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BRING ON WINTER! WATCH KEN BLOCK PLAY IN THE SNOW WITH THE ALL-NEW F-150 RAPTOR

Professional rally driver Ken Block knows just how to handle the winter: with a heavy dose of Ford Raptor. With its status secured as the ultimate high-performance off-road pickup, the all-new 2017 F-150 Raptor is the perfect companion for any kind of snow day. Watch the video below and see for yourself how the elements … Continue reading

FORD PERFORMANCE REVEALS ALL-NEW, TRACK-ONLY SHELBY® FP350S

Ford Performance today unveils an all-new, non-street legal, track-ready Shelby FP350S race car at the 2016 Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis. Shelby FP350S – designed for road racing sprint events in classes including, but not limited to, Trans Am (TA3 and TA4), NASA and SCCA club racing (T1 and T2) – is the latest … Continue reading

VIDEO: FORD GT CAUGHT HIGH-SPEED TESTING

The 3.5L EcoBoost® V6 boasting over 600 horsepower gives the Ford GT the power to hit extraordinary speeds. The Ford GT’s aerodynamic shape allows it to cut through the air unlike any Ford production car before it.

FORD, FISHER-PRICE INTRODUCE POWER WHEELS SMART DRIVE MUSTANG — MOST ADVANCED POWER WHEELS EVER

  Ford and Fisher-Price® worked closely together to create the new Power Wheels® Smart Drive™ Mustang – a realistic and high-tech, fast and fun battery-operated ride-on toy. The officially licensed Smart Drive Mustang is designed to delight budding performance enthusiasts with original pony car-inspired looks and performance, and it’s packed with safety features sure to … Continue reading

Five Fall Drives

Catch the crisp autumnal colors with these amazing road trips. 1. BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, VA & NC SEE: The 469 miles from the Shenandoah National Park in Virginia to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina is prime turning-leaf territory. 2. ROUTE 100, VT SEE: The roads from Canada to Massachusetts pass along … Continue reading

FORD UNVEILS NEXT-GENERATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR STRESS-FREE PARKING, COLLISION AVOIDANCE, WRONG-WAY DRIVING ALERTS

Building on its industry leadership in available driver-assist technologies, Ford Motor Company is expanding its offerings with a range of next-generation features designed to ease parking hassles, improve collision avoidance, detect objects in the road and prevent wrong-way driving. Ford offers more nameplates in the United States with adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, lane … Continue reading

AS ‘PETEXTRIAN’ INJURIES MOUNT, FORD TECHNOLOGY CAN PREDICT HUMAN MOVEMENT

Collisions can be caused not just by distracted driving, but increasingly, distracted walking. Every eight minutes, a pedestrian is injured in a motor vehicle crash, according to a recent report from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This rise is linked to a global influx of “petextrians” – people walking while texting.  Ford’s new Pre-Collision Assist … Continue reading

Nicole Celebrates 10 years

Our very own #LaurelNicole of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon fame celebrates 10 years with Academy Ford and we would be remiss to not mark the occasion with much congratulations. With 10 years of experience behind her we thought we’d take some time to sit down with her to see what her accomplishment means to … Continue reading

MORE MILES PER GALLON: FORD F-150 FUEL ECONOMY IMPROVES WITH ALL-NEW ECOBOOST ENGINE AND 10-SPEED TRANSMISSION

Ford, America’s truck leader, continues its relentless pace of innovation and performance, helping customers get better mileage out of each gallon of gas in the 2017 Ford F-150. Thanks to the all-new 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine mated to the first volume-production 10-speed automatic transmission, EPA-estimated city, highway and combined fuel economy increase 1 mpg, with … Continue reading

FORD GT WINS PRESTIGIOUS GOLD CLIO AWARD FOR PRODUCT DESIGN

The Ford GT became the first automobile ever to win a Gold Clio in the prestigious international Clio Awards competition. The GT won the Gold Clio for product design in the newly added Vehicle category, making the Ford supercar the debut winner of the honor. “This is an exciting win, an extraordinary achievement,” said Craig … Continue reading