How to Set Up and Use the FordPass App

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You’ve probably heard the term or phrase “there’s an app for that.” Made popular by Apple in 2009, if you’ve owned a smartphone in the last 6 years, you know that this phrase is becoming more and more true every day. Well Ford got in on the action and developed FordPass. This free app is… Read more »

Top 10 Safety Tech and Driver Assists – How Ford Keeps You Safer

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For drivers considering purchasing a new car, truck, or SUV, safety has always been at the forefront of their considerations. The ability to survive an accident, or avoid it altogether, is something all drivers expect from modern vehicles. That’s why Ford is at the forefront of automotive safety equipment – to ensure their vehicles offer… Read more »

Growing Your Family

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First, it was your travel gear in the trunk. Then, your spouse’s everyday accessories in the glove compartment. Fair enough. But now you’ve got a car seat and a baby in the back and your older child is also somewhere back there behind a wall of grocery bags. As your family grows and your car’s cargo space fills up… Read more »

New Infotainment with Ford Sync 3

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It’s smarter and more user-friendly, and it’s new for 2016 models. Ford Sync 3 infotainment connects you with your Ford in exciting new ways. You Command Your Ford The Ford Sync 3 infotainment system has been streamlined to give you the most intuitive control over your Ford, letting you control various functions like your navigational… Read more »

Start Your Car From Indoors This Winter

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Why are you still starting your car outside in the cold? What’s stopping you from getting a remote car starter? Well, we at Driving Change Automotive Group will help you out here. Let’s talk about what to look for in remote starters and why you should get one this season! Your Basic Two-Way Starter A… Read more »

Aluminum Repairs: The Inside Scoop

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Ford made a quantum leap when they redesigned their stalwart F-150 pickup for 2015, shedding the heavy old-school steel body panels for lightweight aluminum. The upside was greatly reduced weight (up to 700 pounds!) and increased economy and performance. However, aluminum is much trickier to repair than conventional steel. High-end brands like Audi, Porsche, and… Read more »

SYNC Tips: Playing Music With Your Mouth

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By Justin Reves, Marketing Manager When I say, “Playing Music With Your Mouth”, I don’t mean making kazoo sounds with your lips. I’m talking about using voice commands to play specific artists, albums, songs, or playlists stored on your iPod, USB stick, or other music-player that you connected to a SYNC-equipped system. Whatever this device… Read more »

SYNC Tips: Managing and Updating Your Phonebook in Your Car

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By Justin Reves, Marketing Manager No, this is not about where to find the latest pocket-sized phone book to store under your seats. It’s about how to keep the contacts stored on your SYNC system up-to-date. This question came up recently and it’s a bit complicated so it’s worthy of a blog post. Someone had spelled… Read more »