Ford Motor Company, the fifth-largest automaker in the world and the second-largest in the United States, was founded by Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan in 1903. Since then, Ford has grown to become one of the most innovative and iconic companies in the world. From the Model T to the Mustang, Ford has had a tremendous impact the automotive industry and continues to do so. With 77 operations across five continents and a competitive product line across both the Ford and Lincoln lines, Ford is truly a global car company with its sights set on the future. Go further with Ford.