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February 1905.
1906 Q4. 4-cylinder.
November 1906. 50 h.p. Six-cylinder.
November 1906. 40 h.p.
November 1907. 22 h.p.
April 1908. Advert in French.
June 1909.
January 1920.
January 1920.
November 1922.
October 1923. Models, prices and specifications.
August 1928.
March 1930.

Former French vehicle maker.

See also Berliet Motor and Engineering Co for assembly in the UK

Established by Marius Berliet.

Early French made (Lyons) automobiles were imported in to the UK by L. C. Rawlence and Co.

1905 Produced 14, 22, 40 and 60 h.p. models. UK agent is J. E. Hutton. [1]

1909 Berliet Motors (W. Watson and L. C. Rawlence).[2]

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices of Petrol Motor Commercial Vehicles see the 1917 Red Book

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book

Later, Berliet made heavy commercial vehicles.

1966 Taken over by Citroen.

1974 Sold to Renault, and Berliet name phased out.

See Wikipedia entry.

Early Registrations

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Automobile Vol. III. Edited by Paul N. Hasluck and published by Cassell and Co in 1906.
  2. 1909 Advertisement