Atkinson Vos is the world’s leading specialist in Unimogs, the iconic all-terrain vehicles manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.
Established in 1978 in Bentham on the border between Lancashire and Yorkshire, Atkinson Vos has exported custom and specialist Unimogs to almost every country on Earth.
The company has a reputation for outstanding service and unparalleled industry expertise for all things Unimog.
1978 - Company founded by Frank Atkinson & Jaap Vos as Africa Link Ltd. Initially selling trucks & machinery into West Africa.
1985 - 1st Unimog sale through a small advert in the Farmers Weekly.
1991 - Operations consolidated in High Bentham.
1998 - Adjacent land purchased for future expansion.
2000 - Unimog accessory range launched and constantly added to and refined ever since.
2001 - Simon Ward joined the business as salesman & workshop coordinator. Company Name changed to Atkinson Vos Ltd.
2002 - Current workshop & offices constructed.
2008 - Atkinson Vos became agents for Mitas tyres.
2009 - Succession plan devised to enable Simon to start the process of buying the business.
2010 - Jaap Vos retired.
2014 - Workshop extended to create more working space.
2015 - Dedicated dispatch area created and parts department expanded.
With a strong & dedicated team behind him Simon is taking the business forward into the next generation and building on the excellent reputation and strong supplier network built up over the preceding 3 decades. This will ensure that Atkinson Vos Ltd remain the worlds leading Unimog specialist. For many years to come.