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Archive for May, 2016
New Ford Fusion Energi will offer 600-mile rangeThursday, May 26th, 2016
2017 Ford Fusion Energi Hybrid Range
Ford has just announced some exciting news for plug-in hybrid fans. The 2017 Ford Fusion Energi hybrid range is set to put all other cars to shame. With a full battery and full tank of gas, the 2017 Fusion Energi will give give owners a 600-mile range. This is the highest range of any plug-in hybrid sold in the United States. (more…)
Vincentric names the Fort Transit lineup winner of multiple Best Fleet Value in America AwardsMonday, May 23rd, 2016
What awards has the Ford Transit won?
Ford prides itself on offering award-winning vehicles across the entire company lineup. This includes Ford’s commercial vehicles. So what awards has the Ford Transit won? Ford’s lineup of commercial vehicles just took home seven Vincentric award wins for the 2016 Best Fleet Value in America. (more…)
KBB Names Ford Fiesta to Top Ten Coolest Cars list for 2016Friday, May 20th, 2016
2016 Ford Fiesta Features and Performance
Every year, Kelley Blue Book puts together a list of their Top Ten Coolest Cars. For the sixth time in seven years, the 2016 Ford Fiesta features and performance have helped the car earn a place on this list. (more…)
Ford GT will offer new carbon fiber wheelsThursday, May 19th, 2016
Which Ford models offer carbon fiber wheels?
Very few vehicles can match the capabilities of Ford performance sports cars. Ford is constantly pushing performance technologies forward through new developments. Carbon fiber wheels are latest new feature that will be making its way onto Ford’s lineup of performance cars. So which Ford models offer carbon fiber wheels? (more…)
The Ford Ranger will be returning to the United StatesWednesday, May 18th, 2016
Ford Ranger United States return date
Ford Ranger fans have just been given some reason to celebrate. The classic midsize truck will be returning to the US and Canada. The Ford Ranger United States return date is currently set for the 2019 model year, though details on the new truck remain sparse. (more…)
Four-Cylinder EcoBoost Engine Delivers Sports Car PerformanceMonday, May 16th, 2016
2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Horsepower and Fuel Economy Ratings
Ford has built a long run of success around turbocharging smaller engines to improve power and provide great fuel economy ratings. The EcoBoost engine line has become extremely successful on almost the entire Ford lineup. But would an engine like this work on a sports car? The 2016 Ford Mustang EcoBoost horsepower and fuel economy ratings will make you think differently about the prospects of a four-cylinder engine powering a sports car. (more…)
2017 Ford Escape will be the first model to offer Sync ConnectMonday, May 16th, 2016
What Ford models will offer Sync Connect?
The Escape has the honor of being the first 2017 Ford model to arrive in dealership inventories. Several new features are making their debut on the Escape, including Ford’s all-new Sync Connect app. Sync Connect allows members to remotely access their vehicles for a variety of functions. So what Ford models will offer Sync Connect? The feature will start out on the Escape before working its way to other vehicles in the 2017 Ford lineup. (more…)
Over 6,000 people apply for new Ford GT supercarFriday, May 13th, 2016
When is the next Ford GT application period?
The first application period for the all-new Ford GT supercar just closed. By the end of the period, over 6,000 people had applied for one of the first 250 models of the new car. If you missed out on submitting an application and are wondering when the next Ford GT application period is, you may have to wait a little while. (more…)
Enjoy the summer sun at these great Georgia botanical gardensWednesday, May 11th, 2016
Botanical Gardens Near Athens, GA
The summer fun and sun can lead to a ton of great activities. Botanical gardens can be a great way to get away from the city noise and enjoy nature. If you are looking for botanical gardens near Athens, GA, here’s a list of some of our favorites at Akins Ford. (more…)
Looking for our Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram blogs? They’re on our new site!Monday, May 9th, 2016
Akins Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram blog content
In the past, the Akins Ford blog has been the place to go for all the latest information on the Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and Jeep vehicles our dealership also carries. We are still a great source for all the latest information on these brands, but all the Akins Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram blog content will now be appearing on our sister site, Akins Dodge. (more…)