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[[Image:Im1906Mot-Rover1.jpg|thumb| 6 hp. From Motors and Motor-driving. Published in 1906.]]
 
 
[[Image:Im1946Vital-Rover1908.jpg|thumb| 1908. From 'Vital to the Life of the Nation'.]]
 
[[Image:Im1920Cov-Rover.jpg|thumb| 1920. From Coventry Chamber of Commerce Year Book.]]
 
[[Image:Im1920Cov-Rover2.jpg|thumb| 1920. From Coventry Chamber of Commerce Year Book.]]
 
[[Image:Im1946Vital-Rover1921.jpg|thumb| 1921. From 'Vital to the Life of the Nation'.]]
 
[[Image:Im70LC-RoverCycle1922.jpg|thumb| 1922. Rover Cyclecar]]
 
[[Image:Im19410613Auto-Rover.jpg|thumb| 1941. From The Autocar of 13th June.]]
 
[[Image:Im1946Vital-Rover1946.jpg|thumb| 1946. From 'Vital to the Life of the Nation'.]]
 
 
 
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Revision as of 16:27, 15 December 2008

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]
  • 1905 The name was changed in November from the Rover Cycle Co to the Rover Co.

Cars

Bicycles

Motorcycles

Sources of Information

  • [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
  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908