Chevrolet C8A-HUP (Heavy Utility, Personnel) was produced by General Motors of Canada to supersede the earlier Ford-built station wagons. The C8A was used as a personnel carrier, staff car, wireless truck. etc., with detail modifications to the standard box-shape body. Some 13,000 were produced, at about $1850 each. They had four-wheel drive (4 x 4) and were members of the family of Canadian Military Pattern (C M P) vehicles.