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a craftsman who makes the bodies of motor vehicles

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Fast-forward 80 years and the art of coachbuilding has all but been forgotten.
Bentley, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), is reportedly planning a coachbuilding division that is to create one-off vehicles for the company's most exclusive customers.
Immediately after the introduction of the Porsche 911, Porsche KG, as the Company was still called at the time, took over the Reutter Coachbuilding and Body Construction Company in 1964 with its workforce of approximately 1,000 employees.
The world giant would receive De Tomaso's Ghia coachbuilding firm in return for selling the Pantera which would be powered by a 5.
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, NZ, 1984; Erik Olssen, Building the New World: Politics and Society in Caversham 1880s-1920s, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1995; Peter Franks, Print & Politics: A History of Trade Unions in the New Zealand Printing Industry 1863-1995, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2001.
I am currently working on The Mulliner Project, a book about the whole Mulliner coachbuilding family.
The chassis is Flat's 500, 600, Multipla and Giardiniera with body conversion by Ghia Coachbuilding.
Mulliner, named after a famous coachbuilding company that dates back t o 1740, is where Bentley's specialist vehicles are prepared.
Having had a four-in-hand drag built for him by the coachbuilding firm of Martyn of Pitt Street almost as soon as he took up his post, he set out with his entourage in November 1846 to travel to Carcoar across the Blue Mountains, the first of a number of rural progresses he was to undertake, enjoying the hospitality of the colony's great landowners, such as the Icelys, Macarthurs, Dangars and Lawsons.
The Iacocca Silver Edition Mustang is a collaborative effort by Lee Iacocca, designer Michael Leone, and Gaffoglio Family Metalcrafters, the world-class coachbuilding and Design Company in Fountain Valley, Calif.
The depot also employed teams of tyrefitters and mechanics and a coachbuilding unit which made a variety of vehicles under the direction of Harold May.
James and Annabel, who live in Huddersfield, commissioned the BOOK to record for posterity the history of the family coachbuilding business that grew from humble YorKshire beginnings to be regarded as one of the best in the land.
Brendan O'Toole, founder and co-owner of CPP, said: "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.
Bentley is launching a range of styling options for its Continental Gt named the Mulliner Styling Specification, after the famous coachbuilding firm that made numerous special bodied Rolls and Bentley cars.
Mr Wiggins added: "Using our extensive experience in coachbuilding we have provided the new model with the latest quick-release seating system which means it can be quickly reconfigured for a variety of users and then returned to another setting for the next user.