Tex Automotive: Classic Reflections on this British Manufacturer

By Motoring Classics - December 09, 2016

We Take a Look At Tex Automotive

The story of Tex Automotive, British manufacturer of wipers and mirrors.


Tex Automotive was established in the 1940s as Magnatex Ltd, who registered the Tex trademark on October 25th,1944. The company commenced supply of parts to British manufacturers in 1947 and quickly grew to be a major supplier of windscreen wipers and interior mirrors to the recovering British motor industry. It also established a major presence in the design and supply of vehicle wing mirrors, which were a major item for both OEM and dealer fitment all through the mid-1970s. Windscreen wash systems were added to the range as they became a manufacturer standard fit.

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