"Early trains replaced horse-drawn carriages as transportation technology advanced. At first, passenger cars were modeled after stagecoaches, with a driver seat in front and back."
Nardo, Don and John Willis. The Rise of Industrial America. Smartbook Media, 2017.
At it's height, Ford employed over 100,000 people. Ford cars were completely assembled from the chassis up on a moving conveyor, and then drive off the line under their own power.