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...