|'OPENING THE HIGHWAYS' ARTWORK RESTORED AS FORD BUILDS ON CENTURY-PLUS LEGACY OF MOBILITY LEADERSHIP|
|◾'Opening the Highways' Ford advertisement first printed in 1925 still used to summarize company's vision for automotive leadership
◾Ford and The Henry Ford work together to restore historic painting used in the ad
◾Restored painting and ad unveiled in Henry Ford Museum's 'Driving America' exhibit
DEARBORN, Mich., June 24, 2013 – A nearly 90-year-old advertisement that propelled Ford Motor Company's vision for putting the world on wheels and recently helped transform the company from...[Read more...]|
|Edsel Ford's Speedster Stars at 'The Amelia'|
|Edsel Ford's 'continental car', a custom boattail speedster, will take its rightful place in the Sports Car Class of the 18th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. In the shape of Edsel's seminal speedster is the genesis of Ford's legendary design department.
Edsel Ford was hardly 'a chip off the old block'. The acorn fell well away from the mighty oak that was Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company. Edsel was not just the President of Ford, he was a car guy to his core. His ta...[Read more...]|
|Texas-Sized Charlie Thomas Collection Brings $7.4 Million At Dallas Auction|
|• RM Auctions' sale of the Charlie Thomas Collection generates $7.4 million, with 100 percent of lots sold
• Top sellers include a 1946 Chrysler Town & Country Roadster for $143,000 and a 1954 Packard Caribbean Convertible for $132,000
• Sale captures attention of global collector car community with bidders representing eight countries around the world and 31 states across the U.S.
• RM wraps up its 2012 calendar with its annual London, England sale, October 31, followed by the John Staluppi ...[Read more...]|
|Unique Ford Shelby GT500 To Be Auctioned Saturday|
|On Saturday, Sept. 22, Ford Motor Company and Henry Ford Health System will auction a fabulous, one-of-a-kind 2013 Ford Shelby GT500.
As part of its 2012 'Get Your Heart Racing' event and charity auction, Henry Ford Health System has once again called on the creative talents of Ford designer Melvin Betancourt. To thank the dedicated team at Henry Ford Health System that Betancourt credits with saving his life when he was treated for a serious heart condition, the designer has focused all of h...[Read more...]|
|Edsel Ford's Restored 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster Returns to Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance|
|It has been 13 years since Edsel Ford's 1934 Model 40 Special Speedster first made headlines when it rolled onto the field at the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. The elegant roadster, which was rediscovered in 1999 by the show's founder and Chairman Bill Warner, will return again on Sunday, March 11 to the 17 the annual Concours; this time as part of the collection of the historic Edsel Eleanor Ford House (Ford House) and completely restored to its timeless elegance.
The Speedster's ...[Read more...]|