Mr A[lbert] E[dwin] Bowyer-Lowe (b. 27 February 1884), engineer, early motor car designer, and designer of the Phoenix car

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Early training Leyton Technical College, Cripplegate library, Haviland electric company, driving in 1899 petrol first registered by Carless, Capel and Leonard, the Automobile Association petrol pumps and cycle patrols. Apprenticed to J. A. Prestwick 1903, first designer twin cylinder engine, J. Van Hooydonk of the Phoenix Motor Cycle Works, joined Phoenix January 1906, war production, postwar, Citroen investment in Phoenix, Sopwith, Foster Investment Co., inventor automatic gear – Frederick Lanchester. Poor recording. 50 minutes.