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2018 Ford Mustang GT Features Quiet Start Mode

We think it's pretty interesting to learn where the inspiration for new engineering ideas come from. In the case of the industry-first Quiet Mode (also known as "Good Neighbor Mode") that's found on the 2018 Ford Mustang GT, it was when someone called the police on Steve von Foerster, the former head of vehicle engineering for Ford Motor Company.

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Ford Commemorates 100 Years of Truck History

Once the Model T had been established as a successful vehicle, Henry Ford turned his attention to creating a vehicle that would provide a solution for customers that needed a utility vehicle capable of hauling heavy loads. On July 27, 1917, the vision was realized when the Model TT was launched. Outfitted with the Model T's cab and engine, this vehicle featured a work-duty frame that was able to accommodate a cargo bed and haul a one ton payload -- all for a factory price of $600!

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Ford Sponsors Woodward Dream Cruise

Ford recently announced that they are a presenting sponsor of the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise, the country's largest annual celebration of auto culture and history. This year's Woodward Dream Cruise takes place on Saturday, August 19, and is expected to draw over 1.2 million people and 40,000 cars.

Ford is bringing its award-winning Driving Skills For Life program to the Woodward Dream Cruise for the first time. This program provides young auto enthusiasts and new drivers with the chance to learn safe driving techniques through a new virtual reality app.

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Ford Adds to Investment in its Kentucky Plant

Recently Ford announced plans to make an additional $900 million investment in order to upgrade its Kentucky Truck Plant so that the facility can manufacture all-new Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs that will be delivered to U.S. dealerships this fall. The company will also export the SUVs to over 55 markets around the world, securing Ford's place among the top United States auto exporters.

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Motorweek Gives Ford Fusion a Drivers' Choice Award

It was announced recently that the 2017 Ford Fusion had been named the Best Family Sedan in the 2017 Motorweek Drivers' Choice Awards.

The 2017 Fusion packs in more technology than ever, including driver assistance features like Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection and adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go. A 2.7-liter V6 EcoBoost® engine combines with intelligent all-wheel drive and continuously controlled damping to offer drivers an engaging driving experience that's atypical for a four-door family sedan.

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The Ford Fiesta Earns Kelley Blue Book Cost to Own Award

It was announced earlier this year that the 2017 Ford Fiesta ST had received Kelley Blue Book's 5-Year Cost to Own Award for the sporty compact car segment, with credit going to the vehicle's low Kelley Blue Book Fair Purchase Price and low anticipated maintenance expenses.

The Ford Fiesta ST features a 1.6-liter turbocharged direct-injection EcoBoost® four cylinder engine that delivers efficient, EPA-estimated 26 mpg city/33 mpg highway/29 mpg combined. This fuel efficiency also helped the Fiesta ST win the award, as did its low starting price.

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Ford Announces May Sales Results

Earlier this month, Ford Motor Company reported the news that the company's U.S. sales in May 2017 amounted to a total 241,126 vehicles. This 2.2 percent increase over May 2016 sales was propelled by strong sales results in the SUV and truck segments, while a gain in fleet sales helping to transcend a small decrease in retail consumer sales.

76,027 F-Series pickups were sold over the month for a 12.8 percent sales improvement and the segment's best May sales results in 13 years.

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2017 Ford Focus RS Asserts Itself as One of the Industry's Best Hot Hatchbacks

If we here at Rountree Ford were to enumerate all of the winning qualities that comprise the 2017 Focus RS, our esteemed American automaker's hot hatch, it'd no doubt be quite the undertaking. Suffice it to say, then, that this list is a long one.

So, rather than take this tack, today we thought we'd have a look at arguably the finest feature of the Focus RS: its turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine.

Pairing with a six-speed manual transmission, this turbo-four produces a positively prolific 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. Standard fare also includes an…

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Ford Has One Splendorous Sedan in the 2017 Fusion Hybrid

Has the midsize sedan class been calling your name? Well, if so, we here at Rountree Ford suggest you heed its cries -- and then turn your attention to ours, the 2017 Fusion Hybrid.

Could it be a match made in vehicular heaven for you two? Follow along with today's post to find out.

Shoppers seeking a taste of the good life are bound to get precisely that with the Fusion Hybrid's top-of-the-line trim, the aptly named Platinum.

Standard features on this model include the SYNC 3 infotainment array, an 8-inch touchscreen display, enhanced voice-command functionality, a power-adjustable ...

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Let the Ford Transit Connect be your Business Partner

You already work hard. Don’t be afraid to share some of the workload with the Ford Transit Connect. With a 1,470-lb. payload rating and 124.3 cu. ft. of storage space, it brings your business where it needs to be.

It’s America’s best selling small commercial van for a reason. It makes your job easy with vertical sliding doors, uplifts specific to your profession, and your choice of a liftgate or swing out cargo doors.

It seats 7 to fit the whole crew, or the seats can be folded down or removed to fit all your…
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