Ford Motor Company
Locally made Ford vehicles posted huge sales gains last month despite fears that the government shutdown would spook car-buyers away from dealership lots.
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.
Manufacturing has been rebounding in Indiana, and factory owners who had been skittish are again willing to spend toward the growth of their businesses, a new Indiana University report concludes.
A growing number of consumers have driven a Ford lately, and robust sales have been paying off for shareholders, the company announced Thursday.
Auto dealers had been enjoying the highest sales since 2007 until the government shutdown paralyzed many consumers with uncertainty, said Tim Roper, owner of Smith Motors Auto Group.
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.
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.
How to sell a Lincoln in 2013: Make the dealership smell like luxury. And lay out some wine and cheese.
Indiana's automotive industry has raced ahead to second place nationally and is not letting off the gas.
Local auto manufacturers and parts suppliers took shorter breaks this summer, so that production could keep pace with revved up sales.
The auto industry has been having a pretty good year, and has been been boosted by a surge in pickup truck sales, said Tim Roper, owner of Smith Motors Auto Group.
A Hammond-based auto parts maker has been adding jobs after Ford Motor Co. named it a preferred 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.
CHICAGO | The nation’s improved economy and the sales of Police Interceptors has the Ford Chicago Assembly plant working at maximum capacity.
Two Grand Openings for modern classics a LEED-Certified Strack & Van Til in Cedar Lake and the World's Largest Model A Ford Museum in Michigan; also SSA's Roaring '20s Beaux Arts Ball may be weeks away, but tickets could be sold out by this weekend.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher an…
EAST CHICAGO | The employees of Ford Motor Company are making Nazareth Home a holiday tradition by making sure the children are remembered at Christmastime. At the end of 2011, a group of Ford Motor Company employees brought a check representing donations from employees, as well as diapers, …
CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn gave final approval Tuesday to an extension of Enterprise Zones, offering tax incentives to revitalize former and declining industrial sites across Illinois.
Ford Motor Co. is expecting to deliver a sport edition of its Ford Explorer to its new car dealerships later this year.
A federal safety regulator has opened an investigation into reports of sticking throttles from a detached cruise control cable on Ford Taurus vehicles.
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