Archive for September, 2017
Is the 2018 Ford F-150 for sale near me?
There has been quite a bit of excitement surrounding the 2018 Ford F-150 and all of the changes it is bringing to Heritage Ford customers. Hardly a day goes by when our team doesn’t field several calls asking if the latest version of the best-selling pickup truck in North America has arrived. We can finally say that it indeed has arrived and it is in a great position to continue to dominate within its place in the automotive industry. For the new model year, the manufacturer has added a new, more efficient base powertrain and has introduced a new diesel engine to the F-150 lineup at Heritage Ford. Contact the dealership today if you’d like to schedule a test drive. (more…)
Ford autonomous vehicle warning lights
Autonomous vehicles are coming. Automotive manufacturers like Ford are working around the clock to make sure that this technology will blend seamlessly into the driving environment. That doesn’t just mean developing ways for these future cars, trucks and SUVs to communicate with one another – though that is important. Ford’s current challenge is to find out how to make sure the autonomous vehicles can convey its intentions to more unpredictable road users like pedestrians, bicyclists and other drivers. In August, Ford and some researchers from Virginia Tech put on some serious miles testing one way to get everyone on the same page. (more…)
Is Ford making a Raptor version of the Ranger?
Some of Ford’s top competitors, like Chevrolet and Toyota, have been making some headway by offering midsize pickup trucks. Ford has already announced that it will be bringing the midsize Ford Ranger back to the United States. While it has disappeared as a new model from dealerships like Heritage Ford, the automaker was still seeing success in foreign markets. We know that the new U.S. version of the Ranger will be available during the 2019 model year, however, Ford still has some surprises for fans. Leading automotive news website, AutoBlog, got a tip that Ford was testing a Raptor version of the midsize pickup and they also indicate that there is a good chance it will also be coming to the United States. (more…)
Ford Domino’s pizza delivery partnership
Pizza is truly a wonder-food. It can be almost any flavor imaginable and better yet, it can often be delivered directly to your front door. Ford Motor Company and Domino’s Pizza may seem like odd partners. One is a world leader in everything automotive and the other delivers pizza. How could these two companies possibly work together? Well, Ford is making great strides in developing autonomous vehicles and Domino’s has continually revolutionized the food delivery game. The two companies are teaming up to develop the world’s first self-driving delivery vehicle. Obviously, taking the delivery driver out of the car presents some problems. Testing for the self-driving delivery vehicle is slated to begin shortly in Michigan. (more…)