2015 Ford Edge Design Stems from Former Toy Creator

2015 Ford Edge Design Stems from Former Toy Creator

It turns out that the remote control double-sided remote control car, “Ricohet,” and the 2015 Ford Edge Design have more in common than just four wheels – they have the same designer. Kevin George, now the exterior design manager for the 2015 Edge crossover, spent 12 years designing toys for small kids including the before-mentioned “Ricochet,” “Jurassic Park” tour trucks, “Batman” vehicles, and NASCAR models for the Kenner toy company. However, in 2001, George made the switch to car design. “The passion that kids had for their toys – I want them to grow up and have that same passion for their cars,” says George. The toy car designer turned

Ford Takes Home KBB Brand Image Award for Truck Segment

Ford Takes Home KBB Brand Image Award for Truck Segment

Recently named the Best Overall Truck Brand in the world, Ford is on a roll. In a recent study by Kelley Blue Book (KBB), results concluded that Ford is seen by consumers around the world as the top pickup brand available. With record-breaking models like the F-150, it comes as no surprise. The KBB Brand Image Award is given for three categories, luxury, non-luxury, and truck. According to Ford, this is the sixth year Ford has won the award, proving just how incredible the new F-150 really is. Besides the new lightweight model, new customers were also impressed by the Super Duty F-250 and the F-350, both of which helped

Mustang Earns 6th Consecutive Vincentric Best Value in America Award

Mustang Earns 6th Consecutive Vincentric Best Value in America Award

The 2015 Ford Mustang has earned the Vincentric Best Value in America award in the Sports Car category… again. This is no less than the sixth consecutive year that the firm honors the popular pony car! Every year, Vincentric puts together its list based on statistical analysis of several key costs of ownership, including insurance, maintenance, depreciation, repairs, fees and taxes, financing, opportunity cost, and fuel. This time around, the company pointed out the “lowest total cost of ownership, lowest maintenance costs, and lowest fuel costs in its class” as the defining factors behind the Mustang’s dominance. In other words, the Ford muscle car is more likely to give you

Ford Infotainment System Updates to Happen Automatically with Microsoft Cloud

Ford Infotainment System Updates to Happen Automatically with Microsoft Cloud

Ford has announced an expansion in its partnership with Microsoft that will allow automatic infotainment system updates. Using Microsoft’s Azure cloud service, Ford infotainment system updates will automatically happen when the car connects to a Wi-Fi network, eliminating the need for manual updates, either by the dealership or vehicle owner. The system, called the Ford Service Delivery Network, is expected to be available in all Ford vehicles by the end of 2016, although some new Ford vehicles will feature the automatic update technology as soon as this year. The computers found in new Ford vehicles will be more like actual computers, allowing users to refresh a car’s entertainment, navigation, and