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In 1952 Rafael Onieva Ariza formed Industrias Motorizadas Onieva in Madrid and began producing motorcycles under the ROA brand with the initials representing Rafael's name.

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R.O.a logo.

In 1958 he presented a 3-wheel microcar powered by a two-cylinder, 250 cc Hispano Villiers engine at the Barcelona Trade Fair, but it was not successful a very few where built.

In 1960, he collaborated with BMW and built the R-27 for the Guardia Civil de Tráfico and began with motorcars, first with the Hispano Villiers engine, the with a BMW engine, becoming very successful with production over 40,000 units.

That same year, ROA built 12 four-wheel cars powered by a BMW engine but was abandoned after the denial of a manufacturing license.

In 1963 the company was renamed Tempo Ibérica, SA and in 1967 it would be absorbed by Barreiros Diesel

They produced motorcycles and motorcars from 1952 to 1967.

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