Ford or Ford Motor Company, being the world’s fourth largest automobile maker by worldwide sales and production, is a well-known first American car manufacturer founded on June 16, 1903 by a very handsome gentleman, Henry Ford.
Henry Ford was 40 years old when he founded the Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors. A few notable investors are John and Horace Dodge, who later found the Dodge cars. Henry Ford uses the investment and converted a factory in Detroit as Ford first manufacturing factory.
With over 100 years of history, Ford has now encompasses some other famous car brands including Lincoln, Mercury, and own a small stake in Mazda, and Aston Martin. Check out the Ford Motor Company Timeline for more details.
Henry Ford first car was built in 1896 and he runs the experiment on Detroit streets. Henry Ford was believed the first person who built a complete four wheels car. The pioneer has always got some talent that others don’t. Check out here for a complete list of Ford cars.
Early Ford cars
The first Ford car was introduced in 1903, which is the famous over-100-years-old Ford Model A, yes it is A. Later on, Model K and Model S were introduced. Ford Model K is also known as “the gentleman’s roadster” and “the silent cyclone” due to the car engine is run with 6 cylinders that are more silent during the combustion happen. Model S was the last right-hand steering model in 1907.
The legendary Ford Model T
In 1908, Ford Motor Company set the year as historic year where automobile became popular. The model T strikes the market like thunder because it is affordable by most of the middle-class income earner in America during 1910s. The Ford Model T was world’s most influential “car of the twentieth century”.
Ford Cars Logo
The lastest Ford Logo was released by Ford Motor Company in 2003. Since then, this “Centennial Blue Oval” was used on all Ford cars until today. See Ford Logo.
Ford Cars Information
Today, Ford cars are one of the most wanted cars for most of the car buyer especially first time car buyer. In the recent years, Ford had built many well-known and reliable cars including the Ford Taurus, Ford Edge, Ford Mustang, Ford Flex, Ford Fusion, Ford Escape, Ford Focus, Ford F Series, Ford Ranger, Ford Fiesta, Ford Explorer, Ford Raptor, Ford Bronco, Ford GT40, and many other cars to be listed here.
Ford also started to build hybrid cars such as Ford Escape hybrid, Ford Fusion hybrid, Ford Th!nk electric car, and some Ford concept cars. The purpose is to save the world’s environment as hybrid cars and electric cars give a better mileage and less emission.
Henry Ford’s once said he will build a car that constructed with best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise. And yes, you can find all these in any Ford cars. Ford. Drive One!
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