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Key developments included electrical ignition and the electric self-starter (both by Charles Kettering, for the Cadillac Motor Company in 1910–1911), independent suspension, and 4-wheel brakes. As a end result, Ford’s automobiles came off the road in fifteen-minute intervals, a lot faster than earlier strategies, increasing productiveness eightfold, while utilizing less manpower (from 12.5-man-hours to 1 hour 33 minutes). Only Japan black would dry fast sufficient, forcing the corporate to drop the number of colors out there earlier than 1913, till quick-drying Duco lacquer was developed in 1926. This is the supply of Ford’s apocryphal remark, “any shade as long as it’s black”. In 1914, an meeting line employee might buy a Model T with 4 months’ pay.

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Motorists are additionally now in a position to choose between two new 1.6 diesel engines which have now joined the existing Mini engine line-up. For …