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From Model T to SUVs: Ford's Chicago factories to get $1 billion upgrade, add 500 jobs to build latest models  Chicago Tribune

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday that it would invest $1 billion in its Chicago-area manufacturing operations to expand production of its Ford Explorer and Lincoln ...

Chicago Tribune
The Ford Piquette Plant: Symbolizing Detroit’s Ability To Invent, Innovate And Rebound  CBS Detroit

Detroit, MI (CBS Detroit) – The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, is located within the Milwaukee Junction area of Detroit. Built in 1904, it was the second center of ...

CBS Detroit
Ask RideApart: What Is The Model T Of Motorcycles?  RideApart

The Ford Model T was successful for being affordable and reliable, Harley-Davidson's Model J was both of those things and fast, and helped America win WWI.

RideApart
Brown Bag program: Ralph and his Model T  Wallowa County Chieftain

Local engineer and long-time Ford collector Ralph Swinehart will be the Brown Bag program at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture on Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Wallowa County Chieftain
Model T Ford railcar offers museum visitors a glimpse into the past  Timaru Herald

A one-of-a-kind railcar is still attracting good crowds since it was restored 19-years-ago.

Timaru Herald
Henry Ford's Anti-Semitic History Causes Controversy in Michigan  Newsmax

100 years ago, this winter, desperate for a platform to explore why America rejected his crackpot “peace crusade,” Henry Ford purchased The Dearborn ...

Newsmax
Here's How Advanced Manufacturing Techniques Were The Real Key To The Ford Model T  Jalopnik

The Ford Model T is legendary, as is most everything and everyone associated with it. But if you look at it critically, it was absolute garbage by modern standards, ...

Jalopnik
Reviewed: Another Fine Mess by Tim Moore  RTE.ie

Another Fine Mess - Across Trumpland in a Ford Model T is more than a travel book - it's an attempt to give context to the hows and whys of Trump support in ...

RTE.ie
Awesome Model T Snowmobile Showcase | National and World  Daily Local News

Occurred on February 2, 2019 Forestport, New York, USA Info from Licensor: "This event was held in Forestport, New York between Feb 1-3 2019. The Model T ...

Daily Local News
First Ride: Honda Super Cub C125 ABS, all-new and still super cute  autoweek.com

Quick: Name the best-selling motorized vehicle in history! Ford Model T? Nice try, but Henry only sold 15 million of those. Toyota Corolla? Better, but so far, Akio ...

autoweek.com
3 Steps to Making Autonomous Vehicles a Reality  Innovation & Tech Today

For autonomous vehicles, it isn't a matter of "if" but "when." Here are three things that need to happen for AVs to become a reality.

Innovation & Tech Today
20 Ford Concept Cars That Were Way Better Than What We Ended Up With  HotCars

In this article, we'll be listing concept cars like the Ford Fiesta, the Ford Iosis X, and others that fell short with their production version.

HotCars
Ask the Curator: Want to learn how to start a Model T Ford?  Gulfshore Life

Edison Ford Members: Free; non-members: included with admission. Location. View map Edison and Ford Winter Estates 2350 McGregor Blvd Fort Myers, FL ...

Gulfshore Life
Ford invests $1 billion in its Chicago auto plants  Powder Metallurgy Review magazine

Ford Motor Company is investing $1 billion in its Chicago, Illinois, Assembly and Stamping Plants and adding a reported 500 new jobs as it prepares to launch ...

Powder Metallurgy Review magazine
Ford recalls 1.5 million F-150 pickups for transmission 'whiplash' issues  CNET

Ford is a big fan of announcing multiple recalls at once, rip-the-bandage-off style. It issued three new recalls Wednesday, one of which covers more than 1 ...

CNET
Ford to Invest $1B in Chicago Plants, Create 500 New Jobs  Reliable Plant Magazine

Ford Motor Co. recently announced that it will be investing $1 billion in its Chicago assembly and stamping plants while adding 500 new jobs as it prepares to ...

Reliable Plant Magazine
Ford executive raises doubts about VW deal for electric vehicles  CNBC

Ford and VW's electric car programs are out of sync, "almost like snowboarding and skiing," says Ford's president of global markets.

CNBC
25 Homemade Cars That Couldn't Have Passed A Road Test  HotCars

The problem with most people who choose the DIY option is that they are motivated by a strict budget.

