Maun Motors Letterhead, Circa 1982

Did you know... Maun Motors takes it's name from the River Maun which flows through Nottinghamshire; a tributary of the mighty Trent?

1972 - 2002
30 Years of Maun Motors

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Old Maun Motors Cortina Pick-up, 1974    Tibshelf Branch Forecourt, 1988

The Maun Motors story goes back over 40 years, to 1972, when a young Mr. Derek Kennedy started up a small vehicle repairs business, offering mechanical and bodywork services.
Things took off quite well, and within 3 months, the business had moved to a small rented yard on Chatsworth Street, Huthwaite, with a car pitch able to hold 6 vehicles outside.

Compliments Slip From The Eighties

As the business consolidated itself, Derek decided to branch out into vehicle hire. This decision was originally brought about as a service for customers who required a vehicle whilst their own was off the road. As more requests for a temporary hire vehicle were received, it became essential to serve customer requirements.
With just a few vehicles, consisting of cars and light commercials, the original hire fleet was a humble one compared to Maun Motors' current range; but in 1982, an 'autumn gold' coloured 'X' registered transit became the first brand new vehicle to join the Maun Motors Self Drive fleet.
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