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Ford Shows Support of Woodward Dream Cruise Through Sponsorship

 

The Woodward Dream Cruise is a Michigan tradition, and has been since it was first held in 1995. A lot has changed since then for the automotive industry in general, and Ford, specifically. What has not changed, however is the spirit of the cruise – it is the largest single-day classic car event in the world, helping support the Michigan economy and celebrating car-culture. It is a day when car-enthusiasts can come together for coffee, conversation, and a good time.

 

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Tires Beware: Electronic Line-Lock is Standard on All 2018 Mustang Models

What is electronic line-lock? It's a mechanism that allows you to engage the front brakes of your car while leaving the rear brakes unfettered. One guess why anyone would want that.

Line-lock systems allow the driver to spin the tires of a rear-wheel-drive car while keeping the vehicle safely stationary, for a glorious burnout. Drag racers do it to get their racing slicks warmed up and free of contaminants before launch. Now, anyone with a 2018 Ford Mustang can do it, too!

"We introduced line-lock on EcoBoost Mustangs because we didn’t want those customers to miss out," said…

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Space & Technology: Just a Couple of Reasons Why Louis Loves His Ford F-150

Space and technology are two of the most important features a vehicle can offer nowadays. You want to be comfortable during your drive, and you want to have the assurance of knowing that you always have access to the tools necessary to truly conquer the open road.

Louis wanted those things as well, and he has definitely received them with the Ford F-150. As he explains in this video, he both has some great features to take advantage of behind the wheel, and plenty of space for other passengers and cargo.

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How to Ensure the Safest Possible Road Trip

The planning that goes into a road trip must include car safety tips or one bit of trouble on the road could derail the entire vacation. These are a few of the things to consider before leaving on your trip.

Be sure to carefully inspect the spare tire has enough air and tread. pack a few cans of fix-a-flat to make certain you can get to a service station instead of being stranded.

Bring along an emergency box that contains road flares, assorted tools, a roll of duct tape, and some bottles of water.

Keep at least one phone fully…
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Don't Skip On Washing Your Car

Many car owners think that the main reason you should wash your car is to keep it looking its best for your personal pride. However, there are many reasons that regular car washing should be a part of your ongoing car maintenance routine.

The main reason is that regular car washing protects your resale value. Cars are exposed to a wide range of environmental contaminants ranging from bird droppings to dirt. If allowed to stay in contact with your car's paint, these contaminants can erode the paint and lead to peeling, fading, and other unsightly issues.

Another known issue…
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Drive Safe, Even When You Are Stopped

Have you ever been at a red light or were stopped at a railroad crossing? Of course you have, we all have. We also know how easy it is to start texting or straightening things up in our vehicle while we are stopped in traffic like that. This is not a very safe habit to get into because, even when you are stopped, your attention needs to be on the road and on your vehicle that is, after all, still running.

That light might change before you think it will, or that train might end sooner than you thought. If…
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Your Dad Told You How Important Rotating Your Tires Was. Did you Listen?

Your Dad always told you to rotate your tires. "It'll save you money in the long run!" he used to say. If you heeded your dad's advice, good on you. If you haven't, maybe you have been paying a little more money for tire replacement, and maybe you have been noticing your car does not handle as well as it did with a new set of tires. Tire rotation, like your dad told you, is a very important aspect of taking care of your ride, and saving money. Many people have no idea of it's importance…
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Don't Be Forced to Buy a New Windshield

Nobody wants to shell out the dough for a new windshield. But if you let that rock chip on your windshield go, that's exactly what you will have to do. But it can be avoidable if you take care of it quickly. It's easy and quick-just take your vehicle into a rock chip specialist and they will take care of you-often in under 30 minutes or less. It's a lot cheaper to get the chip repaired than to have to get a new windshield. And some insurance companies even cover the cost of the repair. All you…
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The 2017 Ford Transit Connect, for the Serious Side of Life

Why leave your expensive, bread-winning tools exposed to the elements and unsecured in a truck bed, when they could be safely organized and ready for use in your roomy 2017 Ford Transit Connect? This incredible light duty cargo van has fold away seating that allows the van to be converted to carry crew, family or friends anywhere they need to go. Additionally, this is not simply a cargo van with hide away seating. It also has all the safety features of other Ford vehicles.

These safety features include forward and rear sensing as well as blind spot sensors making this…
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The 2017 Ford C-Max Comes with Nice Standard Equipment

The 2017 Ford C-Max is available as a C-Max Hybrid and a C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid. For amazing trim options, a new Titanium model is offered with leather-trimmed seats, exceptional 17-inch wheels, and a power passenger seat. Front wheel power for both the C-Max Hybrid and the C-Max Energi comes from an I-4 2.0-liter engine. The C-Max Hybrid economy is amazing on miles per gallon, and the C-Max Energi has an incredible range in electric only mode.

The five-seater 2017 Ford C-Max can be used for multiple purposes...

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