Business: Business Notes, Sep. 6, 1926

Drift from Fords. The Ford Motor Co. permits scant publicity for its production figures. Only by inference may these be calculated at the present moment. That is not so difficult. Thus-

The January-June, 1926, U. S. motor car and truck production was 2,449,192. Companies other than the Ford Motor Co. made 1,590,220 cars and trucks. Ergo the Ford Motor Co. made 858,972, or 35.1% of the total. General Motors' production was 26% of the total. Last year the Ford Co. made 42.8% of all (in 1924 51.1%), General Motors, 19.2% (in 1924, 16%). The Ford...

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