During 1939-45, Ford Dagenham built about 360,000 fighting and transport vehicles to a total value of £138 million, and paid £25 million in wages and £124 million in taxes.
Ford Anglia 8 HP, Model E04A, is a carry-over from 1939/40 albeit with some detail improvements and modifications. Post-war production started in October 1945. The four-cylinder side-valve engine is of 933-cc capacity, having a bore and stroke of 56.6 x 92.5 mm. With 6.3:1 CR it develop 23.4 bhp. Gearbox is three-speed, wheelbase 7 ft 6 in, tyre size 4.50-17.
Ford Prefect 10 HP, Model E93A, was also put into production in October 1945. It is fundamentally the same as produced in 1939/40 and differ from the Anglia chiefly in the following respects : four-door bodywork with different front and rear end, 7 ft 10 in wheelbase, 12 ft 11 ¼ in (v. 12 ft 8 ¼ in) overall length, 5.00-16 tyres and 63.5-mm cylinder bore, giving 1172-cc cubic capacity. Maximum power output, with 6.16:1 CR, is 30 bhp.