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Verizon Vehicle Connectivity Service

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in New Technology on Monday, January 26th, 2015 at 11:26 AM

Verizon Vehicle

Verizon Vehicle

One of the biggest draws to purchasing a brand new vehicle is getting all of the latest technology. In recent years the automakers have focused a lot of their attention on improving in-car connectivity. We’ve all heard of popular infotainment systems such as Ford’s SYNC or GM’s OnStar, which help to keep drivers connected while they are in the car. That technology has a lot of benefits, such as improving driver safety. However, it is only available in newer model year vehicles. In-car connectivity technology has never been available to the thousands of drivers who drive older vehicles, until now. Verizon has just announced that they are creating their own in-car connectivity technology with a brand new service called Verizon Vehicle. Read the rest of this entry »

Ford F-150 is Crowned Truck of the Year by Truck Magazine

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in Ford F-150 on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 4:58 PM

Truck Magazine Awarded the F-150 with Truck of the Year

Truck Magazine Awarded the F-150 with Truck of the Year

It was recently announced that truck magazine awarded the F-150 with Truck of the Year. This is a highly coveted award from within the automotive industry. It was no surprise to us that Truck Magazine chose the F-150 as the winner of this award, because this is the most advanced truck that Ford has ever produced. Read the rest of this entry »

First 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350R sells for $1 Million

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in Ford Mustang on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 10:50 AM

The First 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350R sold for charity

The First 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350R was Sold for Charity

It has been a longstanding tradition in Detroit that the big automakers donate the first examples of their most popular muscle cars to charity. There were three of these iconic first edition muscle cars sold in a charity auction recently in Scottsdale. The auction site was the world-renowned Barrett-Jackson auction. One of the vehicles that was auctioned off was the all-new Shelby Mustang GT350R that the entire automotive community has been buzzing about recently. The first 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350R was sold for charity and raised an astounding amount of money for a very worthy cause. Read the rest of this entry »

2016 Shelby Mustang GT350 vs 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350R Comparison Test

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in Ford Mustang on Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 at 9:26 AM

2016 Shelby Mustang GT350 vs 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350R

Ford fans have been raving about the all-new 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350 since it was unveiled a few weeks ago. However, now Ford has unveiled an even faster one, the Shelby Mustang GT350R. There are a lot of people who do not know what the difference is between these two great cars. So we have decided to dedicate this blog post to doing a comparison test with the 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350 vs 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350R.

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Lincoln Unveils 2016 MKX Crossover in Detroit

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in Lincoln MKX on Thursday, January 15th, 2015 at 11:11 AM

All-New 2016 Lincoln MKX Crossover

All-New 2016 Lincoln MKX Crossover

We have been patiently waiting for months for Lincoln to unveil the newest version of their popular mid-size luxury crossover vehicle, the MKX. Well, we are happy to announce that the wait is finally over, and we couldn’t be any more thrilled. Lincoln took the the stage at the North American Auto Show in Detroit this week to unveil the newest generation of the MKX. We have the scoop on this great new vehicle and will be dedicating this blog post to explaining everything that we know so far about the all-new 2016 Lincoln MKX crossover. Read the rest of this entry »

Shelby Cobra 427: 50th Anniversary Edition

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in Shelby on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 at 4:55 PM

New 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra 427

New 50th Anniversary Shelby Cobra 427

Shelby has produced some of the most popular American muscle cars of all time. However, few are more iconic than the big block Shelby Cobra that came out back in 1965. When the 427 ci Shelby Cobra was first released it was faster than anything that we had seen here in America and in Europe up until that point. As a result, it gained world-wide popularity almost instantly. Well, it has been 50 years since this iconic vehicle was first released, and they are producing a new 50th anniversary Shelby Cobra 427 to celebrate. Read the rest of this entry »

New Weather and Locator Apps on Ford Sync 3

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in New Technology on Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 12:51 PM

New Ford SYNC 3 Infotainment Apps

New Ford SYNC 3 Infotainment Apps

Ford recently announced that they will be discontinuing the MyFord Touch infotainment system in favor of the new SYNC 3 infotainment system. They also explained that there will be new Ford SYNC 3 infotainment apps coming out as well. Most notably, there will be a new weather app and locator app. So we have decided to dedicate this blog post to highlighting these two great new applications.

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The Ford Transit is now the Best-Selling in the United States

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in Ford Transit Van on Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 2:46 PM

Ford Transit is Officially the Best-Selling van in America

Ford Transit is Officially the Best-Selling van in America

The December automotive sales figures are in, and the Ford Transit is officially the best-selling van in America. The overall sales figures are down slightly for Ford in comparison to last year. However, the Transit has been a bright spot for the company. The Transit line of utility vans are experiencing record sales numbers. Read the rest of this entry »

Ford Recently Trademarked the Name EcoBeast

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in Rumor Mill on Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 10:27 AM

Ford-EcoBeast

Ford EcoBeast

Chrysler released the Charger Hellcat and Challenger Hellcat models this year with powerful 707 horsepower engines. These models are the fastest muscle cars that have ever been produced. They also successfully reinvigorated the muscle car segment here in the United States. The other automakers obviously noticed the success that Chrysler has had with the Hellcat this year and will undoubtedly try to imitate it in their own ways. Ford recently trademarked the name EcoBeast, which may be their answer to the Hellcat. So far there are not many official details available about this new Ford nameplate. However, we will use this blog post to highlight all of the rumors that have been circulating around about the Ford EcoBeast. Read the rest of this entry »

Debut of the 2015 Ford F-150 Advertising Campaign

By Castrucci of Alexandria | Posted in Ford in the News on Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 9:23 AM

Advertising Campaign for the new F-150

Advertising Campaign for the new F-150

Ford took the world by storm when they redesigned the iconic F-150 pickup truck with a completely aluminum body for the 2015 model year. They obviously wanted to debut the advertising campaign for the new F-150 on a big national stage, and there is no bigger stage than the college football national championship. The championship is expected to get an even bigger audience than usual this year, because it will feature the first ever playoff system for college football. Read the rest of this entry »



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