One of the Big Three American automobile
makers, famous for its Model T
, introduced in 1908, which was the first successful mass-produced car in the United States. Named after the company's founder, Henry Ford
, a somewhat controversial figure infamous for backing Hitler
before the Second World War.
Ford produces many cars in the US and abroad, and recently added Volvo
to its stable of subsidiary automakers. Models Ford makes include Taurus
, and Escort