Headline, front page, top fold, San Diego newspaper. Who needs an advertising budget?
1907 proved to be a record setting year for Ford. While beginning plans for the Model T, Ford Motor Company became the largest auto manufacturer in the world. The Model K sold in large numbers for a second consecutive year (compared with other "upscale" models), and the Model K set a world endurance record in the summer of 1907. This is one of the many events of 1907 where the Ford "six" generated positive headlines for the year.
Meanwhile, Ford runabouts were selling as fast as the company could produce them, and winning every contest in sight in the small car class. And all this took place while the country was experiencing a recession
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