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Lockheed Hydraulic Brake Co of Leamington Spa; of Brock House, Langham Street, London, W1 (1937)
1919 Private company formed as Zephyr Carburettors.
1934 Name changed to Lockheed Hydraulic Brake Co
1937 Manufacturers of hydraulic brakes and controls. "Aerodraulic", "Airdraulic" Brakes, Controls etc.
1949 Incorporated into the new Automotive Products Associated Ltd
1961 Manufacturers of hydraulic and mechanical brakes and hydraulic braking systems. 4,900 employees.
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Brake components and other items.
2000 The AP company was acquired by Delphi Automotive Systems.
Subsequently Lockheed Hydraulic Braking was sold to an Indian consortium which used the name Caparo AP Braking.