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All-New 2020 Ford Explorer Helps Drivers Take a Screen Time Break with All-New Mindful Mode

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
calm screen mode in a 2020 Ford Explorer

What is the 2020 Ford Explorer Lineup’s New Mindful Mode?

How much time per day do you spend looking at screens? Given the number of screens in our life these days, we’re guessing it’s probably a lot – a guess that’s backed up by a recent Nielsen study that says we spend at least half of our days staring at a screen in this country. And, if you really think about it, screens are everywhere nowadays – even in our cars. That’s why Ford is giving people the opportunity to take a screen time break when driving the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer lineup thanks to its all-new Mindful Mode. But what is the 2020 Ford Explorer lineup’s new Mindful Mode? We’re glad you asked, because we’re going to cover that right here. (more…)

What’s New for the All-New 2020 Ford Escape Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
driver dash in a 2020 Ford Escape

New Features and Systems for the 2020 Ford Escape Lineup

The biggest news included in the unveiling of the all-new 2020 Ford Escape lineup is that it features two all-new hybrid powertrain options. But that’s not all that’s new for the new Ford Escape lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. In fact, the all-new 2020 Escape lineup features a wide array of new safety, driver assistance, technology, comfort and convenience systems that make it one of the smartest, most sophisticated and most technologically-advanced new SUVs ever engineered. With that in mind, let’s check out the new features and systems for the 2020 Ford Escape lineup. (more…)

How Quiet is the Interior of the All-New 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Monday, February 25th, 2019
side view of a blue 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid New Active Noise Control Capabilities

There’s no denying that some of the new models available throughout the automotive industry are incredibly loud. Sometimes, such as in the case of the new Ford Mustang lineup here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, that loudness is not only loved, it’s part of the experience. But when you’re looking for a family vehicle or a road trip vehicle, you want the ride to be as quiet as possible. And that’s where the all-new 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid and its new Active Noise Control capabilities come into play. Thanks to its new Active Noise Control system, the 2020 Explorer Hybrid’s ride is quieter than ever. But how does it work? We’re going to find that out right here. (more…)

How Has the 2020 Ford Super Duty Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL Improved Technologically?

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
side view of a blue 2020 Ford Super Duty

2020 Ford Super Duty Lineup’s New Technology Advancements

The unveiling of the new 2020 Ford Super Duty lineup came with the usual pronouncements that come with any new Ford Super Duty lineup unveiling – that it will feature best-in-class power ratings, best-in-class towing ratings and best-in-class payload ratings. But the unveiling of the new 2020 Super Duty lineup also featured the unveiling of some all-new technology advancements that make the 2020 Super Duty lineup the most technologically-advanced heavy-duty pickup truck lineup ever built. With that in mind, we decided now is the perfect time to check out some of the 2020 Ford Super Duty lineup’s new technology advancements and see how they’re going to make your life – and work – easier. (more…)

What Advanced New Safety and Technology Systems are Featured in the 2020 Ford Explorer at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
side view of a blue 2020 Ford Explorer

2020 Ford Explorer New Driver Assistance and Technology Features

Seeing as the 2020 Ford Explorer lineup is packed to the brim with new features and capabilities, it’s not surprising that some of its most impressive new features are being lost in the shuffle thanks to so many being so intrigued by the lineup’s new and improved towing ratings or its best-in-class interior space. But you can’t forget about the 2020 Explorer lineup’s full slate of advanced new safety, connectivity, comfort and convenience features, which is why we decided to focus solely on those in this post. With that in mind, let’s get right down to it and check out the new driver assistance and technology features for the 2020 Ford Explorer lineup. (more…)

How Safe is the 2019 Ford Super Duty Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
side view of a gray 2019 Ford Super Duty

2019 Ford Super Duty New Safety and Technology Features

Everyone knows how powerful and capable the 2019 Ford Super Duty lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, is – and if you don’t, all you need to know is that once again the new Ford Super Duty lineup features best-in-class power and best-in-class capability. But the 2019 Super Duty lineup is more than just top power, towing and payload ratings. In fact, the 2019 Super Duty lineup is also one of the safest and most technologically-advanced heavy-duty truck lineups available today. To see what we mean, let’s check out some of the best new safety and technology features for the 2019 Ford Super Duty lineup. (more…)

All-New 2019 Ford Edge Lineup Features Artificial Intelligence to Optimize Traction and Fuel Economy

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
side view of a blue 2019 Ford Edge

2019 Ford Edge AI-Improved Traction and Gas Mileage Features

The all-new 2019 Ford Edge lineup – which includes the all-new 2019 Ford Edge Titanium Elite and the all-new 2019 Ford Edge ST – is taking the SUV class into the future thanks to an all-new first-for-Ford artificial intelligence-powered all-wheel drive disconnect system. This system and its AI components, available on all new Ford Edge models featuring all-wheel drive at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, allow your 2019 Edge to seamlessly switch between all-wheel drive and two-wheel drive, depending on what the conditions call for. It also helps improve your traction and gas mileage. For more on this automotive breakthrough, let’s take a closer look at the AI-improved traction and gas mileage features of the 2019 Ford Edge lineup. (more…)

How is Ford Putting Safety First When It Comes to Their Self-Driving Car Research?

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
aerial view of a Ford self-driving car test site

Ford Outlines Safety Measures for Self-Driving Cars

The automotive industry is always looking for the “next big thing.” These days, it seems that hybrids are all the rage, especially considering Ford is working on hybrid versions of the Ford Mustang and the Ford F-150, among others. But while hybrids are in the spotlight at the moment, it seems like that spotlight will soon be switching over to highlight self-driving cars. And, to the surprise of no one, Ford is at the forefront of the self-driving car movement. But while self-driving cars sound like an amazing thing, there are still a lot of kinks to be worked out. That’s why Ford has said they are putting safety first when it comes to developing and testing their new self-driving cars. To see what that means, Ford has outlined the safety measures for their self-driving cars, which we’re going to tell you all about right here. (more…)

Ford Cements Its Spot at the Forefront of the Autonomous Vehicle Segment with New LLC

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
classic blue and white oval Ford logo

Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC to Move AV Business Forward

If there’s a new feature, capability, or other advancement in the automotive industry, you can bet Ford is at the forefront of the movement. That’s because Ford has long enjoyed a legacy of offering the latest cutting-edge features and capabilities in their new cars, trucks and SUVs, and that stays true when looking at the autonomous vehicle movement the automotive industry is currently flirting with. But while other companies do nothing but flirt with the idea of autonomous vehicles, Ford is going all in, creating Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC to move its autonomous vehicles (AV) business forward. So, let’s now take a look at what Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC is and what it’s doing to push the AV movement forward. (more…)

How Does Ford’s New Class-Exclusive Blind Spot Information System Make Towing with the All-New 2019 Ranger Easier than Ever?

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
side view of a gold 2019 Ford Ranger

2019 Ford Ranger Class-Exclusive Trailer Coverage Capabilities

Ford is ensuring its return to the midsize pickup truck segment is as successful as its forays into the larger truck segments have been for the last 40 years by building the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger to be more powerful, more capable, more functional, more dependable, and more advanced than any other midsize truck out there. It’s achieving that goal by featuring multiple all-new and technologically advanced safety, technology, comfort and convenience systems – a suite which includes an all-new class-exclusive blind spot information system that itself features all-new trailer coverage radar technology. To see what this all-new system can do for you, let’s take a closer look at the class-exclusive trailer coverage capabilities of the 2019 Ford Ranger. (more…)