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9th April 1908
9th April 1908
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The " Gate " at Olympia.

Seldom before has want of success attended the efforts of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, and never before has...

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The Davis Paraffin Carburetter.

A Mechanically-operated Device with Precision Feed for the Liquid Fuel. One of the interesting exhibits at the Olympia show...

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Vulcanising Plants for Motor Tires.

A Few Particulars of the " H.F. " Process of Making Repairs to Solid and Pneumatic Tires. The " H.F." process of effecting...

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Frome Tires.

A Few Particulars of Messrs. Wallington, Weston and Company's Works and Productions. The business which is conducted by...

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The Motor Omnibus World.

Fiat Motors, Ltd., of Long Acre, has just received a repeat order for six omnibus chassis from the NorthEastern Railway...

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Blackburn and Motorbuses.

The Police and Sanitary Committee of the House of Commons considered, last week, the Blackburn Corporation Bill, which...

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News and Comment.

This journal has an exclusive, genuine and maintained circulation: its sales are not forced in useless quarters. The Olympia...

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Out and Horne.—By "The Extractor."

The Show is over, for which fact all are grateful. I know that the War Office representatives made calls at many stands, but I...

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The 1907 and 1908 Shows Compared.

EXHIBITORS' VIEWS. In order to afford exhibdors the opPortunity of expressing Cub' °Pinions, we invited a number of them to...

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Motor Vehicles and the M.A.B.

Satisfactory Results. At the meeting of the Metropolitan Asylums Board, on Saturday, the Finance Committee reported as to the...

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Part of Lever's Prize Scheme.

Recognition of the Commercial Motor by the Directors of the Great Port Sunlight Company. One of the largest of recent...

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John Dickinson and Co.'s " Hallford " Var. The Editor, " THE COMMERCIAL MOTOR." Sir :—We observe in your issue of 2nd April,...

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Observations at Olympia.

By Henry Sturmey. Now that the show is over and one has time to recollect it, I am just jotting down a few observations I made...

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Commercial Motors, Limited, in Liquidation.

In view of the importance of the title, " Commercial Motors, Limited," and in consideration of the fact that several queries...

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The Development of Petrol-Electric Systems.*

By Percy Frost-Smith and W. A. Stevens. For London omnibus work, and ordinary gradients, all the driving is effected on the...

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The Value of "Through" Driving.

Mr. W. P. DURTNALL, who spoke first, said that the paper had evidently been prepared with a good deal of care, but in certain...


The Society of Road Traction Engineers spent a very profitable evening, at its last meeting, on 23rd March, in discussing the...

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Patents Completed,

CLUTCH MECHANISM.—Cadett.— No. 5,715, dated 9th March, 1907.—This invention relates to clutch mechanism for constant-mesh,...