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Ford Expedition Gets Top Spot From Crash Test Ratings

2018 Ford Expedition

The Expedition chief program engineer - Andrew Kernahan - is a father of four who knew what the stakes were when he took over. He's been a long-time Expedition owner and knows exactly what customers like him expect from the vehicle. Suffice it to say that the new Ford Expedition takes safety advances to whole new levels and sets the standard for future full-size SUV safety features. Kernahan explains that, "We are proud of the many features Expedition offers today that help keep our customers safe on the road.”

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Can Driving a Ford Fusion Hybrid Help With High Gas Prices?

2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium

The Ford Fusion Hybrid is perfectly positioned to help with high gas prices. Whether it's your daily commute or a longer trip, you'll find that the hybrid's fuel savings keep your costs down. Even better, this is a hybrid with ample horsepower and a package with ample features for your lifestyle.

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Houston Barbecue Festival Brings the Heat & the Sweet

Houston Barbeque Festival at NRG Park

You and your taste buds should be excited for the return of the Houston Barbecue Festival!

From Texas Mop to South Carolina mustard sauce, Lexington Dip and much more, some of the region’s most esteemed barbecue joints will be showing off their best sauces and perfectly smoked meats at the event, which is coming up on April 9, 2017 at NRG Park.

The holy trinity of smoked meats – brisket, sausage and ribs – will be on tap, along with several other proteins, veggies, legumes and sweets.

Feeling hungry yet? Visit here to get tickets to the event now!

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How to Shift Transmission Gears With Ford SelectShift

What Is the SelectShift Transmission? 
Ford’s six-speed SelectShift automatic transmission gives drivers the option to manually shift gears without having to use a clutch. With Ford SelectShift, you can seamlessly transition from automatic shifting to a semi-automatic manual shifting. To get started, you first need to move your shift knob to Sport Mode (S) and then follow these steps:

Ford SelectShift controls

How to Use Ford SelectShift 
On Ford models that feature SelectShift controls on the steering wheel, simply pull the right paddle to upshift and the left paddle to downshift. On models that feature SelectShift controls on the shift knob, upshift…

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Ford to Debut Wi-Fi Hotspot on New 2018 Models

Ford recently announced that a Wi-Fi hotspot is coming to its lineup this fall! By providing Internet access through SYNC Connect, select 2018 Ford cars and SUVs will offer a new way for Houston drivers to stay connected.

Powered by AT&T’s 4G LTE network, the new hotspot will be able to support up to 10 devices at once, versus GM’s Wi-Fi hotspot which only supports up to seven devices at one time. An external antenna enhances signal strength, so users can access the hotspot when standing up to 50 feet away, too.

The signal isn’t just…

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Video: Kim Lewis' Workhorse of Choice Is a Vintage 1977 F-150

It’s apt that design icon Kim Lewis relies on a 1997 Ford F-150 Ranger – a design icon in its own right – as her vehicle of choice for completing jobs. The former production designer on “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” has launched a new company and calls the truck an integral part of her business.

Lewis says the F-150 Ranger, named “Pearl,” is well-known around Texas and that it’s become an element of her brand…

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How to Use Ford's Trailer Reverse Guidance System

Ford Trailer Reverse Guidance System Setup

Several Ford Super Duty models offer a Trailer Reverse Guidance system that makes it easy to back up with a trailer. Some setup is required, so we’ve got instructions that’ll help guide you through the process. Along with checking out the video at the bottom of the page, browse these steps to learn how to setup your Super Duty’s Trailer Reverse Guidance system.

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Before we get started, it’s pertinent…

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Ford Payment Deferrals & Other Hurricane Relief Services

I Love Texas

It’s been a trying time for those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Ford hopes to offer some relief. The company has launched several initiatives to assist those impacted by the Category 4 hurricane and you may be eligible.

Payment Deferrals
To find out if you qualify for payment deferrals, call (800) 723-4016 or use your FordPass smartphone app to contact Ford Credit.

Ford “Texas Is Family” Customer Assistance Bundle
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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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