HotCars
The 2019 Toronto auto show celebrates a host of automotive Icons  Driving

When it comes to automotive icons, there are just certain cars you have to have on the list, says Rob McLeese, coordinator of the Art & the Automobile exhibit at ...

Driving
Artificial intelligence: friend or foe to employees?  TechTalks

Will artificial intelligence replace humans in the workplace? Dystopian fears have triggered the amygdala in many people. Those fears, however, are unfounded.

TechTalks
Review: The 2019 Ford Edge ST isn't the sporty SUV we wanted it to be  CNBC

The Ford Edge ST handles fine. It's reasonably quick. There isn't a lot of body roll. But it isn't exciting. It doesn't make rowdy noises. It doesn't beg to be pushed.

CNBC
25 Ford Cars No One Should Buy (Because They'll Rot Their Way To The Junkyard)  HotCars

While most might not expect these, each of these cars have been selected for our list of 25 of the worst cars built by Ford.

HotCars
Sports, Esther Shaw  Bonner County Daily Bee

The Lord took a very special angel to heaven, Esther Alice Shaw, on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, from complications.

Bonner County Daily Bee
An early stage buying opportunity and the "impending lithium boom"?  InvestorIntel

2018 was a weird year for the electric vehicle metal miners. While we saw a massive 70% growth in electric car sales in 2018, most of the ...

InvestorIntel
18 Weird Rules GM Employees All Have To Follow  HotCars

GM has risen to become a superpower in the automotive world with multiple brands under its belt.

HotCars
Inside the thrash: A look into building a hot rod on a tight deadline, part 1  autoweek.com

With the Grand National Roadster Show wrapped, and America's Most Beautiful Roadster inked into the history books, the hot rod world will start to shift its eyes ...

autoweek.com
10 Ford Beaters Worth Every Dollar (And 10 We'd Never Set Foot In)  HotCars

Even some of the grimiest beaters out there still deserve a chance at a second life. Some, on the other hand, just aren't worth the effort anymore.

HotCars
What's the Most Reliable 2016 Model? | News  Cars.com

Carving corners need not cut into your budget, at least when it comes to repairs. For the second year in a row, the Porsche 911 is the most dependable ...

Cars.com
30 Ford Cars That Are Better Than Anything Chevrolet Ever Released  HotCars

Ford has always been an innovative automaker, creating the first mass-produced and affordable passenger car known as the Model T and sparking an ...

HotCars
25 Timeless Rides Sold By Rock Stars At Auctions  HotCars

Here we'll touch on 25 famous and infamous cars that were once owned by music legends and were then sold at auction.

HotCars
Driving the Ford Model T through 110 years of American audacity  Chicago Tribune

It has a 20-horsepower four-cylinder engine, tops out at 45 mph, has no gas gauge and sometimes must back up hills. But it's the most important car ever built.

Chicago Tribune
Henry Ford's anti-Semitic views still fueling hate groups today  Michigan Radio

Update, February 1, 2019, 10:26 a.m.: Deadline Detroit reported Thursday that Dearborn Mayor Jack O'Reilly, who refused to send out the issue of The.

Michigan Radio
August 1908: The First Ford Model T Completed in Detroit  IEEE Spectrum

In 1908, Henry Ford had been working in the auto business for more than a decade, and the Ford Motor Co., five years old and already profitable, had so far ...

IEEE Spectrum
Ford Preparing SUV Onslaught With Huge Investment  CarBuzz

As you know, Ford is focusing on SUVs, crossovers, and trucks for the foreseeable future, and is scrapping its entire US passenger car line-up apart from the ...

CarBuzz
Ford Model T Buying Guide  Yahoo News

Here's how to buy a solid Ford Model T, a prime slice of Americana and one of the most significant cars in motoring history…

Yahoo News
13 Cars Taking The World By Storm (And 13 That Aren't Worth The Scrap Metal)  HotCars

With the prices of cars being so expensive today, one must be extremely careful when it comes to purchasing them. Research is a necessity, as well, because it ...

HotCars
10 Things to Know About Michigan  U.S. News & World Report

The Great Lakes State brought the U.S. one of the first public universities, the Model T and Stevie Wonder.

U.S. News & World Report
San Juan Bautista celebrates Luck Gas Station centennial  Benitolink: San Benito County News

The San Juan Bautista Historical Society didn't let rain dampen its centennial celebration and plaque dedication of the Luck Gas Station on Feb. 2. The station ...

