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1903 The company built its first car, a five-horsepower model steered using a tiller, with two forward gears and no reverse gear. This led to a better design which was made available for sale. The car was designed by F. W. Hodges and sold for £150.
1905 January. Details of the 7hp three-cylinder car.
1905 Produced 9 h.p., 14 h.p. and 18 h.p. models. Listed as the Vauxhall and West Hydraulic Engineering Co of Luton. 
1908 August. Announced the A-Type 20hp and in 1909 it cost £465 with a 3-litre four-cylinder engine.
1908 Announced the B-Type 16hp and 150 of these were produced over three years
1908 November. Details of the 20-hp car shown at Olympia.
1908 November. Details of the 16-hp and 20-hp cars.
1909 November. Details of the 27-hp six-cylinder car.
1910 October. Details of the 30hp car.
1911 October. Details of the 20hp (4), 30hp (6) and Prince Henry.
1911 Introduced the C-Type, the 'Prince Henry', a sports model, priced at £485 for the chassis.
1912 Introduced the D-Type 25hp at £465 (chassis) and the A-Type was re=launched as the 16-20hp at £375
1912 October. Details of four models for next year: 16-20hp (4), 25hp (4), 35hp (6) and the Prince Henry (4).
1913 Introduced the E-Type 30-98hp 4.5-litre engine model in limited production and mainly used in competition
1913 April. Advert for the new 25hp 4-cylinder model. 
1913 September. Details of the three-litre cars.
1913 November. Little change for cars next year. 16-20hp, 25hp, Prince Henry 25hp, and the 35hp (6).
1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book
1914 May. Details of the GP car.
1914 August. Details of the 36-hp six-cylinder car.
WWI Produced the 25-hp Staff car.
1920 November. Exhibited at the Motor Car Show at Olympia and the White City with a 22.4hp car. 
1927 Introduced the 20-60 model.
c1927-1930 The Vauxhall Mascot was a Griffin (or "Speedbird") (see pictured) was illustrated on a car around this time. The maker's name was stamped either 'Joseph Fray Ltd.' or Elkington Birmingham. It was bronze, nickel plated and at a height of 90mm.
1929 Introduced the T-Type - a new version of the 20-60. T75 had a 75mm bore engine.
1930 October The T80 launched
1930 Bedford, a subsidiary constructing commercial vehicles, was established as the Stock Market Crash of 1929 had made importing American lorries uneconomical.
1931 Introduced the 'Cadet'. This was the first car to have a synchromesh gear-box.
1933 Introduced the 'Light Six' model with 'no-draught' ventilation.
1938 Introduced the 'Ten'.
After the war, car production resumed but models were designed as a more mass-market product leading to expansion of the company. They commenced with the 10, 12 and 14-hp models based on the pre-war designs.
1948 Introduced the 12-hp Wyvern and the 18-hp Velox together.
1951 Exhibitor at the 1951 Motor Show in the Car Section.
1961 Manufacturers of motor cars, including the "Cresta", "Velox", "Victor" and "Bedford" commercial vehicles. Also manufacture spare parts. 26,520 employees.
1960s During the 1960s Vauxhall acquired a reputation for making rust-prone models, though in this respect most manufacturers were equally bad. The corrosion protection built into models was tightened up significantly, but the reputation dogged the company until the early 1980s.
1961 Listed as a subsidiary of general Motors Corporation. Employ 26,250 persons. Manufacture Cresta, Velox, Victor and Bedford vehicles. 
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Showed Viva, Victor, VX 4/90, Cresta and Velox. 
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