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Fords of Canada - an alternate reality

Fords of Canada - an alternate reality

Ford of Canada was founded in 1904. Though it wasn’t originally a subsidiary of the U.S. company, 51% of its shares were held by FoMoCo’s founders. By the time the 1950s rolled around, the company faced a different environment than its U.S. cousins. In Canada, Ford was priced under mid-priced Mercury, just as in the U.S., but Lincoln-Mercury often found itself the only dealer in many small towns and needed its own low-price car to complete their line up

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