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Ford Motor Company Chicago Assembly Plant – Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Ford Chicago Assembly plant, also known as Ford Motor Company Chicago Assembly, is located in Chicago, Illinois, USA. The facility, FoMoCo’s oldest in continuous operation, currently assembles the Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator.

Fast Facts

  • Year opened: 1924
  • Activity: vehicle assembly
  • Facility size:
    • Site size: 113 acres
    • Plant size: 2,813,260 square feet
  • Address:
    12600 S. Torrence Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 60633
    United States
  • Phone: (773) 646-3100
  • Employment: about 4,020 employees


The Ford Chicago Assembly plant currently produces the following vehicles:

Previously, the facility produced the following models:

  • Ford Taurus and Ford Police Interceptor Sedan (discontinued March 2018)
  • Fifth-generation Ford Explorer and Ford Police Interceptor Utility (replaced by all-new model in 2019)


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