Ford Adhesive Technology

Ford Adhesive Technology Draws Inspiration from the Gecko

Ford looks for inspiration to improve its vehicles in a variety of places. Recently, Ford looked toward the animal kingdom for answers to improved technology. The automaker found its answers in the form of an unlikely source. According to a Ford press release, Ford adhesive technology draws inspiration from the gecko. That’s right. A gecko. The gecko might be a little lizard; however, its ability to stick to nearly any…

snacks perfect for camping

5 Snacks Perfect for Camping Trips

Fall is the perfect time to hit the road and explore the great outdoors through camping in Tacoma. However, all that exploring can really build up an appetite. Luckily, there are some delicious recipes to make during your camping excursion. We’ve compiled a list of 5 snacks perfect for camping trips. S’mores First and foremost on the list, S’mores are a camping trip staple! There’s nothing quite like gathering around…

SYNC AppLink Developer Conference

MyStreetCred Winning App At SYNC AppLink Developer Conference

No one would argue against the fact that technology has revolutionized the in-car experience. It seems like just yesterday that our console was dominated by a gigantic 8-track deck. Now that same piece of real estate is taken up by a large touchscreen through which we can use our favorite smartphone features, often with voice commands. There have been some bumps in the road, of course. Early infotainment systems were…

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…

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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…