Benitolink: San Benito County News
A Model T, Abandoned as Paradise Burned, Emerges With Barely a Scratch  The New York Times

The antique car stands out like a museum piece in a vast landscape of destruction. But that is little comfort to its owner, who lost his home and his town to the ...

The New York Times
Powertrain Deals Between Tesla & Big Auto In The Past ... And In The Future?  CleanTechnica

February 13th, 2019 by Zachary Shahan · GMC Sierra pickup. I published an article early this morning about a potential partnership between GM and Tesla in ...

CleanTechnica
HISTORY, Oct. 1: Henry Ford introduces Model T automobile  StarNewsOnline.com

Today is Monday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2018. There are 91 days left in the year.On Oct. 1, 1908, Henry Ford introduced his Model T automobile to the market.

StarNewsOnline.com
Dearborn Beats Its Breast over Henry Ford's Anti-Semitism, Ignores Islam  American Thinker

Dearborn, Michigan's local historical commission has adopted a resolution calling on Mayor Jack O'Reilly to reverse his recent firing of the editor of the ...

American Thinker
1915 Ford Model T joins museum's fleet  Herald and News

The Klamath County Museum has received the donation of a 1915 Ford Model T automobile from John Wilcynski of Susanville, Calif., according to a news ...

Herald and News
1915 Ford Model T somehow survived the California fires Two other cars at the same home  MSN Autos

The Camp Fire in Northern California is the deadliest wildfire in state history, and it is not yet over. AS of Friday morning, at least 63 people were killed, with an ...

MSN Autos
Listen To The Upcoming Ford Shelby Mustang GT500's 4 Incredible Exhaust Sounds  HotCars

The upcoming Ford Shelby Mustang GT500 has 4 exhaust sounds to woo muscle car aficionados from around the world.

HotCars
Why hasn’t technology improved government effectiveness?  Brookings Institution

Despite the rapid decrease in technology costs over the past two decades, government effectiveness has hardly changed.

Brookings Institution
Ford Model A Vs. Model T Might Be The Slowest Drag Race Ever  Motor1.com

Watch as a vintage Ford Model A races a Ford Model T after the two owners brag about which vehicle is superior.

Motor1.com
1913 Model T Ford has dramatic wood body  Chron.com

Contrary to popular belief, Henry Ford offered his popular Model T in a variety of colors from 1908 through 1913 and again, at the end of its production cycle, ...

Chron.com
2019 Parx-WIAA Auto Show – A Petrolhead’s Wet Dream  ZigWheels.com

Mumbaikars witnessed the biggest gathering and rally of modern supercars and vintage cars ever in India.

ZigWheels.com
From the Archives: Old hockey puck and horse-drawn mail delivery  Bates News

Mail delivery by horse-drawn carriage, and the hockey puck from a 1927 game that was “fast and furious and marked by many swinging sticks.”

Bates News
A Lookback at Ford: From the Model T to the Mustang  TheStreet.com

From the Model-T to the F-Series and Mustangs today, Ford been in the auto biz since 1908. Watch the video above now for more fun Ford facts....F.

TheStreet.com
Under 6 feet of manure, I once found a Ford Model T  AZCentral.com

Paul R. Messinger restores a Ford model T he found under a pile of manure.

AZCentral.com
What Industrialized Construction Could Learn from Ford's Model T  ArchDaily

On October 1, 1908, Ford launched its first model car in the American market, the Ford T, starting the automotive industry and establishing new paths...

ArchDaily
Ford Model T owners display their cars in Saxonburg to kick off weeklong gathering  Tribune-Review

More than 400 people and 200 cars took part in the 62nd annual Model T Ford Club International Tour that kicked off Sunday, July 15 in Saxonburg. The cars ...

Tribune-Review
Ford Model T and Mustang are topic of Wednesday talk at Studebaker Museum  South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — The Model T and the Mustang, two Ford automotive icons, will be the topic of a presentation at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Studebaker National ...

South Bend Tribune
Ford Model T – 110 years of audacity  Gulf Times

From Alpha Romeo and BMW to Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Toyota, Yamaha and Zenvo, the automobile industry, especially car and its ancillaries, have always ...

