Ford Vehicles In Grandville, Michigan

So Many Mustangs, So Little Time

August 20th, 2012

Ford Mustang ModelsWhat’s your favorite Mustang? Is it a red convertible, or would you love to fly down a highway in a Performance White Boss 302? With so many options to choose from, it can be a little daunting trying to pick just one. And Ford keeps making that choice harder by introducing even more custom Mustang models to the fold.

The Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca, for example, is the purpose-built track Mustang. Powered by a 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine, it features brake-cooling ducts, a front air-splitter and R-compound tires. This Mustang begs to be pushed to the limit on the track.

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How Your Ford Can Detect Allergens

August 20th, 2012

SYNC Detects PollenYou’re driving along, enjoying the scenery, not knowing the evil that lurks outside your vehicle’s windows. We are of course talking about… pollen! Imagine being able to get a warning that you might have a runny nose, itchy, watery eyes or a bout of sneezing in your immediate future?

Meet Allergy Alert, a real-time app now compatible with the Ford SYNC® AppLink™. Through the app’s pollen index rating, you can learn the types of allergen conditions you’re likely to encounter, as well as the risk index for asthma, flu/cough/cold and UV rays. The data provider for the Allergy Alert app is IMS Heath, a global leader in health-care info.

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Ford Succeeds in Sustainability

August 2nd, 2012

One of Ford's Sustainable Plants.Andy Hobbs and his global environmental quality team have reduced waste to landfill by 44 percent in the past five years alone. That’s both impressive and incredible. But as Director, Ford Environmental Quality Office, Andy’s all about the S-word: sustainability.

“Integration of our sustainability initiatives into the Ford Production System has enabled us to accelerate environmental improvements at our manufacturing facilities,” Andy explained. That’s been a goal for Ford: building vehicles that are fuel efficient and thoughtfully designed in order to help reduce environmental impact.

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Ford F-250 Hits Millionth Mile

August 2nd, 2012

Ford F-250The odometer turning over to 100,000 miles is considered by many to be a rite of passage for a vehicle. The moment it crosses the threshold of automotive achievement is the moment when most people feel they’ve gotten a lot of miles out of the “old girl.”

But in a world where automotive reliability and new technology can extend a vehicle’s longevity past the 100,000-mile mark, does hitting six figures have the same distinction anymore? How about seven figures?

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