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Hobbs Transmission

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of Leamington Spa.

1936 Private company.

1961 Precision engineers and transmission gear specialists. [1]

c.1962 Westinghouse Brake and Signal Co built a fully automated factory in Manchester to manufacture the "Mecha-Matic" automatic transmission, designed by Hobbs Transmission Ltd of Leamington Spa[2]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Automatic transmissions. [3]

See also Westinghouse Hobbs.

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