The Model T Ford made the world we live in. On the 100th anniversary of the company Henry Ford founded, his biographer Douglas Brinkley tells how.
After one Ford changed America, another accomplished something almost as amazing
Decades after they were first cobbled together by enthusiastic amateurs, they are coming to be recognized as perhaps the supreme folk art of the American century
THE IMPERIUM OF modern television advertising was born in desperate improvisation
When American cars ruled the world
Charles Sheeler found his subject in the architecture of industry. To him, America’s factories were the cathedrals of the modern age.
He invented modern mass production. He gave the world the first people’s car, and his countrymen loved him for it. But at the moment of his greatest triumph, he turned on the empire he had built—and on the son who would inherit it.
A leading authority picks the top ten. Some of the names still have the power to stir the blood. And some will surprise you.
A scrappy and reckless farm boy from Ohio became America's most legendary race car driver, and his widely publicized victories in Henry Ford's racing cars helped the aspiring entrepreneur launch Ford Motor Company
—a complex man