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The Automobile: The Age Of The Automobile

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The Automobile

The automobile is one of the few inventions that has had a great impact on the world. The first automobile was invented by Karl Benz, from Germany, in 1885. However, the first Canadian automobile was built in 1867 by Henry Seth Taylor, and was regarded as a novelty. The automotive industry began in 1904 with Henry Ford’s establishment of the Ford Motor Company in Canada, Ltd. Canada later became the world’s second largest vehicle producer and a major exporter of automobiles and auto parts, between 1918 and 1923.

Henry Ford’s manufacturing method of mass production and invention of the assembly line resulted in the prosperity and growth of the automobile in the 1920s. Although the technology for the automobile existed in the 19th century, Ford used the idea of the assembly line for automobile manufacturing. In order to increase the worker’s productivity, he would
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