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5 Things to Do While Covid-19 Social Distancing

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Ever since the CDC recommended the practice of social distancing, a significant number of people have been spending a lot of time at home. For some, this has created stress and feelings of isolation. As you practice social distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, here are ways to make your experience less stressful and more enjoyable.

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Waze is Coming to Ford SYNC 3

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In-car connected technology has undergone vast improvements in recent years. Most automotive manufacturers now give drivers the ability to connect their smartphone, or other mobile devices directly to their vehicle’s infotainment system in order to access a wide range of useful apps and functions. Ford is no different in this respect, as its SYNC 3 infotainment system works with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to provide drivers with a wealth of resources at…

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Ford Teams Up With an Unlikely Partner to Create a Sweet New Way to Be Sustainable

 

If you live anywhere near a local brewery--or you visit one frequently enough--you might know that very often the "spent hops" and grains, the by-products of making beer, can be re-used in creative ways. Some innovators have created dog biscuits from the material, some breweries send it to farms to be used as animal feed, and still others compost it to create rich soil for home gardens in Grapevine and beyond.

But Ford is experimenting…

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Ford's Better World Project Seeks to Share Global, Accessible Mobility

 

Ford recently kicked off a new pilot program looking to bring healthcare, education, and resources to people in rural areas who might otherwise not have access to them. This includes things as simple as water, and as complicated as knowledge of vehicle repair.

While Project Better World touches on many individual projects dedicated to improving community life, education, and driving safety across the country and across the globe, this new pilot has a much bigger…

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The Ford F-150 Dominates the Competition in IIHS Safety Testing

 

A lot of truck brands boast about the strength, durability, ruggedness, and capability of their vehicles--as they should. Pickup trucks in Grapevine, Fort Worth, Arlington, Irving, and Lewisville today are bigger than ever, able to tow and haul incredible loads that trucks even ten years ago wouldn't be able to dream of.

But is your pickup truck strong and steady where it counts?

The 2016 Ford F-150 is.

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In recent testing by the Insurance…

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New Ford Mustang & F-150 Raptor LEGO Sets Are on Sale

Lifelong LEGO fans and kids who love toy cars are going to go bonkers for these new LEGO Speed Champions sets, which feature the Mustang GT and F-150 Raptor. Children as young as 7 can get their hands on two of the nation’s leading vehicle models - in safe and kid-friendly LEGO formation of course. LEGO collectors will also be pleased with the new sets too, which reviews are calling easy to assemble and sturdy when built.

The two new LEGO Speed Champions sets include a 164-piece Ford Mustang GT kit and 664-piece F-150 Raptor kit. The Mustang edition comes…

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See How Ford Tests Cars for Endurance Over Potholes

Coming down the road on Ford’s all-new 2017 Fusion V6 Sport is a new technology called Continuous Control Damping with Pothole Mitigation. The new technology is going to aid drivers in keeping their cars’ suspensions safe from damage when driving over potholes and other hazardous faults in the road. Continuous Control Damping with Pothole Mitigation can detect when a tire has fallen into a pothole and signals the suspension to adjust to the conditions…

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Insane Ford Super Duty Stunt You Have to See

Check out the enclosed video to see a never-before-attempted stunt that proves the Super Duty is truly Built Ford Tough! No other auto manufacturer has done this sort of wild test to see just how well a truck frame can perform when under immense stress. To conduct the test, Ford enlisted the help of John Brenkus, host and creator of the hit ESPN show “Sport Science.”

So what was the stunt?

Eight pickup trucks were…

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Agent Dana Scully Drives Explorer Platinum on X-Files

Well, how about that? If you’ve started watching “The X-Files” mini-series on FOX like we have, you may have noticed that Gillian Anderson’s character, FBI Agent Dana Scully, is driving an all-new Ford Explorer Platinum. Squee!

The Platinum is a new edition to the Ford Explorer lineup for 2016. It’s now the top-tier trim level above the base, XLT, Limited and Sport, so it comes with all the in-demand features you or Scully could want.

“The X-Files” mini-series will also feature an Escape and Mustang, as well as a black Taurus. If you remember older episodes of…

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