Kelley Blue Book’s, The Trusted Resource® for car buyers, has named the Ford F-150 pickup its Truck Best Buy for the second consecutive year. The 2016 Ford F-150 – the toughest, smartest, most capable F-150 ever – introduces segment-first Pro Trailer Backup Assist™. The technology makes it easier for drivers of all skill levels … Continue reading

Back to School Hacks to Improve the Commute

If you have kids, you probably find yourself in the emotional mix of excitement over getting them back to school, sad to see the summer with them come to an end and dreading the weekday commute and routine. We have some hacks that can improve the way you and your Ford shuttle kids, sports gear, … Continue reading

Celebrate Earth Day

In honor of Earth day let’s all take a moment to look at our lives to see if we can make some small changes to make our daily routines a little more Earth friendly. Today we have a few changes you could make to your driving habits to reduce your strain on the planet. While you’re … 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

Last Minute Holiday Gift Inspiration

  Golly, Sweet, and Great items available here at Academy Ford in our Parts Department! All others can be ordered online here

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

Top 5 Weekend Getaways in Maryland

It may not seem like it, but we are in the midst of spring. Anyone else starting to catch spring fever? That feeling that you just can’t sit still, where you would do anything to escape the real world even if just for a weekend? With that in mind we are here to share with … Continue reading

Plan a Date Night with Your Ride, Part III

It’s Friday and it’s springtime and you need some inspiration for your date night.  Well we are here to save the day.  This week we have decided to take it up a notch and get spontaneous and exciting.  If you are not feeling too creative check out our other date night posts here, in case you missed … Continue reading

Obsessed with Gas Prices?

Us too! So, we have asked out new intern Jon to share some of his tips to keep your pockets fat and your tank full! Has anyone else noticed how gas prices have been even less predictable than usual this year? Well I have and so has TIME magazine see here.   Hi my name is … Continue reading