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Beginning. The company was founded in 1903 by Henry Ford. Five years later came out of the factory model of T.
Development. In the thirties, Ford vehicles are divided into cars and vans (up to that time versions of the pick-up based on passenger car chassis). During World War II, produced at Ford GPW Ford model to the military, which is equivalent to the Willys Jeep. After the war, there was a further development of the company. In 1964, the Ford Mustang was - at that time cheap sports car. Add to that the Ford Falcon in 1960 - the first American compact after World War II - we get a very large sale. So much that Ford had to reduce production so as not to pay huge penalties for market share greater than 60 percent. In 1980, he made his debut in the European Ford Escort. Not very successful line of Body decided that the car did not sell very well. Then came time for the Sierra and Scorpio. Quality problems of the first model cast a shadow over the entire company. In the next decade, thanks to closer cooperation with the German branch of the Ford Mondeo and Focus created that have had great success.
Today. Ford is the fifth largest automaker in the world (and Europe) and the other in the United States. In 2008, the company produced 5.5 million vehicles and employed about 213 thousand. workers in 90 factories around the world. In 2010, the company's net profit amounted to 6.6 billion dollars.
Contribution to the automotive industry. Thanks to the production line for the production of the Ford T car was becoming cheaper. It cost so much that the average earning people can start to think about the purchase. To 1928, when he completed his production, created a total of more than 15 million units of this model. Model T assembled unskilled workers. Timing of the car, through the production line, reduced from 12 hours to 1.5 hours. This is probably the most important breakthrough in the serial car manufacturing.
Trivia. Henry Ford was famous for saying: "You can have the Model T Ford in the color in which you want, as long as it was black." Unfortunately, the creator of the group also became known their views. The publisher of the newspaper of which he was promoted anti-Semitism. Sam Ford was a friend of Hitler. Ford had a habit of giving Hitler a birthday gift - a check for 100,000 marks, and Hitler awarded him the Order of the Third Reich high - the Order of the German Eagle. Interestingly, Ford is equally advocated pacifism. He was also an opponent of trade unions - found them in their establishment in 1941 until the strike in River Rouge plant, and after a few trials.
Most contemporary models of Ford: Ford Ka, Ford Fiesta, Ford Focus, Ford C-MAX, Ford Mondeo, Ford Fusion, Ford Galaxy, Ford S-MAX, Ford Kuga, Ford Ranger.
Tires. One of the many suppliers of tires for Ford's Goodyear. Tires of the brand can be found on the serial number of models equipped Ford.
- Goodyear Vector 5 + / Eagle Vector 2 + - Ford C-Max, Fiesta, Focus, Galaxy, Ka, Mondeo, S-Max;
- Goodyear Excellence - Ford C-Max, Fiesta, Focus, Focus ST, Fusion, Kuga, Mondeo, S-Max;
- Goodyear UltraGrip 7 + - Ford C-Max, Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, Galaxy, Ka, Mondeo, Transit Connect;
- Goodyear UltraGrip Performance 2 - Ford Fiesta, Fusion, Galaxy, Mondeo, S-Max;
- Goodyear DuraGrip - Ford Fiesta, Fusion, Transit Connect;
- Goodyear Wrangler HP All Weather - Ford Kuga;
- Goodyear Wrangler AT / SA - Ford Ranger;
- Goodyear Cargo G26 - Ford Transit;
- Goodyear Cargo UltraGrip2 - Ford Transit.
In addition to Goodyear products, equipped Fords also find Bridgestone brand tires (Bridgestone R623 in the Ford Ranger, Bridgestone ER30 in the Ford New Fiesta and Bridgestone ER300 in the Ford Focus), Michelin (Michelin Pilot Energy Ford Focus C-MAX, Michelin Energy in the Ford KA Michelin Pilot Primacy or the Ford Mondeo).