• 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.

 

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News & Updates

2017 Review of CAI News and Blogs

13 December 2017

A review of the news and blogs posted by CAI in 2017 including launching new Vacuum Gauge and Dual Needle Boost Gauge, a visit by the Aston Martin Owners Club, motoring history, and the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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Search for new USA Distributor for SMITHS Classic MG Sports Car Gauges

07 December 2017

We are searching for a new distributor in the USA to market and sell the SMITHS range of gauges for the classic MG Sports Car.

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Designing Gauges for the Noble M12 GTO Supercar

20 November 2017

The British built Noble M12 GTO Supercar included gauges designed and manufactured in the UK by CAI.

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SMITHS Gauges at Classic Motor Show

09 November 2017

SMITHS gauges that feature in the dashboards of many classic and iconic cars like the Jaguar E-Type and Aston Martin DB5 will be on display on the Digital Speedos stand at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show (10-12 November 2017).

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Motorcycle Gauges on Show at Carole Nash Motorcycle Mechanics Show

11 October 2017

SMITHS gauges for classic and new motorcycles will be on show on the Digital Speedos stand at the 24th Carol Nash Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show (14-15 October 2017).

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Photographs of Gauges and VW Campers at Busfest 2017

19 September 2017

A selection of photographs of SMITHS Gauges and all things VW taken at the Busfest VW Van festival held at Malvern Showground between 8th and 10th of September 2017.

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