On one level, it's a silly question: Of course Ford is an American company. With headquarters in Michigan and over a century of building and selling cars here, the Ford brand and Ford's vehicles are an everyday part of American life.

But at the same time, Ford is making its most ambitious overseas expansion effort ever - and soon, non-American markets will be more important to Ford than ever before. In this video, Fool.com contributor John Rosevear looks at Ford's ambitious global plans - and at why anyone investing in Ford needs to be looking far beyond America's shores.

China is already the world's largest auto market - and it's set to grow even bigger in coming years. A recent Motley Fool report, "2 Automakers to Buy for a Surging Chinese Market", names two global giants poised to reap big gains that could drive big rewards for investors. You can read this report right now for free - just click here for instant access.


The article Is Ford Still an American Company? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor John Rosevear owns shares of Ford. Follow him on Twitter at @jrosevear. The Motley Fool recommends Ford. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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