Archive for the ‘Ford’ Category
Ford Working to Create New Pickup Truck Emoji
It’s no secret that more and more people now prefer texting over actually talking on the phone. In fact, many don’t even have to use words while texting anymore thanks to the advent of emojis. But what happens when you want to boast about your new Ford F-150 or your new Ford Super Duty using an emoji? Well, as of right now, you’re out of luck. But that’s all about to change thanks to Ford working to create a new pickup truck emoji. That’s right, you’ll soon be able to add your favorite Ford truck to your texts, and that’s got all of us here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, really excited. (more…)
What is the New Ford Belt Monitor Safety System?
They may be annoying to some, but there’s no denying that belt alert systems in the new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs available here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, have been integral in making sure everyone is buckling up while out on the road – well, everyone in the driver and front passenger seats, anyway. That’s because those are the only two seats seat belt alert systems monitor. But that’s all changing now thanks to the new Ford Belt Monitor safety system featured on the 2019 Ford Ranger, the 2020 Ford Explorer and the 2020 Ford Expedition. But what is the new Ford Belt Monitor safety system? We’re going to find that out right here. (more…)
Ford GoRide Health Transportation Services Expanding Nationwide
Getting to doctor’s appointments and other medical services can be a hassle for anyone, but it’s an especially tough task for those in wheelchairs and for others with special needs. That’s why the Ford GoRide Health non-emergency transportation services are so vital for so many all across this great country. But with no Ford GoRide Health services located anywhere near Tampa, FL, how and why is this important to us? Well, it’s important because Ford just announced that GoRide Health transportation services are being expanded nationally. So, with Ford GoRide Health coming soon to Tampa, FL, let’s learn some more about it. (more…)
Who is Digit and How is He Helping Self-Driving Cars?
At this point, it’s not a matter of if self-driving cars will ever become a regular sight out on the road – it’s a matter of when. Self-driving cars are the future and, once all the kinks are worked out, they’ll be able to do so much for us – like delivering a package. But while Ford has been working hard on making self-driving cars a reality, they did realize one thing while doing their tests – and that’s that even a self-driving car can’t deliver a package right to your door. Enter Digit – a two-legged robot designed and built by Agility Robotics through its new partnership with Ford. But who is Digit and how is he helping self-driving cars? Well, let’s find out now. (more…)
Ford Parts Created with 1.2 Billion Recycled Plastic Bottles
Ford has long been at the forefront of environmental awareness but the company is taking their environmental initiatives to whole new levels thanks to a new program that has them utilizing recycled plastic bottles to create parts for the new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs we all love. That’s right, the plastic water bottles that would normally take over 400 years to decompose are now being recycled and used to improve vehicle aerodynamics and reduce cabin noise. With that in mind, let’s see how Ford parts are being created with 1.2 billion recycled plastic bottles. (more…)
What is the New FordPass Rewards Program?
There is a lot Ford does to reward customer loyalty, not the least of which being the fact that the company offers new and improved models to choose from each and every new model year – and since new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs are “Built Ford Tough,” you know you’re going to get more for your trade-in when you upgrade to a new model year. But Ford isn’t done rewarding customer loyalty, as the company is now introducing the industry-exclusive FordPass Rewards program. But what is the new FordPass Rewards program? We’re glad you asked, because that’s what we’re going to cover right here. (more…)
Checking Out the New Ford Connected Car Services
If you’ve gotten behind the wheel of a new Ford car, truck or SUV within that last few model years, you know how technologically advanced they’ve become. From advanced new safety and driver assistance systems to advanced new connectivity and convenience features, all of the new Ford models at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, are as advanced as they come. And now, they’re getting even more advanced. That’s because Ford is adding numerous new connected car services to get excited about. So, let’s break things down and check out these new Ford connected car services. (more…)
Checking Out the All-New Ford Commercial Vehicle Lineup
Ford has been the country’s commercial vehicle leader to the last 34 years and if the brand’s all-new commercial lineup is any indication, that dominance is going to continue for at least another 34 years. That’s because Ford has unveiled its all-new commercial vehicle lineup, which we’re going to be checking out here. And what a lineup it is – with all-new Ford F-600 Super Duty models, all-new Ford Super Duty Chassis Cab models, all-new Ford Transit Models, all-new Ford F-650 Medium Duty models, all-new Ford F-750 Medium Duty models, an all-new Ford E-Series lineup, and all-new Ford F-53 and F-59 Stripped Chassis models. So, let’s get right down to it and check them out. (more…)
Ford Begins 2019 Fiscal Year with Record Truck and SUV Sales
Ford has announced it is focusing more and more on new trucks and SUVs moving forward, and if the brand’s first quarter sales numbers are any indication, that new focus is paying off – and then some. That’s because Ford has begun the 2019 fiscal year with record truck and SUV sales, so let’s take a closer look at those numbers and see what they mean for Ford’s future. (more…)
Ford Patents an In-Vehicle Conveyor Belt for Future Models
Have you ever gone out on an errand run, only to find yourself having trouble getting everything out of your vehicle once you get back home? Well, Ford may have just the solution for you – even if you may need to wait a bit to enjoy it. That’s because Ford has patented a new conveyor belt system that they may be putting in certain models in the near future. Now, unlike most of the posts here on our Brandon Ford Blog, this post is purely speculation, but the news that Ford patented a new in-vehicle conveyor belt for future models is too good to ignore, so let’s check it out and see what it might mean for the future. (more…)