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New Ford F-150 Diesel Variants Caught While Testing

The powerful, versatile Ford F-150 has been the top-selling vehicle in the United States for more than 30 years – and yet, there is currently no diesel variant of this popular pick-up truck.   Fortunately, it appears as if that’s about to change in the very near future- Ford is making sure of that. Will a #diesel #Ford #F150 #pickup take the #Ram 1500 EcoDiesel's #mpg crown? https://t.co/uyzu2WfWEt pic.twitter.com/yPGEgTTJL6 — Autoweek (@AutoweekUSA) January 29, 2016 Ford F-150 diesel models have been caught testing at Ford’s testing facilities in Michigan, and some spy videos of the vehicles – hardly in camouflage – have even been captured. You can check out a

17 Feb 2016
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Ford GT Racecar Heads to WEC and SCC for 2016

The year of 2016 is bound to be a great for gear-heads like ourselves at Pegues Hurst Ford. Later in the year, the all-new Ford GT supercar will launch, and its racing counterpart will join two major competitions: the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IMSA SportsCar Championship. The Ford GT racecar will bear the colors of the Chip Ganassi Racing team and will first be seen in action at the 24 Hours of Daytona on January 30-31. Chip Ganassi Racing is statistically the most successful team ever at the race with six wins under its belt, and we wager it’ll work extra hard to take the Ford GT to

25 Jan 2016
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SYNC Connectivity System

Ford Announces Upgrades to SYNC Connectivity System for the New Year

Ford is celebrating the New Year with a host of new upgrades to its advanced SYNC connectivity system that will bring even more convenience to owners. In 2016, Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 will be compatible with iPhone and Android smartphones thanks to the power of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. In addition, new SYNC Connect technology powered by 4G LTE will let owners remotely access key features of their car, including the ability to unlock the doors, check fuel levels, locate the vehicle, and start the engine. ICYMI: @Ford is about to play a whole lot nicer with your iPhone or Android phone https://t.co/RYyVEIJK1d pic.twitter.com/CGB2bAp1GL — CNNMoney (@CNNMoney)

14 Jan 2016
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Ford SYNC Connect Technology Adds In-Car LTE

The auto industry is all about smartphone connectivity as of late, it seems. With features like mobile Wi-Fi, hands-free phone calls, and BlueTooth music streaming becoming standard technology, being disconnected from the outside world–while driving–is becoming a thing of the past. Ford’s new SYNC Connect technology aims to make this sort of connectivity even more accessible to the company’s customers, starting next year. SYNC 3 with a new easy-to-use design can help anyone speed through the day—even this speed freak. #WhatHappensNext https://t.co/j5mqiKv8BB — Ford Motor Company (@Ford) August 31, 2015 Ford SYNC entertainment systems are already present in many of the company’s vehicles, but the new SYNC Connect ups the ante

20 Dec 2015
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Revamped Ford Escape Debuts in Los Angeles

The Escape nameplate has been one of the best-selling vehicles in Ford’s lineup. Now, the revamped Ford Escape for 2017 has received a slew of new upgrades and is sure to impress when it rolls out onto dealer lots sometime next summer. The 2017 Escape was unveiled during the recent Los Angeles Auto Show, and many industry experts and enthusiasts couldn’t help but comment on the SUV’s glamorous Hollywood debut. The Restyled 2017 Ford Escape Debuted in Los Angeles https://t.co/NTnEUwcoVW pic.twitter.com/7IXcgHZjgv — Vehicle News (@vehiclenews1) December 6, 2015 The first noticeable change to the 2017 Ford Escape is its entirely redesigned face, granting the Escape a more upscale, modern look. However,

10 Dec 2015
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Petty’s Garage 2016 Mustang GT King Edition Comes with up to 727 hp

The new Petty’s Garage 2016 Mustang GT King Edition is turning heads in the auto industry. This model comes with up to 727 hp, with three different models available. Made possible due to Ford’s partnership with Petty’s Garage – the in-house shop for NASCAR legend Richard Petty – these models are bound to sell out in a flash. According to Ford, the King Edition has a Ford Performance supercharger added on to the 5.0-liter V8 engine that comes standard. Adding 235 hp, the supercharger is backed by a 36,000 mile warranty. This model also comes with custom engine calibration, a cold-air intake, and a MagnaFlow exhaust. New Petty's Garage Mustang

19 Nov 2015
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The Benefits of Carpooling

The Benefits of Carpooling: Start a Ridesharing Program

Carpooling has many benefits. From saving the environment by reducing vehicle emissions to reducing fuel costs, you can quickly learn to love ridesharing. Going to your job with coworkers is a great way to get to know your neighbors. According to DriveLessSaveMore, the benefits of carpooling are unparalleled. On average, households spend $5.32 on gasoline per day, and spend an extra 39 hours on the road due to gridlock. By sharing rides, you can save money, time, and even the environment. When setting up your carpool, you should be certain to outline rules and have everyone agree. Include things like meeting times, how long you’ll wait, who will drive what

07 Nov 2015
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2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty to be the Toughest Ford Ever

It’s not easy to make the toughest vehicle on the road even tougher. However, Ford has always been up for a challenge. According to a Ford press release, the 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty will be the toughest Ford ever. Since the Ford F-Series Super Duty is already the toughest truck around, making it even more durable and strong is no easy feat. To accomplish this, Ford added some new technologies and features to the 2017 Super Duty model. To start with, the body will be composed of a tough military-grade aluminum alloy, leading to a durable exterior. Framework of the truck will be composed of a high-strength steel backbone.

25 Oct 2015
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tips for camping trips

Three Tips for Camping Trips

Fall is the perfect season for camping. However, before you head out into the wild outdoors, there are some techniques you can learn to make your camping trip the best that it can be. Here are three tips for camping trips. Be Aware of Wind Direction Depending on how crowded the camp site is around you, the smoke from neighboring fires could easily blow into your tent. Make sure to camp where the wind won’t blow that smoke in your direction. Know How Well Each Type of Wood Burns To keep your fire burning bright throughout the night, be sure to select lighter dry wood to get the fire going

12 Oct 2015
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technology in the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum

Premium Home Audio Technology in the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum

Ford announced late last month that it is teaming up with Sony to introduce premium home audio technology in the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum. The 500-watt Sony Sound System offers live acoustics and Clear Phase technologies, which are advanced technologies only offered in high-end sound systems. The Sony system in the Explorer Platinum is definitely the best one available in the industry. Live acoustics is a smart feature that uses an algorithm to authentically reproduce the acoustics of concert halls where symphony orchestras perform. To develop this technology, Sony workers visited various concert halls to “measure their precise acoustic qualities,” according to Ford’s press release. Clear Phase also helps to

22 Sep 2015
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