It’s a Beast: The Ford F-150 Raptor Launches in 2016

It’s a Beast: The Ford F-150 Raptor Launches in 2016

Watch out! The Ford F-150 Raptor is a big bad beast. Ready for a Sunday drive to grandma’s, industrial hauling, or off-road adventures, this truck seems capable of almost anything. What big features you have! Under the ding- and scratch-resistant hood lies a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Inserted into a steel framework and aluminum-alloy body, this lightweight bad boy offers improved fuel-efficiency without diminishing power. What big upgrades! Other enrichments include an enhanced radar cruise control, a 360-degree camera system which virtually eliminates blind spots, FOX Racing Shox, and the brand new Terrain Management System that makes adjustments based on topography. With a

New Ford GT Performance is Jaw-Dropping

New Ford GT Performance is Jaw-Dropping

Showcasing the best of Ford engineering, the new Ford GT utilizes groundbreaking engineering and technology. A new aerodynamic design, carbon-fiber body, and EcoBoost engine make the famous supercar better than ever. So when does this GT hit the market? Although we’ll be seeing it as early as next year to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford GT race cars, Ford hasn’t given a global release date other than “before 2020.” Sorry adrenaline junkies, you might just have to wait a few years. “As we at Ford drive innovation into every part of our business, it’s worth remembering that our first innovation as a company was not in a laboratory, but

Ford Presents Three New Ford SYNC AppLink Services at 2015 CES

Ford Presents Three New Ford SYNC AppLink Services at 2015 CES

Ford has just introduced three new Ford SYNC AppLink apps at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show, which will improve quality-of-life for all owners of Ford vehicles equipped with the technology. The first app is Life360—a unique service designed to help family members and close friends stay in touch throughout the day. It shows users where their inner circle is located on a private map and offers the ability to message them. The second app is AccuWeather, which uses an exact street address or GPS location to provide minute-by-minute weather forecasting, information about precipitation type, intensity, and duration. You’ll never be surprised by a sudden downpour of rain ever again! The

New F-150 Earns Truck of the Year Distinction from Detroit Free Press

New F-150 Earns Truck of the Year Distinction from Detroit Free Press

If you’re involved in the new car industry, January is always an exciting month, culminating in the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The show itself presents two major awards—the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. This year, going into the show, the new Ford F-150 already has some great momentum towards winning that award. The F-150 just won a Best Truck of the Year award from the Detroit Free Press, which is especially telling since NAIAS also takes place in Detroit. The F-150 has been the best-selling, most popular full-size truck in America for almost four decades, and this new truck will likely keep it ahead

Second Annual HBCU Community Challenge Winners Announced

Second Annual HBCU Community Challenge Winners Announced

Early this fall, Ford announced the start of the second annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities Community (HBCU) Challenge. This program challenged college students to find innovative ways to address community needs. “The HBCU Community Challenge not only allows us to continue our efforts to give back to the African American community, but to do so in a way that encourages innovation and educational empowerment while directly supporting Historically Black Colleges & Universities,” said Pamela Alexander, director, Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund, in a statement.” The HBCU Community Challenge winners are from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. They created a program that would help create in-home vegetable gardens in