• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

The Ford Motor Company - what is does.

Extracts from this document...



The Ford Motor Company is a franchise business. As a Franchise company the ford motor company gets the benefit of the franchisor’s  expertise in marketing and operating. The ford motor company therefore has the responsibility of running the business on a day-to-day basis and can keep most of the profits however the ford motor company must raise most of the capital and pay an initial licensing fee to the franchisor.


-There is less risk than starting the ford motor company as a sole trader and a higher survival rate over the first five years.

-Selling a known name to the public

-Advice, guidance and expertise from the franchisor.

...read more.



At Ford, people come first. As a company, they are responsible for the welfare of our customers, their employees and our society. Their approach must also be in complete harmony with the needs of the environment, and with the requirements of modern technology.

Model introduction

 Focus CL - from £10,645  

 The Focus CL sports a surprisingly good specification for its great value price. Twin front airbags and a Safeguard engine immobiliser bring peace of mind, while advanced Control Blade independent rear suspension and power steering guarantee a rewarding drive.  

 More about Focus CL

Focus LX - from £11,250  

A small step in price brings plenty of added style and ‘driver friendly’ features, such as air conditioning, remote control central locking, heated front windscreen and radio/CD player.

...read more.


Focus Ghia - from £13,500  

If you like to surround yourself with luxury, the Focus Ghia is for you. With its fully adjustable, leather-cover steering wheel, wood-effect door and facia trim as well as air conditioning, the Focus Ghia whispers luxury at every turn.  

Focus ST170 - from £16,100  

Developed by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, the Focus ST170 combines performance, good looks and handling qualities that make it a true driver’s car. It offers maximum control and precision and 0-62 in 8.2 seconds for a truly thrilling ride.  

 Focus RS - from £20,100  

 The Focus RS has been inspired by the Focus World Rally Car programme and Ford’s RS heritage.


The Burns garages is a sole proprietor business ownership that sell car parts, used and new cars and they also offer services such as car services and repairs.  


...read more.

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Gary's (and other) Car Sales section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Gary's (and other) Car Sales essays

  1. Used Cards - find which factors will influence the price of a second hand ...

    Val = 10075 Max Val = 30000 Mileage Mean mileage: 39342 STD DEV mileage: 28598 LQ Mileage: 10744.29 UQ Mileage: 67939.92 IQR: 57195.62 Min Val = 11000 Max Val = 90000 The above results show that the mileage is more spread out than the price, since the standard deviation of the mileage is way higher than that of the price.

  2. Legal and Ethical Analysis of Ford Pinto

    Article 2 of the UCC deals with the sales of goods and it has been adopted by most states. In it, the most important products liability sections are the implied and express warranties of merchantability in the sales of goods �� 2-314 and 2-315 (ILL).

  1. Used second hand cars

    Therefore it shows that as the age increases the the price of the car depreciates more and more. Display: Scatter graph The above scatter graph of percentage depreciation against age. I have also drawn the line of best fit The line of best fit shows that there is a positive

  2. Factors affecting price of Used Car

    The gradient m is m is 5036.7; this tells us that its engine 80015; this indicates that the engine size has a high has the lowest price compared to the rest. value. Unlike the above graph of Ford, this graph is steeper.

  1. Maths coursework - car prices

    From the line of best fit shown in red, I can predict the age of the car knowing the price given, by drawing a line from the price given until it touches the line of best fit. The method is shown on graph 1b with coloured lines, which then the results will be on the table below.

  2. Case Analysis - The Ford Pinto

    Is Ford liable under a strict liability claim as well? Legal Rules: The UCC makes the rules that constitute liability. Improper inspection can be filed against Ford because they have a duty to inspect their products for defects that can cause harm.

  1. Henry Ford

    The driver of Ford's car was Barney Oldfield who beat Alexander by only a few seconds. Later, in January of 1904, Ford drove his "999" to a world's record of 39.4 seconds in a mile over the ice of Lake St.

  2. Ford Motor Company

    The intense publicity diverted attention from the fact the company was suffering from slowing sales and dire financial results, such as losing $5.5bn in 2001 (Strategic Direction, 19(1), 9). COO Jacques Nasser led Ford away from their core business and despite replacing him in 2001, the combined effects of his

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work