July 20, 1903 CE – Ford Motor Company Ships its First Car

July 20, 1903 CE – Ford Motor Company Ships its First CarRate this post Having successfully launched a company once already, Henry Ford opened a new factory on July 20, 1903 using $28,000 in cash from a dozen investors. At the end of the day, the assembly house on Mack Avenue in Detroit, Michigan had produced the first of Ford Motor Company’s many cars – a development that would go on to revolutionize manufacturing in the decades to come. The Henry Ford Company had come into existence almost two years before in November 1901, succeeded quickly at manufacturing cars and, after a dispute with his fellow owners, became Cadillac Motor […]