Model T Ford
The Model T changed the future in 1908
The future then...
The Ford Motor Company created the Model T by applying mass production techniques on a vast scale. This simple, affordable car brought motoring to the masses and changed manufacturing for ever.
The future now...
Mass production is still very important today, but what about the future? Production may shift from the factory to the home with a ‘3D printer’. In 20 years, instead of buying a new digital camera, we might download the design and ‘print’ it for ourselves.
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