RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It is the first construction in the country to be built as a car factory. It is located at Rua Solon 145, in the Bom Retiro neighborhood of São Paulo, and despite its advanced age of more than a century, it still stands firm and strong.
Until the mid-1910s, most of the vehicles imported into Brazil and South America were from Europe. This scenario changed with the beginning of World War I, which practically interrupted automobile imports from that continent to us.
In 1913, there was already a Ford branch in Argentina (the first . . .