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What New Ford Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicles are Coming to Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
front views of three future Ford Hybrid models

Checking Out the Future Ford Hybrid and Electric Models

So far, the all-new model release spree Ford is in the midst of has focused on its gas powered cars, trucks and SUVs. But that’s all going to change in the near future, as Ford is ready to unleash a wide array of all-new hybrid and battery electric models on the automotive world. And these all-new hybrid and battery electric models aren’t just standalone models, either. Instead, they are hybrid and battery electric versions of existing Ford model lineups. With that in mind, let’s check out the Ford hybrid and electric models that will be appearing at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, in the near future. (more…)

When Can We Expect the All-New Ford Branco at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
Ford Bronco logo against a golden background

2020 Ford Bronco Release Date and Preliminary Details

Thanks to a slew of all-new model releases during the 2018 model year – with even more coming in 2019 and beyond – Ford cars, trucks and SUVs have been improved, enhanced, upgraded and updated in every possible way. That includes improved power ratings, higher gas mileage ratings, higher capability ratings, and more advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features than ever before. That list also includes new and improved off-road features and capabilities. These new off-road features and capabilities can be experienced now with the 2018 Ford Expedition and will be experienced next with the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor. They are then going to be taken to whole new levels with the 2020 Ford Bronco. That’s right, Ford is bringing back the Bronco, and they’re doing so in a huge way. With that in mind, let’s see what preliminary details we can find out about the 2020 Ford Bronco, including when its release date might be. (more…)

How is Ford Increasing its Product Speed to Market While Also Increasing Quality and Lowering Cost?

Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
classic blue and white Ford logo

Ford Improving Product Development Procedure in Important Ways

If you’re in the market for a new car, truck or SUV that has powerful and fuel efficient engine options and a comprehensive suite of the latest and greatest new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, then you’re going to want to look no further than the new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. That’s because Ford has always been at the forefront of new powertrain and feature technologies. And now Ford is moving to the forefront of product development, as they are improving their product development procedures in important ways – all of which are geared at making Ford’s product development procedure the most efficient in the industry within five years. Read on to learn more about what Ford is doing to improve product development. (more…)

When Can I Use Project Waze Navigation Capabilities in My SYNC 3 Equipped Ford Car, Truck or SUV?

Monday, June 25th, 2018
close up of a Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system with the Project Waze Navigation App on the screen

Project Waze Navigation App Now Available for Ford Models

Ford has always been known for including a comprehensive suite of advanced new technology, connectivity and convenience features in their new models, and that suite is getting a big boost now that the Project Waze Navigation App is available for any new Ford car, truck or SUV equipped with a SYNC 3 infotainment system. But what is the Project Waze Navigation App? And how can those with a SYNC 3 equipped Ford model utilize it? We’re going to cover all of that right here as we tell you all you need to know about the Project Waze Navigation App and how it can make your life easier. (more…)

How Stylish is the All-New 2019 Ford Ranger at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Friday, June 22nd, 2018
side view of a gold 2019 Ford Ranger

2019 Ford Ranger New Interior and Exterior Style Features

Since the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger marks Ford’s illustrious return to the midsize pickup truck segment, there are a ton of new capabilities and features to cover. And we’ve covered them all right here in the Ranger section of our Brandon Ford Blog. The only thing we have left to cover is how stylish the all-new 2019 Ranger is – and while style may not be the most important feature when it comes to a new truck, looking good while working hard is certainly nothing to complain about. That’s why we decided now is the perfect time to check out the new interior and exterior style features of the 2019 Ford Ranger lineup. (more…)

How Ford is Keeping Up with the SUV Boom Thanks to a Slew of All-New Ford SUV Models

Thursday, June 21st, 2018
side view of a blue 2018 Ford EcoSport next to animated silhouettes of other new Ford SUVs

