Ford


Ford

In the early days of Ford, only a few cars were assembled per day, and they were built by hand by small groups of workers from parts made to order by other companies.

With the introduction of the Model T in 1908, Ford succeeded in his mission to produce an affordable, efficient and reliable automobile for everyone: within a decade, nearly half the cars in America were Model Ts. The sensational demand for the “Tin Lizzie” led Ford to develop mass-production methods, including large production plants, the use of standardized, interchangeable parts and, in 1913, the world’s first moving assembly line for cars.

In 1914, to further improve productivity, Ford introduced the $5 daily wage for an eight-hour day for his workers (up from $2.34 for nine hours), setting a standard for the industry.

During the late 1910s and early 1920s, Ford began construction of a massive industrial complex along the banks of the River Rouge in Dearborn, Michigan.

The plant combined all the components necessary for auto production, including a glass factory, steel mill and assembly line.

Screenshot 2016-06-06 11.54.26When Ford Motor’s other stockholders resisted the idea of building the River Rouge plant due to its enormous costs, Henry Ford (who as early as 1906 owned 58.5 percent of the company) bought them out, installing his son Edsel as president of the company in 1919.

The elder Ford retained full control of the company’s operations, however, and returned to the presidency briefly after Edsel died in 1943, before handing it over to his grandson, Henry Ford II, in 1945. Two years later, the legendary automaker died at his Dearborn home at the age of 83.

Our favorite Ford ever is the famous Ford GT40. The GT40 won the 24 Hours of Le Mans four consecutive times, from 1966 to 1969 including a 1-2-3 finish in 1966. It was built with the sole purpose of embarrassing Ferrari.

