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The people who started and ran the companies; the people who built the cars.

Biographies and photographs of the prominent figures in Birmingham's motoring history.

Frederick Lanchester Archibald Millership Danny Weigel A E Crowdy Herbert Austin William Ivy Rogers

Frederick Lanchester

Danny Weigel

Archie Millership

William Ivy Rogers

Herbert Austin

A E Crowdy

Index of car maker biographies.

The steam carriage makers.

Members of the Institute of Automobile engineers in 1908

The brewers who invested in cars.