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20 of Henry Ford’s Village Industries

Henry Ford established a series of twenty village industry plants in Michigan and other states where Ford Motor’s had a presence. He started acquiring and building the small factories in 1919 until 1944, primarily in southeastern Michigan.

Water from Thin Air

When Ford Motor’s Doug Martin read about a billboard in Lima, Peru, that turned humidity into drinking water for the local population, an innovative idea struck: What if cars could take water from thin air and be a source of water? Condensation from vehicle air conditioners, which usually just drips to the pavement below, could … Read more