Definitions for coachbuilder

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word coachbuilder

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coachbuilder(noun)

    a craftsman who makes the bodies of motor vehicles

Wiktionary

  1. coachbuilder(Noun)

    A builder of horse-drawn coaches.

  2. coachbuilder(Noun)

    A person or company who makes and fits the bodywork of vehicles such as cars, buses and railway carriages.

Freebase

  1. Coachbuilder

    A coachbuilder is a manufacturer of bodies for automobiles and a manufacturer of complete horse-drawn vehicles. A British trade association the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and Coach Harness Makers, was incorporated in 1630. Some British coachmaking firms operating in the 20th century were established even earlier. Rippon was active in the time of Queen Elizabeth I, Barker founded in 1710 by an officer in Queen Anne's Guards, Brewster a relative newcomer, formed in 1810. Others in Britain included Hooper, H. J. Mulliner & Co., Park Ward, Gurney Nutting, Freestone & Webb, Barker, Tickford, Thrupp & Maberly, Windover, James Young and Vanden Plas. In France, they were led by Binder, Figoni et Falaschi, Chapron, Kellner, Labourdette, Letourneur et Marchand, Gangloff, Pourtout, Guilloré, Franay or Hibbard & Darrin. Germany's top firms were Erdmann & Rossi, Gläser, Karmann, Hebmüller, Neuss, and Papler. Italy had firms such as Pininfarina, Bertone, Frua, Castagna, Ghia, Allemano, Scaglietti, Marazzi, Boneschi, Fissore, Alessio, Zagato, Vignale and Touring. The U.S. featured Brewster & Co., Brunn, Fleetwood, LeBaron, Murphy, Derham, Locke, Rollston and Willoughby. The best known coachbuilder from Holland was Pennock, but there were also Veth & Zn. and Van Rijswijk. In Belgium, it was d'Ieteren and van den Plas and located in Switzerland were Hermann Graber or Ramsauer & Cie which also was known as Worblaufen after the place they were built.

Translation

Find a translation for the coachbuilder definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these coachbuilder definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"coachbuilder." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 2 Jul 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/coachbuilder>.

Are we missing a good definition for coachbuilder? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for coachbuilder:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.