This Day in Business History: Ford’s Model A Goes to Market

July 23, 1903: The freshly incorporated Ford Motor Company sells its very first Model A, ushering in a new era of transportation for Americans. Having spent nearly all of its initial cash investment of $28,000 prior to its first sale, in less than two months, the company profited $37,000.

Source: Ford Motor Company Website

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