• Automotive

    Gauges, Senders and Systems Designed and Manufactured for Niche Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Motorcycle Instruments

    Bespoke Instrument Design and Manufacture of new and heritage products
  • Marine Instruments

    Bespoke Round Gauge solutions for the specialist boat builder
  • Industrial

    Gauges for displaying pressure, vacuum and temperature and a bespoke design service

Automotive

Gauges, Senders and Systems Designed and Manufactured for Niche Vehicle Manufacturers

Motorcycles

Bespoke Instrument Design and Manufacture of new and heritage products

Marine

Bespoke Round Gauge solutions for the specialist boat builder.

Industrial

Gauges for displaying pressure, vacuum and temperature and a bespoke design service

Welcome to Caerbont Automotive Instruments Ltd

Caerbont Automotive Instruments Ltd (CAI) is an independent company in South Wales engaged in the design and manufacture of discrete car instruments, instrument clusters, senders, electronic control and interface modules and wiring harnesses for the specialist automotive and industrial markets.

CAI has its roots in the Smiths Motor Accessories business, a pioneer in the development of the UK Automotive Industry. In 1984 ownership moved to the Lucas Group and then to VDO before becoming an independent company following a management buyout in 1993.

CAI was the subject of a second management buyout in 2011 and has branched out into new markets with new products , including Motorcycle and Marine.

 

Read more on the History of CAI...

 

News & Updates

CAI and SMITHS Gauges on Display at Goodwood Festival of Speed

24 June 2016

It is amazing to see the number of classic cars featuring CAI and SMITHS gauges at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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The New Brough SS100 Motorcycle Gauges

01 June 2016

Designed and supplying specialist gauges for the new Brough Superior SS100 motorcycle.

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CAI Gauges will be at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

10 May 2016

CAI Gauges will be displaying a range of instrumentation at the Goodwood Festival of Speed being held between the 23rd and 26th June 2016.

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Special Tug Boat Project for CAI Gauges

03 May 2016

CAI Gauges develop and manufacture special gauges for 'The Danny' tug boat renovation, as shown on the BBC's The One Show on May 5th 2016, in 6 weeks.

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SMITHS Instruments on show at International Classic Motorcycle Show in Stafford

21 April 2016

SMITHS Instruments will be displayed on the Digital Speedos/Vmaxbitz.com stand AJ142-AJ144 at the International Classic Bike Show in Stafford (23rd and 24th April 2016).

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The History of the Speedometer

15 April 2016

Regulating the speed of a vehicle by referring to a car's speedometer comes naturally to any driver. In fact, without the speedometer it would be impossible to drive on the UK's roads without breaking the speed limit. So where did this essential item of measurement originate?

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