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Driving the Ford Focus Electric Is a Fun Ride

If you are in the market for an electric compact car that has a great starting point price, then look no further than the Ford Focus Electric. This popular electric compact has all the energy efficiency you need and offers loads of fun and helpful infotainment options.

You will never have to worry about the length of your charge while driving. With the SmartGauge with EcoGuide system, you will always know your status with the Budget Range feature, which estimates and monitors the driving range while on the road...

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Get inside the 2018 Focus

The many options available for the 2018 Ford Focus help to make it a popular compact car. Just what makes us at Donley Ford of Shelby excited about the features of this car?

Not only does the exterior of the Limited-edition Focus RS attest to its sporty background, there’s much more inside the car. The Focus RS is best in class for both horsepower and torque with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine.

When you sit behind the wheel, you’ll feel comfort and style with the RECARO sport seats along with a customized instrument panel and custom pedals.

 

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2018 Ford Fusion Energi Demonstrates Technological Innovation


As technology continues to change and emerge in the plug-in hybrid vehicle sector, Ford continues to stay ahead of the curve offering the latest in innovation. The 2018 Ford Fusion Energi boasts a host of technological features including the patented Ford SmartGauge with EcoGuide offering customizable data in real time meant to inform and enhance your driving experience. The Engage and Empower modes allow drivers to determine critical performance figures including the gasoline engine power threshold and levels of engine power as well as the amount of lithium-ion battery power.

 
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The All New Taurus From Ford Impresses With Its Technology Features


Quality, reliability, safety, and elegance are all things that may come to mind when you think of the Ford Taurus. After all, these are all things that have kept it so popular and at the head of its class for years.

And drivers of the all-new 2018 Taurus will now enjoy a long list of cutting edge technology features as well that include:
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • BLIS® with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start
  • Ford's SYNC® 3 voice recognition system
  • MyKey®
  • ...
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It Doesn't Get Much More Versatile And Capable Than The Ford Transit Connect


If you have cargo that you need to move for your business then you should look into the all-new 2018 Ford Transit Connect. This is an extremely versatile van that is perfect for businesses both small and large alike.

The Transit Connect also has a long list of capability related features for 2018 as well that include:
  • Up to 128.6 cu. ft. of cargo space
  • Maximum payload rating of 1,610 lbs
  • A towing capacity of up to 2,000 lbs. when equipped with the Trailer Tow Prep Package
  • 2.5L iVCT engine
  • 6-speed SelectShift automatic transmission
  • AdvanceTrac® with…
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The 2018 Ford Explorer Design Features


The Ford Explorer is one of the most popular SUVs on the road today. Its popularity is due in part to its reliability. The Explorer also is a roomy vehicle. With three rows of seating, there's enough room for family and friends to ride in comfort.

For 2018, the Ford Explorer has some exciting design features that are sure to capture your attention. All 2018 Ford Explorers have the Signature Lighting system. These are LED lights located on both the front and rear of the vehicle. LED provides superior illumination of road surfaces. The 2018 Ford Explorer also has…
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SYNC 3 Technology Is Changing The Automobile


Some of the most amazing new technologies are surfacing in the automobile industry today, and none could be more so the case than the SYNC 3 technology. Enabling a whole new level of interfacing with your vehicle through the use of an enhanced voice recognition system.

Use your voice to control various portions of your vehicle as well as using SYNC Connect and FordPass to gain an even further level of interfacing with your vehicle. Remote starting, scheduled remote starting, fuel levels, locking and unlocking as well as parking space searches and lowest fuel pricing are all...
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Checking Your Differential Oil: What is It and How To Do It


There are a lot of components to a car engine, and if you do not properly change the oil, you are going to be in trouble. However, a car's differential is actually not in the engine at all. It is located on your wheel axis and helps turns your wheels. As you drive, the differential moves your axis to help go around street corners and take sharp turns.

Without proper lubrication, a car's differential will not work properly. In some cases, rear wheel drive differentials are housed in their own casing and need a thick pool to make…
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Negative Consequences of a Poor Suspension

While you may not spend a lot of time thinking about your vehicle's suspension system, it is a key component of a safe car or truck. When it is not working properly, you and your passengers may experience a bumpy ride. You may also experience issues when attempting to steer your vehicle.

Not being able to keep your vehicle going in a straight line may increase the odds of getting into an accident. Handling may become an even bigger issue if the roads are slippery or wet. This is because your braking distance may be longer than it would…

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Don't pay a tow truck: Use kitty litter, sand, or salt instead


Have you ever got your car stuck on ice or snow? It can be very frustrating, and we here at Donley Ford of Shelby know that the last thing that you want to have happen when trekking out in bad weather is being stuck and having to be late to work while you are waiting for a tow truck to pull you out. You may be able to free your car by using salt, sand, or kitty litter.

?Kitty litter can be bought at most grocery stores and can be spread over the trouble area that you are stuck on…
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