Belgian motor car producer in Antwerp but supplied engines to the early Motorcycle producers.
1900 Description of motor.
1902 Represented in the UK by D. Citroen
1903-onwards: represented in UK by Minerva Motors
1906 Produced 24 h.p. (four-cylinder) and 40 h.p. (six-cylinder) models with shaft-drive. 
1908 Minerva obtained a worldwide Knight Engine licence - Minerva-Knight
1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book
Minerva began making bicycles and went on to cars and then trucks.
1926 The first passenger chassis were developed to full size; they had 5.3 litre engines.
Smaller PSVs were added to the range seating 20 to 24 passengers; these had 3.6 litre engines.
1935 East Kent coach operators in Thanet, Kent took on nine Minervas.
Sources of Information
- The Autocar 1900/01/27
- The Automobile Vol. III. Edited by Paul N. Hasluck and published by Cassell in 1906.
- Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris