Ford is an American car manufacturing company founded on June 16, 1903 by Henry Ford.

The company’s headquarters are in Dearborn, Michigan (USA).

Ford interesting facts

1. Ford is the fifth largest car manufacturer in the world (behind Toyota, Volkswagen, Hyundai-Kia and General Motors).

2. The first car sold by Ford was Dr. Pfennig. It cost $ 850.

3. Henry Ford took great care of his employees. He offered them twice the salary of the national average, reduced working hours and a share in the company’s profits. Thanks to this, he could count on the high commitment of his employees, which translated into the results achieved.

4. Ford has an 8% stake in the British luxury car manufacturer Aston Martin.

5. The Ford Motor Company concern employs over 240,000 employees.

6. Most luxury cars are sold under the Lincoln brand (owned by Ford since 1922).

7. Ford has over 90 car factories in the world, producing over 5 million cars annually.

8. The executive chairman of Ford is Henry Ford’s great-granddaughter.

9. In 2019, Ford earned an income of $ 155,900,000,000.

10. During World War I, the Ford company was involved in the production of airplanes.

11. Ford has repeatedly tried to buy the Ferrari brand.

12. The Mustang is one of the most popular American cars of all time.

13. Ford bought shares in many well-known car brands, incl. in Volvo, Jaguar, Mazda, Land Rover.

14. One of the most important ideas of Henry Ford, which revolutionized the entire industry, was to build a mobile production line.

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Ford questions and answers

Where did the name Ford come from?

From the name of its founder – Henry Ford.

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In which countries there are no Ford dealerships?

In Cuba, North Korea, Sudan, Iraq and Japan.

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Why are there no Ford showrooms in Japan?

Ford withdrew from Japan in 2016 because of too much competition.

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