Planning Big Adventures With Your Four-Legged Family Members

 

Whether your family vacations just aren’t complete without your four-legged family member, or you’re a solo adventurer who loves the companionship of your furry friend, it’s important to keep in mind some pet-friendly travel tips. Here are some reminders of what to bring and how to acclimate your dog to long road trips.

 
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Ford and PlanetM Select Three Winners for City:One Michigan Central Station Challenge

 

In June of 2018 Ford acquired the Michigan Central Station with plans to restore it as the center focus of  a new mobility innovation district in Corktown. A year later, they launched the City:One Challenge as a crowd-sourcing platform to bring together government officials, local residents, and entrepreneurs to help identify mobility issues and find solutions. After hearing from over 2,000 Detroit residents and receiving over 164 unique proposals, the committee composed of industry experts, partner representatives, and local stakeholders selected 12 finalists.

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Ford Explorer ST Draws New Customers as Explorer Hits a New Milestone



 

The Ford Explorer ST continues to dominate the market, proving a growing need for performance SUVs. The 400 horsepower Explorer ST has not only surpassed sales expectations, but it’s also attracting new customers.

 

The Explorer ST’s impressive sales are helping the Explorer hold its title as America’s all-time best-selling SUV, according to a Ford analysis of new vehicle registration data from IHS Markit.

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Ford Driving Skills for Life Offers Free Hands-On Driver Education for Newly Licensed Drivers


 

Ford launched Ford Driving Skills for Life as a free hands-on safe driving clinic that tours the nation in 2003. Now 17 years later, the program has continued to grow and develop reaching over 46 countries and all 50 U.S. states thus far. For the 2020 U.S. tour, the program will kick off on January 25th in Orlando, Florida and make over 80 stops with sessions held in Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

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Ford’s Green Initiatives Earns Them Their First A-List Rating From CDP

 

 

Ford has been actively working towards cutting carbon dioxide emissions and finding greener solutions for the automotive industry since 2010. Now for the first time, the CDP, a global environmental impact nonprofit whose environmental disclosure and scoring process is recognized as the gold standard for corporate environmental transparency, has placed Ford on its Climate ‘A-List.’ Ford made the A-list alongside 34 other American companies.

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2020 Ford F-Series Offers Best-In-Class Snow Plow Rating with All-New Snow Plow Prep Package

 

Winter is in full effect, and while many see a snow day in their future, the 2020 Ford F-Series never rests. Now equipped with an available Snow Plow Prep Package, F-Series plow drivers can work through any storm. In fact, the Super Duty prepped with the Snow Plow Prep Package features a maximum 1,400 pound snow plow rating for a best-in-class rating for gasoline powered trucks, and a maximum 1,290 pound rating for a best-in-class rating for diesel powered trucks.

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The Importance of A Routine Pre-Drive Check


While we’re always busy running from one place to another, it’s important to develop good habits and take a moment to briefly inspect your car before getting behind the wheel and heading to your next destination. Remembering to look over your car’s basic features from your tires to your lights will help you avoid unnecessary costs, and it’ll help you stay on the road without incident.


Watch Your Tires

As you approach your car, take a moment to walk around your vehicle and look over all four tires. While some people may feel it's unnecessary…

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2020 Ford Super Duty Chassis Cabs are Here and Better Than Ever



The all-new 2020 lineup of Super Duty Chassis cabs is here and built even more capable, durable, and stronger than ever before. The 2020 Super Duty Chassis cabs feature an available all-new 7.3L V8 engine, an available third-generation 6.7L Power Stroke V8 diesel engine, and a 6.2L V8 engine. No matter the engine you choose, they all are paired with an all-new heavy-duty 10 speed TorqShift automatic transmission. No matter your business’s needs, Ford has the right fit that’s tough enough for the job.


“We don’t operate in a vacuum in Ford commercial trucks…

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Everything You Need to Know About Black Ice



As the seasons shift and winter welcomes us with blistering cold, traveling in inclement weather gets more dangerous. The biggest threat on the roadways is clear ice, also known as black ice, formed from lingering puddles or sleet and freezing rain. Black ice consists of a thin layer of ice coating a surface and often appears black as the roadway beneath it. Understanding how black ice forms and how to identify it, as well as what to do if you encounter it on the road is important safety knowledge for any driver venturing out in the winter.


Black ice forms…

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