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How Does the Mappo App Work with the Ford SYNC 3 and SYNC 4 Infotainment Systems?

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
Mappo screen on a Ford infotainment system

How To: Using Mappo with Your Ford Navigation System

We recently told you here in our Brandon Ford Blog about Ford teaming up with Mappo to allow Ford navigation systems to add cultural points of interest to their maps so they can fully enrich themselves in the culture of whatever city they’re in at the moment – be it here in the United States or all over the globe. But while we told you all about this exciting new feature, we didn’t exactly explain how to use Mappo with your Ford navigation system. So, that’s what we’re going to do here. Or, more specifically, we’re going to let the experts who created it explain exactly how it works.


Ford Teams Up with Mappo to Become First Automotive Company to Enhance Navigation Systems with Cultural Points of Interest

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021
Ford infotainment system featuring Mappo

Ford and Mappo Team Up to Bring Some Culture to Navigation Maps

Navigation systems surely have come a long way over the years – especially considering navigation systems used to be large pieces of paper that were impossible to fold and often contained out of date information, and if they weren’t out of date at that exact moment, they soon would be as construction projects were completed and cities expanded. Nowadays, the navigation systems in our new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs are updated regularly – even daily or multiple times a day sometimes – so that they always display accurate navigation information. Sure, that’s great, but that’s all they did – at least until now. That’s because Ford has become the first automotive company to team up with Mappo to further enhance the navigation systems of Ford cars, trucks and SUVs by adding cultural points of interest to maps so people can enjoy their road trips even more. So, let’s get right down to it and find out how Ford and Mappo are teaming up to bring some culture to our navigation maps.


Has the Ford Co-Pilot 360 Suite of Advanced New Safety and Driver Assistance Features Been Updated for the 2021 Model Year at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Friday, March 26th, 2021
front end of a red 2021 Ford Escape

New List of Ford Co-Pilot 360 Safety and Driver Assist Features

All of our new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, have been updated for the new 2021 model year – even those model lineups that are considered carryovers. And one of the most impressive, and important, updates for the 2021 model year is the one made to the Ford Co-Pilot 360 suite of advanced new safety and driver assistance systems. That’s right, what was already one of the most impressive suites of safety and driver assistance features available has become even more impressive for the new model year – and we’re going to find out exactly how it has been improved right here as we list the new Ford Co-Pilot 360 safety and driver assist features.


Explaining Ford Telematics – Which is Available for All Commercial Vehicle Regardless of Make and Model

Friday, March 19th, 2021
Ford Telematics infographic

What Features and Capabilities Come with Ford Telematics?

Ford recently announced that Ford Telematics will now be available for all commercial vehicles regardless of make and model. That means a commercial vehicle from any automaker can now be equipped with Ford Telematics. But while Ford commercial vehicle owners know all about the benefits of Ford Telematics, those who utilize other commercial makes and models may not know all about those benefits. And that’s exactly why we’re going to explain the features and capabilities that come with Ford Telematics right here.


Ford Expands Ford Telematics Technology and Capabilities to All Makes and Models – Not Just Ford Makes and Models

Thursday, March 18th, 2021
all make compatibility written over an aerial view of a car lot

Is Ford Telematics Available for All Commercial Vehicles?

Ford has made more unprecedented moves throughout its history than any other automaker in the United States – or the rest of the world, for that matter. And Ford is continuing that tradition with a monumental announcement regarding its world class Ford Telematics technology. Previously, only Ford commercial vehicles have benefited from the capabilities Ford Telematics offers, but that’s no longer the case, which brings us to our opening question – is Ford Telematics really available for all commercial vehicles? The short answer is a surprising yes. That’s right, now any commercial vehicle, regardless of make and model, can be equipped with Ford Telematics. How can that be? We’re going to tell you how right here.


What Did Ford Show Off During the Ford Auto Nights’ SEMA Show Special Webcast?

Friday, November 27th, 2020
front end of a Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400

Ford Unveils Custom F-150, Mustang Mach-E, and Bronco Models

The SEMA show was a little different this year thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean Ford didn’t still steal the show with a slew of impressive custom models that sent ripples all throughout the automotive industry. So, in that regard, this year’s SEMA was exactly like all the others. But what exactly did Ford show off during their Ford Auto Nights’ SEMA Show Special Webcast? Well, they unveiled a number of custom models, including a custom F-150, a custom Mustang Mach-E, and a few custom Bronco models – and more. So, let’s take a look at all of them right here.


Can the All-New Ford SYNC 4 Infotainment System Actually Save You Money?

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
front interior of a 2021 Ford Bronco with a SYNC 4 infotainment system

Exciting New Features of the Ford SYNC 4 Infotainment System

As you probably know already, an all-new SYNC 4 infotainment system is coming for the new model year – which means the new 2021 Ford cars, trucks and SUVs that are on their way here to Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, are going to feature an all-new infotainment system that itself features fully updated and upgraded capabilities. But that’s how it always goes when an all-new infotainment system is released, right? You get upgraded navigation technology, updated connectivity capabilities, enhanced audio capabilities, and much more. But has an all-new infotainment system ever saved you money? Well, if it hasn’t before, it’s going to now thanks to some exciting new features of the all-new Ford SYNC 4 infotainment system.


Ford Celebrates Veterans Day by Pledging to Donate $3.5 Million to Military Charities Throughout the 2020 Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
classic blue Ford logo

Ford to Donate $3.5 Million to Military Charities During Holiday Season

Today is Veterans Day – a day that holds a special place not only in our hearts here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, but in the hearts of all Americans. That’s because Veterans Day is the day we honor and thank those who chose to serve our great country by doing whatever it takes to protect our freedom and everything else we hold dear here in America. Veterans Day is also the day we get to announce that Ford is pledging to donate $3.5 million to military charities all over the country during the 2020 holiday season. We’ve always been proud to be a Ford dealer here at Brandon Ford, but things like this make us even prouder – which is exactly why we’re going to tell you all about these donations right here.


Can You Get Over the Air Updates for Your 2021 Ford Cars, Trucks and SUVs from Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Monday, November 9th, 2020
driver information display showing Over the Air updates

Explaining Ford’s New 2021 Over the Air Updates

Back before the Internet, any update or upgrade you wanted installed in your new Ford car, truck or SUV had to be installed at an automotive service center like the one here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. Times have changed, however, as evidenced by some advanced new capabilities for new 2021 Ford mode lineups known as Over the Air updates. As you can probably guess from the name, you don’t need to bring your new 2021 Ford car, truck or SUV on over to the Brandon Ford Service Department to get these updates and upgrades installed. Instead, they’re installed automatically as long as your new 2021 Ford car, truck or SUV is equipped to handle Over the Air updates. Confused? Want to know more? Just keep reading, then, as we’re going to explain everything you need to know about Ford’s new 2021 Over the Air Updates.


What is Ford’s All-New Active Drive Assist Driver Assistance Feature Coming During the 2021 Model Year?

Monday, November 2nd, 2020
driver information display for the Ford Active Drive Assist Feature

Explaining Ford’s All-New Active Drive Assist Safety Feature

Ford has long been at the forefront of automotive technology and some impressive safety advancements for the 2021 model year go a long way toward proving that once again. That’s because the 2021 model year will feature the introduction of Ford’s all-new Active Drive Assist safety feature, which we’re going to explain right here.