2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Hits the Trails

In preparation for the all-new off-road oriented 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor to hit the market next year, Ford is putting it to the test (again). Not long ago, we saw an F-150 Raptor prototype being tested in the extreme desert heat and sand in California. Now, the Raptor is hitting the trails of northern Michigan. Ford calls the new F-150 Raptor the “toughest, smartest and most capable Raptor ever.” Touting…

Rock Then Roll 4 UR School

Ford’s Rock Then Roll 4 UR School Fundraiser Kicks Off

Ford has announced that its popular fundraiser, Rock Then Roll 4 UR School, is partnering with the well-known classic rock band, Foreigner. This year, schools in select states will have the opportunity to rock out with the band at select Foreigner concerts, and in turn earn money for their music programs. In order to qualify, high school choirs will need to submit a video of their choir performing the classic…

Most Significant Concept of 2015

Ford GT Wins Most Significant Concept of 2015 Award

The Ford GT recently received a prestigious honor at the 2015 Production Preview, earning the title Most Significant Concept of 2015. The new model showcased top EcoBoost performance, improved aerodynamics, a lightweight carbon fiber body, and overall improved efficiency. As one of the most advanced models in the industry, the new GT is bound to break some records. According to Ford, this award focuses on models that are most likely…

what to do in an accident

What to Do In an Accident: Staying Prepared

Even the most experienced drivers are sometimes involved in car accidents. No matter the situation, it’s important to know what to do in this situation so you’re as safe and prepared as possible. We’ve put together a list of tips on what to do in an accident. According to esurance, there is a seven-step process: Get to safety. As long as you and your passengers are relatively uninjured, you want…

2016 EcoSport upgrades

2016 EcoSport Upgrades Aimed at Adding Appeal

Ford has added 2016 EcoSport upgrades for the new model year with greater appeal and finely-tuned touches that urban crossover buyers crave. The new changes are evident inside and outside of the new urban SUV, to include new premium materials, an updated diesel motor, and steering and suspension upgrades. The quiet interior gets a more lavish treatment with piano black leather touches on the dashboard and seats, with dark gray…

car engine work

Modern Marvels: How Does a Car Engine Work?

The car engine is a modern marvel that many of us use every day. But those of us who are not car mechanics, auto engineers, or car aficionados might just be asking ourselves, “How does a car engine work?” Well, ask no more! Here are some basic steps of a four-piston engine: Intake – The inlet valve opens, releasing a fuel and air mixture into the cylinder. Compression – The…

next-generation ford focus rs

Next-Generation Ford Focus RS: Last Minute Tweaks and Test Runs at Nurburgring

When it comes to being the quickest on the road, the game isn’t just about power. It’s about the power-to-weight ratio. This is why people are already clamoring for the next-generation Ford Focus RS, a feather-light supercompact car with an impressively brawny motor. Previous reports had the Ford’s powertrain as a 2.3-liter turbocharged four banger good for 315 horsepower. A recent article from USA Today reports that the final motor…

beaches of the pacific northwest

Some Of The Best Beaches Of The Pacific Northwest

While southern California may get a lot of the press when it comes to dazzling beaches, we northern neighbors don’t do too badly for ourselves. The following are some our favorite beaches of the Pacific Northwest. Cannon Beach in Oregon offers miles of wonderful coastline. This unique location also provides the unique opportunity to watch “nesting seabirds make their home on the sea stack, one of the largest on the…

Ford GT Supercar

Ford GT Supercar Loaded with New Technologies

This decade, Ford has shown an incredible commitment to performance vehicles, with many brand new or revised performance vehicle models debuting from now until 2020. The latest of these releases, the Ford GT supercar, is the most impressive one yet. Not only does it come with incredible power and performance abilities, it is also laden with tons of new technology. And the best part? Even if you can’t afford a…

New Hot Wheels Track Look Record

Ford Sets New Hot Wheels Track Loop Record

Ford has broken yet another world record—and it has nothing to do with its sales. The American carmaker recently set a new Hot Wheels track loop record, building a loop that exceeded 12 feet in height. Ford dynamometer technician Matt West, who worked with his six-year-old son, Blade, to create increasingly larger Hot Wheels loops at home, thought up this record-breaking loop. “It started as part-fun, part-physics lesson with my…