What Color Black Do You Want? In his 1922 autobiography, Henry Ford said that in 1909 he told his management team, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.” Some historians are not sure he uttered those exact words, but
The DIY Automotive Movement The Metz Company was a pioneer automobile maker established by Charles Herman Metz of Waltham, Massachusetts from 1908 to 1922. Metz had one of the most unique Do-It-Yourself kits in the industry. But they were not the first to enter the DIY market. Beginning in 1899, A.L.