Ford Meeting SUV Demand with All-New 2018 and 2019 Models

If the last couple model years are any indication, coupes and sedans are on their way out and SUVs are becoming the new preferred mode of transportation for anyone looking to purchase a new Ford here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. That’s especially true for car-buyers between the age of 18 and 24. More specifically, that age range is purchasing small SUVs at an alarming rate – more than 11 percent choose a subcompact SUV, meaning that class is projected to surpass the sales of subcompact cars by 2019. It’s easy to understand, then, why Ford choose the 2018 model year to debut the all-new Ford EcoSport. But the 2019 Ford EcoSport isn’t the only all-new SUV Ford is creating to meet the demand of the current SUV boom. To see what we mean, let’s see how Ford is meeting new SUV demands with numerous all-new 2018 and 2019 models. (more…)

Is There an All-New 2019 Ford Explorer Performance Model Coming to Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
blue 2019 Ford Edge ST parked in front of a covered 2019 Ford Explorer ST

Preliminary Information on the 2019 Ford Explorer Lineup

Ford is continuing its unprecedented trend of all-new model releases into the 2019 model year with the help of the all-new Ford Explorer lineup. Unfortunately, we don’t know much about the 2019 Ford Explorer lineup at this time, but what little we do know has us all kinds of excited here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. That’s because among the things we do know about the all-new 2019 Explorer lineup is the fact that it will feature an all-new Explorer model built by the Ford Performance Team. To learn more about that and everything else we know about the all-new Explorer lineup, let’s check in to see what preliminary information we can dig up on the 2019 Ford Explorer lineup. (more…)

When and Where is the 2018 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival?

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
shadowed silhouettes of people watching a fireworks display

2018 Red, White and Blue Festival Date, Time and Location Details

America’s 242nd birthday is quickly approaching, which means everyone in and around the Tampa area is trying to finalize their plans to celebrate that impressive milestone. Backyard BBQs are being planned, family and friends are working out who’s going to bring what dish or drink to pass around, and kids are getting ready to have a blast with sparklers. But there’s also one event people in and around Tampa, FL, are not going to want to forget – and that’s the 2018 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival. But when is it? And where is it? We’re going to cover that right here as we check out the date, time and location details of the 2018 Tampa Red, White and Blue Festival. (more…)

What’s All-New for the All-New Ford Escape Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Monday, June 18th, 2018
classic blue and white Ford logo

2019 Ford Escape Lineup Release Date and Preliminary Information

Everyone here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, is always incredibly excited to see what Ford has in store for us each and every new model year. But that excitement has grown to whole new levels these last few model years thanks to Ford focusing more and more on releasing all-new models. This was especially true during the 2018 model year, and it’s going to stay especially true during the 2019 model year. One of the reasons for that is the all-new 2019 Ford Escape lineup, which we can’t wait to welcome here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. The 2018 Escape lineup was one of our favorites here at Brandon Ford, and we’re sure the 2019 Escape lineup will continue that tradition. With that in mind, let’s see what we can find out about the 2019 Ford Escape lineup by checking in on its release date and seeing what other preliminary information we can find out about it. (more…)

When Will the Ford F-150 Lineup Feature a Hybrid Powertrain?

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
2019 Ford F-Series lineup all parked in a row

Release Date and Preliminary Info on 2020 Ford F-150 Hybrid

After years of waiting, the 2018 Ford F-150 lineup finally gave those who love the F-150 a diesel engine option in the form of the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel. But just because the new Ford F-150 lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, has added the powerful and capable 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine to its engine lineup doesn’t mean Ford is done looking at multiple ways to improve future F-150 powertrain options. In fact, one of those new powertrain options will be coming in the 2020 model year in the form of the 2020 Ford F-150 Hybrid. That’s right, the F-150 is getting a hybrid powertrain option. Now, before you throw your hands up in disgust thinking a hybrid powertrain will sap the F-150 of all of its power and capability, let us tell you why a hybrid powertrain will actually improve the capability of the F-150 as we check out the release date and preliminary info for the 2020 Ford F-150 Hybrid. (more…)