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Concept vehicle drawings created and overall sizes discussed. An agreement with Ford Motors was reached to use their Mondeo as the donor vehicle for the new range. The OEM CAD data was received and work on the Coleman Milne version started shortly after.
Styling signed off. Detailed CAD work on pressed panels complete and CAD data sent to tooling partners to begin the casting and machining of the tooling.
Start building CAD designs and laser cut jigs ready for first vehicle to be extended. Mondeo Estate donor vehicle delivered to site and laser cut and CNC folded parts start to arrive.
Strip the first vehicle, extend, first fit of all new parts and complete the build of the first Norwood Classic ready for launch at the 2015 NFE
The saloon donor vehicle for the the Rosedale Limousine arrives on site and prototype build commences
Caladh Funeral Services are the first to order a Norwood Hearse and matching Rosedale Limousine.
The Norwood Classic hearse is accompanies the E-class Hearse to the Irish Funeral Trade show in Dublin with an over whelming response and even a couple of orders!
Both the Norwood Classic & Rosedale are shipped to the Boxburg test track in Germany for ESP Alteration
Both vehicles sent for noise and brake testing at Mira proving ground
Norwood Classic and Rosedale go through final checks for European Type Approval.
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The Rosedale limousine offers the ultimate in modern travel. With touch screen technology, Auto-stop-start function and leather upholstery as standard, the Rosedale limousine is the perfect partner to any ceremonial fleet.Download the Data Sheet
The Norwood hearse range with its sleek styling has been designed to accommodate both traditional and modern tastes, presenting a generous sized deck, large bearer seat access and a capacious full size under-deck establishing the Norwood as the hearse of choice for any ceremonial fleet.Download the Data Sheet