HFG (Heeley Motor & Manufacturing Company Ltd.)
Automotive Manufacturer of Sheffield; United Kingdom from 1919 to 1921
Heeley Motor & Manufacturing Company Ltd. , previously C. Portass & Son Ltd. , was a British manufacturer of machinery and automobiles . The brand name was HFG .
Charles Portass founded in 1899 a company in Sheffield for the production of optical and scientific instruments. In 1907 it became the C. Portass & Son Ltd. when his son Stanley Moore Portass joined the company. Between 1914 and 1918 they produced ammunition and parts for the aircraft manufacturer Sopwith Aviation Company.
The production of automobiles began in 1919, designed by HF Goode . In 1921 the automobile production ended. Then it was renamed Heeley Motor & Manufacturing Company . Until about 1930, bodies for passenger cars, Vans and light trucks . As a producer of machinery, the company was active until 1977.
The company produced small cars. The base formed a tubular frame. An air - cooled two - cylinder boxer engine was mounted on the passenger side, connected to a friction gearbox, and powered the rear axle. The body could accommodate two people. The price was £195 .