Company Profile: Ford Motor Co.

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Incorporated in 1919 in Detroit, Michigan as a manufacturer of cars, Ford has grown to become the world’s largest producer of trucks and second-largest producer of cars. The company’s automotive brands include Ford, Mercury, Lincoln, Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover and Aston Martin.

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COMPANY HEADQUARTERS: One American Road, Dearborn, MI 48126
COMPANY WEB SITE: www.ford.com
2001 GROSS REVENUES: $162.4B
NUMBER OF EXMPLOYEES: 354,431
TYPES OF BUSINESS: Design, manufacturing and marketing of cars, trucks, industrial and construction equipment and defense components.
TYPES OF FEDERAL CONTRACTS: Manufacturing of cars, trucks and defense components. In 1994, the US Postal Service granted Ford a $122 contract to develop a hybrid electric-gas car.

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

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Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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