publication date: Thursday, December 20, 2018 (part of Winter 2019)

category: Business

clue: This Detroit automaker, who named his international motor company after himself, revolutionized mass production by getting the science of the assembly line down to a T.

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk


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