]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Electrical parts.[2]

1967 Filters and governors for natural gas[3]

1974 The merger of AC Spark Plug Sales Division and United Delco Division created the AC-Delco Division of General Motors.

1995 became part of Delphi Automotive Systems, which was spun off from GM in 1999.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 22, 1957
  2. 1963 Motor Show
  3. The Times, Oct 04, 1967