Ford Debuts Line Lock Technology on 2015 Mustang

Every day we get more and more excited about the 2015 Ford Mustang. New feature after new feature keeps debuting, and today we saw the next piece of technology to debut on this soon to be American Icon.

Today we saw Line Lock technology for the very first time. This means you can lock the front brake electronically, which allows drivers to perform one heck of a burnout. Watch the video below:

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Watch Ford Put a 2015 Mustang on the Roof

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, Ford recreated an iconic moment from its “Mad Men” era. The 2015 Mustang was put on the roof of the Empire State Building, the same thing Ford did 50 years ago to celebrate its debut.

Well how do you get a 2015 Mustang on top of one of America’s most iconic structures? It isn’t easy. Watch below as the Ford experts assemble a car that’s ready for the Big Apple.

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Service Tip of the Week: How to Save Fuel

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Editor’s Note: This is the second in our new ongoing series of car care advice from Waikem Fixed Ops Director David Sams. This week, Dave is telling you simple tricks to save fuel.

Do you get frustrated when you have to buy gas?  Does the does the ever changing cost of gas add to your anxiety level?  Here are several items that may aid in raising your mileage and reduce the number of trips to the fuel pump.

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Ford Trucks Earn KBB Brand Image Award

The Ford F-150 has again been named Kelley Blue Book's Most Trusted Truck.

The Ford F-150 has again been named Kelley Blue Book’s Most Trusted Truck.

The Ford Motor Co. won best overall truck brand from Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com brand image awards. KBB uses search data and brand characteristics that are embraced by the market.

Ford trucks has won five of the six KBB Brand Image Awards. Ford credits the F-150, Super Duty F-250 and F-350 for helping them win the award again.

With the redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 hitting the lot later this year, we think Ford will be right back on top of this list again next year.

Learn more about the Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards.

Learn more about the Ford truck lineup

George Waikem Ford in Massillon, Ohio has a great selection of these Ford trucks available today. See why Stark County’s truck leader is the industry leader.

Waikem Service Tip of the Week: Wiper Blades

Wiper Blades should be your best friend, but are often your worst enemy. This week, David Sams discusses the importance of wiper blade and windshield maintenance.

Wiper Blades should be your best friend, but are often your worst enemy. This week, David Sams discusses the importance of wiper blade and windshield maintenance.

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a new weekly series on the Waikem blog covering service tips from our Fixed Ops Director David Sams. This week David talks about the importance of good wiper blades. 

Learn more about the Waikem Auto Family Service Departments.

David Sams’ Tip of the Week: Maintain Your Wiper Blades

What is the worst thing to discover when it starts to rain?   Your wipers don’t clear the windshield.  Several things to consider:

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Ford Investing Even More in the Buckeye State

Ford invests $500 million and adds 300 more jobs to Ohio with the production of a new engine at the Lime Engine Plant.

Ford invests $500 million and adds 300 more jobs to Ohio with the production of a new engine at the Lime Engine Plant.

Ford is once again making a major investment and bringing new jobs into Ohio.

As announced on Friday, the Ford Motor Co. is investing $500 million to upgrade the Lima Engine Plant. Ford will also create 300 new jobs thanks to this major investment.

The engine plant in northwest Ohio will produce the all-new fuel efficient 2.7-Liter EcoBoost engine found in the 2015 Ford F-150. The all-new F-150 will be the first model to use this all-new engine.

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Waikem Kia Open This Sunday

Waikem Kia is opening from Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday to handle the additional demands of the Cleveland Auto Show.

Waikem Kia is opening from Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday to handle the additional demands of the Cleveland Auto Show.

Due to the huge demands following the Cleveland Auto Show, Waikem Kia is opening its doors from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 29. Thanks to Auto Show Rebates, we are able to offer our lowest prices of year in March. But these offers will expire at 8 p.m. Monday, March 31.

So Sales Managers Chris Campian and Kent Witters talked to Doug, David and Chip Waikem, and they agreed to let Chris and the team hold this special day for the customers.

If we are opening the doors on a Sunday, then you know we are giving out great deals. See below for some of our best specials.

Waikem Kia Newspaper Ad, valid through 3-31-14.

Waikem Kia Newspaper Ad, valid through 3-31-14.

If you want to take advantage of the savings, contact the Waikem Kia Internet Department for your one-on-one appointment with Chris and Kent. We’ve seen great demand for Kia this month, don’t miss out on this extra opportunity to save.

Waikem Sales Manager Chris Campian.

Waikem Sales Manager Chris Campian.

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Ford Recreating Empire State Building Promotion

The 2015 Ford Mustang was a big hit at the 2014 Cleveland Auto Show.

The 2015 Ford Mustang was a big hit at the 2014 Cleveland Auto Show.

 

In 1964, Ford celebrated the debut of the Ford Mustang by placing one atop the Empire State Building. As they celebrate the grand debut of the 50th Anniversary model, Ford is recreating the promotion.

The Ford Motor Co. announced Tuesday it will place the 2015 Ford Mustang Convertible atop the Empire State Building in the New York Skyline. The all-new convertible model will sit atop the New York City skyline for 54 hours starting on April 16.

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Ford Among the Most Ethical Companies

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The Ford Motor Co. is among the most ethical companies in the world.

That’s according to the Ethisphere Institute, who recognized Ford in its annual “World’s Most Ethical Companies,” awards this week. Ford was the only automotive manufacturer on the list, and one of only three companies in the automotive industry to be recognized. This the fifth consecutive year Ford has been honored with this recognition.

Ford is among 144 companies selected from thousands around the world. It is the only automaker to receive the honor for 2014, and one of just a few companies to earn the recognition five times. Ford was selected for its corporate responsibility efforts, governance and business practices.

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