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Ford Helping Our Boys in Blue Go Hybrid with First-Ever Plug-In Hybrid Police Vehicle

Friday, December 15th, 2017
Ford Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Police Sedan parked at a crime scene in a tunnel

Ford Creates First-Ever Plug-In Hybrid Police Vehicle

Ford has been doing a ton for our nation’s Boys in Blue over the last couple years, creating the first-ever pursuit-rated pickup truck and the first-ever pursuit-rated hybrid police cruiser. Now, Ford is helping America’s non-pursuit law enforcement personnel by creating the world’s first-ever Special Service Plug-In Hybrid police vehicle. Now, without further ado, let’s check out all there is to know about Ford’s impressive new offering for police and fire chiefs, detectives and other non-pursuit law enforcement personnel. (more…)

What is Ford Doing with Bamboo?

Friday, May 12th, 2017
Ford Experimenting with Bamboo_o

Ford Experimenting with Bamboo

Ford has been doing a lot lately to “go green.” With its upcoming Hybrid F-150 and the future Mustang Hybrid model, along with all of the other electric and hybrid models Ford manufactures, Ford is taking its global footprint serious. But “going green” means a lot more than just making new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs impressively fuel efficient. It also means using sustainable and recyclable materials while building those impressively fuel efficient models. Ford already does a lot of that, as you’ll see later in this post, but they’re now taking that a step further as Ford has begun experimenting with bamboo. What are they doing with bamboo, you ask? Let’s take a closer look and find out. (more…)

New Ford Models Could Soon Offer Fresh Drinking Water

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Ford On-the-Go H2O Feature Explained

How many times have you needed to pull off somewhere to get something to drink? How many times have you been upset with yourself for not bringing something to quench your thirst along on a long drive? Well, soon you won’t have to worry about that anymore. That’s because the geniuses at Ford are working on a new On-the-Go H2O feature that will see new Ford models be able to provide fresh water. Intrigued? We thought you would be. We are, too. So, let’s find out how all this works as we explain the new Ford On-the-Go H2O feature. (more…)

Ford Investing Big in New Assembly Plants

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
New Ford Ranger and Bronco Lead to Big Assembly Plant Investments_o

New Ford Ranger and Bronco Lead to Big Assembly Plant Investments

Ford set the automotive world ablaze when they announced they were bringing back the Ford Ranger and Ford Bronco. But as exciting as that announcement was, a corresponding announcement was even more exciting. That announcement was that the new Ford Ranger and Bronco have led to Ford making big assembly plant investments. More specifically, Ford is investing a total of $1.2 billion in three Michigan assembly facilities which will create a ton of new jobs. (more…)

Are There Any Updates on Ford Autonomous Vehicles?

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Ford Investing in Argo AI to Help Create New Autonomous Vehicles_o

Ford Investing in Argo AI to Help Create New Autonomous Vehicles

In addition to investing $200 million in a new wind tunnel complex, Ford is investing $1 billion over the next five years in a new artificial intelligence company called Argo AI. Ford says the partnership will allow them to strengthen their leadership in creating and bringing new autonomous vehicles to the Ford model lineup in the near future. The goal is to have the first Ford autonomous vehicle ready for release by 2021. (more…)

What is Ford Doing to Improve Gas Mileage?

Monday, March 20th, 2017
Ford Building New Wind Tunnel to Improve Fuel Efficiency_o

Ford Building New Wind Tunnel to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Ford has invested $200 million to build a new wind tunnel complex aimed at improving the fuel efficiency and performance of its future model lineup. The new wind tunnel complex will be built across 13 acres next to Ford’s Driveability Test Facility in Michigan. Ford said customers’ desire for greater fuel efficiency and performance is the impetus behind the new wind tunnel complex, which will house new and innovative technology to deliver state-of-the-art real-world driving simulations to optimize fuel economy and performance. (more…)

Where’s the Best Place to Go for a New Ford F-150?

Monday, January 16th, 2017
Number 1 Volume F-150 Dealer on the Planet is Brandon Ford_o

Number 1 Volume F-150 Dealer on the Planet is Brandon Ford

Customers in and around Tampa, Florida, have long known that Brandon Ford is the number one place to go for a new Ford F-150. And now there is concrete evidence to back that up. The Ford Motor Company has announced that Brandon Ford has sold more Ford F-150 trucks than any other dealer on the planet. Yes, you read that correctly. Brandon Ford has sold more Ford F-150s than any other dealer in Florida, in the United States and in the entire world. But how did Brandon Ford pull off such an impressive feat? And what does it mean for you? Well, let’s take a closer look and find out. (more…)

Check out all the new concepts Ford debuted at SEMA 2016

Thursday, November 10th, 2016
Gallery of 2016 Ford SEMA Concept Models

Gallery of 2016 Ford SEMA Concept Models

Auto show season is starting, and manufacturers from around the world will be showing off new concepts and features. Ford has made a significant impression at the 2016 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show. This show is a great opportunity to see all of the special added features Ford has developed. Brandon Ford has put together this gallery of 2016 Ford SEMA concept models. (more…)

Ford opens ordering period for 2017 Raptor

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Availability

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Availability

When Ford designed the 2017 F-150 Raptor, the goal was to create the ultimate off-road pickup truck. Ford fans eagerly awaiting this truck will not have to wait much longer. The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor availability is here. (more…)

New Ford F-150 arrives at Brandon Ford

Monday, October 24th, 2016
2017 Ford F-150 available near Tampa FL

2017 Ford F-150 available near Tampa FL

The latest edition of the best-selling vehicle in America is now available at Brandon Ford. Anyone looking for a 2017 Ford F-150 available near Tampa FL should make Brandon For their first stop. The new model of this popular truck offer several significant upgrades, including and all-new engine option. (more…)