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Ford Model T Pickup

The name Henry Ford is a truly iconic one, not just in the field of auto making but in American business as a whole. A large part of his legacy lies in the fact that he wanted to of bring automobile ownership within reach of ordinary people.

In the beginning, motor vehicles were made individually by hand. As you might imagine, this was very time-consuming and inefficient and the costs involved in the manufacturing efforts were passed along to consumers. In addition, because the going was slow the supply was limited and this drove up the prices as well.