At Ford’s headquarters in Dearborn, a special proclamation was presented by the state of Michigan to mark this day as “Henry Ford Day.”
Furthermore, 21 Asia-Pacific markets had marked this July as Ford Heritage month, and transformed showrooms into exhibition halls to inform the public of Ford’s rich history.
Five road rallies were held in Germany this month to celebrate Ford’s numerous automotive breakthroughs; while over in Romania, over 4,000 people attended community events put on by Ford.
In Great Britain, one of Ford’s most popular markets, a restored statue of Henry Ford was revealed at Ford’s UK Tech Centre.
Ford Motor Company executive chairman Bill Ford quoted: “My great-grandfather’s vision was to improve people’s lives by making cars affordable for the average family. His vision to build cars that are reasonably priced, reliable and efficient still resonates and defines our vision today.”
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