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Here at Hobson Industries, we have set out to produce a vehicle that is as good as new, using a unique process, whilst using as many recovered parts as possible.   It all started as an old worn chassis which most people would have fork-lifted into the scrap bin. Firstly, the chassis acid dipped, to remove all corrosion, afterwards, the depth was tested to make sure the chassis was safe to use. The chassis then went away for galvanising along with multiple brackets to prolong the vehicle's life. Meanwhile, the Engineering team were building the power-train using parts that were...

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Range Rover out of Velar by Land Rover (Article originally published in The Land Rover Directory 1987 edition and reproduced with kind permission of the author Peter Hobson) In late 1965 the Ministry of Defence unknowingly created the right atmosphere for the conception of a new vehicle, by cutting back on orders for military Land Rovers. This created the usual cry for a new vehicle, and recent market research had shown an increase in personnel-carrying requirements. And so it was that one began to notice a marked increase in internal memoranda headed ‘Personnel Carrier’ or ‘Interim Station Wagon’. Early 1966...

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Hobson Industries welcomes you to our new parts site. Over the next few months we will be adding thousands of genuine, oe and used parts to our site. All quality assured by Peter Hobson himself.

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