MOTORS: Individualist Cooperates

Ever since 1911, when Henry Ford won the basic Selden patent suit against most of the rest of the automobile industry, he has gone his own way, had no truck with the Automobile Manufacturers' Association, held his own auto shows, stood out in a cooperative industry as an arch-individualist. Exceptions: 1) after Ford Motor Co. bought Lincoln Motor Co., an A. M. A. member, Lincolns continued to take part in A. M. A. shows; 2) Ford suggested and cooperated in the industrywide Used Car Week of 1939; 3) Ford joined in the simultaneous introduction of the Sealed-Beam headlight in...

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