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Story of the Week:

Published: 10.01.2014
1949 Ford: The Car, The Workers, & The Innovation
By: Robert Tate, Automotive Historian/ Researcher
Images: Courtesy of the National Automotive History Collection

In automotive history, 1949 is known as the year of big change. This story is about how it all began. With just a simple idea sketched out on a piece of paper, the developments that followed from factory to finish attribute to Ford Motor Companys successful year. The men and women who helped with design and build these remarkable automobiles made automotive history.

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