Quality you can count on


Over 70 years of experience

The Delavan Team

The Delavan Team

Delavan has been making car-haulers since 1946, and has more years of experience than any other US manufacturer of car-haulers. And since we moved to our new facility in Newnan, Georgia in 2015, we have been investing in the latest plant and equipment. Delavan has invested over $15million in 3 years, and has rezoned 23 acres of our property as 'heavy industrial' to enable our future expansion and growth.

 

Designed for the driver

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The Delavan team has considerable experience in both car haulers manufacturing and fleet management. The new Delavan trailers have all been developed with extensive input from operators and drivers.

 

World-class engineering

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Delavan engineering is supported by the large, world-class team of engineers at our parent company, Lohr, in France. Lohr is the world's leading manufacturer of car-haulers, has plants on four continents, and exports its premium products all over the world. 

 

Quality & Durability

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Delavan only uses quality components and materials, and galvanizes its frames and key parts, so ensuring that Delavan car-haulers are as durable and reliable as possible.

 

An Industry Leading Warranty

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Delavan provides a 24 month structural warranty on our trailers and up to 5 years on other components (see our Warranty page for more details). And when you do need parts or service, Delavan's friendly, responsive aftercare team are at your service.

 

A History of Innovation

Buffalo, NY. Circa 1935.

Delavan started out in 1935 as a welding business in Buffalo, NY. founded by Milford N. Lempke, Alfred J Gentile and John J. Johnston. The initial business was making storage racks, boxes and doing repairs for local airplane plants. 

Then, in 1946, following a period repairing car-haulers and manufacturing bomb racks as part of the war effort, the Delavan brand of car-haulers was developed to support the growth in vehicle production after the war. Delavan automobile trailers and head-ramps have been in continuous production ever since.

In 1998 Delavan became part of the Lohr Group. Lohr is the world's leading car-hauler manufacturing group, with plants on four continents. This gives Delavan access to a much larger, engineering team, world-class technology and patents. Today Delavan and Lohr share best practices and safe technical solutions, giving Delavan customers the maximum peace of mind. 


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