FORD HAS A BETTER IDEA. The Ford Motor Company has been building cars since 1903. Through sheer longevity if nothing else, the car-maker is bound to have built some great ones over 111 years. They’ve actually built enough great cars that it’s tough to compare choose a favorite, from the legendary mustang to the fiesta, Ford is one of the founding fathers of the motor vehicle industry and have a wide array of amazing cars to choose from.