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The Associated British Oil Engine Company
(ABOE) was a British engineering company. It started life as a combine, similar to Agricultural & General Engineers
Agricultural & General Engineers was a combine of British engineering companies formed in 1919. The constituent companies were assigned sectors of the market to reduce competition within the group. The group headquarters were located in Aldwych, London, but most of the member companies were in...
. Petters Limited
Petters Limited , were a maker of stationary petrol and diesel engines from 1896 onwards.In 1915 Petter founded Westland Aircraft Works ....
joined ABOE in 1937 . J&H McLaren & Co.
J&H McLaren was a British engineering company in Hunslet, Leeds, England, that manufactured traction engines, stationary engines and later, diesel engines....
was sold to ABOE in 1943, although it may have been a member from an earlier date. In 1945 Mirrlees, Bickerton & Day joined the group followed by the National Gas & Oil Engine company in 1950.
Later, ABOE became a more conventional company as the oil engine
The internal combustion engine is an engine in which the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer in a combustion chamber. In an internal combustion engine, the expansion of the high-temperature and high -pressure gases produced by combustion apply direct force to some component of the engine...
division of the Brush-ABOE Group of Companies , an ancestor of Brush Traction
This article is about a British rail-locomotive maker. For the Detroit auto-maker, see Brush Motor Car CompanyBrush Traction is a manufacturer and maintainer of railway locomotives, part of the FKI group , based at Loughborough in Leicestershire, England situated alongside the Midland Main Line.-...