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Leaked Photos Reveal Possible New Ford Bronco Design

Leaked Photos Reveal Possible New Ford Bronco Design

The Michigan Assembly Plant has just begun production on the 2019 Ford Ranger, yet Ford fans are already looking to the next major vehicle the plant will produce: the all-new Ford Bronco. The Ford Bronco will reportedly begin production at the plant next year, and fans are anxiously trying to sneak a peek at what this all-new vehicle will look like. Several photos of it have leaked online, but everyone’s wondering if these photos are truly of the new Ford…

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Long-Awaited Ford Ranger Production at Michigan Assembly Plant

Long-Awaited Ford Ranger Production at Michigan Assembly Plant

After exiting the U.S. in 2011, the Ford Ranger has returned to make a stunning reentrance into America for the 2019 model year. Near the end of October 2018, Ford began production of this midsize pickup at the Michigan Assembly Plant. To celebrate the occasion, the automaker created an off-road course in the plant’s parking lot and invited the plant’s 3,000 employees to take part in the fun. The plant’s manager stated, “We have been waiting for this day for…

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Ford VW Collaboration Might Produce Electric, Self-Driving Cars

Ford VW Collaboration Might Produce Electric, Self-Driving Cars

News broke recently that Ford and Volkswagen are considering collaborating to develop self-driving and electric vehicles together. Following the official announcement in June that the two automakers will partner on commercial vehicles, this new collaboration would extend their partnership even further. No official announcement has been made by either companies concerning this self-driving/EV undertaking, but industry experts expect Ford and VW to announce the news by the end of 2018. This is not the first partnership of its kind, as…

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Why Spin Scooters Matter to Ford

Why Spin Scooters Matter to Ford

If you’ve been in a big city the past few months, you’ve likely seen electric scooters lining street corners available for public use. Even if you didn’t know it, you’ve likely seen scooters from Bird, Lime, and Spin, three of the top competitors in micro-mobility services. Would you ever think that an automaker would be interested in these city scooters? On Nov. 8, news broke that Ford bought the electric scooter startup Spin for over $40 million, showing the automaker’s…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Roading Basics

A Beginner’s Guide to Off-Roading Basics

For the beginner, getting into off-roading can seem complicated and intimidating. But, equipping your vehicle for optimal off-road capability isn’t as confusing as it may seem. To help you hit the dirt trails — or make some new ones — here is the Olathe Ford guide of off-roading basics.   The importance of traction control As soon as you leave the paved road, tire slippage becomes a serious problem for most vehicles. Because of this, traction control is one of…

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2019 Ford Ranger: It Lives Up to the Hype

2019 Ford Ranger: It Lives Up to the Hype

After years of anticipation and development, the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup will finally arrive at Olathe Ford in early 2019. Featuring a bold design, some seriously impressive engine options, and plenty of next-generation technology, the 2019 Ford Ranger has delivered on all the hype and expectation. That’s why 2019 Ford Ranger Pickup reviews are raving about it.   Bold contemporary style Returning to the USA for the first time since the 2011 model year, the all-new 2019 Ford…

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Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean

Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean

They say a cluttered desk is a cluttered mind, but you might not realize that the same applies to your car. According to a study by the Harvard Health Watch, the average American spends 101 minutes a day driving. Here are three simple tips to make sure you spend those minutes in a clean, tidy car. Regular Vacuuming Dust and dirt add up. Help keep these small messes at bay by vacuuming your car once a month. A small hand…

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Kansas City Day Trips

Kansas City Day Trips

The last days of summer have arrived. Before you know it, cooler temperatures will keep your family indoors until spring arrives. Enjoy the warmer weather while it lasts by going on these family-friendly Kansas City day trips. Powell Gardens Just 50 miles east of Olathe Ford, Powell Gardens in Kansas City offers the perfect day trip for those looking to unwind and enjoy nature’s miraculous beauty. From the indoor conservatory to the Rock and Waterfall garden, this 915-acre paradise is…

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Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT Soars High

Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT Soars High

The Ford Eagle Squadron Mustang GT was specially created to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Royal Air Force, and this impressive aero-inspired muscle car debuted for auction on July 26. Featured within the Goodwood Festival at a gathering for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s youth education programs, the Eagle Squadron Mustang GT is truly impressive. The Royal Air Force is the official aerial warfare branch of the UK military. Started at the end of WWI, the RAF is perhaps best…

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Camper, Mobile Office, or Second Home: The Ford Transit Design

Camper, Mobile Office, or Second Home: The Ford Transit Design

Ford Transits have recently become popular for camping and staying outdoors, as these large vans offer plenty of space, surprisingly impressive capabilities, and easily customizable designs. Owners can effectively create their ultimate camper using the Ford Transit as a foundation. According to Ford, there’s been a notable spike in the number of drivers using the Transit for camper-vanning—a form of vacation camping in a large vehicle. “Now, I can live out on the road for extended periods of time,” says…

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