Foster and Seddon Ltd of Salford built commercal vehicles from 1938 to 1974 and in 1947 Became Seddon Lorries. In 1970 Acquired Atkinson and became Seddon-Atkinson.
Seddon Atkinson Vehicles Limited, a manufacturer of large goods vehicles based in Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, was formed in mid 1970 when Atkinson Vehicles Limited of Preston was acquired by Seddon Diesel Vehicles Limited of Oldham. In 1974 the firm was acquired by the American giant International Harvester, and in February 1983 it was purchased by the Spanish group ENASA which made it a subsidiary of Pegaso. In 1990 it became part of the international commercial vehicle concern Iveco who used the brand for various types of specialised vehicles in the United Kingdom. The range of models produced included EuroMover, Pacer and Strato, which are aimed at refuse collection, recycling and construction operators.

Seddon Atkinson are a manufacturer of HGVs based in Oldham, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.
It was formed in 1970 after Atkinson Vehicles Ltd was acquired by Seddon Diesel Vehicles Ltd, and subsequently International Harvester, and further on by ENASA.
Iveco announced its decision to manufacture Seddon Atkinsons in Spain in 2005, and shortly afterwards the brand name was incorporated into the mainstream Iveco catalogue.
The Oldham manufacturing facilities were shut-down in 2004, and the offices were closed at the end of 2006.
Recent Seddon Atkinson vehicles were readily identifiable from other Iveco products because of the company's former Atkinson logo, a large letter 'A' within a circle, usually in chrome (or chrome-effect) on the radiator grille.
The circular Atkinson logo dated from 1937, having largely replaced the 'Knight Of The Road' badge of earlier Atkinsons.
The Italian firm of Iveco part of the Fiat group took over the Spanish firm of Enasa in Iveco announced its decision to manufacture Seddon Atkinsons in Spain in 2005, and shortly afterwards the brand name was dropped altogether.

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