Vauxhall history

Vauxhall history

A Brief History of Vauxhall

We look at the history of the classic British brand...
Vauxhall is one of the oldest established vehicle manufacturers and distribution companies in Great Britain. Vauxhall, the trading name of General Motors UK, has become an icon of British industry and Vauxhall cars are British icons. But, how did Vauxhall achieve its legendary status? We take a look at the interesting history of Vauxhall. Vauxhall was founded in 1857 by Alexander Wilson. It started as a pump and marine engine manufacturer. It was bought in 1863 and began producing travelling cranes. It was then that the company was christened Vauxhall Iron Works.
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