Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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1906 Q4.
1908. Taxi. Reg No: LD 3366. Exhibit at the Museum of London.
April 1908. Advert in French.
November 1909.
November 1909.
1912. Unic Taxi 12/16. Reg No: LF 5795.
1912. Unic Taxi 12/16. Reg No: LF 5795.


Unic was a French maker best known for taxis, some of which were still running in London in the 1950s.

Vans and light goods vehicles were also produced.

1913-1917 For a list of the models and prices see the 1917 Red Book


1920 A smaller passenger chassis was launched.

Tobin of Margate who were an operator accquired by East Kent Road Car bought Unics from 1922 to 1927.

They traded under the name Unique.

1932 The last PSVs were listed in Britain.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris