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You're in Control With the FordPass App

Ford aims to keep customers moving freely, which has led the company to create the intuitive FordPass app. This offers a convenient, on-the-go method for accessing vehicle controls, pre-arranging parking, contacting us and so much more.

Ford has teamed researchers, engineers and scientists as the company drives innovative connections among automotive and computer technologies. The FordPass app is an excellent example of their efforts, as it provides you with access to your vehicle's information…

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There's Room to Spare Inside the 2017 Expedition

There are plenty of options to choose from for Alabama drivers looking for their next SUV. But if you're looking for a well-equipped interior with loads of useable space, we recommend the 2017 Ford Expedition.

While some SUV models focus on combining the attributes of cars and trucks, there's no mystery around what the Expedition is: a large, capable SUV with a ton of interior space. 


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carwow States Case for Striking 2017 Ford Mustang

We here at Eckenrod Ford have love for each and every model throughout the lineup. To us, they're all special little snowflakes, each with their own unique appeal.

However, that's not to say we don't also have our favorites. And that's right where our resident rear-wheel-drive sports car -- the 2017 Mustang -- enters the equation.

Why do we consider this beast among the very best? carwow commentator Mat Watson addresses this question and more in the video review below. Have a looksee:

Packed with an array of performance-oriented goodies and gadgets, the Mustang's range-topping GT model…

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Electronic Line-Lock Now Standard on All 2018 Mustang Models

Are you ready to burn some rubber? With the 2018 Ford Mustang, it's easier than ever before for even amateur drivers to perform this spectacular race-car maneuver.

A state-of-the-art electronic line-lock system makes smoking your tires as easy as finding the Line Lock button on the digital instrument cluster display menu, and it's standard on all models. Line-lock has been available to owners of the Mustang GT in the past, but with rising engine outputs on the smaller 2.3-liter EcoBoost option, both models have the guts and glory to deserve this drag-racing feature.

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Sharp Acceleration is Lowering Your Fuel Economy

Most drivers have all been guilty of accelerating very sharply. Whether this is at a frustrating stop light or after a rough day at work, most people will take off very sharply. This might sometimes feel therapeutic but it could be causing you to lower your vehicle's fuel economy dramatically.

Instead of accelerating sharply, drivers should always smoothly accelerate. The effect of accelerating sharply is that your engine will work much harder to catch up and burn a massive amount of gas. To avoid this, press your foot down smoothly on the accelerator. This will burn less gas and…
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Planning Your Next Road Trip

There are many factors that go into planning your next road trip. You must consider things like your ultimate destination, where you will stay, the length of the trip, and your overall budget. However, there are certain tips you should keep in mind no matter what your road trip destination may be.

The first tip is to make sure children are entertained for the duration of the trip. You can pack things like video games, coloring books, and tablets to help keep them occupied during long-distance travel.

The next tip to remember is that you should always take frequent breaks…
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