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Fords Journey Through British History

FORD'S JOURNEY THROUGH BRITISH HISTORY 1903 Ford THE FIRST FORD CARS IENDEE MODEL As) WERE IMPORTED TO THE UK. OLYMPIC TITANIC SINKS GAMES 1913 1908 THE OLYMPIC GAMES WERE HELD IN LONDON 1912 MODEL T WAS THE COUNTRIES BIGGEST SELLING CAR WITH 30% OF THE MARKET AND 6,000 CARS WERE PRODUCED THE TITANIC SANK ON HER MAIDEN VOYAGE FROM SOUTHAMPTON TO NEW YORK WITH THE LOSS OF MORE THAN 1,500 LIVES 41 % 1914 BRITAIN'S FIRST MOVING ASSEMBLY LINE FOR CAR PRODUCTION STARTED WITH 21 CARS AN HOUR BEING BUILT FORD 1917 1919 41% OF CARS IN BRITAIN WERE FORD 1923 1928 THE MODEL TT WAS PRODUCED MAKING IT BRITAIN'S FIRST COMMERCIAL VEHICLE FORD MOVED PRODUCTION TO DAGENHAM WOMEN OVER THE AGE OF 21 WERE GIVEN THE VOTE AND ALEXANDER FLEMING DISCOVERS PENICILLIN 1929 IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE YEAR BRITAIN CONTRIBUTED TO SALES OF 50,000 MODEL As IN EUROPE 50,000 1931 34,000 ROLLS -ROYCE MERLIN ENGINES PRODUCED BRITAIN AND EUROPE'S LARGEST CAR PLANT OPENED PRODUCTION, IN DAGENHAM MODEL As 1939 1932 DAGENHAM PLANT PRODUCED 360,000 VEHICLES AND 34,000 ROLLS-ROYCE MERLIN ENGINES THE MODEL B BEGAN PRODUCTION IN DAGENHAM 1945 1937 1933 AT IT'S PEAK THE MODEL Y CAPTURED 41% OF ITS MARKET SECTOR. THE MODEL 7Y BEGAN PRODUCTION MODEL TTS WERE BADGED FORDSON ENDED 1946 DAGENHAM MADE 115.000 VEHICLES. FACTORIES IN WALTHAMSTOW AND LANGLEY WERE ACQUIRED INDUSTRIAL 4000 TRACTOR 1953 1957 1962 1964 FORD OF BRITAIN DIRECTLY EMPLOYED 40,000 PEOPLE MODEL TTs WERE REBADGED TO THAMES FORD OPENED A FACTORY IN HALEWOOD, NEAR LIVERPOOL, TO MAKE THE ANGLIA AND, LATTERLY, THE ESCORT A FACTORY OPENED IN BASILDON TO MAKE TRACTORS 1966 ENGLAND WON THE FIFA WORLD CUP FIRST FIESTAS PRODUCED BOBBY MOORE LIFTS THE JULES RIMET 1967 PRODUCTION OF THE FORD ANGLIA ENDED 1980 JOHN LENNON WAS MURDERED IN NEW YORK 1976 1968 PRODUCTION OF THE FORD FIESTA BEGAN PRODUCTION OF THE FORD ESCORT BEGAN 1981 PRINCE CHARLES MARRIED LADY DIANA SPENCER MANUFACTURE OF JAGUAR X-TYPE AND LAND ROVER FREELANCER 1989 TIM BERNERS- LEE INVENTED THE WORLD WIDE WEB ENGLAND 2001 1994 THE CHANNEL TUNNEL WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED 2000 THE LAST FORD ESCORT CAME OFF THE HALEWOOD FACTORYS PRODUCTION LINE THE HALEWOOD FACTORY WAS CONVERTED TO MAKE THE JAGUAR X-TYPE AND THE LAND ROVER FREELANDER FRANCE 2008 FORD SOLD JAGUAR AND LAND ROVER TO TATA MOTORS 2012 QUEEN ELIZABETH II'S DIAMOND JUBILEE LAST FORD ESCORT 2013 FORD ENDED MORE THAN 100 YEARS OF VEHICLE MANUFACTURING IN THE UK Jennings Motor Group

Fords Journey Through British History

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Last week the Ford Fiesta became the best-selling car in the UK, with 4,115,000 sales since 1976. An amazing statistic and a triumph for the brand and model. To celebrate Jennings Motor Group have p...

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