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Henry Ford: Revolutionizing the Auto Industry/Industrial Leadership, 1928

Motor Cars

Meanwhile, Henry Ford entered the automobile manufacturing business in 1903 and by 1907 had vowed to make "a motor car for the great multitude" rather than a luxury item for the rich. He would accomplish this by bringing down the price and producing large quantities to achieve economies of scale.

A series of models and prototypes, labeled alphabetically A through S, were produced by the Ford Motor Company from 1903 to 1908. Production of the Model T, his most successful model, began in 1908.