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Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford stands on top of the observation deck at the Empire State Building with the new 2015 Mustang convertible in honor of 50 years of the Ford Mustang on April 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Ford To Offer 50th Anniversary Mustang

Ford is building a limited-edition Mustang GT to honor the pony car’s 50th anniversary. It is showing the Limited Edition at the New York auto show, which begins this week.

04/16/2014

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Ford Fund Announces Automotive Design Scholarships

The Ford Motor Co. Fund will award a $1 million grant for scholarships commemorating William Clay Ford’s contributions to the automaker’s design legacy.

03/14/2014

C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Car (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

Gail Wise of Park Ridge poses with her classic Mustang, the first sold in the U.S. (CBS)

Chicago-Area Woman Still Owns The First Ford Mustang Sold In The U.S.

Nearly 50 years ago, Ford’s Lee Iacocca unveiled the 1965 Ford Mustang to the press. Two days later, a 22-year-old teacher in Chicago needed a car. CBS 2′s Ed Curran reports.

12/06/2013

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Local Car Dealers Seeing Big Boost In Sales As Economy Improves

CBS 2′s Jim Williams went to one Chicago dealership today to explain the turnaround.

07/02/2013

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Horrible Horoscopes: Aries

Aries, the stars wrote a poem for you…

12/20/2012

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Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

A shuttered Saturn dealership (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

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11 United Airlines Employees Win Cars For Perfect Attendance

They were never on the Oprah Winfrey Show, but 11 United Airlines employees are getting new cars.

WBBM Newsradio–09/14/2012

A preview of the 2012 Chicago Auto Show is held at McCormick Place on Feb. 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Rebounding Auto Industry Should Give Boost To Auto Show

As the Chicago Auto Show begins rolling into town, there are signs that an industry on a bumpy road might finally be turning a corner.

CBS 2–02/08/2012

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DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Danielle At Wrigley Field

“This car was given to me by my grandfather. He no longer drives, so he allowed me to take it.” – Danielle and her Ford Taurus

12/05/2011

2011 Ford Explorers roll of the assembly at the Chicago Assembly Plant on on December 1, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. The plant builds the Ford Taurus, Explorer and Lincoln MK X. Ford reported Decmber 1, a 24 percent increase in November sales from the same period last year. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Strike Possible For Workers At Torrence Avenue Ford Plant

Workers at the Torrence Avenue Ford Assembly Plant on the city’s Far Southeast Side have voted overwhelmingly to reject a new contract with the automaker.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

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Deal Clears Way For 1,100 New Jobs At Chicago’s Ford Plant

An agreement between Ford Motor Co. and the auto union will clear the way for 1,100 new jobs at the Ford plant on the Southeast Side.

10/04/2011

The Ford Motor Co. plant near the intersection of 130th Street and Torrence Avenue. (Credit: CBS)

Project To Separate Rail Crossing From Road At 130th And Torrence

A $150 million dollar publicly and privately funded construction project on the far Southeast Side will lower roads and raise bridges to improve commerce.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

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Ford Unveils Mechanism To Warn Of Crashes

Ford safety engineers set up crashes to show how technology can prevent them, during demonstrations in the Yorktown Center mall parking lot in Lombard.

WBBM Newsradio–07/14/2011

Ford logo. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ford Demonstrates New Computerized Safety Systems

Ford Motor Company brought cars and dreams of safer roads to Yorktown Shopping Center on Wednesday to demonstrate new systems that foresee crashes and head them off with WiFi, radar and GPS.

WBBM Newsradio–07/13/2011

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Aided By $29M Tax Break, Illinois Mitsubishi Plant To Make SUV

The state is offering the company $29 million in tax incentives over 10 years, an investment Gov. Pat Quinn’s office credits for “helping save at least 1,200 jobs.”

02/05/2011

File photo of cars on a Chicago area highway (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Toyota, Honda, Ford Vehicles Focus Of Recalls

Two automakers are issuing recalls involving millions of vehicles due to concerns about braking and engine fires.

10/21/2010