The Ford River Rouge Complex (commonly known as the Rouge Complex or just The Rouge) is a Ford Motor Company automobile factory complex located in Dearborn, Michigan, along the River Rouge, upstream from its confluence with the Detroit River at Zug Island.Construction began in 1917, and when it was completed in 1928, it was the largest integrated factory in the world.
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Henry Ford River Rouge Plant 3001 Miller near the intersection with Dix in Dearborn. For much of the Twentieth Century, Henry Ford’s River Rouge factories were the world’s quintessential example of industrialization.
One of the top Rouge attractions is the walking tour of the Dearborn Truck Plant, where the new military-grade aluminum-alloy-body Ford F-150 truck is made.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk admires Henry Ford's most famous factory. River Rouge was a model of vertical integration. Musk wants to replicate it in the 21st century with Tesla's factories.
The Ford Southampton plant was a motor vehicle assembly plant, located in Swaythling on the north eastern outskirts of Southampton, England.It was the western European centre for production of the Ford Transit van. The last vehicle was produced on 26 July 2013, ending Ford's vehicle assembly operations in the UK.
Henry Ford, the great industrialist, was busy celebrating his 81st birthday on a very warm July 30, 1944. Allied troops had landed in Normandy the previous month and, though they faced stiff German resistance, they were clearly winning. At the celebration, Ford visualized what he called ‘great ...
From the beginning, the Ford Motor Company had relied on a network of sales agencies-dealers who agreed to sell Model T cars, stock parts, and provide mechanics' services.
A t the beginning of the 20th century the automobile was a plaything for the rich. Most models were complicated machines that required a chauffer conversant with its individual mechanical nuances to drive it. Henry Ford was determined to build a simple, reliable and affordable car; a car the average American worker could afford.
Henry Ford: Henry Ford, American industrialist who revolutionized factory production with his assembly-line methods. He was the creative force behind an industry of unprecedented size and wealth that in only a few decades permanently changed the economic and social character of the United States.