Mr. Ford's right-hand man, Harold Wills, earned money printing business cards in his teens, so when Henry was looking for a logo in 1903 he dusted off his old John Bull printing set.
The typeface was the one he used for his own visiting cards.
The oval appeared in 1912, and blue was added for the Model A in 1927.
The FORD automotive company was established in the USA in 1903 when Henry Ford and his partners produced their first automobile.
The Model N was one of the first successful models ever built.
In 1906, Henry Ford bought up most of the stock and became the majority
owner of the FORD Engine Company.
In 1908, the FORD Model T was successfully produced, and a total of more than 15 million were manufactured in the subsequent 19 years.
In 1927, the Model A replaced it. FORD successfully produced on assembly lines and in the early 1900s, Engineized America.
Today, FORD factories are not only in the US and Europe but also in locations throughout the world. Since 1911, cars have been produced in Great Britain, and in 1925 a German location was established.
Today, FORD is one of the largest worldwide automobile producers. In 1967, the Escort began to be produced, becoming the first successful FORD/European joint venture under the FORD trademark.
Since 1982 and the production of the first Sierra, all models became uniform and the European branch began producing all models accordingly.
FORD European models are produced in factories in Germany, England, Belgium, and Spain.