Facts & Figures, Jan. 26, 1948

Tractor Deal. Harry Ferguson, Inc. found a new manufacturer for the tractors which Henry Ford II had stopped building for Inventor Ferguson (TIME, July 21). It was Sir John Black's Standard Motor plant at Coventry, England. Standard, already building 250 tractors a day for Ferguson's English company, will build another 250 a day for Harry Ferguson, Inc. to sell in the U.S. They will be powered with Continental motors imported from the U.S. (Ferguson found that would be cheaper than assembling the motor and British frames in the U.S.)

Building Up. U.S. business, said SEC and the Department of Commerce in...

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