Ford Self-Driving Vehicle Program Teams Up with Postmates

Ford Self-Driving Vehicle Program Teams Up with Postmates

Over the last year, the Ford self-driving vehicle program has been growing. From a $1 billion investment in Argo AI to a new pilot with Domino’s Pizza, its success continues. The American carmaker is now conducting another pilot program with Postmates in order to learn how self-driving vehicles can change the delivery experience.   Throughout the pilot program, when consumers use Postmates to place an order, a self-driving vehicle could act as the delivery boy. This will allow Ford to study not only what the merchant experience must be like at the point of delivery, but also what the customer experience needs to be at the same point.   This

2018 F-150 Highlights: What Sets the F-150 Apart?

2018 F-150 Highlights: What Sets the F-150 Apart?

The 2018 Ford F-150 continues with the long-standing tradition of quality and performance offered by Ford pickups. In particular, the F-150 has a high-strength aluminum build to improve performance, handling, and fuel economy—a feature offered for three model years. When properly equipped, the new F-150 has a best-in-class towing rating of up to 13,200 pounds and it also has a range of new technologies. There are many 2018 F-150 highlights to mention. According to Ford, the F-150 is up to 700 pounds lighter than the previous generation of trucks, thanks to its aluminum alloy design. Not only does this lightweight engineering help you save at the pump, it also improves

How to Buy the World’s Rarest Ford

How to Buy the World’s Rarest Ford

There are plenty of rare and exotic cars in the world, but few can match the prestige and legacy of the Ford GT40. Otherwise known as the World’s Rarest Ford, the GT40 features a top speed of 200 mph and sits at just 40 inches in height. Don’t be too quick to pull the trigger on your purchase though. One Ford GT40 is up for sale and will likely break $7 million. For those with around $7 million lying around, one Ford GT40 is hitting the market in Monterey, California. The model is one of a dozen prototypes, making it extra rare. Ford only made 133 GT40s, making it by

It’s Back! Chrome Pony Corral on a Ford Mustang

It’s Back! Chrome Pony Corral on a Ford Mustang

If you have always liked the historic look of a chrome pony corral on a Ford Mustang, you will be very happy with the latest news. Ford has announced it is adding a new Pony Package for the 2018 Mustang that will add chrome detailing to the front end, including a chrome pony-in-corral badge on the grille. This iconic design was used on the original Mustangs from the mid-1960s and has evolved over time. Ford designers started sketching out the Mustang logo in July 1962, and the first design, sketched by Phil Clark, included the red, white, and blue tri-bar design. The pony corral got its start with designer Gale

Camping in Your Ford Edge

Whenever you’re feeling a little wanderlust, there’s nothing quite like just getting in your car and going. That’s something that the Ford Edge is perfect for, and camping in your Ford Edge can be loads of fun, especially if you know what to expect. Here are a few tips for the next time you feel a road trip coming on. Be Prepared While there’s something to be said for spontaneity, it’s also a good idea to have some idea about where you’re going. If nothing else, you’ll want to make sure that it’s a good time of year for the place you’d like to visit. Plus, planning a route can

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R Wheels Win Popular Science Innovation Award

2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R Wheels Win Popular Science Innovation Award

The 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R wheels, made of super light carbon fiber wheels, were recognized by Popular Science as one of the greatest innovations in the automotive industry this year. The Shelby’s wheels weigh 19 lb, 15 lb lighter than regular aluminum wheels, which greatly improves the car’s acceleration, along with better rigidity than aluminum for better handling. They’re also insulated with a ceramic coating similar to what’s used in space shuttles, according to Ford, which helps maintain the integrity of the wheels in high heat. The reduced weight of the wheels makes for a “60-pound total reduction in unsprung weight, and a 40% drop in rotational inertia,” according

Ford Focus RS Kit Modifications

Ford Focus RS Kit Modifications

Right off the factory floor, the Ford Focus RS is one of the hottest hot hatches available. But that doesn’t mean it can’t get any better. The British tuner, Mountune, has released a series of Ford Focus RS kit modifications to make the car even quicker, more dynamic, and more fun than it already is. For mild modifications, Phase One adds new hoses, suspension upgrades, and a bigger intake. Step up to Phase Two and you’ll get a high-flow air filter, durable silicone hoses, an improved air recirculation valve, and a modified ECU. With Phase Two in place, the turbocharged 2.3-liter, four-cylinder engine will produce 370 horsepower and 346 lb-ft

Fun Things to Make Siri Say

Fun Things to Make Siri Say

iPhone users have a unique application when it comes to entertainment. Siri is the voice-activated guide to all things Apple and that extends to in-car connectivity as well. As it turns out, Siri knows a few tricks of its own. Here are some fun things to make Siri say from us here at Gurley Motor Co. To kick things off, tell Siri to “Beatbox.” Make sure you have your phone volume turned up before she responds! Star Wars fans can also say, “Siri, I am your father” for an entertaining response while those with a bleaker outlook can ask “When is the world going to end?” Fans of robotics, technology,

Scenic Places to Drive Your Ford Mustang in New Mexico

Scenic Places to Drive Your Ford Mustang in New Mexico

Hitting the open road in a Ford Mustang is the perfect way to spend an afternoon, day, or weekend. It doesn’t matter whether your particular model is a convertible or not, taking a drive in your Ford Mustang is an experience unlike any other. New Mexico is a great place to hit the road thanks to its lovely scenery. Here are a few great places to drive your Mustang from us here at Gurley Motor Co. Abo Pass Trail Scenic Byway – A unique route in itself, the Abo Pass Trail features natural beauty that can’t be found anywhere else. The route connects to the remains of the Abo Pueblo and

Updated Ford Fiesta With Luxury Trim May Be Available 2017

Updated Ford Fiesta With Luxury Trim May Be Available 2017

As more and more new models are teased, previewed, and unveiled for the upcoming 2017 model year, auto news sources begin digging for all the information they can find on all the latest and greatest products coming out from car manufacturers. Some of the speculation flying is in regards to the updated Ford Fiesta, slated for a 2017 model year, which, according to Italian publication Omni Auto, might be receiving a new upscale, luxury trim level called the Vignale when it’s released sometime next year. The Vignale trim is already available on other vehicles in Ford’s lineup, such as the Fusion and S-Max minivan. Typical additions attributed to the Vignale