United Electric Car Company
They formed a new company, English Electrical Manufacturing based in a new West Works on Strand Road, Preston in 1900, to build the electric motors for their trams.
By 1914, the company employed around 2,000 people. They produced electrical equipment for tramways and railways and built over 8,000 tramcars, for service in the UK and abroad, including to the Buenos Aires tramways operated by the Anglo-Argentine Tramways Company.
- Made in Lancashire: a history of regional industrialisation, Geoffrey Timmins. 1998. P.198
- The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
- Exhibieron la dupla histórica Preston para festejar el Bicentenario (Spanish) - EnElSubte, 26 May 2010.