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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Premium In-Car Audio Coming to 2016 Ford Explorer

If you’ve ever driven a car in silence, you know how strange that can feel sometimes. It seems as though music and driving were meant to be together. And, having a quality sound system can make that combination even better. Now, Ford is bringing premium in-car audio to the 2016 Ford Explorer. Ford teamed up with Sony to provide a high-end audio system that will be standard on the Explorer…

Ford Europe sales

Skyrocketing Ford Europe Sales Represent Rising Economy

In recent years, Ford was struggling in the European market—a sharp contrast to the brand’s US sales, which had been rising steadily. New reports indicate that Ford is now surging in Europe, likely due to falling unemployment and reduced energy prices. The American auto company sold 335,100 vehicles there over the past quarter, in fact, a 12.5 percent increase over the same quarter of time in the previous year. Ford…