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Atkinson Vehicles

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of Preston

1908 Company founded - see Atkinson

1933 Became private company

1955 Name changed to Atkinson Vehicles

1961 Commercial vehicle manufacturers specialising in diesel-engined chassis and complete vehicles. 320 employees. [1]

1970 Atkinson merged with Seddon of Oldham

1974 Vehicles marked as Seddon-Atkinson after Seddon was acquired by International Harvester of America.

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