Founded by Henry Ford (June 16, 1903)
Headquartered in Dearborn, MI
Divisions include Ford and Lincoln
Introduced the first mass-produced vehicle, the Model T (1908)
Popular models include Cortina, Ranger, E-Series, Crown Victoria, Focus, Explorer, Taurus, Mustang, Fiesta, Escort and F-Series
Why Ford Motor Company might be annoying
Their founder was an anti-semite.
They are still primarily controlled by the Ford family.
They made Robert McNamara president of the company.
They reported an anual loss of $14.6 billion (2008).
Corporate bond rating agencies downgraded them to junk status (2005).
Why Ford Motor Company might not be annoying
They avoided being bailed out by the U.S. government.
They helped win World War II.
They are one of the 'Big Three' American car manufacturers.
They divested their interests in South Africa during apartheid.
They survived the Great Depression.
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Year In Review:
In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 12 Votes: 41.67% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 23 Votes: 47.83% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 206 Votes: 50.49% Annoying
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