coachbuilding


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coachbuilding

(ˈkəʊtʃˌbɪldɪŋ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit the manufacture of bodies for cars, buses, and coaches
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The eventual result of all this coachbuilding was invariably a host of very fast cars with luxurious bodies sitting atop the racy underpinnings.
Auto Business News-July 11, 2014--Bentley plans coachbuilding division
In 1947, anticipating the Labour government's nationalisation of bus services, the coachbuilding company were set up as a separate business.
Mr O'Toole added: "Our heritage in the development and manufacture of complete specialist vehicles - coachbuilding you could say - runs much deeper.
The four-seat, two-door body was made of steel and aluminium panels fitted in the time-honoured coachbuilding manner over a wood and aluminium frame.
With qualities such as these on the Cascada it begs the question why for the past 100 years Vauxhall has farmed out design of its cabrio models to coachbuilding specialists rather than doing the job itself.
The Spider was designed by Cambiano-based firm Pininfarina but actually built by Zagato, an independent coachbuilding company in Milan.
BMW and Italian coachbuilding legend Zagato have already collaborated to produce a one-off Z4 coupe, but for Pebble Beach they have joined forces again to create a Z4 Zagato Roadster.
This work is at an advanced stage, and married to CPP's expert coachbuilding, craftsmanship and engineering skills, the new Interceptor will be an exceptional example of British automotive excellence," he said.
The fully functional Semper Vivus replica, based on original drawings and exhaustive research, is a collaborative effort between Porsche Engineering and Karosseriebau Drescher, a coachbuilding company based in Hinterzarten in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Roth, Advocate, Educate, Control: the History of the New Zealand Engineers Union, 1863-1983, New Zealand Engineering, Coachbuilding, Aircraft, Motor and Related Trades Industrial Union of Workers, Wellington, 1985.
GmbH Coachbuilding and Body Construction Plant and started to prepare production in early 1950.