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Waze is Coming to Ford SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3 with Waze 

Ford Adding Waze App for Use Through SYNC 3 Interface

Ford has recently announced a new development in their use of navigation technology. The Waze is a popular app used by drivers on the road for up to date traffic conditions. It's a crowdsourcing app, and drivers share information as they see it while on the road.

Ford has made the decision to bring the Waze app to drivers in a more user-friendly way…

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Join Joe Myers Ford in Supporting USO Houston

Joe Myers Ford at USO Dallas

Joe Myers Ford is a proud supporter of USO Houston and all of the important work that they do to serve our local troops. As part of our Memorial Day celebrations, we recently served lunch at the United Service Organization’s Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) in downtown Houston. At the event, we provided lunch for approximately 130 soldiers and new military inductees, along with their parents.

Joe Myers Ford has been involved with the…

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Tips for Driving in Heavy Rain Storms

The next time you get stuck driving in a storm, here are some easy to follow tips that'll help you navigate rainy roadways.

Although it's generally best to stay off the road in inclement weather, realistically it's not always possible to do so. Rainstorms create poor visibility and increase your risk for hydroplaning, which occurs when you lose control of your vehicle on a wet road. These tips can help you drive safely when heavy rain is forecasted and you can't change your plans.

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Ford Fusion Earns Top Award from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The 2017 Ford Fusion has earned a Top Safety Pick+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This huge honor recognizes the brand-new Fusion’s modified front-end design, as well as its available new active braking system. These top-tier safety technologies helped qualify the four-door sedan for the accolade.

Like previous models, the 2017 Fusion yet again achieved good ratings in the IIHS’ four other crashworthiness tests – moderate overlap front and side, roof strength and head restraints.

“The 2017 Ford Fusion is our most advanced car yet and we’re proud to see it recognized by NHTSA and…

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Get Ready to Rock at the Free Press Summer Festival!

Are you ready to rock? If so, then you won’t want to miss the Free Press Summer Festival! It will once again take center stage in Houston on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5, 2016. Widely known as a Texas favorite, the 8th annual event is expected to be better than ever!

Each year, the exciting event brings in thousands of party goers who are all looking to have a great time while listening to big name performers like Lauryn Hill and Willie Nelson, who have both hit the stage here in recent years.

Featuring more than 160…

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2016 Ford Fiesta Wins Cool Car Award!

Everyone already knows that the 2016 Ford Fiesta is cool, well now it is official: It has been named as one of the Top 10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000 of 2016, according to KBB.com. Cars that earn this distinction must be fun to own and fun to drive. The Fiesta offers both of these qualities and much more.

Sporty and agile, this modern marvel is no stranger to this distinction, either. In fact, this is the sixth time in seven years that KBB has named the Fiesta to the list. “Cool sure has come a long way…

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Houston Fajita Festival

On your mark, get ready, fajita! If you’re a fan of this tasty food, then you won’t want to miss the first-ever Houston Fajita Festival! Slated for Saturday, June 4, 2016, this gathering is sure to become a family favorite.

From beef to seafood, there will be a variety of delicious fajita choices, as well as a beer and spirit garden, a kids’ playground and live entertainment: midget wrestling, local bands, artist painting, costume characters and interactive games for prizes.

As Texans, most of us love fajitas, but this wasn’t always the case. In fact, they were…

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2016 Ford Focus Electric: Recharge Your Driving Experience!

Sporty and modern, the 2016 Ford Focus Electric is definitely worth considering! This year, the hot hatchback is on sale at our Houston dealership with a new Sync 3 technology interface and a six-speed automatic transmission for the available 1.0-liter EcoBoost motor.

To start things off, let’s take a look at the car’s interior. On the inside, the vehicle will make you feel like you’re in a very expensive luxury car with its aesthetically pleasing dashboard and easy-to-use controls. The brand-new Sync 3 features an enhanced menu system and recognizes smartphone-like gestures, making it simple to…

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2016 Ford F-150 Earns Prestigious Award

The all-new 2016 Ford F-150 is really raking in the awards - from being crowned as the winner of PickupTrucks.com’s Texas Truck Showdown Max MPG fuel economy challenge, to helping Ford earn the distinction of “Best Overall Truck Brand,” Now the F-150 has yet another award to be very proud of: It has earned an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick for SuperCrew and SuperCab configurations.

This recognition makes the award-winning F-150 the only large pickup to achieve such an award by the IIHS. “From the moment our team set out to design and build the new…

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