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

Academy Ford’s Car Show CANCELLED

In the interest of everyone’s safety we have decided to CANCEL the Car Show due to Hurricane Joaquin.  But, you can still save…   or save on servicing your vehicle:      

Employee Excellence at Academy Ford

Each year, the Ford Motor Company Employee Excellence Award is presented to Ford Dealership staff who consistently go above and beyond.  Honorees are recognized for delivering outstanding customer satisfaction and sales, exemplifying what it means to go further.   It’s nice to know that we are lucky enough to have one of the best employees, … Continue reading

How to Prepare Your Car for Spring

As soon as this white stuff gets out of here (and that can’t happen soon enough) many families plan a spring or summer road trip. Spring is officially only 15 days away…not that we are counting or anything. But, before you hit the road we want to make sure that your car is up for the challenge.  So, we … Continue reading

Academy Ford Technician Receives Top Recognition

Academy Ford recognized Keith Issette who has achieved his 10-year Senior Master Technician status from Ford Motor Company and Academy Ford. Ford Motor Company’s Masters Program, established in 1993, recognizes the technical training accomplishments of Ford and Lincoln dealership technicians in the United States. Technicians can earn the designations of Master Technician, Senior Master Technician, 10-year Master … Continue reading

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

Winter, it does not just drain your iPhone

Winter puts more stress on your car battery, especially if you park it outside, since extreme cold effects your battery’s performance. Cold temperatures greatly reduce the effectiveness of chemical reactions within the battery and also increases the battery’s internal resistance. To reduce your chances of being stranded, remember to watch for the signs of a low … Continue reading

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


Getting tired of the everyday drag and looking to escape this weekend? The second ranked place on USA Today’s top five getaways in Maryland is Deep Creek Lake. This is a weekend getaway for that outdoorsy adventure type. Looking for something a little more laid back maybe sit by the beach all day? Check out … Continue reading