Foreign News: Baby Fords

In Cologne on the hurrying Rhine, taciturn agents of Ford Motor Co. signed a contract last week with beaming Burgomaster Adenauer.

Soon 1,000 Cologne craftsmen will find jobs in the first Ford manufacturing plant to be set up in Europe outside of the Fordson tractor plant at Cork, Ireland. Many a continental country has Ford assembly plants. These will now be supplied with parts from Cologne, a shorter haul than from Detroit.

Innovation: at the Cologne plant will be built not only the "Model A" Ford and Fordson tractors but an entirely new...

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