Albion Motor Car Company Limited

industry:
Motor vehicle manufacturer,
Vehicle component manufacturer
Nationality:
British

Albion Motor Car Company Ltd was founded in 1899 by Thomas Blackwood Murray and Norman Osborne Fulton, joined a couple of years later by John F Henderson who provided additional capital; factory originally in Glasgow, moving to Scotstoun in 1903; initially manufactured motor cars until in 1909 switched to commercial vehicle manufacture, trucks then buses; name changed to Albion Motors in 1930; taken over by Leyland Motors in 1951; from 1972 production switched to automotive parts, and Leyland dropped the Albion name; Albion Automotive reappeared after a management buy-out in 1993; the American Axle & Manufacturing Company (AAM) took over Albion in 1998.