Ford-ward Thinking- A Glance at the History of the Automobile

Henry Ford standing next to a 1896 Ford Quadricycle.

A True Pioneer

"When Henry Ford made cheap, reliable cars people said, 'Nah, what's wrong with a horse?' That was a huge bet he made and it worked"- Elon Musk

Henry Ford founded what is known today as the Ford Motor Company- one of the largest automakers in the world. Although Ford didn't invent the automobile, he was the first person to make automobiles accessible to everyone (not just the elite members of society). His idea was met with disapproval, doubt, and everybody telling him it was a waste of time when horses were a fine mode of transportation. He proceeded anyway and consequently, pioneered the way people use automobiles. Changing the history of transportation, society, and culture forever. Here's to believing in oneself, and for being confident in your ideas!

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