DEARBORN — Ford Motor Co. is famed throughout China — not as a maker of Mustangs, but as the company that began the assembly line, instituted the US$5-per-day wage and accelerated the industrial revolution. “Henry Ford is taught in all the elementary schools, and they just love him,” says Keith Davey, director of China affairs for Ford. But China's knowledge of the No.2 U.S. automaker is purely historical. Outside of the Model T's and early Ford tractors that were popular throughout ...
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