So, the next in our potted series of automotive unsung heros.
Who can name the person that invented the modern assembly line? The concept of mass produced cars?
Who would you say is up there with Karl Benz in terms of actually bringing the car to the planet. A designer of some of the very first steam and petrol driven cars?
One of the most famous American motoring brands?
I bet you're all thinking of Henry Ford, aren't you? WRONG!
Gentleman, I give you, Ransom Olds!
Oldsmobile preceded Ford Motor Co by 6 years, inevnting the modern assembly line which Henry Ford went on to improve some 3 years before FMC was even set up.