Phoenix Motor Works
1894 Elijah Hudlass and his son Felix started Phoenix Works as photographic engineers. Soon afterwards Felix started on motor experiments.
1895 Felix built his first car, claimed to be the first practical car in Lancashire.
Soon disposed of the photographic side of the business and concentrated on motor engineering.
Name changed to Hudlass Motor Works
1900 Made the Hudlass motor car
Sources of Information
- Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile