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Edsel Ford and E.T. Gregorie

Henry L. Dominguez

Edsel Ford and E.T. Gregorie

the remarkable design team and their classic Fords of the 1930s and 1940s

by Henry L. Dominguez

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Published by Society of Automotive Engineers in Warrendale, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ford, Edsel, -- 1893-1943.,
  • Gregorie, E. T.,
  • Ford automobile -- Design and construction -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-321) and index.

    Other titlesEdsel Ford and Eugene T. Gregorie
    StatementHenry Dominguez.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL215.F7 D65 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21276592M
    ISBN 100768004004

      The Hemmings daily blog of Monday, had a pretty comprehensive article on the Edsel Ford Speedster, the first one that Ford and E.T. Gregorie collaborated on. Well worth reading. I was just wondering if anyone else had seen it and had something to add. I was also wondering how of.   Photo via The Henry Ford. As mentioned in our recent post on Edsel Ford's first V-8 speedster, a number of other significant cars came after it, including the 1Author: Daniel Strohl.

    He told me that the two men responsible for the design of most early Ford products were Edsel Ford and E.T. Gregorie. Edsel Ford had passed away long ago, but Dave informed me that Gregorie was alive and well, and suggested that I get in touch with him. Getting in touch with the great designer was easy. Getting him to talk to me was another matter. came curious about this neglect ol' Edsel Ford and decided to do something to rectify it. It was Henry Dominguez. whose wonderful book. Edsel Ford and E.T. Gregorie: The Remarkable Design Team and Their Classic Fords of the 's and I's, was published in Henry actuall\ started work on his Edsel biography over eighteen years ago. and as.

    Henry Dominguez, an award-winning author who has been studying and writing about Ford history for over thirty years. Dominguez has completed six books on the subject, including Edsel: The Story of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Son and Edsel Ford & E. T. : $ The Reminiscences of Eugene T. Gregorie. Reminiscence from the Interview with Eugene T. Gregorie. Edsel Ford, on the other hand, I think the old gentleman had a feeling that Edsel Ford was too artistic for the automobile business, if I can put it that way. up a system whereby you could scale a full-size automobile--a model-­and.


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Dominguez interviewed E.T. “Bob” Gregorie over a period of eight years, as well as others who worked for Ford during the s and ‘40s. The result is a fascinating story of how Edsel Ford managed to pry the Model T from his father’s vice-grip, and to transition the Ford Motor Company into the modern by: 2.

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When Ford drove the car in Florida the following spring, friends were so enthusiastic that he put the design into production. The Lincoln Continental remained in production throughbut the prototype was destroyed.

Edsel Bryant Ford (November 6, – ) was an American business executive and philanthropist who was the son of pioneering industrialist Henry Ford and his wife Clara Jane Bryant was the president of Ford Motor Company from until his death in His eldest son was Henry Ford II, who succeeded him as president of en: Henry Ford II, Benson Ford, Josephine.

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"Bob" Gregorie (Ford Motor Company's first design chief) was unique in automotive history. Gregorie leaned heavily on Edsel for his. Edsel Ford and E. Gregorie By Henry Dominguez 'Edsel Ford has been the only president of an automobile company to take such an in-depth interest in design.

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Pjahcrrwg. Follow. 3 years ago | 2 views [Download] Edsel Ford and E.T. Gregorie: The Remarkable Design Team and Their Classic Fords of the s and s Download Online. Dominguez has spent the past 20 years studying and writing about the Ford Motor Company.

Here he characterizes the relationship between Edsel Ford and the company's first design chief as that of patron and artist. He analyzes how each model of the early Fords, Mercuries, and Lincolns was designed, based on first-hand discussions with : $   According to the book, "Edsel Ford and E.T.

Gregorie" by Henry Dominguez, Edsel was pretty much in control of body design by time of the '26 T. Gregorie arrived in time to design the Model Y. The '32 was designed by Ralph Roberts at Briggs, under Edsel's direction, while Gregorie was doing the English model.

Edsel regularly had cars built for his personal use. Two of his personal favorites were his and speedsters. The was a V-8 Boat-tail speedster, and was built with the help of stylist-designer E.T.

Gregorie. The '32 was a beautiful car. Week 1's design features Edsel Ford’s Speedster, which he designed with a fellow named Bob “E.T.” Gregorie. They liked the smooth, sleek lines of cars they had seen in Europe.

You can add your own touches to this Speedster, and maybe draw yourself in the driver's seat!/5(). While Gombos did display the car in a partially restored state at the Glenmoor Gathering, it didn’t make its post-restoration debut untilwhen it appeared at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, where it took the E.T.

“Bob” Gregorie Award for Design Excellence, presented by Edsel Ford II. Photo courtesy Ford Motor : Daniel Strohl. Edsel Ford and E.T. Gregorie is the first book to provide in-depth analysis of how the early Fords, Mercurys and Lincolns were designed.

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"Bob" Gregorie enjoyed a successful working relationship. Hired by Edsel Ford inGregorie became the first head of Ford's design department three years later. Together they produced the Lincoln Zephyr and the Lincoln Continental. Gregorie left the company after Edsel Ford's death inthough he briefly returned later in the decade.Edsel Bryant Ford (November 6, – ) was the only son of Henry Ford and president of Ford Motor Company from to his death in His eldest son was Henry Ford II.

Edsel worked closely with his father, as sole heir to the business, but was keen to develop cars more exciting than the Model T ("Tin Lizzie"), in line with his personal tastes.