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Note: This is a sub-section of William Beardmore and Co
1930 Acquired the patents for the French Chenard-Walcker tractor unit and produced these at Clapham in South London.
1931 Beardmore was a pioneer in developing 'heavy oiled engines' in the 1930s, otherwise known today as 'diesel' engines but they were not reliable and production ceased in 1935.