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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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Ford Powers the World’s Heaviest Parade Float

The world’s longest and heaviest parade float comes out to 125 feet long and more than 137,000 pounds. The Lucy Pet Products 2017 Rose Parade float is powered by Ford’s legendary 6.8-liter V10 engine and heavyweight TorqShift six-speed automatic transmission found in the American car company’s F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks. It features eight dogs riding the waves produced by a one-of-a-kind mobile wave machine in a 5,000-gallon water tank.

“When we set out to break the longest and heaviest single-chassis parade float GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title...
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The 2017 Fusion is Designed to Protect You From Almost Anything!

There are a few situations that make you nervous while driving. Rush-hour traffic, when everyone is at their most aggressive and sleep-deprived. Night driving, especially in the rain. Traveling at highway speeds on a windy day.

While most of us can't avoid driving, being a little on edge is rational. Those situations can be hazardous. Fortunately, there are vehicles going above and beyond to keep you protected in any circumstance.

 

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One Company's Trash is Another Company's Green Manufacturing Solution

Jose Cuervo® started out as a small family business when it was founded in 1795. Today, it is still family owned and operated, but it has grown to be the largest tequila-distributor in the world. Its farms grow millions of agave plants every year.

With so much agave being produced, huge amounts of agave fiber -- the leftovers -- is also created.

Rather than throwing this organic matter away, Jose

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AutoGuide Review: New 2016 Ford F-150 Features "Pro Trailer Backup Assist"

The 2016 Ford F-150 doesn't come along with big news like it did last year, when Ford debuted the new aluminum body. But this year's F-150 does have some significant improvements (engine power) and a very neat new feature, according to a new review in AutoGuide.

The 2016 F-150 is available with either a 2.7 liter or 3.5-liter turbocharged EcoBoost V6. The 2.7-liter version is designed as a smaller and more economical version. In either case, the turbo boost was significant and supplied rapid acceleration. AG also made note of the 2016 F-150's superb…

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New England Motor Press Association Presents Ford GT with Ritvo Award for Design and Elegance

The New England Motor Press Association, in conjuction with the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and the Larz Anderson Auto Museum, recently presented the ultra-high-performance Ford GT with the Gene Ritvo Award for Design and Excellence. The award is named after avid NEMPA member, the late Gene Ritvo, and goes to the best example of design in the automotive industry. Entries include production vehicles, concept cars...

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Ford Developing New Plastic and Foam Materials Using Captured CO2

For nearly 20 years, as part of its ongoing commitment to the promotion of corporate responsibility and sustainability, and reducing its own impact on the environment, Ford Motor Company has worked to develop sustainable alternatives to traditional automotive materials. Some of these include using recycled t-shirts and denim in carpeting, and using recycled plastic bottles in its new REPREVE seating fabric for the...

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Get a Good Look at the Glorious 2016 Ford Mustang

A vehicle that most certainly needs no introduction, the Ford Mustang has forever been a mainstay of fiercely competitive muscle car class. And if the 2016 iteration is any indication, the Mustang has no plans of going anywhere any time soon.

What went into the creation of the current model? Find out by following along with the video review below:

Sure to be one of the most popular picks throughout the Mustang powertrain lineup, the mid-level EcoBoost is one to watch. Spurred by a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder, the EcoBoost doles out a dazzling 310 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of…

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