Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

How to safely drive after dark in Winder, GA?

Monday, November 22nd, 2021
New Ford headlights see people and animals better

Tips for driving after dark in Winder, GA  

Drivers are 3 times more likely to be involved in a fatal vehicle collision at night than during the day. Due to the reduced visibility, you are less likely to spot objects approaching you when driving at night. So, how can you go securely in Winder after dark? More people will be on the road as the Christmas season approaches. Knowing how to drive at night would not only help individuals avoid vehicle accidents, but it will also make the road safer for everyone. Read this blog by Akins Ford to learn some tips for driving after dark in Winder, GA. Then have a look at our updated inventory here!  

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What is Ford Easy Fuel® Capless Fuel Filler?

Thursday, September 30th, 2021
Ford Easy fuel capless fuel filler

Video: Easy Fuel® Capless Fuel Filler

The Easy Gasoline® capless fuel filler has an integrated spring-loaded door that allows you to fill up by just inserting the fuel nozzle into the tank. There is no need for a screw cap. After removing the gasoline nozzle, the Easy Fuel capless fuel filler automatically seals. So, precisely what is the Ford Easy Fuel® Capless Fuel Filler? Watch this video: Easy Fuel® Capless Fuel Filler by Akins Ford. You may also browse our new vehicle inventory in Winder, GA, after reading this article!

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How does Ford Remote Start System work?

Wednesday, September 29th, 2021
Ford Remote Start Key Fob

Video: Ford Remote Start System

Did you know you can start your vehicle before you even get in it? That is correct. You can start your Ford without having to step outside into the bitter cold. If you’re curious how the Ford Remote Start System works, keep read on to discover. The following blog by Akins Ford has a video: Ford Remote Start System explaining the entire process.  You can also check out our new Ford selection in Winder, GA, later.

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What is Ford Bronco™ HOSS System?

Monday, September 27th, 2021
2022 Ford Bronco Eruption Green side profile

Video: Ford Bronco™ HOSS System

Ford is changing the off-road terrain with improved suspension innovations on the Bronco® nameplate. Ford’s all-new family of only-44 SUVs will assist improve off-road driving ability on a variety of terrain. All of this without sacrificing on-road drivability or vehicle control. So, what exactly is the Ford Bronco™ HOSS System? Continue reading this blog to watch a video: Ford Bronco™ HOSS System- the 2022 Ford Bronco’s high-performance off-road stability suspension systems. Following that, you may go through our Bronco inventory at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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What safety features are available in the 2021 Ford F-150?

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
Two 2021 Ford F-150 pickup trucks parked in a field.

2021 Ford F-150 safety features and technology

The 2021 Ford F-150 is a bold, tough, and high-strength pickup truck with an array of features. But when it comes to pickup trucks, safety features are as important as performance and durability. What are the available standard safety features in the 2021 Ford F-150? Read ahead to learn about the 2021 Ford F-150 safety features and technology. When you are ready you can get your hands on one of these here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!


Bronco Sport Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Award

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
2021 Ford Bronco Sport on beach

How Safe Is the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport?

This year the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport drives off the IIHS testing grounds with a TOP SAFETY PICK+ award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). This guide explores the safety highlights, crash test results, and available driver assistance features that make the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport for our customers at the Akins Ford superstore in Winder, GA.


Guide to using BLIS® with Trailer Coverage and Cross-Traffic Alert

Sunday, June 20th, 2021
Ford BLIS® with Trailer Coverage.

How to use Ford BLIS® with Trailer Coverage?

Every new Ford vehicle comes equipped with the Ford Co-Pilot 360 ™ which provides the driver a bunch of safety assist features. One of them is the BLIS® or the Blind Spot Information System. But how exactly does BLIS ® work? What is BLIS ® with Cross-Traffic alert and how to use it? How to use BLIS ® with trailer coverage? Read this blog by Akins Ford, Winder, Georgia to learn everything you need to know about the Ford BLIS ® safety assist feature.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK Award

Thursday, April 29th, 2021
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E in tropical climate

How Safe is the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E? 

The automotive news cycle keeps circling back to the new Mustang Mach-E this year as awards and accolades accumulate in the first Ford EUV’s repertoire. Now the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has proven its dedication to driver and passenger safety enough to earn a TOP SAFETY PICK award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. 


What Safety Features Are Found on the 2020 Ford Escape?

Monday, February 24th, 2020
2020 Ford Escape driving up desert road

2020 Ford Escape Ford Co-Pilot360™ Safety Features 

Whether you’re navigating the city, the suburbs or a long stretch of highway, the Ford Co-Pilot360™ suite provides a range of features designed to help you command your SUV with confidence. And when that SUV is the all-new 2020 Ford Escape, you can expect a cutting-edge roster of driver assistance highlights available. See it all when we check out the 2020 Ford Escape Ford Co-Pilot360™ safety features here.

What Active Safety Features Are Available on the 2020 Ford Expedition?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
2020 Ford Expedition radar cruise control

Active Safety Features of the 2020 Ford Expedition

With the exciting debut of the 2020 Expedition, Ford vaults its popular full-size SUV to a more attractive position with a series of significant updates. On top of the return of the legendary King Ranch edition, model year 2020 brings in more standard active safety features to the lineup than ever before. See what Ford Co-Pilot360™ technologies are now offered on each trim when we dig into the active safety features of the 2020 Ford Expedition. (more…)