Business & Finance: Ford in London

Some years ago, Henry Ford established an experimental factory at Cork, but his calculations did not in-clude the local brand of corrupt politics. Abandoning the Irish base, he next tried Southampton but ran into the heavy handicap of red tape on the part of city officials. Simultaneously, he opened a small plant near Manchester, but has not found it desirable to expand his facilities there.

In consequence, after these many wanderings, Mr. Ford has decided to locate his main British factory in Dagenham, ten miles from the heart of London. The new plant will...

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