Gulf Times
This is History: The Origins of Coca-Cola, Henry Ford's Model T, Prohibition Begins, Whamo Introduces the Frisbee, 'All in the Family', 'Happy Days' and 'Hill Street Blues' Debut  WGN Radio - Chicago

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the invention of the flush toilet in 1861, Coca-Cola is introduced, the Chicago Cubs drop plans to add lights in Wrigley ...

WGN Radio - Chicago
Artificial Intelligence Could Become Our Ford Model T Moment  Forbes Now

There will be a scenario in the not-too-distant future where AI and financial advisors become an inseparable pair.

Forbes Now
Review: 'Ragtime' at Pasadena Playhouse proves it's a ripe time for this stunning revival  Los Angeles Times

“Ragtime: The Musical,” based on E.L. Doctorow's sweeping historical novel, swings for the narrative fences. The saga of three sets of characters at the turn of ...

Los Angeles Times
Ford Electric Cars: Past, Present and Future  InsideEVs

For 100-plus years, Ford has been making electric cars of all shapes and sizes. Now it's promising 16 new EVs in three years, including a 300-mile, speedy ...

InsideEVs
'The goal is to automate us': welcome to the age of surveillance capitalism  The Guardian

Shoshana Zuboff's new book is a chilling exposé of the business model that underpins the digital world. Observer tech columnist John Naughton explains the ...

The Guardian
From Model T to driverless: Ford to launch fleet of robot cars in Washington  Washington Post

The black Ford Fusion hybrid with a tiara of laser sensors looped twice through a four-mile stretch of a changing Washington, passing a trendy food hall and a ...

Washington Post
A variety of 150 cars shine under the sun at the 100 Years of Cars show at The Pine School  TCPalm

A variety of 150 cars peppered the lawn at The Pine School on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at the 12th annual 100 Years of Cars show in Hobe Sound.

TCPalm
Ford Model T incredibly survives Northern California wildfire  The ClassicCars.com Journal

A 1915 Ford Model T abandoned by evacuees as the Camp Fire tore through Paradise, California somehow survived the blaze, despite everything around it ...

The ClassicCars.com Journal
Paul Mooney's vintage Ford Model T Track Roadster to be featured in Las Vegas  Santa Ynez Valley News

One down, one to go. Like a real-life version of the once-popular reality TV show Overhaulin', Keith VanderMeulen and his team at Santa Maria's Image Street ...

Santa Ynez Valley News
Tim Moore: My 6,000-mile road trip through the Trump heartland... in a 93-year-old Ford Model T  The Telegraph

By noon on the last day of August, eight weeks after I'd set off from the Atlantic coast, the sizeable town of Bend, Oregon, lay in sight: just west of it my map's base ...

The Telegraph
Phillip breathes new life into 1927 Model T Ford  Sunshine Coast Daily

FORMER Australian Navy man and engineer Phillip Robertson bought a rusted-out shell of a Model T Ford so he could work on it as a form of therapy on ...

Sunshine Coast Daily
Antique 1919 Ford Model T takes attendees back in time at John Henry Days car show  WVNS-TV

Every now and then, a coal train rolls by in Talcott. But the final of John Henry Days (July 15, 2018) calls for some more wheels in its historic park. Specifically ...

WVNS-TV
Piece by piece: Pickett dismantles Model T he smuggled into Capitol  KXAN.com

Capitol visitors looked on as he wheeled the feeble frame of the Model T down the historic halls. Pickett was elected to the Texas House the same year George ...

KXAN.com
On the road in a Model T: A stroll through God's country  Palladium-Item

Stepping into one of the cars for the first time, you never know quite what to expect.

Palladium-Item
From Subiefest to the Ford Model T, cool car events spin through Chicagoland this weekend  Chicago Tribune

The largest gathering of Subaru enthusiasts in the midwest converges for Subiefest, and the Ford Model T celebrates 110 years in Richmond, Ind.

Chicago Tribune
From Model T to Model 3: How Driving Changed Over a Century  Popular Mechanics

The automotive landscape of any given year is truly a snapshot of the time period. Cars are excellent barometers of trends, styles and shifts in American culture.

Popular Mechanics
Police: Man crashes Ford Model T, taken to hospital  CBS 8 San Diego

A man was hospitalized Friday after the antique car he was riding in crashed in Clairemont Mesa, police said.

