2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Tops Consumer Reports Reliability Study

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The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport topped Consumers Reports’ study as the most reliable SUV.

The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport was voted the most reliable SUV this year by Consumer Reports. The consumer advocate magazine surveys users to find out what problems new drivers are having with their vehicle.

The Outlander Sport finished No. 1 for SUVs, defeating even models from Toyota and Lexus. Consumer Reports surveys new owners of more than 1.1 million vehicles for its annual study. They use a 17-point survey to find out any serious problem with their vehicle. The results are analyzed and released in the Consumer Report’s November edition.

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Ford Reveals Powertrains for the 2015 Ford F-150

The Ford Motor Co. this week gave us a little more detail into the all-new 2015 Ford F-150s. A new standard V6 engine and all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost will be among four choices under the hood when the all-new F-150 hits the dealership.

The all-new standard 3.5 liter V-6 engine will produce 283 horsepower from twin independent variable camshaft timing. A towing capacity of 7,600, 1,910 pounds of payload and 255-lb ft. torque are some of the other details from Ford’s release.

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Ford 1.0L EcoBoost Wins International Engine of the Year Award

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Ford’s 1.0-liter Ecoboost 3-cylinder engine was voted the International Engine of the Year Award.

Ford’s 1.0 liter EcoBoost Engine has again been named the International Engine of the Year from a panel of world-renowned Automotive Expert. This is the third consecutive year this diminutive engine has taken home the award.

With fuel economy approaching 40 MPG that doesn’t sacrifice on power, the engine is something to be seen. It has been available in Europe for years, and it’s now making its way in to the states. It’s already available in the Ford Fiesta, and it will also be available in the 2015 Ford Focus.

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Review: 2015 Ford Explorer

The 2015 Ford Explorer have just started to roll off the transport and onto our showroom floor. This large crossover offers all the features you could ever want, and third row seating for the kids. Let’s take a look at the 2015 Ford Explorer

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George Waikem Ford Hosting Event with Massillon Relay for Life

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George Waikem Ford is holding a community celebration Saturday, June 14th at the dealership with the Massillon Relay for Life.

Ford will donate $20 to the Massillon Relay for Life organization for every new Ford test drive that day. Also, we will have a raffle giveway where you can win a Four-Pack of Cleveland Indians ticks, Akron Rubber Ducks tickets or other great raffle basket prizes, all proceeds to the Massillon Relay for Life.

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Ford Hires Mark Fields as new President and CEO

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The Ford Motor Co. announced today that Mark Fields has been named new chief executive officer and president, replacing retiring CEO Alan Mulally.

Fields, 53, served as Ford’s COO since 2012. He currently works in global business operations, product development, manufacturing. purchasing, and marketing, sales and services. Fields was also credited with leading the transformation of Ford’s North American business. Ford has recorded record profits in each of the last four years.

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Ford Bringing Even More Jobs to America

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The Ford Motor Co. announced Thursday that it’s likely it will exceed it’s hiring goals of 12,000 new employees. Record profits and huge demands are helping Ford continue to grow and grow.

In 2011, Ford and United Auto Workers Union committed to hire more than 12,000 new workers by 2015. Ford announced Thursday it has already completed 75 percent of this goals, and is likely to exceed this goal soon.

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‘American Pickers’ team up with Ford

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The hit TV Show American Pickers may have just made it’s best find ever. Mike and Frank are upgrading to a 2015 Ford Transit van for the all-new season of American Pickers, starting April 30th at 9 p.m. on the History Channel. 

“The biggest thing is, when the van is full, then we’ve got to come home. I’m interested in real estate on wheels,” Wolfe says during the episode airing April 30. “There were four or five different vehicles I was looking at, and I just keep coming back to the Ford as the better choice.”

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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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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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