1947 Brush Pony Electric Milk Float.
1947 Brush Pony Electric Milk Float. The Express Dairy Company was the first to experiment with small electrically (battery) driven milk delivery vehicles in 1932 using the Birmingham-made GV 5/7cwt delivery truck. These were an immediate success and gradually the horse drawn milk floats were taken out of service. Brush of Loughborough, well-known manufacturers of electrical equipment, started making a range of electric delivery vehicles in 1946, of which this is one of the oldest surviving. 1947 Brush Pony Electric Milk Float.