The British Motor Industry originates with a friend of Gottlieb Daimler in London, and this Frederick Simms obtained a license for Daimler's engine in 1891. Simms' Daimler Motor Syndicate began making power boats, before importing a Daimler-engined Panhard et Levassor car in 1895.
Austin Drawing Office Codes
Armstrong Siddeley Cars
Rootes 'Audax' models
BLMC (British Leyland)
British Motor Corporation (B.M.C.)
Citroen Cars Slough (UK)
Austin A40 Dorset 1948. THe A40 Dorset and Devon were both given 1200cc versions of the new ohv 4-cylinder engine that in time would become the BMC B-series engine.