Ford Cars

All Ford Cars
2005 Ford ’40 GT
2003 Ford 427 Concept
2001 Ford 49 Concept
2002 Ford 49 Convertible Concept
2007 Ford Airstream Concept
1957 Ford ‘Battlebird’
1954 Ford Comete Monte Carlo
1957 Ford Custom Phase 1 Supercharged
1975 Ford Escort RS2000 Mk 1
1992 Ford escort rs cosworth
1995 Ford Escort WRC
2011 Ford Evos Concept
1968 Ford F3L
1966 Ford Fairlane 427 Lightweight
1967 Ford Fairlane 427 Lightweight
1957 Ford Fairlane 500 Skyliner
1958 Ford Fairlane Skyliner
1964 Ford Fairlane Thunderbolt
2001 Ford Falcon 300
1967 Ford Falcon GT
1968 Ford Falcon GT
1969 Ford Falcon GT
1970 Ford Falcon GT
1972 Ford Falcon GT
1992 Ford Falcon GT
2003 Ford Falcon GT
1997 Ford Falcon GT 30th Anniversary
1969 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase I
1969 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase II
1971 Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III
2003 Ford Falcon XR8
2008 Ford Falcon XR8
2011 Ford Fiesta RS WRC
2010 Ford Fiesta S2000
2004 Ford Focus Concept
2000 Ford Focus FR200 Concept
2010 Ford Focus Race Car Concept
2009 Ford Focus RS
2015 Ford Focus RS
2010 Ford Focus RS500
2003 Ford Focus RS8 Concept
2001 Ford Focus RS WRC
2002 Ford Focus RS WRC
2003 Ford Focus RS WRC
2008 Ford Focus RS WRC 08
2005 Ford Focus ST
2012 Ford Focus ST
2012 Ford Focus ST-R
2012 Ford Focus ST Wagon
2002 Ford Focus SVT
2004 Ford Focus Vignale Concept
2003 Ford FR100 Panel Concept
2003 Ford Freestyle FX Concept
1962 Ford Galaxie 427 Lightweight
1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Boxtop
1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Fastback
1964 Ford Galaxie 500 Fastback Lightweight
1963 Ford Galaxie 500 Lightweight
1959 Ford Galaxie Skyliner
2005 Ford GT
2015 Ford GT
2002 Ford GT40 Concept
1965 Ford GT40 Mark I
1968 Ford GT40 Mark I ‘Gulf Oil’
1966 Ford GT40 Mark II
1966 Ford GT40 Mark III
1965 Ford GT40 Mark II Prototype
1967 Ford GT40 Mark IV
1964 Ford GT40 Prototype
1965 Ford GT40 X1
1970 Ford GT70
1995 Ford GT90 Concept
2016 Ford GT Race Car
2005 Ford GTX1
1996 Ford Indigo Concept
2007 Ford Interceptor Concept
2006 Ford iosis X Concept
1966 Ford J
2002 Ford MA Concept
1984 Ford Maya Concept
1936 Ford Model 68 Gläser Cabriolet
1903 Ford Model A
2003 Ford Model U Concept
2001 Ford Mondeo ST Concept
2001 Ford Mondeo Zetec S
1994 Ford Mustang Boss 10.0L Concept
2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302
2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302
1969 Ford Mustang BOSS 302
1970 Ford Mustang BOSS 302
2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca Package
2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302R
2010 Ford Mustang BOSS 302R
2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302S
1969 Ford Mustang BOSS 302 Trans-Am
1971 Ford Mustang BOSS 351
1969 Ford Mustang BOSS 429
1970 Ford Mustang BOSS 429
2008 Ford Mustang Bullitt
2001 Ford Mustang Bullitt GT
2010 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet
2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet
2012 Ford Mustang Cobra Jet Twin-Turbo Concept
2000 Ford Mustang Cobra R
1965 Ford Mustang Convertible
1965 Ford Mustang Fastback
2003 Ford Mustang Fastback Concept
1965 Ford Mustang Fastback EBF II
1967 Ford Mustang Fastback Eleanor
2005 Ford Mustang FR500C
2008 Ford Mustang FR500CJ Cobra Jet
1999 Ford Mustang FR500 Concept
2007 Ford Mustang FR500GT Concept
2006 Ford Mustang Giugiaro Concept
1982 Ford Mustang GT
1994 Ford Mustang GT
2005 Ford Mustang GT
2015 Ford Mustang GT
2014 Ford Mustang GT 50 Year Limited Edition
2010 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
2013 Ford Mustang GT Convertible
2003 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Concept
2011 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 5.0
2003 Ford Mustang GT Coupe Concept
1983 Ford Mustang GTP
2004 Ford Mustang GT-R Concept
1965 Ford Mustang Hardtop
1962 Ford Mustang I Concept
2003 Ford Mustang Mach 1
1969 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Cobra Jet
1993 Ford Mustang Mach III Concept
2010 Ford Mustang Marc VDS GT3
1970 Ford Mustang Milano
1998 Ford Mustang Super Stallion Concept
1983 Ford Mustang SVO
1994 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
1999 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
2001 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra
2003 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra 10th Anniversary
2004 Ford Mustang SVT Cobra Mystichrome
2006 Ford Reflex Concept
1985 Ford RS200
1986 Ford RS200 Evolution
2004 Ford Shelby Cobra Concept
2005 Ford Shelby Cobra GT500
2005 Ford Shelby GR-1 Concept
1986 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth
1932 Ford ‘Silver Sapphire’
1946 Ford Super Deluxe Sportsman
2004 Ford Supervan 3 Concept
2005 Ford SYNus Concept
2013 Ford Taurus SHO
1955 Ford Thunderbird
1956 Ford Thunderbird
1957 Ford Thunderbird
1958 Ford Thunderbird
1959 Ford Thunderbird
1961 Ford Thunderbird
1961 Ford Thunderbird
1962 Ford Thunderbird
1964 Ford Thunderbird
1965 Ford Thunderbird
1967 Ford Thunderbird
2002 Ford Thunderbird
2001 Ford Thunderbird Concept
2002 Ford Thunderbird Custom Concept
1957 Ford Thunderbird D/F-Code Phase I
1963 Ford Thunderbird Italien Fastback
1962 Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster
2001 Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster Concept
2003 Ford Thunderbird Supercharged Concept
1932 Ford V8
1933 Ford V8
1934 Ford V8
1953 Ford Vega Roadster
2011 Ford Vertrek
2007 Ford Verve Concept
2003 Ford Visos Concept
2001 Ford XR8 Xplod Concept
2010 Ford Racing Fiesta
2000 Ford Saleen Mustang S-281
1994 Ford Saleen Mustang S-351
1999 Ford Saleen Mustang S-351
2000 Ford Saleen Mustang SR
2001 Ford Steeda Mustang GT
2012 Formula Ford
2008 Fornasari RR600
2009 FPV F6 E Concept
2004 FPV F6 Typhoon Concept
2009 FPV GT
2008 FPV GT Cobra
2005 FPV GT-P

 

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