Escape Routes, Pick your Team

Brett & Ross Brett & Ross are YouTubers who live in Venice, California. Check our their youtube stations here: Tara & Bre “These two best friends are soul mates and always know what the other is thinking. Neither takes the last cookie, but split it instead. They laugh, stand, fall and get up … Continue reading

How to Save $ at the Pump, Part IV

Better gas mileage is the key to saving $ at the pump.  To help you get better gas mileage our family of car experts recommends a BG Fuel/Air Induction System Clean-up Service.  We have seen an increase of up to 3 mpg in some of the vehicles that we have serviced. Why you need the … Continue reading

Timeline Trivia puts your trivia night skills to the test!

Do your friends always call you to go to trivia night with them because you know way to much useless information? Does your spouse refuse to play Trivial Pursuit with you because you have a full pie before anyone else has a slice? Tomorrow our Timeline Trivia will put your skills to the test! To celebrate the … Continue reading

Our First Look: 2013 Ford Taurus

Another 2013 model has arrived! The 2013 Ford Taurus is here! It is a SEL in Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, a new color for this model year.  Very nice! If you want to check it out click here Now on to our breakdown of the new model year…. 2013 Ford Taurus Updates Best … Continue reading

Don’t Be Afraid of Your Service Advisor!

They are great, friendly, and knowledgeable.  They have your vehicles’ best interest at heart.  Unfortunately from time to time they can be bearers of bad news.  I know we have all been there.  We have taken our vehicle in for routine maintenance and we sit in the lobby fearful of our service advisor telling us about a … Continue reading

Ford’s 2011 Employee Excellence Award goes to…

Academy Ford Parts Manager Mike Robinson, Ford's 2011 Employee Excellence Award winner, and his team that made it possible

Mike Robinson, pictured above (back row third from the left) with his Parts Team that made it possible. If you are one of our Facebook fans you already know this.  We announced this award earlier this month and now we just want to take a little time to recognize his accomplishment. Mike received the Ford 2011 … Continue reading

How to Save $ at the Pump, Part III

In the endless quest for better fuel economy, it’s easy to overlook the role that tires can play. However, a tire’s inflation pressure contributes to how much fuel it takes to push that tire down the highway. While inflation pressure is something you can (and should) check regularly, tires filled with compressed air lose pressure … Continue reading

5 Easy Steps to Spring Clean Your Vehicle

Winter is the harshest time of the year for vehicles. While our winter this year seemed to be one of the mildest in the recent past, there is still corrosive salt, repeated freezing/thawing of your vehicle, and lack of cleaning in the cold weather to worry about.  So, in the spirit of the first week of spring. … Continue reading

What documents do you need to finance a car?

If you want to take some of the guesswork out of the car buying process, we are here to HELP.  We want to make sure you are prepared if you are planning on financing a car, so let’s discuss what you should bring with you to the dealership. As we all know when considering financing … Continue reading

Escape Routes: Fun Reality Show or Shameless Product Placement?

  “Escape Routes,” airs on Saturdays at 8 pm on NBC starting March 31! The show features a cast of six teams of two competing in a series of “real-world” challenges during a road trip to major cities. To avoid turning the show into an infomercial, though, Ford agreed to turn over creative control for … Continue reading