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Olathe Luxury Apartment Development Approved by City Council

Olathe Luxury Apartment Development Approved by City Council

Olathe luxury apartment development The Olathe City Council has approved plans for the Archer Subdivision project, which was proposed by 3 Parker Investments LLC as a plan to combine a 208-unit apartment building with three commercial lots in the center of the city. The Olathe luxury apartment development will build more units on the back two-thirds of the acquired land and hopes to attract businesses to the commercial lots once so many new residents will live close. The City Council…

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New 2018 Mustang Upgrades Start with Duct Tape

New 2018 Mustang Upgrades Start with Duct Tape

Some vehicle improvements take years, especially after research, testing, and development. However, some improvements happen in mere moments. Ford engineers Mike Del Zio and Jonathan Gesek recently improved handling and efficiency on the 2018 Mustang upgrades by simply adding some duct tape. You Read That Right. Although not all 2018 Mustang upgrades are this simple, the Ford engineers reasoned that the lagging performance of the 2018 Mustang on the test track had to do with front-end lift. However, without high-end…

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Tips for Tailgating: Getting Ready for Game Day

Tips for Tailgating: Getting Ready for Game Day

The American Tradition. Tailgating is an American tradition, whether you’re cheering for the local high school or at the nearest professional game. At Olathe Ford, you can shop for a number of vehicles that are perfect for tailgating, like the Ford F-150 and SUVs like the Escape. Invite family and friends, prepare classic dishes, and have fun. Here are a few tips for tailgating! According to the Huffington Post, one of the best tips for tailgating is to prepare as…

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Second Annual Ford Musician Awards Celebrate Culture and Community

Second Annual Ford Musician Awards Celebrate Culture and Community

Ford constantly strives to give back to the communities to which it belongs—one reason we’re happy to be a part of the Ford family. Recently, the company sponsored a week of music and celebration for revitalizing downtown Detroit, an area devastated by economic decline over the past decades. This week of music included the second annual Ford Musician Awards. According to Ford, the week of music included a lineup of singers such as Aretha Franklin and Mitch Ryder, as well…

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Tips for Road Trips with Pets

Tips for Road Trips with Pets

No one wants to leave their dogs and cats behind when they go on a vacation, and a lot of the time, you might want to bring your furry friends along for the ride. But, taking road trips with pets isn’t as simple as sticking them in the backseat and hitting the road, so here are some easy tips that will make you and your pets safer. One of the most neglected parts of pet travel is making sure the…

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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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Tips for Driving on Sand

Tips for Driving on Sand

Driving on loose sand is one of the hardest terrains for 4×4 vehicles because it’s so easy to sink into the sand if you don’t do it right. Beach sand is easy—it’s wet and beaten down by hundreds of feet every day. Desert sand is more difficult, but it’s doable if you follow these easy tips for driving on sand. First of all, you need to put your car in low gear and let some air out of your tires….

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2017 Ford Driving Skills for Life Tour Kicks Off

2017 Ford Driving Skills for Life Tour Kicks Off

The 2017 Ford Driving Skills for Life tour kicked off this month, starting its 14th year helping new drivers improve their skills and learn safety techniques through expert instruction. The tour started at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on February 4th, and will continue throughout early spring on March 4th-5th in Arcadia, California, and April 22nd-23rd in Houston, Texas, as well as additional dates that haven’t been announced yet. Ford Driving Skills for Life focuses on handling, recognizing…

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All-New Ford F-150 Raptor Completes Baja 1000, Drives Home

All-New Ford F-150 Raptor Completes Baja 1000, Drives Home

The all-new Ford F-150 Raptor model is one of the most off-road capable pickup trucks in the industry. Because of this, it’s no surprise that a fully street-legal stock model easily completed the 49th SCORE Baja 1000 famed desert race, coming in third place overall. The Baja 1000, which takes place in Baja California, consists of 850 miles of rocks, potholes, sand, and dust. Taking the F-150 Raptor through this rough terrain was a Foutz Motorsports team, led by Greg…

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Ford F-150’s Fuel Economy Improves

Ford F-150’s Fuel Economy Improves

The Ford F-150 has always proved to be the toughest, most durable pickup on the market but it always fell short when it came to fuel economy. The 2017 model brings new improves and features that change all of that. For the next model year, the F-150 will boast a new transmission and engine that increase fuel economy to a more competitive level. The Ford F-150’s fuel economy gets a bump thanks to the all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and…

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