Ford Mustang History

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Henry Ford was born July 30th, 1863. He was born in Greenfield Township, Michigan. He founded the Ford Motor Company June 16th, 1903. The construction of the Ford motor Company's building was from 1910 to 1920 on the banks of the river Rouge, in Dearborn Michigan. Ford made the first gasoline vehicle in the United States. This car is the Ford Model A. The First model A was made July 23, 1903. Roughly 3,000,000 were ever made. Henry had a son November 6, 1893. His name Is Edsel Ford and His dad Henry, die when he was 54 and the Edse took over Ford Motor Company. The iconic Ford Mustang was made one year before Henry died. The first Ford Mustang was made April 17, 1964. It had a 170 cubic inch, 2.8 liter Thriftpower…show more content…
Ford has been selling cars for years and Some medals/awards they have gotten in 2014 are: Three years in a row for Top Honor, Best Van, and Best car of the year Award. Right now its top three most popular cars are: The Fusion, Focus and Fiesta. Right now Ford’s Mustang is putting out around 435 Horsepower. Right now The most expensive ford is the 2006 Ford GT 2dr Coupe at 149,995 dollars. Ford, Dodge, and Chevy also know as “The Big Three” have been competing for years. The Biggest competitor against Ford is…show more content…
Today Ford is known for high quality materials and good gas-milage. Ford makes great sales daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly. Some muscle cars that ford is known for are the Mustang, Fairlane, Thunderbird, and the XB Falcon. Interesting facts about ford. Ford is the second largest family owned business in the world. The very first Ford sold was to Dr. Pfennig in 1903, for a grand total of $850 . The “Model A ” had a 2-cylinder engine, and could reach a max speed of 30 mph. Ford’s current CEO, William Clay Ford, Jr., or Bill Ford, currently owns the first Ford vehicle ever sold in 1903. Henry Ford and Thomas Edison were lifelong friends. As requested by Ford, Thomas Edison’s son captured Edison’s last exhale in a test tube and sealed it with a cork. Ford kept the tube as a memorial to Edison’s “life and breath.” In 1964, after Ford debuted the Mustang, 94,000 pedal-powered toy mustangs were bought for children the following Christmas

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