Henry Ford

Auto design scholarship to honor legacy of William Clay Ford Sr.

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 14, 2014
The Ford Motor Company Fund, the automaker's philanthropic arm, has set up a $1 million scholarship for automotive design students to honor the legacy of William Clay Ford Sr., who died Sunday at age 88.... Read More »

 

Remembering Henry Ford's $5 day for line workers

2:55 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2014
One hundred years ago, Henry Ford made a move that angered his peers and changed the nation -- he introduced the $5-a-day wage for Ford line workers.... Read More »

 

No tractor -- but that young Ford looks awfully familiar

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2014
Sometimes family traits jump generations. These photos of a young Henry Ford, taken in 1907 aboard a tractor, and his great-great- grandson Henry Ford III are hanging on the wall of the Ford archives in Dearborn. We couldn't help but notice the resemblance.... Read More »

 

Centenarian F-150 buyer

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
Floyd Pullin bought his first Ford in the 1920s, when Henry Ford was still running the company.... Read More »

 

Detroit's devotion to the car paved way for its undoing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 10, 2013
The auto industry, which by 1950 made Detroit the fourth-largest American city, produced decades of prosperity but also enabled the city's gradual destruction and depopulation, leading to last month's historic bankruptcy.... Read More »

 

Ford's historic Michigan plant moves closer to reopening as tourist attraction

3:42 pm U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
The Michigan factory where Henry Ford's moving assembly line was born would be a destination for tourists and car enthusiasts alike if plans by a local historic preservation group come together.... Read More »

 

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