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Tampa’s Santa Fest is coming, here’s how to enjoy it

Monday, November 16th, 2015
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Christmas parade in Tampa FL, 2015

If you are looking for the perfect way to ring in the holiday season, then what could be better than a parade? A great holiday parade always brings so much holiday cheer, excitement, and fun. These are perfect events for children, the young at heart, and those just looking to get a little red and green into their lives. We have your guide to the Christmas parade in Tampa FL, 2015. (more…)

Where will you be eating this Thanksgiving?

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015
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Restaurants open Thanksgiving Tampa, FL

Not everybody wants to cook on Thanksgiving. Sometimes it’s best just to leave things to the professionals. If you still want a great meal, cooked fresh, and delivered to your table, you may just have to eat out. But where? Every restaurant seems to handle Thanksgiving a little differently, some are closed, and others happily keep their doors open. We are interested in that second group. What restaurants are open Thanksgiving in Tampa, FL? (more…)

Tips for keeping your vehicle cool this summer

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
How to keep a car cool in the summer

Here in Tampa, we are all if not used to, at least aware of, the heat that we endure in the summer. It can get hot, and it can get humid. It is in these heated summer months that it is especially important to take care of yourself and others, as well as your animals because there are a wide variety of circumstances that could be harmful to your health related to heat.

Something else that is important to take care of in the heat is your vehicle. Think about it. It sits all day in the sun while you are at work or in the driveway while you are at home, and if it isn’t sitting in the heat, it is likely running because you are using it. (more…)

Will Ford ever bring back the Ford Bronco?

Monday, July 27th, 2015
Will Ford ever bring back the Bronco?

Ladies and gentlemen, after a long-awaited and highly-anticipated return, the news as to will Ford ever bring back the Ford Bronco, we have an answer: No.

Unfortunately, for all of you Bronco fans, we are not expecting to see this legendary Ford icon anytime in the near future. That’s not to say it will never come back, but there will definitely not be a 2016 Ford Bronco, or definitely not a 2016 Ford SVT Bronco. (more…)

Innovation: The Golden Gear Award

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
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The Most Innovative Automotive Brands

A little over 111 years ago, the Ford Motor Company was founded and incorporated by Henry Ford. Since then the automaker has continually made strides in innovation, not jumps or leaps, but consistent progress. This is why it was awarded the Golden Gear Award. Though Ford wasn’t the first to make a car, the Model T marked the beginning of the automotive industry as we know it today. Now we have vehicles like the F-150 and it still comes in black. More importantly Ford is still one of the most innovative automotive brands. (more…)

Ford on Generations

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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The Future is coming

The Future is coming

Each Generation Has its Own Quirks

Ford is always keeping up with the trends and sometimes even setting them as we’ve seen with the Ford F-150 and its all aluminum body. The automaker accomplishes this by not only having some of the best and brightest people working for them, but by doing a little research on the generations. Each generation has its own quirks. This also works for specific vehicles and it’s one of the reasons why we have such a wide selection of vehicles. (more…)

Learn More About Ford

Saturday, October 18th, 2014
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The Ford C-Max is one of many things Ford is working on for Green Driving

The Ford C-Max is one of many things Ford is working on for Green Driving

Green Driving

If you have an interest in the green efforts of Ford then you can now keep more up to date about current vehicles and plans for the future that involve green driving. Ford has a twitter account called @FordDriveGreen. You can even be a part of the conversation if you have an account yourself. If not, it’s not too hard to sign up. And while you’re at it you can also take a look at our twitter account. (more…)

The Art of Enjoying Your Car

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Leave the gloves at home

Leave the gloves at home

Road Rage

It starts with the shake of a fist. Then without realizing it you and another person are shouting words that neither of you can even hear. Only those gifted with excellent lip reading skills are left to know exactly what’s being said between two drivers. Road rage is an avoidable part of the day. If you accomplish the goal of going without it your entire day can feel better than it would have. (more…)

Ford’s “Surveillance Mode” Could be Used for People Too

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
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What Safety Features are Important in a Car?

The Police Interceptor is equipped with the new safety feature

If you haven’t heard of Ford’s new surveillance mode that is used on the police version of the Ford Taurus you probably aren’t alone. However, now that you have, you might think what safety features are important in a car? This particular feature lets officers know if someone is coming up from behind the vehicle. (more…)

The Mechanics Playset

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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the-car-lovers-engine-repair-set-is-your-kids-dream-gift_1Cars are incredibly complex machines. Even the most practiced and knowledge person can be baffled when challenged by a problem from under the hood. For the average person, unless there has be a true interest in cars for a long time, they usually know very little about exactly how a car works, much less the multitude of incredibly confusing systems that make cars efficient, fast, and powerful. Luckily, some people are out to change that with a toy that can get children hooked at a young age. (more…)