Ford at Dagenham: The Rise and Fall of Detroit in Europe
A fascinating record of car production techniques and processes at Ford as they have evolved over the years. This illustrated history gives a fascinating behind-the-scenes insight into the past and present of Ford's Dagenham factory
A revealing record of the evolution of Ford in Britain, it offers an intimate portrait of the people who have worked at Dagenham and depended on it for their livelihood over the past 70 years.
Burgess-Wise tells the story of the fluctuating fortunes of the company and provides a revealing account of the relationship between Dagenham and the American headquarters of Ford at Dearborn.
About the Author
David Burgess-Wise is a distinguished motoring historian and author with a special connection with Ford and Dagenham. He joined the company's award-winning magazine Ford Times in 1972 and later worked in Ford's British and European press offices.
He is well known for his writings in Automobile Quarterly, Autocar and the Daily Telegraph. He has written many books on the automotive industry.