Although automobiles had been available in some form for decades, it is generally accepted that 1908 was the year the automobile became available for the mass market. That was the year that Henry Ford’s Ford Motor Company first produced the Model T (or the Tin Lizzy). The car was mass-produced on an assembly line with completely interchangeable parts – a process that influenced manufacturing in other industries as well. Little known fact – by 1914, it only took 93 minutes for Ford Motor Company to assemble a Model T!