Coach builders are a rare bread nowadays, but back in the first half of the 1900s it was far more often to have a vehicle with a coach-built body.
Especially vans, lorries and buses were delivered as a chassis, and a coach builder would fit bodywork that was tailored the customers needs.
Today coach-builders primarily build buses, ambulances, hearses, armoured cars as well as special sales and promotion vehicles.
Charles H Roe Limited
Charles H Roe built bus and tram bodies between 1923 and 1984
East Lancashire Coach Builders
Art Deco streamlined vans
United States of America
Blue Bird Body Company
The Blue Bird Body Company has built buses, and especially school buses since 1927.
General American Aerocoach Corporration
Built a Long Row of busses in it’s short lifespan 1939-1952.