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Fuel economy? It still matters

Although we are no longer seeing gas prices as high as we did during the recession, saving money at the pump still matters to those commuting to work, or just going out for a night on the town. According to AAA, the average price for regular unleaded gas is about $2.42. Comparatively speaking, at the height of the recession in 2008, the national average price for regular unleaded gas was about $4.00. Thankfully, those prices are well behind us; the prices we pay today are far more reasonable, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t try to…
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Don't Have A Bad Road Trip

We have all endured our share of bad road trips. A lack of preparation could certainly spell trouble for any family attempting a trip. You need to consider several options before packing up your car and heading out. It's important to pack the right items. A flashlight is a must for any trip. It could belong in an emergency kit you store in your vehicle. That kit could also contain jumper cables and road flares. You might need to pack extra food, clothes and batteries just in case.

There's also one other thing to think about before the…
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Tire Rotation and Tire Pressure Explained

Many folks have no idea how important your tires are. Think about it. Your tires are the only thing between you and the ground on your vehicle. Your tires are a very crucial part of the safety of you and your passengers. Because of this, why not ensure they are serviced correctly at all times? At the same time, why not extend the life of your tires, as well as save you money? This is all possible, with proper tire maintenance. Start with air pressure. Always make sure your tires are inflated to the recommended pressure for your particular vehicle…
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Form Safe Driving Habits Early

Some say that safe driving habits are formed when you first start to drive. Whether by the person who taught you, or habits that you just picked up on your own. Whatever the case, this magnifies the importance of getting into safe driving habits when you get behind the wheel for the very first time. You should not focus on what looks cool, but rather what will keep you safe. If, God forbid, you are ever in an accident then you will realize first hand just how important safe driving is.

Your first accident is something you will always remember…
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Get the Edge on Your Next DIY Project

Are you a weekend warrior looking to get a jump on your next big DIY project? Need a vehicle that can fit your skis, snowboard, luggage, and tow the snow mobile? Looking to save gas on your next cross country road trip but still have the cargo space to bring your next furniture refurbish project home from the garage sale? Look no further than the 2017 Ford Edge. With folding seats and a roomy trunk it offers all the space you need for outdoor adventure equipment, DIY tools, and anything else you need to take with you. It's fuel…
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2017 Ford C-Max Hybrid

For the driver focused on the specs of a vehicle, power and ability usually remain at the forefront, and a compact vehicle is usually not considered a prime choice. Today arrives a new era in the history of compact vehicles with the arrival of the 2017 Ford C-Max. But how can a compact car provide high-end specs, style, and affordability? The 2017 Ford C-Max does just that with its deceptively spacious interior, allowing for up to five passengers, superior responsive handling, and a whispering cabin that provides the driver with a comfortable ride on most any terrain.
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The Time Has Arrived for an Oil Change

The time has come for you to change the oil on all of your vehicles, for doing so will help to preserve their life as a whole. You do love and enjoy your own cars, do you not? If you do, then changing the oil is perhaps the very best present that you can give your car on a regular basis. Think of it in that way, and your car will love you for doing so and will serve you far better in the years to come. Let a professional guide you in this respect, for we have been in…
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Why Autonomous Vehicles are the Future

According to Chris Brewer, Chief Program Engineer for Ford Autonomous Vehicle Development, the new Fusion Hybrid will focus on the development and testing of the car’s platform and virtual driver system, a move that exemplifies a big step toward advanced sensing and computing power.

How Ford Makes Sure Its Cars are Safe, Smart and Secure

To simulate a real-life human driver with assurance and consistency, Ford called for:

  • LiDAR sensors, cameras and radar
  • Systems for path planning and localization
  • Machine learning and...
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