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Ford Wasn’t Just Automobiles

The Ford Motor Company has long been a staple of the automobile industry. In fact, Henry Ford pretty much drove the industry at the start into what it is today. The Ford Model T is still remembered as what started the innovation. Even today, Ford vehicles remain some of the most popular on the market. The F-150 pickup truck embodies this, as it has been the best-selling vehicle for decades.

However, the Ford Motor Company has not solely produced automobiles throughout its lifetime. The company has pursued many different avenues, some more widely known than others. It was no secret…

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2018 Ford Mustang GT to Come With a Mute Switch


Not everybody loves the noise of the Ford Mustang's V8 engine first thing in the morning. This is why the latest iteration of the Ford Mustang GT will come with an option that can solve this problem for you.


You can get the active exhaust system with quiet operating mode that is perfect when you want to sneak out of the house without waking up the entire block or pull into your driveway without the entire neighborhood knowing your habits and your schedule. As with all cars that come with active exhausts, the 2018 Mustang GT's pipes can…

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100 Years of Ford Pickups



The end of July marked a very significant anniversary. This year was the 100th anniversary of the first Ford truck to leave the manufacturer. This truck came in the form of the legendary Ford Model TT, who was sorely needed in the market. In 1917, when the vehicle was first manufactured, there was really no precedent for trucks being made in factories. In fact, many American drivers were paying to have their Ford Model T converted into a truck. Henry Ford saw this as an opportunity, and as a way to satisfy a distinct need in the market.

Ford…

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Ford Unveils New Ice Cream

 

In a move that differs from its usual marketing strategies, Ford has begun marketing its new 2018 Mustang in a unique way by using an ice cream sandwich. Just prior to National Ice Cream day, Ford announced its partnership with Coolhaus in the creation of a custom ice cream sandwich named Orange Fury. Orange Fury is also the name of the new flagship color for the 2018 Mustang.

The new ice cream sandwich can be found near Los Angeles at Coolhaus’ main store, as well as in New York City, available at select Coolhaus ice cream trucks. The sandwich ties…

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How to Perform an Oil Change

 

Changing the oil in your vehicle can often go overlooked. If your vehicle doesn’t go through oil that fast, changing your oil may slip your mind. Forgetting or neglecting to change your oil can be dangerous to both you and the vehicle, as it could cause the engine to seize up. Luckily, an oil change is fairly simple and can be completed at home. Be sure to stop by the Coccia Parts Center to pick up all your supplies!

What you’ll need:

  • New oil (It’s best to have more on hand than the manual says you’ll…

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Ford Sponsors 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise

 

Taking the place of Chevrolet, Ford has announced that it will serve as the primary sponsor of the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise. The legendary event attracts over one million people each year, as it is the largest celebration of vehicle history and culture. It is a massive classic car event. However, the event depends greatly upon its sponsors, and after a six year partnership, Chevrolet dropped its sponsorship of the event. The cruise will go on despite this, due to Ford’s decision to step in.

Ford will increase its involvement in the cruise this year. Ford has maintained a…

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Custom F-150 Raptor Would Rule the Skies




The custom F-150 Raptor that Ford designed for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is sure to turn some heads. This is because the legendary truck has been designed after the legendary fighter jet, the F-22 Raptor.

The F-150 Raptor lives up to its name in this custom design. The sleek exterior mimics that of the fighter jet that ruled the skies. In addition, Ford gave the truck an added boost, bringing the engine up to a very impressive 545 horsepower.

This truck will go up for auction later in the month at the Gathering of Eagles auction. The proceeds from the auction…

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Tips for at Home Car Washing

 

It’s more than likely that at some point this summer, you’ll end up having to clean your vehicle this season. Instead of paying for an automatic car wash, or going through ten dollars’ worth of quarters in the machine for a hands on wash, you can wash your car at home. There are some steps that you should follow.

Rinse

This is a self-explanatory first step, but rinsing your vehicle will ply up the surface for your soap, as well as ridding the vehicle of excessive dirt and grime that would otherwise scratch the surface. Water is your…

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Ford Aims for Silicon Valley Success with New CEO

 


For years motor enthusiasts have pitted manufacturers against each other, choosing sides and turning the automotive industry into a battleground. As the global economy grew and the market expanded to include imports, even more challengers entered the ring, and domestic companies began pouring resources into research and development to stay one step ahead of their rivals.  

 

Now experts say new technologies are coming to fruition faster than ever, but some of the fiercest competition comes from outside the industry, not within. In the past few years, Silicon Valley in particular has become a new focal point for automotive advancements. Tesla…

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