Ford is exploring linking smart devices like Amazon Echo and Wink to its vehicles to allow consumers to control lights, thermostats, security systems and other features of their homes from their car, and to stop, start, lock, unlock and check their vehicle’s fuel range from the comforts of their couch.   Ford is working to … Continue reading

The 2014 F-150. What’s new? A lot .

There is no slowing down for 2014.  As part of the F-Series, America’s best selling truck for 36 years, the F-150 gets a long list of exciting product changes including: new colors, bold new packages, and updates to existing favorites. XLT: HID Headlamps and Leather Trim. Now Available! STX: NOW in SuperCrew for the first … Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day!

On behalf of all of us here at Academy Ford, Happy Valentine’s Day!  And we would like to keep it happy for you with a great date night this Valentine’s Day. And here’s how… If you own a Ford vehicle equipped with AppLink, download the BeCouply app NOW!  BeCouply has designed an app to make it … Continue reading

Apps are the Future

A recent survey by Nielsen showed that more than half of mobile phone owners in the United States use a smartphone, and the population of smartphone users is expected to double by 2015.  Also, two-thirds of new handsets are enabled to run applications and American users have an average of 67 apps on their devices.  … Continue reading

The Evolution of SYNC

As the leader in automotive technology, Ford is a regular attendee of the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that takes place every January in Las Vegas.  Ford first launched SYNC at CES in 2007, and then showed up the following year with additional functionality to SYNC in terms of features and services.  SYNC is the … Continue reading

Ford Technology: Part I

This month we are going to be talking about auto technology, which in our humble opinion Ford just so happens to be at the forefront of.  You might be surprised by just how many features are available on Ford vehicles.  Let us show you how Ford provides you with a more convenient and enjoyable driving … Continue reading


2013 Ford Fusion, Deep Impact Blue

Midsize Sedan-Standout Style Since it’s introduction the Fusion has set the standard for midsize sedans with: Engaging Design Innovative Technology Performance Now the ALL-NEW 2013 Fusion brings it to a ALL-NEW level, with a powerful, highly innovative, and great-looking sedan.  1. Engaging Design Up Front  Chrome grille Slim, laser-cut headlamps Highly sculpted power dome hood Along … Continue reading

SYNC Secrets, Volume 3

We have another SYNC Secret for you.  Well today’s isn’t so much a secret as it is just not well known.  Let’s set the scene for you: You are cruising home from a day at the office and traffic is getting more and more backed up.  All the while you can’t find any good music … Continue reading

SYNC Secrets, Volume 2

Planning a quick trip and need directions.  Let SYNC do the work for you.  It is just a quick flick of the mobile app and your off.  Here’s how: Step 1 Download the SYNC DESTINATIONS App Step 2 Login with your SYNC Services account info. Step 3 Select the search option from the home screen … Continue reading

SYNC Secrets, Volume 1

Microsoft SYNC Secrets

Welcome to our new blog series for October, SYNC SECRETS.  We are just going to do a quick little blog post each Sunday for the rest of the month with a quick tip on something about the Microsoft SYNC system that you may not be aware of and while we are at it you can submit any … Continue reading