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Henry Ford: A century of the car assembly line

8 October 2013 Last updated at 08:05 BST

A century ago, the car maker Henry Ford implemented an idea that revolutionised manufacturing.

He launched the modern assembly line in a factory in a suburb of Detroit.

Emily Thomas reports.

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