Auto Traction

Antwerp, Belgium.
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The Belgian Auto Traction was founded in 1920 to build heavy trucks based on the models of Chenard & Walcker which owned part of the shares.

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Auto Traction emblem. (source: Radiator Emblem Collection)

The company badge was a rising sun. In 1923 the first Auto Traction bus appeared. In 1925 Minerva bought all shares from Chenard & Walcker and from then on, the emblem read Auto Traction with the phrase "Manufactured by Minerva Motors Antwerp, Belgium". Production ceased in 1930.

(source: Radiator Emblem Collection)

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Auto Traction emblem. (source: Radiator Emblem Collection)

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