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What Other New 2020 Ford SUVs are Coming to Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Thursday, September 19th, 2019
side view of a blue 2020 Ford Escape

Looking Ahead at the Upcoming 2020 Ford SUVs

The 2020 model year is already looking like a banner year for SUV enthusiasts thanks to the unveiling of the 2020 Ford Escape lineup (along with its all-new trim levels – the 2020 Ford Escape Hybrid and the 2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid) and the 2020 Ford Explorer lineup (along with its all-new trim levels – the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid and the 2020 Ford Explorer ST), but what other new 2020 Ford SUVs are coming here to Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL? Well, that’s exactly what we’re going to find out right here as we look ahead at the other upcoming 2020 Ford SUVs. (more…)

With a Score of Innovations Being Worked On, Ford Unveils Plans for Newly Expanded and Enhanced Research & Engineering Center

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
rendering of the new Ford campus

Ford Innovation Goals Grow with New Research & Engineering Center

Ford has a lot going on at the moment. Not only is the company in the midst of releasing its 2020 model year lineups, but they also have numerous automotive innovations they’re working on the bring the industry closer to the future than ever before. From hybrid and electric vehicle enhancements and safety and driver assistance improvements to self-driving and autonomous vehicle collaborations, Ford is at the forefront of cutting edge automotive technology. But they can’t continue to innovate unless they have a state-of-the-art facility to innovate in. And that’s why Ford was so proud to announce that its innovation goals are about to grow exponentially thanks to its new Research & Engineering Center – which we’re going to check out right here. (more…)

Nothing is More Important to an Autonomous Car than Its Sensors – But What Happens if They Get Dirty?

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
close up of a self-driving car sensor

Ford Working to Ensure Self-Driving Car Sensors Stay Clean

Even though a big bug splattering against your windshield while you’re cruising down the road in your new Ford car, truck or SUV is annoying, it’s really nothing more than a minor inconvenience in the grand scheme of things. But if that big bug splats up against your self-driving autonomous Ford vehicle’s sensors, well, then you’ll probably have some problems. And that’s exactly why Ford is working overtime to ensure its self-driving cars of the future have sensors that stay clean no matter what happens. And we’re going to take a look at that work right here. (more…)

Ford Helps Police Departments Save Big on Fuel with Its All-New Pursuit-Rated Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid

Monday, September 9th, 2019
two officers walking to their Ford police SUV

Ford Unveils All-New Pursuit-Rated Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid

If there are still any “hybrid holdouts” out there doubting just how far new hybrid cars, trucks and SUVs have come in the last few model years, a new hybrid SUV was just unveiled that is sure to change their minds. That’s because Ford just unveiled its all-new pursuit-rated police interceptor utility hybrid model. That’s right, a high-powered and highly capable new hybrid SUV has been outfitted to handle any and all calls your local police department may receive. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at this all-new pursuit-rated police interceptor utility hybrid model and find out just how impressive hybrid vehicles are these days. (more…)

Ford Continues to Debunk Electric Vehicle Myths with These Helpful Videos

Friday, September 6th, 2019
classic blue and white Ford logo

More Ford EV Myth Debunking Videos

The next big automotive trend is already in full swing here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, thanks to impressive new electric and hybrid vehicles like the 2019 Ford Fusion Hybrid, the 2019 Ford Fusion Energi and the 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid. But even as electric and hybrid vehicles continue to become more and more popular, there are still many out there who won’t even give them a chance. But that’s all about to change thanks to Ford’s work in debunking electric vehicle myths. With that in mind, here are two more Ford EV myth debunking videos. (more…)

How Can the Ford Co-Pilot360 Suite of Safety and Technology Features Help You with Backseat Drivers?

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
classic blue Ford logo

Ford Co-Pilot360 Puts an End to Backseat Driving

We’ve all been there, both as the driver annoyed by backseat drivers and as the backseat driver annoying the actual driver. And it’s never fun, no matter which role you’re playing. But that’s all about to come to an end thanks to the innovative new suite of advanced safety and driver assistance features known as Ford Co-Pilot360. Because this safety and driver assistance suite provides you with so many helpful and high-functioning features, you’ll no longer have to rely on other passengers to help you get where you’re going or to help you keep an eye out for obstacles and other vehicles on the road. If also means those same passengers won’t feel the need to constantly barrage you with directions and advice as you’re trying to concentrate on driving. So, with all of that in mind, let’s check out how the Ford Co-Pilot360 suite of advanced new safety and driver assistance features helps put an end to backseat driving. (more…)

Ford Teams with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to Raffle Off a One-of-a-Kind 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 to Support the Battle Against Type 1 Diabetes

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
side view of a 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

2020 Ford Mustang GT500 Raffle to Support Diabetes Research

The fight against Type 1 Diabetes is about to be kicked into high gear thanks to a partnership between Ford and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) that is culminating in a raffle for a one-of-a-kind customized 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500. There will be 75,000 raffle tickets sold, with the winner going home with a Venom-painted new Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 and the JDRF going home with a boost of resources in its fight against juvenile diabetes. So, let’s check out how we can get in on the raffle for a chance to drive home in a customized 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500. (more…)

Is There a Ford Pickup Truck Emoji Coming?

Friday, July 19th, 2019
blue pickup truck emoji

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…)

Safety Comes Before Anything Else – Literally – with the New Belt Monitor System for the 2019 Ford Ranger, 2020 Ford Explorer and 2020 Ford Expedition

Monday, July 8th, 2019
Belt Monitor display

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…)

Never Worry About Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Again Thanks to the Ford GoRide Health Service

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
side view of a Ford Go Ride Health van

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…)