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The Chevrolet Corvette is a Sports car that has been manufactured by Chevrolet since 1953. Today it is built at a General Motors assembly plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky, but in the past it was built in Flint, Michigan and St. Louis, Missouri. It was the first all-American sports car built by an American car manufacturer. The National Corvette Museum and annual National Corvette Homecoming are also located in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Read More

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Ford Motor Company is an American Multinational corporation and the world's third largest automaker based on Worldwide vehicle sales. Based in Dearborn, a suburb of Detroit, the automaker was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. Ford's overseas business encompasses only one truly global brand (Volvo of Sweden) other than the Ford brand itself, but it also owns a one-third Controlling interest in Mazda of Japan and a small holding in former subsidiary Aston Martin of England. Its former UK subsidiaries Jaguar and Land Rover were sold to Tata Motors of India in March 2008, both companies having been through many changes of ownership in the recent past. Lincoln (automobile) and Mercury (automobile) are also Ford's aspirational brands in the USA, but not in the rest of the world. Ford also sold the brand names of Daimler (excluding certain rights sold to Germany's Daimler AG), Lanchester, and Rover to Tata Motors of India. In 2007, Ford became the third-ranked automaker in US sales after General Motors and Toyota, falling from the second-ranked automaker slot for the first time in the previous 56 years. Ford was also the overall seventh-ranked American-based company in the 2007 Fortune 500 list, based on global revenues in 2006 of $160.1 billion. In 2007, Ford revenues increased to $173.9 billion, while producing 6.553 million automobiles and employing about 245,000 employees at around 100 plants and facilities worldwide. and fourteen vehicles ranked in the top three.

Ford introduced methods for large-scale manufacturing of cars and large-scale management of an industrial workforce, using elaborately engineered manufacturing sequences typified by moving Assembly lines. Henry Ford's methods came to be known around the world as Ford by 1914.

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1. The first cars did not have steering wheels. Drivers steered with a lever.

2. The first speeding ticket was issued in 1902.

3. In 1916, 55 percent of the cars in the world were Model T Fords, a record that has never been beaten.

4. The first gas gauge appeared in cars in 1922.

5. The first car radio was invented in 1929.

6. Most American car horns beep in the key of F.

7. The automobile is the most recycled consumer product in the world today.

8. In 1914 a Ford Model T rolled of the line every 2 minutes.

9. In its 1st year the VW Beetle sold only 330 cars in the United States.

10 .The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.

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