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Today the organization is a subsidiary of American Axle & Manufacturing, and fabricates axles, driveline frameworks, case frameworks, crankshafts and suspension segments. It is Scotland’s best known name in the engine business. Albions were eminent for their trademark “Sure as the Sunrise”.
Initially regarded as Albion Motor Car Company Ltd, the organization was established in 1899 by Thomas Blackwood Murray and Norman Osborne Fulton (both of whom had formerly been included in Arrol-Johnston) they were joined several years after the fact by John F Henderson who furnished extra capital. The processing plant was initially on the first story of a building in Finnieston Street, Glasgow and had just seven workers. In 1903 the organization moved to new premises in Scotstoun.
The Albion Motor Car Company Ltd was renamed Albion Motors in 1930.
In 1951, Leyland Motors assumed control. After the British Leyland Motor Corporation was established in 1968, generation proceeded with the Albion Chieftain, Clydesdale & Reiver trucks and the Albion Viking transport models. Generation of these was then moved to the Leyland plant at Bathgate in 1980. In 1969, the organization assumed control over the neighbouring Coventry Ordnance Works on South Street, which it keeps on operaing from.
Leyland dropped the Albion name when the organization name was changed to Leyland (Glasgow) and later to Leyland-DAF from 1987 when it turned into a subsidiary of that Dutch concern.
An administration purchase out in 1993 carried Albion Automotive as it was thereupon known go into Scottish proprietorship. Another holder, the American Axle & Manufacturing Company (AAM) of Detroit, Michigan, assumed control Albion in 1998.
Albion Vehicle Model list:
1915 Albion 15
1912 Albion 15
1900 Albion 8