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* 1896 Became a public company. The '''Rover Cycle Co''' was registered on 13 June to take over the business of [[J. K. Starley and Co]]. <ref>The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908</ref>
 
* 1896 Became a public company. The '''Rover Cycle Co''' was registered on 13 June to take over the business of [[J. K. Starley and Co]]. <ref>The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908</ref>
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* 1906 [[H. Smith]] is MD of the Rover Cycle Co.
  
 
* 1905 The name was changed in November from the '''Rover Cycle Co''' to the '''Rover Co'''.
 
* 1905 The name was changed in November from the '''Rover Cycle Co''' to the '''Rover Co'''.
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* In 1967, Rover became part of the [[Leyland Motor Corporation (LMC)]], which already owned [[Triumph]].
 
* In 1967, Rover became part of the [[Leyland Motor Corporation (LMC)]], which already owned [[Triumph]].

Revision as of 14:10, 24 December 2009

Advertising Sign.
December 1906.

of Meteor Works, Lode Lane, Birmingham

Rover was a British manufacturer of bicycles, motorcycles and cars.

General

  • 1896 Became a public company. The Rover Cycle Co was registered on 13 June to take over the business of J. K. Starley and Co. [1]
  • 1906 H. Smith is MD of the Rover Cycle Co.
  • 1905 The name was changed in November from the Rover Cycle Co to the Rover Co.


Cars

Bicycles

Motorcycles

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  • [1] Wikipedia on Rover Cars
  • Trademarked. A History of Well-Known Brands - from Aertex to Wright's Coal Tar by David Newton. Pub: Sutton Publishing 2008 ISBN 978-0-7509-4590-5