We spent several days in Canada as part of the Ford Explorer Platinum Adventure Tour. This tour allowed us to drive the new 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum from Kamloops, British Columbia to Calgary, Alberta. During this drive, we explored the beautiful scenery of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and we got to live with the Ford Explorer Platinum the way a normal family might.We … [Read more…]

This past week, we were invited by the Ford Motor Company to their product introduction of the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum. As part of the launch, they created several different driving adventures to experience the new vehicle in the native environment some of the buyers would experience. That means we boarded a plane to Kamloops, British Columbia to begin an epic drive across … [Read more…]


One of the frustrations of being a performance car fan and working at a new car dealership has always been reading about the new cars that are coming out well before being able to drive and experience them myself. Most of the time those darn auto journalists get to fly to exotic locations and drive the most amazing cars on legendary tracks, while us working stiff only get to … [Read more…]


We’re in the middle of a week-long loan from Ford for the 2015 Ford Flex. This 7-passenger station wagon has a lot of style, a lot of design, a lot of performance, and a lot of swagger. But I came to the realization earlier today that it’d also be on the list of cars I’d want to steal in the event of the Zombie Apocalypse. Here’s why.For starters, there’s a lot of space in … [Read more…]

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For the 2015 NTEA Work Truck Show, Ford partnered with Hasbro and Funrise to create a one-off special to showcase the new Ford F-750 and F-650. They created a real-life TONKA dump truck from their F-750 truck. Painted in the exclusive TONKA yellow, the truck brings out the big kid in all of us.We recently had a chance to check it out during the Cleveland Clinic’s Children’s … [Read more…]


For the 2015 model year, if you wanted to have a top-of-the-line, luxury pickup truck from Ford you’d have to choose the F-150 Platinum. I recently spent a week in one for another site (review coming here soon), and I enjoyed the amount of technology and luxury that the truck had to offer. It’s hard to imagine they’d go higher, but they did. For 2016, you’ll now be able to … [Read more…]


Recently, Ford invited me out to San Francisco to check out their new Palo Alto research facility and attend their annual technology symposium called Ford Trends. During a session about the uses of carbon fiber, Corning Gorilla Glass, and LED lighting they had a 2016 Ford GT on display. Here’s some of the photos I shot. … [Read more…]

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