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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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Innovative Ford Technology Prepares for the Future

Innovative Ford Technology Prepares for the Future

Ford has always been a leading pioneer of innovative Ford technology in the automotive industry. As the first company to use a moving assembly line over 100 years ago, the American carmaker includes ground-breaking thinking in its heritage. That’s why it comes as no surprise that Ford continues to think outside the box, even today. Currently, it has a number of new ideas that drive the technologies being created by this carmaker. Human-machine interaction. The world is beginning to turn to…

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Famous Lincoln Vehicles Throughout the Years

Famous Lincoln Vehicles Throughout the Years

As one of the oldest luxury brands around, Lincoln has produced its fair share of iconic models. Here’s a quick look at the most famous Lincoln vehicles from throughout the years. Lincoln Continental The Lincoln Continental was first introduced to the world in 1939, and its influence is undeniable. The first-generation model features two-door styling and a sophisticated profile that made it hard to resist. While the model has seen several halts in production over time, it remains the car…

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Have You Noticed These Lincoln Cars in Movies?

Have You Noticed These Lincoln Cars in Movies?

A brand as old and revered as Lincoln is bound to have made its fair share of appearances on the silver screen. Let’s appreciate some famous Lincoln Cars in Movies over the years. Entourage Both the Entourage television series and movie feature a 1965 Lincoln Continental. The classic luxury car is driven by Johnny Drama and is featured often enough to be considered a secondary character by fans. Batman While the Lincoln Futura never made it to production, it did…

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How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter

How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Winter

When the cold weather arrives, we all have our routines, like pulling out our warmest sweaters or stocking up on wood for the fireplace. But our vehicles need to be adjusted to the winter season, too. Use these tips from Olathe Ford to prepare your vehicle for winter this year. Check Your Tires Cold weather is a difficult thing for tires to handle. The low temperatures cause tire pressures to drop, and also make it more likely that tires will…

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Best Winter Events Around Olathe, KS

Best Winter Events Around Olathe, KS

Looking for something fun to do to shake the winter blues? These winter events around Olathe, KS might do the trick. Christmas in the Park The holiday season isn’t over until you’ve seen some beautiful light displays. Fortunately, Kansas City is right down the road from Olathe and features one of the best in the Midwest. Drive your Ford from Olathe Ford to Christmas in the Park for a cozy cruise through some of the most amazing light displays, featuring…

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