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.
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 Explorer won the best value award from Kiplinger personal finance. Kiplinger looks at not only the price but also the resale value and overall quality to help you find the all around best value car. The 2015 Ford Explorer was chosen because of its high resale value and available features that you can get at a low cost.
The Ford’s smart mobility map is a plan that Ford is using to use innovation and cutting edge technology to take the company to the next level in terms of connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and big data. We have seen tremendous innovation already here at George Waikem Ford and we are very excited to see what Ford has in store! It is sure to be ground breaking!
The totally redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 has beat out all other competition and claimed the prestigious award of being named the pickup truck of the year by Truck Trend. Every contender was judged and evaluated according to its overall design, capability,performance and lastly its fuel efficiency. Standing out in every category was the 2015 Ford F-150 which is the toughest, smartest and most capable of any F-150 lineup in previous years. This truck is the best choice for any consumer!
New to secure a spot as the Top Ten Best Seller of 2014 is the Ford Fusion. Being the only new comer to the top ten list means that the Ford Fusion has stepped up and has become a competitor that wont be going anywhere any time soon. The Fusion is one out of two of Ford’s models to make it on the list showing that Ford is a fierce competitor in the automotive market. The 2014 year was one of the best years for the automotive market reaching sales of almost 16.5 million cars sold for the year making this one of the most competitive years for a top selling spot.
The record sales for the Ford F-Series put the truck on the top of the list for the Top Ten Best Selling Cars of 2014. And its no surprise with the launch of the totally redesigned 2015 Ford F-150 that was highly anticipated. New and old the F-150 was the most sold out of all the F-Series Ford has to offer, showing that consumers are choosing this truck for its popularity. Out of 16.5 million cars sold, the Ford F-Series accounted for a grand total of 753,851 of the total vehicles sold for the year. We anticipate even higher sales for 2015 with the new 2015 F-150 that is quickly becoming one of the most popular trucks among consumers.
If this morning was is any indication, January and February 2015 are going to be tough on your car. With the cold weather, possible heavy snow and ice, it’s not going to be an easy commute. To stay safe on the roads, Waikem fixed ops director David Sams has a list of tips to help you stay safe on the roads.
1. Check wiper blades to make sure they are in good shape. Be sure to check the rear wiper on vehicles that are equipped with one.
2. Be sure washer fluid in tank is filled with a winter solution that protects to -20 degrees or more.
The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer keeps the same aggressive styling cues and lively personality, but adds new equipment upgrades and improved features. The best part of this year’s models is the wide range of engine and drive train options available.
With three engines to choose from — efficient 2.0 liter, spirited 2.4 liter, turbocharged intercooled 2.0 liter, and the option between either a 5-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission — you can customize the 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer to fit your driving needs and wants!
The 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer keeps the same aggressive styling cues and lively personality, but adds new equipment upgrades and improved features.
There are also seven exterior colors, two interior colors, three fabric choices and six different trim level, ES, SE, GT, RALLIART, GSR, MR that you can choose from to make your new car uniquely yours!