October 2014 - Brandon Ford

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Get Fiesta Efficiency Without Hybrid Technology

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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The 2015 Ford Fiesta

The 2015 Ford Fiesta

Efficient Vehicles That Aren’t Hybrids

The Ford Fiesta is a four door hatchback that rarely ever gets thirsty and it’s not even a hybrid. So if you’re looking for efficient vehicles that aren’t hybrids then you’ve just found one. The SFE EcoBoost is a 1.0L engine with 123 horsepower and 148lb-ft. of torque that gets a fuel economy of 36 for a combined rating. With this kind of efficiency you might find yourself forgetting where the gas station is. (more…)

Learn More About Ford

Saturday, October 18th, 2014
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The Ford C-Max is one of many things Ford is working on for Green Driving

The Ford C-Max is one of many things Ford is working on for Green Driving

Green Driving

If you have an interest in the green efforts of Ford then you can now keep more up to date about current vehicles and plans for the future that involve green driving. Ford has a twitter account called @FordDriveGreen. You can even be a part of the conversation if you have an account yourself. If not, it’s not too hard to sign up. And while you’re at it you can also take a look at our twitter account. (more…)

Avoiding Blind Spots

Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Avoid other's blind spots and remember to check your own

Avoid other’s blind spots and remember to check your own

Avoid Blind Spots

Throughout the year a lot of us will spend quite a bit of time on the highway. Almost every time you do there will most likely be semi- trailer trucks on the road with you. It is important to avoid blind spots on these large vehicles because they are so large. As are the trucks themselves, which could lead to a bad accident. (more…)

The Mustang gets Supercharged

Friday, October 17th, 2014
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The Hennessey Supercharged Mustang

The Hennessey Supercharged Mustang

The Hennessey Supercharged V8 Mustang

We’ve already talked to you about the new Mustang a couple times, so what else could we tell you? Well, the Hennessey Supercharged V8 Mustang is another shot of adrenaline to add to your day. All 717 horsepower along with the 630 lb-ft of torque made us getting the driving gloves out, just thinking about it. Our hands got too sweaty to hold the steering wheel and we had to get the sweatbands out so we could see. (more…)

Using Ford SYNC

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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2015 Ford Edge Interior

Ford SYNC can be found in a number of 2015 vehicles

Tampa area Ford Dealership

For those of you new to a vehicle with Ford SYNC, you may not be using it to it’s full potential. And this OK many of you may have just gotten out of a car that still had a tape player in it. A transition like that makes it hard to know exactly how to use a whole new system. So your Tampa area Ford Dealership is here to help you understand SYNC and MyFord Touch better. (more…)

The Art of Enjoying Your Car

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Leave the gloves at home

Leave the gloves at home

Road Rage

It starts with the shake of a fist. Then without realizing it you and another person are shouting words that neither of you can even hear. Only those gifted with excellent lip reading skills are left to know exactly what’s being said between two drivers. Road rage is an avoidable part of the day. If you accomplish the goal of going without it your entire day can feel better than it would have. (more…)