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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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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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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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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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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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2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Transfer Case Enables Cutting-Edge Terrain Management

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Transfer Case Enables Cutting-Edge Terrain Management

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor will come with one of the most innovative transfer cases ever, a system that merges all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive that can handle any terrain situation, from icy conditions on the road to off-road desert driving. The 4WD/AWD transfer case is controlled automatically by the F-150 Raptor’s all-new Terrain Management System, but it can also be controlled with a 4×4 shift to switch manually back and forth between 4WD and AWD. The specially designed transfer…

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New Ford Police Responder Hybrid is First of Its Kind

New Ford Police Responder Hybrid is First of Its Kind

Ford is revolutionizing the industry with its alternative-energy vehicles, including the latest lineup of electric vehicles. Additionally, Ford has also provided police with cruisers for decades. Now, Ford has become the first brand to offer a pursuit-rated hybrid police car. These cars will first be introduced in New York and Los Angeles. According to Ford, the company is spending more than $4.5 billion on 13 new hybrid-electric vehicles to be released over the new few years. These include an F-150,…

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