Archive for March, 2016

What Ford Vehicles Have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
What Ford Vehicles Have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto?

If you’re wondering what Ford vehicles have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you’re not alone. While many car manufactures have been gradually integrating these premium smartphone-to-car connecting apps for quite some time, Ford has only recently begun adding this functionality. But this great company is catching up with a vengeance. Keep reading for the exciting details. (more…)

TrueCar Retained Value Awards for Ford Vehicles

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
Ford Vehicles Win TrueCar Retained Value Recognition

Used Ford vehicles Atlanta GA

Depreciated is the scourge of the new car buyer. After all, the second that you drive a vehicle off the lot it loses a huge chunk of its value. Fortunately, we just learned that three Ford vehicles have been recognized by TrueCar as offering the Highest Retained Value after two years. Keep reading to find out which used Ford vehicles offer the greatest value. (more…)

50th Anniversary Edition Ford Shelby GT-H

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
50th Anniversary Edition Ford Shelby GT-H

Have you ever wanted to rent a race car? Well, you may get a chance with the launch of the 50th Anniversary Edition Ford Shelby GT-H. Ford, Shelby, and the Hertz car rental company have teamed up to produce a top-of-the-line vehicle that harkens back to the 1966 Ford GT350-H. (more…)

Akins Ford Wins the 2015 Ford President’s Award

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Here at Akins Ford, we have based our 50 years of successful business on the simple fact that our customers come first. Without the people of Winder and the surrounding community, we wouldn’t have the dealership that we do. Which makes us even more proud that we have won the 2015 Ford President’s Award for delivering top customer service while offering a wide selection of the best new Ford vehicles. (more…)

F-150 Wins Top Honor at Fuel Economy Challenge

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
F-150 Wins Top Honor at Fuel Economy Challenge

It’s Ford Truck Month here at Akins Ford, and we are psyched about letting you know about the best that our Ford light-duty and Super Duty trucks have to offer. Which is why it is so great that the 2016 Ford F-150 recently won the PickupTrucks.com Texas Truck Showdown Max MPG challenge. Keep reading to learn about the fuel economy of the Ford F-150 and its performance in the Pickuptrucks.com fuel economy challenge. (more…)

New Bulletproof Panels on Ford Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility Vehicles

Monday, March 14th, 2016
Bulletproof Panels on Ford Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility Vehicles

Keeping our men and women in uniform safe on the job can sometimes mean outfitting them with the latest in computing technology, like on the new Dodge Charger Pursuit, but sometimes it means getting tougher than anything that can be thrown at them. This is why the new bulletproof panels on Ford Police Interceptor sedan and utility vehicles can mean such a big difference for our law enforcement personnel. (more…)

The Next Challenge for Autonomous Vehicles? Winter!

Thursday, March 10th, 2016
Ford Autonomous Vehicle Snow Driving

We’ve written before about the advances that Ford has made in making a truly autonomous vehicle. While the testing that Ford autonomous vehicles will be doing on public roads in California later this year will likely not be plagued by ice and snow, that is the next challenge for autonomous vehicle testing :winter weather performance. Keep reading to learn more about Ford autonomous vehicle snow driving advances happening right now. (more…)

Easter 2016 Activities Near Atlanta GA

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
Easter 2016 Activities Near Atlanta GA

Are you looking for something fun to do this Easter holiday? Well, look no further! We have a selection of fun, educational, and family-friendly happenings that will help you celebrate Easter (or just get out of the house to enjoy the support of the community. Keep reading for our Easter 2016 Activities near Atlanta GA. (more…)

2017 Ford Super Duty Chassis Cab Capability

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Every year brings new advances to the great Ford commercial vehicles we love, and the 2017 Ford Super Duty Chassis Cabs that are currently in production are no exception. Keep reading to learn more about the 2017 Ford Super Duty Chassis Cab capability, including enhanced horsepower, torque, and front gross axle weight rating. (more…)

2017 Ford Transit Release Date and Interior Enhancements

Monday, March 7th, 2016
2017 Ford Transit Release Date

The Ford Transit is one of the best full-sized vans on the market, even when you pit it against heavy hitters like the Ram ProMaster, and it looks like it’s only going to be getting better. For 2017, this full-size van (and the Ford Transit Connect small commercial van) will be available with even more interior and feature options. Keep reading for the 2017 Ford Transit release date and updates on the upcoming features. (more…)