CBS 8 San Diego
Ford Model T survives California wildfires almost untouched  Yahoo News

Californian native Ron Westbrook saw his house burn down in this week's horrific wildfires, but has since found out his 1915 Ford Model T is perfectly intact on a ...

Yahoo News
Epic road trip: Coast to coast in a 1926 Ford Model T  USA TODAY

Last spring, author Tom Cotter and photographer Michael Alan Ross set out to recreate the early thrills of the road.

USA TODAY
New Ford Focus Vignale Estate 2019 review  AutoExpress

We like the new Ford Focus Estate and we like the new Focus Vignale, but does combining the two make it one of the best cars in the range?

AutoExpress
1914 Ford Model T  rep-am.com

1914 Ford Model T. Newell Atwood of New Hartford, Conn. collects Ford Model Ts. He owns four, which he enjoys riding in with his wife, Barbara. The Model T ...

rep-am.com
Secret Behind Ford’s “Model T” Could Power Every Home in America  Outsider Club

Forget lithium or cobalt for a minute. An unusual fuel that powered Ford's Model T over 110 years ago is now set to repeat history.

Outsider Club
On the Road: Ford Model T Coast to Coast  Driving

'Road trip.' Two words that capture the imagination of any driving enthusiast. For the most part, modern vehicles require only gassing up and checking tire air ...

Driving
200 Model Ts will roll through Western Pa.  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Over 200 Tin Lizzies will be in Saxonburg on Sunday for the kickoff event of the 62nd annual Model T National Tour.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Tackling the Lincoln Highway in a Model T  autoweek.com

I had never driven a Ford Model T before making a transcontinental trip in a 1926 Speedster. Thanks to its unconventional controls, operating it would require my ...

autoweek.com
Why a Model T was driven to the top of Ben Nevis  BBC News

In May 1911 a Ford Model T car was driven to the summit of Ben Nevis. The feat drew a large crowd to Fort William - and there are hopes that a new statue will ...

BBC News
Model T owners gather in Saxonburg, back road across the region  Tribune-Review

If you travel the back roads of Western Pennsylvania over the next week, there's a good chance you might find yourself behind about 200 classic cars. Model T ...

Tribune-Review
Ford, in push to profitability, nearly abandons sedan market its Model T created  Los Angeles Times

Just two years from now, a mere 10% of the vehicles rolling off Ford assembly lines and into North American showrooms will be sedans and sports cars like the ...

Los Angeles Times
Man crashes near century-old Ford Model T during test drive  AutoClassics

While trying to show off a classic 1920 Ford Model T to a potential buyer, a man in America has crashed a near century-old classic car.

AutoClassics
Vintage Model T involved in one-car accident in front of Safeway  Statesman Journal

Salem Police responded to a one-car accident at approximately 10 a.m. Sunday in front of the parking lot at Safeway (1265 Center Street) in northeast Salem.

Statesman Journal
97-year-old Ford Model T found at Des Moines crash scene  KOMO News

DES MOINES, Wash. - A Monday morning drive in the April sunshine didn't turn out so well for the driver of a modified 1921 Ford Model T.According to Sgt. Dave ...

KOMO News
Model T club commemorates historic Vagabond Tour on its centennial  Uniontown Herald Standard

One hundred years after four men who made their mark on America vacationed in this area, a group of Model T enthusiasts celebrated their historic visit in a trip ...

Uniontown Herald Standard
Dutch explorers drive 130,000km around the world in 1915 Ford Model T  ABC Online

A Dutch husband and wife team are crossing Australia on their around-the-world trip in their 1915 Model T, dubbed the most influential car of the 20th century.

ABC Online
The Model T turns 109 on Monday, Sept. 24  WXYZ Detroit

The Model T is turning 109 years old! It was back on Sept. 24, 1908 that the Ford Motor Company revealed to the world the Model T, the car that would go on to ...

WXYZ Detroit
Classic cars: Model T club shows off collection at auto show  The Dominion Post

ALPINE LAKE — They called themselves the Four Vagabonds. No, it wasn't a 1950s singing group. It wasn't even the '50s. Think 40 years earlier. “Between ...

The Dominion Post
Bros star Matt Goss 'slides into Coronation Street actress Kate Ford's DMs after liking her selfies'  Daily Mail

The musician, 50, is said to have 'always had a soft spot' for the soap star, 42, and is now using Instagram to try and woo the object of his affection.

