Tarrant Motor and Engineering Co
of 101-105 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
Produced the first Australian built automobile.
1901 Built a 6 h.p. chain-driven car.
1905 November. Entered and completed the 1905 Melbourne to Sydney Trial
1905 December. Announced they are building new showrooms and garage at 104-112 Russell Street and it will be the second largest garage in the world.
1907 Detailed article on the Tarrant Motor and Engineering Co.
1920 Became Auto Cars
Sources of Information
- Northern Times 1930/06/12
- Referee 1905/12/13
- Punch 1907/08/27