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Lucas C.A.V.

The name 'C.A.V.' is derived from the initials of the founder,
the late Charles Anthony Vandervell, a pioneer who began
making electric storage batteries and apparatus in West
London in 1892.
The firm of C.A.Vandervell & Co. moved to Acton in 1904
Charles A Vandervell 1911

Today the name is simply C.A.V. Limited
The products of the company include: diesel injection equipment,
turbochargers for high- speed diesels,and a variety of electrical
equipment, and today C.A.V is the largest manufacturer of fuel
injection equipment in the world.

Information sent in by Ernest Norman

Bob Lucas was Appointed Director and Genaral Manager
of Lucas CAV Ltd in 1978

  Lucas C.A.V