February 22, 2013 - 9:17pm
100 years of Ford in Louisville celebrated at Carl Casper Auto Show
Dignitaries, public officials, and plain old car lovers, are joining together to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ford Motor Company’s presence here in Louisville.
Today is Ford Day, out at the Carl Casper Auto Show, at Louisville’s Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center.  Dignitaries, public officials, and plain old car lovers, are joining together to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ford Motor Company’s presence here in Louisville.Kentucky...
March 2, 2012 - 11:57am
The 2013 Ford Escape, made in Louisville
The Escape is manufactured right here in Derby City at Ford’s massive Louisville Assembly Plant on Fern Valley Road, where full production of the new Escape begins next month. Anticipating sales in excess of the 254,000 Escapes sold last year, Ford predicts that almost 4,200 Louisville workers will be involved in the production of the SUV.
The 49th annual Carl Casper Custom Car Show continues Saturday and Sunday out at Louisville’s Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center, and Friday’s biggest attraction was certainly the unveiling of the 2013 Ford Escape; a redesigned version of the best selling Sport Utility Vehicle in...
January 9, 2012 - 5:46pm
The Deal Of The Year
What started as a plan to preserve the Ford Motor Co. jobs that already were in Kentucky snowballed into a massive expansion of Ford’s Kentucky operations, and the company’s decision to go “all-in” on its Louisville facilities–with an estimated direct economic impact to the area of $5.2 billion–was spurred by a creative $240-million incentives package.
This past October, we shared with readers the good news that Ford Motor Company was going to invest a total of $1.2 billion to expand operations at the Louisville Assembly and Ford Truck plants, creating 3,100 new jobs.  Today comes the announcement that the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Ford...
July 15, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for July 15, 2011
"The final boil advisory caused by a massive water main break has been lifted." [WFPL]"Per the Louisville Courant’s reporting, a screenshot of Fischer’s Facebook page reveals that the operator of the mayor’s account erroneously informed a resident of the...
July 8, 2011 - 7:00am
Local news for July 8, 2011
"It’s official: Kentucky is a mecca for blubber. A new report on America's weight problems says Kentucky has the country's sixth highest rate of adult obesity. Kentucky earned the ranking on the 2011 'F as in Fat' report with an adult obesity rate of 31.5 percent,...
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