Daily Mail
The story of Labrador's first Snowmobile, a converted Model T Ford, at Bowdoin College  Times Record

BRUNSWICK — Jamie Brake, archaeologist for the Inuit Nunatsiavut Government of Labrador, will deliver a lecture, “Back on Tracks: The Recovery and ...

Times Record
That Awesome Snowmobile Model T in "Santa Claus is Comin' To Town" is a Real Thing  Jalopnik

I've been binge-watching Christmas films with my fiancé over the past few weeks, including my personal favorites, the Rankin-Bass stop motion ...

Jalopnik
Seeing A Lot Of Model Ts This Week? Here's Why  WVXU

Model T Fords are taking over Richmond, Indiana, this week ahead of Saturday's Homecoming celebration. Richmond is home to the Model T Museum, ...

WVXU
Hamilton police search for stolen 1926 Ford Model T  CBC.ca

Hamilton police are asking for the public's help in finding a stolen 1926 Ford Model T.

CBC.ca
Bronze Ford Model T unveiled in Fort William  Press and Journal

A bronze statue was unveiled in Fort William town centre on Saturday, commemorating a key moment in Lochaber's history. In 1911 a Ford Model T car was ...

Press and Journal
Model T Convention Visits Historic Butler County Ford  butlerradio.com

Hundreds of antique Model Ts- and their owners- will make a trek into downtown Butler on Friday. Simon Neubert- president of the Western PA Model T Ford ...

butlerradio.com
Tesla: Our Model 3 electric-car production line may beat Henry Ford's  USA TODAY

Facing scrutiny over its manufacturing capability, Tesla said Tuesday that production of its Model 3 electric car is increasing so rapidly that the pace may soon ...

USA TODAY
GALLERY: Vintage Ford Model Ts tour the north and north-east of Scotland  Press and Journal

If you were driving around the north of Scotland last week you might have seen a nice surprise in your rear view mirror. Scores of vintage Ford Model Ts have ...

Press and Journal
 

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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. It is generally regarded as the first affordable automobile, the car that opened travel to the common middle-class American; some of this was because of Ford's efficient fabrication, including assembly line production instead of individual hand crafting.The Ford Model T was named the most influential car of the 20th century in the 1999 Car of the Century competition, ahead of the BMC Mini, Citroën DS, and Volkswagen Type 1. Ford's Model T was successful not only because it provided inexpensive transportation on a massive scale, but also because the car signified innovation for the rising middle class and became a powerful symbol of America's age of modernization. With 16.5 million sold it stands eighth on the top ten list of most sold cars of all time as of 2012.Although automobiles had already existed for decades, they were still mostly scarce, expensive, and unreliable at the Model T's introduction in 1908. Positioned as reliable, easily maintained, mass-market transportation, it was a runaway success. In a matter of days after the release, 15,000 orders were placed. The first production Model T was produced on August 12, 1908 and left the factory on September 27, 1908, at the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit, Michigan. On May 26, 1927, Henry Ford watched the 15 millionth Model T Ford roll off the assembly line at his factory in Highland Park, Michigan.Henry Ford conceived a series of cars between the founding of the company in 1903 and the introduction the Model T. Ford named his first car the Model A and proceeded through the alphabet up through the Model T, twenty models in all. Not all the models went into production. The production model immediately before the Model T was the Model S, an upgraded version of the company's largest success to that point, the Model N. The follow-up was the Ford Model A (rather than any Model U). The company publicity said this was because the new car was such a departure from the old that Henry wanted to start all over again with the letter A.The Model T was Ford's first automobile mass-produced on moving assembly lines with completely interchangeable parts, marketed to the middle class. Henry Ford said of the vehicle:I will build a car for the great multitude. It will be large enough for the family, but small enough for the individual to run and care for. It will be constructed of the best materials, by the best men to be hired, after the simplest designs that modern engineering can devise. But it will be so low in price that no man making a good salary will be unable to own one – and enjoy with his family the blessing of hours of pleasure in God's great open spaces.Although credit for the development of the assembly line belongs to Ransom E. Olds with the first mass-produced automobile, the Oldsmobile Curved Dash, beginning in 1901, the tremendous advancements in the efficiency of the system over the life of the Model T can be credited almost entirely to the vision of Ford and his engineers.