Dwayne Johnson Takes Command of The Specialists at Ford

Are you a fan of Dwayne Johnson? Then you know the world-renowned action icon and business man’s relentless drive to achieve greatness and his commitment to excellence. He brings wit, toughness and a get-it-done attitude to everything he does. That’s why Ford is extremely excited to pair the larger-than-life Dwayne with the team, The Specialists at … Continue reading

Make Sure You Car Is Leaf-Free Before You Hit the Road

A Day in the Life of a Service Advisor

Today we have another “behind the scenes” view of our service department, as Intern Jon shares with you his experience in a day in the life of a service advisor: Last week I had the pleasure of shadowing one of Academy Ford’s service advisors. In case your not sure what a service advisor is, they … Continue reading

A Day in the life of an Academy Ford Service Technician

Recently our marketing intern traded in his desktop computer for a wrench.  He spent the day with one of our service technicians, Amar (more info on Amar here). And this is what a day in the life of an Academy Ford service technician looks like told by Intern Jon: “Every vehicle that entered into Amar’s … Continue reading

Fall Auto Maintenance DIY

Fall is a time of shorter days, cooler temperatures, and the inclement weather of winter is drawing near.  So, it is a great time to prepare your vehicle for these upcoming weather changes.  We have 5 simple DIY auto maintenance projects for you today and in the upcoming weeks, which we hope will help prepare you for … Continue reading


Simmy has been a part of the Academy Ford family for 28 years today. He started his career at Academy Ford as a painter in the body shop.  When an unexpected medical leave came up for the then manager he was asked to step up and take over.  Within that time he had a self-taught … Continue reading

Get Your Car Ready for Back to School

So, the school supplies have been purchased, new fall clothes are overflowing the kids’ closets, and the carpooling schedule has been finalized. (If not check out this post)  You are ready for the school year to begin, right? Not so fast…you have to get the car ready too!  Don’t worry there aren’t too many things … Continue reading

How to Get the Most Out of Your Service Appointment

Whether you are coming to see us for routine maintenance or you’re having issues with your vehicle that you just can’t figure out.  These tips will help you get the most out of your service appointment. Communicate: The better the customer can convey to one of our service advisers what is wrong with his/her vehicle the easier it … Continue reading

6 Quick Tips to Driving Safely at Night

Ford Focus Driving Safely at Night

It’s just about midway through July and we want to take this opportunity to prepare you for August, the most dangerous month of the year when considering auto accidents; driving at night being the most fatal circumstance.  49% of all fatal car accidents occur at night despite there being fewer drivers on the road.  The … Continue reading

Your Car Breaks Down, Now What?

The shoulders on most highways this time of year are limited due to the immense amount of construction work going on in the area.  Even if you are lucky enough to find some free shoulder space use extreme caution!  The side of the road can be a very dangerous place. With tons of metal, plastic, … Continue reading