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Nero Engine Co

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The Nero Engine Co, Sterling Works, Coventry

founded by Stanley Riley

c.1914 Stanley Riley founded the company to produce his own 4-cylinder 10 hp (7.5 kW) car.

1915 Produced a four-cylinder engine 63 x 88mm

1919 After the war, the Riley companies were restructured - the Nero Engine Co was acquired by Riley (Coventry) as the producer of automobiles.

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