[ROVERNET - UK] Humber Question.

Mark Brown mark.brown.rover at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 14:10:17 GMT 2008


According to Wikipedia:

In 1925 Humber moved into the production of commercial vehicles with
the purchase of Commer. In 1928 Hillman was added but independence
ended in 1931 when the Rootes Brothers bought a majority shareholding.

Hope that helps.

Mark Brown

On Jan 24, 2008 10:00 AM, Ben Rodgers <irishrover at netscape.ca> wrote:
> Hello Great Rover Brains Trust!!!
>                                    Just a quick question, when was the
> Humber Car Co taken over by Rootes Group or was it taken over prior to that
> by maybe Hillman or some other company?????
>                                 Thanks for your help
>                                                          Ben (irishrover)
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