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Chicago Auto Industry

Ford Shuts Down Chicago Plant Temporarily As Demand Lags

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ford has temporarily shut down its plant at 126th Street and Torrence Avenue on the city's Far South Side. The Torrence Avenue plant and numerous othe...

Chicago's Economic Ties To Detroit

Crain's Chicago Business | Bob Tita And Monée Fields-White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The collapse of a Detroit automaker would send shock waves through Chicago, from South Side manufacturers to northwest suburban dealerships to downtow...

Credit Crunch Hurting Local Auto Dealers

Crain's Chicago Business | Lorene Yue | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago-area auto dealers, already hurting from consumers' spending slowdown, are now also dealing with a credit crunch that's hitting the few buyers ...