Edsel b ford ii, the great-grandson of henry ford, left his audience at sardi's restaurant on tuesday with little doubt about what he wanted from them ''i need your help,'' mr ford said amid tinkling coffee cups and dessert forks. Henry ford (july 30, 1863 – april 7, 1947) was an american captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the ford motor company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production.
Henry ford was determined to build a simple, reliable and affordable car a car the average american worker could afford out of this determination came the model t and the assembly line - two innovations that revolutionized american society and molded the world we live in today. Henry ford founder of ford motor co with the release of a brand new model a, ford came roaring back to life when the stock market crashed in october 1929, ford motor co was better off than. The ford model t (colloquially known as the tin lizzie, leaping lena, or flivver) is an automobile produced by ford motor company from october 1, 1908, to may 26, 1927.
The model t was an automobile built by the ford motor company from 1908 until 1927 conceived by henry ford as practical, affordable transportation for the common man, it quickly became prized for its low cost, durability, versatility, and ease of maintenance. Henry ford (july 30, 1863 to april 7, 1947) was an american automobile manufacturer who created the ford model t car in 1908 and went on to develop the assembly line mode of production, which revolutionized the industry as a result, ford sold millions of cars and became a world-famous company head.
Henry ford with model t in buffalo, ny 1921 the ford motor company was a success even though just five weeks after incorporation the association of licensed automobile manufacturers threatened to put ford out of business because he was not a licensed manufacturer. News about henry ford commentary and archival information about henry ford from the new york times.
Edsel ford died in 1943, and henry ford returned to the presidency of ford motor company briefly before handing it over to his grandson, henry ford ii, in 1945 he died two years later at his dearborn home, at the age of 83. But henry ford's mark in history is almost unbelievable in 1905, when there were 50 start-up companies a year trying to get into the auto business, his backers at the new ford motor co were insisting that the best way to maximize profits was to build a car for the rich when the black model t rolled out in 1908, it was hailed as america's. Henry ford-a car that changed the world by christa jordan henry ford was an american manufacturer who was born on july 30th, 1863 he lived with his family in michigan and showed and interest in machines since an early age.