Motor Body Specialists

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Motor Body Specialists
Industry Bus manufacturing
Founded 1964
Headquarters Eagle Farm, Australia

Motor Body Specialists was an Australian bus bodybuilder in Eagle Farm, Brisbane.

History[edit]

Motor Body Specialists commenced operations in 1964 bodying Bedford and Leyland.[1] In January 1965, it signed a deal to distribute Commonwealth Engineering bodied buses in Queensland and northern New South Wales.[2]

By the mid-1980s the operation had been renamed Rogers and it was concentrating on bodying Isuzu and later Hino chassis.[3] By 1990 341 chassis has been bodied.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Travers, Greg (1979). The Australian Private Bus. Sydney: Historic Commercial Vehicle association. p. 69. ISBN 0 959601 61 9. 
  2. ^ Dunn, John (2008). Comeng: A history of Commonwealth Engineering: Volume 2: 1955-1966. Rosenberg Publishing. p. 315. ISBN 1877058734. 
  3. ^ a b "Motor Body Specialists" Australian Bus Panorama issue 5/5 March 1990 page 22

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