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 Welcomes Youngest Family Member

  Our Marketing Director, Rebecca, writes and manages our blog and she just gave birth to her first child, so there will be a brief hiatus on the Academy Ford Advantage blog as she welcomes her daughter.  Rebecca will be back with some fun Ford facts in a few months. We are so excited to welcome the … Continue reading

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

Ford Named A 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company

Academy Ford is proud to be a Ford dealer for numerous reasons but, one of the top reasons has to be the long running streak of being named to Ethisphere Institute’s list of World’s Most Ethical Companies®.  This year Ford was named yet again – the only automaker to earn the recognition.  Ethisphere honors companies for leading … 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

Tonight Show: Fingers On A 4×4 Contest

We  are so excited to announce that our very own Nicole Smith is in New York ready to take on other Ford sales consultants in the The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon’s Fingers on a 4×4 contest!  She’s one step closer to an appearance on the Tonight Show and selling the first 2015 F-150 to Jimmy … Continue reading

Save the Date: 2013 Fall Mustang & All Ford Car Show

We are happy to announce that the National Capital Region Mustang Club (NCRMC) Mustang & All Ford Car Show is back at Academy Ford! After a few shows in the 80s see here and here.  We couldn’t be more excited that they are back and better than ever.  With Academy Ford recently celebrating it’s 50th … 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

Introducing the all-new 2014 Ford Flex

The brand new 2014 Flex has ample room for up to seven and is perfect for families on the go. Ford announced that this Flex would come with an efficient 3.5L V6 as the standard engine and would allow the 3.5L EcoBoost with the best in class V6 horsepower. The Ecoboost V6 brags a 365 … Continue reading