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The Right Gear For Any Adventure


In Ford’s new ad for the 2019 Ford Ranger the company calls the Ranger, “The Right Gear.” The spot opens with a base jumper zipping up his jacket and strapping on his helmet. The voiceover says, “The right gear matters,” and he jumps.


The spot cuts to the Ranger barreling through sand dunes, it’s the right gear. The Ranger whips through snow and sand thanks to its terrain management system, it slams down a dune thanks to its bash plate, a it scales a rock wall thanks to its electronic locking differential.


The spot ends with a confident…

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Dearborn Truck and Michigan Assembly Will Soon be Powered by 100 Percent Michigan Wind Energy


Ford Motor Company will procure locally sourced Michigan wind energy through a collaboration with DTE energy for two of its plants: Dearborn Truck and Michigan Assembly. Dearborn Truck is the home of the Ford F-150 and Ford Raptor two legendary trucks. And, Michigan Assembly is home to the long awaited new 2019 Ford Ranger and several new buildings on the Ford Research and Engineering campus and Corktown campus including Michigan Central Station.


The two plants will soon be powered by 100 percent locally sourced renewable energy to bolster the 500-kilowatt solar photovoltaic panel system already in place at Michigan Assembly…

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Ford Brings Lane Keeping Into The Home



Wouldn’t it be great if advanced sensors were able to keep us in our own lanes both on and off the road? Inspired by the advanced lane-keeping technology in many of the Ford vehicle lineup, this self-adjusting bed is meant to keep sleepers in their own lanes!


That was probably Ford’s thought process when they came up with this uniquely designed bed. It uses weight sensors and conveyor belts to ensure that sleepers are staying on their own side of the bed, and the hope is that by ensuring you get to keep your side to yourself, you…

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How to Make Money With Your Car

You’re car is worth more than you paid for it. There are many ways you can make money with your car, and it goes beyond the elephant in the room: Uber. You can actually start collecting cash at your convenience with a myriad of apps or services that only require you to have a car, insurance, a clean driving record, and a smartphone.


Here are five ways you can start making money today with your car!


1. Ride Sharing



This one might be obvious, but we’d be remiss to not mention it. We’ve all heard of Uber…

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Ford Gets An 'A' For Water Security


As technology advances, it becomes possible for companies to advance their own manufacturing processes and business practices to be more efficient and environmentally friendly. These companies are evaluated by the CDP, which looks at how companies, cities, and regions mitigate their impacts on the environment around them.


For the fourth year in a row, Ford has received an A rating from the CDP in regards to water security. Ford has worked tirelessly to improve and…

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The Definitive Road Trip Snack List


Deciding what snacks to bring along on your road trip can be as daunting a task as planning where to go in the first place. There are so many factors that go into play: personal tastes, holdability, quantity, salt levels, and more. Our test testers put on a couple pounds on the behalf of science taste testing a variety of goodies to build this list: the definitive road trip snack list. These are in no particular order, so don’t feel like you need to prioritize any snack over another.


1. Beef Jerky


Beef jerky is a road trip classic…

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Big Wins for Everyone at the 48th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction


The 48th annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car auction was a huge success for buyers, Ford, and two worthy charities. The automotive company brought two of its most treasured cars to the auction house — the first 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 and the first 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition — and sold them earning a total $3.6 million for charities.


The 2020 Mustang Shelby at the auction was the very first production model of its kind, VIN 001. The famed muscle car gained its biggest win ever after selling for $1.1 million, proceeds that will be donated directly to researchers with JDRF…

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Ford Is America’s Best-Selling Commercial Van Brand For 40 Years Straight


Ford Motor Company can put another feather in its cap following the conclusion of the 2018 calendar year, with the company now being the number one provider of commercial vans in America for the last 40 years straight.


Ford has offered a number of different van lines throughout their history, including the Econoline, E-Series, Transit and Transit Connect models, and from 1979 through 2018, Ford sold more than 7.1 million total vans, besting their competitors.


A large part of Ford’s 40-year history as the nation’s leading producer of commercial vans is due to their variety of full-size…

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