Ford Helps Locavores with New App

Ford has made a commitment to promoting sustainable practices. In honor of this Commitment Ford has teamed up with SHFT.com a leading sustainability website to create an app that helps be more “Locavore”.  This Locavore movement means that individuals are making a commitment to eating fresh food that is grown locally. Closer food sources mean … Continue reading

What will Ford think of next?

In an interview at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Mark Fields, Ford’s head of the Americas, said, “We’re thinking more and more like not only a car company, but a technology company.”  There is no doubt that Ford is the most innovative automobile company today, demonstrated by their recognition as the only full-line automaker in … Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day!

On behalf of all of us here at Academy Ford, Happy Valentine’s Day!  And we would like to keep it happy for you with a great date night this Valentine’s Day. And here’s how… If you own a Ford vehicle equipped with AppLink, download the BeCouply app NOW!  BeCouply has designed an app to make it … Continue reading

Apps are the Future

A recent survey by Nielsen showed that more than half of mobile phone owners in the United States use a smartphone, and the population of smartphone users is expected to double by 2015.  Also, two-thirds of new handsets are enabled to run applications and American users have an average of 67 apps on their devices.  … Continue reading

The Evolution of SYNC

As the leader in automotive technology, Ford is a regular attendee of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that takes place every January in Las Vegas.  Ford first launched SYNC at CES in 2007, and then showed up the following year with additional functionality to SYNC in terms of features and services.  SYNC is the … Continue reading