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Ford recalls locally made vehicles

Ford recalls locally made vehicles

Ford has recalled nearly 400,000 vehicles that were made at the Chicago Assembly Plant in Hegewisch, as well as 82,500 floor mats in another locally manufactured car. The Dearborn, Mich.-based automaker issued safety recalls for Explorers and Tauruses that were built over the last few years…

May 30, 2014 1:00 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

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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

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New plan to drive state's automotive strategy

New plan to drive state's automotive strategy

The Indiana Automotive Council has drafted a three-year strategic plan that's aimed at making the state's auto manufacturers and suppliers more globally competitive, in order to spark more jobs and investment.

November 02, 2013 6:00 am Photos

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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
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

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Treasury secretary Geithner sees American economic progress

Treasury secretary Geithner sees American economic progress

CHICAGO | U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner told Chicago business leaders Wednesday morning about the progress the American economy has made following the Great Recession.

April 04, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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Chicago Stamping Plant local ratifies local agreement

Union employees at Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago Stamping Plant ratified a local labor contract Thursday after negotiators reached an agreement earlier in the month.

March 30, 2012 3:15 pm

Ford workers approve contract despite Chicago workers' objection

More than 63 percent of United Auto Workers members who work for Ford Motor Co. ratified a four-year collective bargaining agreement, according to information the union provided Wednesday.

October 20, 2011 9:30 am

Ford workers reject tentative pact

Union workers at Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago Assembly Plant voted down a four-year tentative contract agreement, a union official said Thursday.

October 13, 2011 6:30 pm
Ford, UAW deal could land thousands of jobs

Ford, UAW deal could land thousands of jobs

Ford Motor Co. said it could add a third shift at the Chicago Assembly Plant as part of a commitment to add 5,750 new jobs companywide following a tentative contract agreement reached last week with the United Auto Workers.

October 09, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Ford, UAW deal could land thousands of jobs

Ford, UAW deal could land thousands of jobs

Ford Motor Co. said it could add a third shift at the Chicago Assembly Plant as part of a commitment to add 5,750 new jobs companywide following a tentative contract agreement reached Tuesday with the United Auto Workers.

October 04, 2011 4:00 pm Photos

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UAW locals approve Ford strike authorization

Hourly union workers at Chicago-area United Auto Workers locals have voted to authorize a strike against Ford Motor Co. if a new deal isn't reached within the next few weeks.

September 01, 2011 4:00 pm Related
Longest-tenured Ford UAW employee nets praise in surprise celebration

Longest-tenured Ford UAW employee nets praise in surprise celebration

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Colleagues describe 85-year-old Harold Michalak as the guy who comes to work early and is one of the last to leave.

June 21, 2011 9:00 pm Photos

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UAW official visits Chicago to talk Ford bargaining strategy

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | An official from United Auto Workers international visited Ford Motor Co.'s Chicago Stamping Plant here Tuesday to talk with local union leaders and employees.

April 12, 2011 6:30 pm
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