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D. L. Motor Manufacturing Co

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of Toll Street, Motherwell

of Hamilton Road, Motherwell

1913-20 British maker of early automobile

Company formerly known as William Guthrie and Co and Dalziel Motor Manufacturing Co

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

WWI Maker of munitions

1918 Company incorporated to acquire the private company of the same name which had been making the D. L. motor car for several years before WWI.

1918 Acquired by Wallace Farm Implements Ltd[1]

1919 Started manufacturing the Glasgow tractor. 400 built before the plant closed in 1924

1920 Works transferred to Cardonald in order to consolidate the various Wallace businesses.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 09, 1920
  • A-Z of Cars of the 1920s by Nick Baldwin. 1994. ISBN 1 870979 53 2