Showing: 1-20 of 36

Chicago Assembly Plant

Ford announces cutoff dates for police interceptor orders

Local police departments that want new Police Interceptors have until March 14 to make factory orders.

February 18, 2014 12:00 pm
Region gets back to business, despite treacherous roads, biting cold

Region gets back to business, despite treacherous roads, biting cold

Subzero cold, ice-slicked roads and drifting snow banks persisted Tuesday, but the brutal weather was not bad enough to freeze commerce in the region.

January 07, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

Photos

Cars made here, but with a lot of foreign parts

Cars made here, but with a lot of foreign parts

Region residents might see the people who make Ford Explorers and Tauruses in the next pew at church, a few barstools over, or out shoveling their driveways.

January 03, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

Photos

Locally made vehicles post huge sales numbers last month

Locally made Ford vehicles posted huge sales gains last month despite fears that the government shutdown would spook car-buyers away from dealership lots.

November 04, 2013 4:00 pm
Company reports sales are 'Ford tough'

Company reports sales are 'Ford tough'

A growing number of consumers have driven a Ford lately, and robust sales have been paying off for shareholders, the company announced Thursday.

October 24, 2013 12:51 pm
Ford celebrates assembly line

Ford celebrates assembly line

CHICAGO | Back when a car was still more of a gee-whiz invention than a household staple, workers hand-built vehicles one at a time by moving down rows of sawhorses and installing parts at each station.

October 07, 2013 5:15 pm Video Photos

Photos

Related
Ford celebrates assembly line's centennial

Ford celebrates assembly line's centennial

Brent Merritt, plant manager with Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant, gave the media a tour of the facility as the company commemorates the 100th anniversary of Henry Ford's innovation - the assembly line.

October 07, 2013 3:06 pm
Rumored Ford production shift has not materialized

Rumored Ford production shift has not materialized

Detroit media and automotive blogs have been reporting for nearly a year the production of Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS will moved from Hegewisch to a Michigan plant, but the shift has not come to fruition.

September 18, 2013 2:52 pm
New technology replacing the naked eye at Ford plant

New technology replacing the naked eye at Ford plant

Workers at Ford's Chicago Assembly Plant have checked the quality of a vehicle's paint job basically the same way since the plant opened in 1924 - by eye.

September 13, 2013 6:24 pm
Indiana's auto industry rises to second place nationally

Indiana's auto industry rises to second place nationally

Indiana's automotive industry has raced ahead to second place nationally and is not letting off the gas.

August 03, 2013 9:00 pm
Automakers, parts suppliers take shorter summer breaks

Automakers, parts suppliers take shorter summer breaks

Local auto manufacturers and parts suppliers took shorter breaks this summer, so that production could keep pace with revved up sales.

July 28, 2013 11:19 pm Photos

Photos

Ford names Hammond company a preferred supplier

Ford names Hammond company a preferred supplier

A Hammond-based auto parts maker has been adding jobs after Ford Motor Co. named it a preferred supplier.

July 15, 2013 10:32 pm Photos

Photos

Strong sales boost Hammond auto parts supplier

Strong sales boost Hammond auto parts supplier

Lear Corp. has been running around the clock to keep up with the red-hot sales of the Ford Explorer sports utility vehicle, and is accelerating its production.

July 07, 2013 10:15 pm Photos

Photos

Ford recalls vehicles made at Chicago Assembly plant

Ford recalls vehicles made at Chicago Assembly plant

Ford is recalling just more than 13,000 Explorer, Taurus and Lincoln MKS cars and SUVs because the child safety locks might not work on the rear doors.

June 28, 2013 11:17 am Photos

Photos

Chicago Ford plant operating at capacity

CHICAGO | The nation’s improved economy and the sales of Police Interceptors has the Ford Chicago Assembly plant working at maximum capacity.

May 24, 2013 5:00 pm

Report: 2 Chicago-made Ford vehicles may head to Michigan

CHICAGO | It has been more than three months since Detroit-based media reported Ford Motor Co. was interested in moving the next generation Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS vehicles to a Michigan assembly plant.

February 07, 2013 6:00 pm
Police Interceptor nabbing public safety vehicle attention

Police Interceptor nabbing public safety vehicle attention

A Ford Police Interceptor sedan interior during a media presentation Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.

October 02, 2012 5:23 pm
Police Interceptor nabbing public safety vehicle attention

Police Interceptor nabbing public safety vehicle attention

A Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle is driven Tuesday on a high performance test drive by professional driver Jason Holehouse during a media presentation at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.

October 02, 2012 5:18 pm
Police Interceptor nabbing public safety vehicle attention

Police Interceptor nabbing public safety vehicle attention

A Ford Police Interceptor sedan is driven Tuesday on a high performance test drive by professional driver Jason Holehouse during a media presentation at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.

October 02, 2012 5:18 pm
Police Interceptor nabbing public safety vehicle attention

Police Interceptor nabbing public safety vehicle attention

A Ford Police Interceptor sedan is driven on a high performance test drive Tuesday by professional driver Jason Holehouse during a media presentation at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago.

October 02, 2012 5:18 pm
Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Should Indiana switch to open primary elections?

View Results

National Video