The first president was not Ford, but local banker John S. Graywho was chosen to assuage investors' fears that Ford would leave the new company the way he had left its predecessor. During its early years, the company produced just a few cars a day at its factory on Mack Avenue and later its factory on Piquette Avenue in DetroitMichigan.
History[ edit ] The Fiesta was originally developed under the project name "Bobcat" not to be confused with the subsequent rebadged Mercury variant of the Ford Pinto and approved for development by Henry Ford II in September The final proposal was developed by Tom Tjaarda at Ghia.
Final assembly also took place in Valencia.
To cut costs and speed up the research and development, the new powertrain package destined for the Fiesta was tested in Fiat development "mules". The millionth Fiesta was produced in At the beginning of the British government's Motability scheme for disabled motorists inthe Fiesta was one of the key cars to be available on the scheme.
Black plastic trim was added to the exterior and interior. The small square headlights were replaced with larger circular ones resulting in the front indicators being moved into the bumper to accommodate the change.
It was touted in press materials as "a concept vehicle designed and equipped for practical, off-road recreational use.
Inthe Fiesta overtook the Vauxhall Chevette as Britain's best-selling supermini, but in it was knocked off the top spot by British Leyland 's Austin Metro and was still in second place at the end of The Ford Fiesta gets some pretty significant improvements in appearance, features, and even performance, but its packaging doesn't change.
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