How to Maximize Your Car’s Air Conditioning

How to Maximize Your Car’s Air Conditioning

We are in the full heat of summer now, which means air conditioning is a necessity wherever you go. If you are tired of sweltering car rides with an air conditioner that isn’t doing its job, it might be time for a check-up. Otherwise, here are a few tips on how to maximize your car’s air conditioning. Don’t Start It Early. Many people try to cool down their car faster by starting it up a few minutes early. Unfortunately, this…

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The Best Kansas Road Trips to Check Out This Summer

The Best Kansas Road Trips to Check Out This Summer

What better time for a road trip with your closest friends or family than summertime? If you’re looking to discover the best drives in Kansas, you’re in luck. Check out our favorite Kansas road trip routes and get ready to fall in love with the open road. Small Towns Route There are so many picturesque small towns throughout Kansas that it would be hard to find a route that takes you through them all. This road trip route navigates through…

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Best Driving Apps That Will Improve Your Daily Commute

Best Driving Apps That Will Improve Your Daily Commute

Let’s face it: even if you absolutely love driving, undertaking the same commute every day can become a chore. Fortunately, there are some awesome apps that can quickly breathe some fresh air into your daily drive. Check out our picks for best driving apps that are sure to revitalize your commute. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay These apps share a spot on our list because they essentially do the same thing: they pair your smartphone with your vehicle for simplified…

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Extreme Testing for the Ford Ranger Makes It Built Ford Tough

Extreme Testing for the Ford Ranger Makes It Built Ford Tough

People are excited for the 2019 Ford Ranger ahead of this small pickup’s big comeback. Just like the Ford F-150, the Ranger has been put through some harsh, unforgiving environments to ensure it is Built Ford Tough. “We torture every component – from its high-strength steel frame to its EcoBoost® engine to its cloth and leather-trimmed seats – to ensure Ranger is ready for any season and nearly any terrain,” said Rick Bolt, Ford Ranger chief engineer. Over the past year…

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Summer Fun in Olathe, Kansas

Summer Fun in Olathe, Kansas

Olathe, Kansas has a vibrant local community. There are fun events throughout the year to celebrate all we have in common and to just have some fun with your family and friends. Olathe Live! If you love listening to live music, Olathe is the perfect place for you. Throughout the summer, you can enjoy a fantastic array of live artists. The dates for this summer are June 9th, June 22nd, July 6th, July 20th, and September 21st. All shows start…

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2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Offers Best-In-Class Fuel Economy

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Offers Best-In-Class Fuel Economy

At long last, Ford is offering a diesel variant of the country’s most popular vehicle: the Ford F-150. Even more exciting, the new 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel models will offer best-in-class fuel economy on the highway: up to 30 miles per gallon.* The new engine,  a 3.0-liter Power Stroke® diesel, also yields leading numbers for city and combined: 22 miles per gallon in the city and 25 combined city/highway driving.* How does the new diesel F-150 manage to…

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50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet Is Fastest, Most Powerful Yet

50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet Is Fastest, Most Powerful Yet

Ford’s Mustang muscle car has established a rich history of racing and performance. In fact, this year marks 50 years since the original Mustang Cobra Jet dominated at the 1968 NHRA Winternationals. To commemorate the occasion, Ford has announced the release of 68 units of a 50th Anniversary Mustang Cobra Jet. This special edition Mustang Cobra Jet is the fastest and most powerful version ever created. The potent pony car can sprint the quarter mile in just over 8 seconds…

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How to Pack For a Long Car Trip

How to Pack For a Long Car Trip

Warmer weather is here. Spring break may have come and gone at Olathe’s local schools, but summer is right around the corner, and there’s no better time to start planning a vacation than right now. You might be dreading the long drive, so we put together a brief list of how to pack for a long car trip to make the ride easier.   Pack Empty Bags Have you ever gone on a trip and found yourself struggling to fit…

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Ford Announces Plans to Add New Driver Assist Technology

Ford Announces Plans to Add New Driver Assist Technology

  Futuristic safety tech has become commonplace in the automotive industry, with federal crash tests all but requiring features like rearview backup cameras and certain headlight specifications. Driver assist technology and other autonomous features have become the norm, but some automakers are still pushing the envelope, such as Ford, which recently announced plans to expand the brand’s range of driver assist systems and features, up to and include the new Co-Pilot 360 system.   Ford representatives mentioned plans to have…

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New Ford Self-Driving Platform Means Previews Future of Transportation

New Ford Self-Driving Platform Means Previews Future of Transportation

Ford is turning into more than just a carmaker–it’s quickly becoming the go-to company for the future of mobility with its new Ford Self-Driving Platform. New Self-Driving Platform Recently, the American automaker revealed its new self-driving platform, which will allow partners like Lyft, Domino’s Pizza, and Postmates, along with small- and medium-sized businesses, to tap into the brand’s fleet of autonomous vehicles. This big reveal, along with Ford’s creation of the “Transportation Mobility Cloud” is an illustration of the brand’s aggressive approach…

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