Thursday was our annual luncheon for Great Strides, the biggest CF fundraiser of the year. Adam Longwell is an associate in our parts department whose daughter Kendall has Cystic Fibrosis. So every year we come together to raise money for Kendall’s Krew.
The 2015 Ford F-150 has earned a perfect score in the government’s crash test ratings.
The aluminum body 2015 Ford F-150 received a top five-star safety score from the government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is significant for a number of reasons. First, Ford redesigned and rebuilt the F-150 from the ground up, highlighted by a new aluminum body. The aluminum body was a risk worth taking for Ford, because the new aluminum beats out the old style in every single safety crash.
The Ford Motor Co. was named the best overall truck brand for 2015 by Kelley Blue Book.
The all-new 2015 Ford F-150 was of course the major reason for this year’s award. The F-150 was completely redesigned inside and out, highlighted by its new all-aluminum body. High strength aluminum steel helps the F-150 shed weight and increase fuel economy and towing capacity.
Under the hood, the Ford F-150 also features a new 2.7 liter V-6 twin turbocharged engine that further increases fuel economy. The F-150 also features brand-new innovative technology like a 360-degree view camera, and towing assistance that makes connecting your boat or trailer easier than ever.
It’s more than just the Ford F-150 that has contributed to Ford’s big win in this category. The Ford 2-50 and F-350 work trucks were ranked best in class KBB, helping the brand take home the gold.
Kelley Blue Book uses its Market Intelligence Brand Watch study in coming up with these results. They look at what brands customers are most familiar with and they also look at the reviews on their website.
The new 2015 Ford Escape is among the top ten least expensive vehicles to insure.
The 2015 Ford Escape is the tenth least expensive vehicle to insure. That’s according to insure.com, who released its annual list this month. Crunching all the numbers, the experts find that the Escape will save you money every month.
Specifically, insure.com named the Ford Escape S 2WD model as number ten overall, eith a $1,190 average premium. Insure.com calculates the average insurance rates of the six largest carriers — Allstate, Farmer, Geico, Nationwide, Progressive and State Farm.
The 2015 Ford Edge, seen here at the Cleveland Auto Show, is among the least expensive vehicles to insure.
The Ford Edge is one of the least expensive cars to insure. That’s according to Insure.com, who released its annual list this month. Taking the average rates of the six largest carriers — Allstate, Farmers, Geico, Nationwide, Progressive and State Farm, the Edge was the eighth cheapest car to insure among all vehicles.
The 2.0 Liter EcoBoost is bringing improving the local economy and bringing jobs to Northeast Ohio.
The Ford Motor Co. has expanded its Cleveland Engine Plant with the production of two all-new EcoBoost engines in Northeast Ohio. This means more jobs and more money flowing into the area thanks to Ford.
Ford announced the production of the all-new twin-scroll 2.0 liter and 2.3 liter EcoBoost engines during a press conference Friday during the 2015 Cleveland Auto Show.
The 2015 Ford F-150 has been named one of the 15 best family vehicles according to KBB. Despite its rugged exterior and work truck capabilities, it is the perfect vehicle for road trips and weekend activities with your whole family.
Great models like the 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage has pushed the brand up in vehicle dependability.
The Mitsubishi brand stood out in this year’s J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study. As a whole, the brand exceeded the industry’s average for customer satisfaction and leaped ten spots overall in this year’s rankings.
The J.D. Power Vehicle Dependability Study examines problems experienced during the past 12 months by original owners of 2012 or new vehicles. Scores are determined by the number of problems experienced per 100 vehicles. The lower the score the better.
The 2015 Ford F-150 with an EcoBoost Engine was named one of the most environmentally friendly vehicles for 2015.
Specifically, the American Council for Energy Efficient Economy voted the the 2015 Ford F-150 equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost was named the greenest standard pickup.
The ACEEE publishes its findings on greencars.org. According to the website, the company determines it methodology on tailpipe emissions, fuel economy, vehicle mass and battery mass and composition.
“Tailpipe emissions and fuel efficiency are clearly important, but impacts also depend on the type of fuel used and the materials that go into manufacturing the vehicle,” the website says.
The 2015 Ford F-150 was completely redesigned for the new year, perhaps the most important truck to ever hit the market. The F-150 is now made of high-strength aluminum, allowing it to be 700 pounds lighter than previous models. With the 2.7L EcoBoost Engine, the F-150 now gets up to 26 MPG on the highway
The F-150 also has a slew of great features built with all truck owners in mind. Read our review to find out why the Ford F-150 is more than just a green, fuel efficient truck.