Posts by this Author: Candy Ford

Keeping Your Car In Check with Seasonal Maintenance

Seasonal changes can bring a variety of inclement weather changes that can prove to be issues for your automobile if it is not professionally maintained regularly. At Candy Ford, we have the expert insight into why you need to maintain your car to combat the season!

First, maintenance improves performance. When roads get tough in the winter, a good automobile is necessary to combat the vicious snow and maintain your busy work routine..
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Don't Leave Pets Unattended in Car

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​There are times when you are traveling with your pet and have to go out of the car to fetch something or pass by the store. In any case, it is better if you take your pet with you or leave it at home.

Leaving the pet in the car is not a very good idea. On warm days, the temperature inside the car can easily reach 120F. In this temperature, and with lack of air, your pet may suffocate or suffer heat stroke.

In the case of heat stress watch out for symptoms including heavy panting, glazed eyes, fast…
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Categories: Lauds the Striking, Speedy 2017 Ford Focus RS

Have you been perusing the hot hatchback segment for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, we here at Candy Ford think you'd be wise to try ours, the 2017 Focus RS, on for size.

Why, though?

The clip below should shed some light on the issue. Link up with Road Test Editor Dan Ilika, as he takes the Focus RS for a spin:

It's admittedly quite a challenge to even imagine a standard equipment roster more impressive than the Focus RS's.

Such features include 19-inch alloy wheels, summer tires, performance brakes, adjustable suspension settings…

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How to Improve Your Dog's Safety by Using a Car Crate

We all love to see a happy dog with its head out the window of a passing car, but devoted pet-parents in Charlotte know that what their dog likes isn't always what's best for them. My dog would eat chocolate donuts until she exploded.

Your best friend will be more protected in the event of a crash when secured in a crate. Crates prevent dogs from being thrown from the vehicle, into the back of a seat, or worst—into another passenger.

Crating in the car doesn't have to come at the expense of your dog's…

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No Longer a Noisy Neighbor in the 2018 Ford Mustang

Nobody likes being labeled an annoying neighbor; whether it's because of yard work, a loud dog, power tools, or anything else, being loud early in the morning or late at night is typically a no-no. So, to solve the problem before it happens, the upcoming 2018 Ford Mustang will come with the Quiet Exhaust mode to damped the noise of your engine note. And, with Quiet Start as well as the option to set specific Quiet Times, you'll never disturb your neighbors again! See it in action below:


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2017 Ford Fusion is Coming for the Sedan-Segment Crown

If you're seeking a midsize sedan for your next daily driver, we here at Candy Ford would be eager to match you up with ours, the 2017 Fusion.

And why's that, you wonder?

Receive the necessary context from Managing Editor Jodi Lai; her appraisal of the Fusion is as follows:

The Fusion's base model -- the superbly appointed S -- is not one to disappoint.

Standard equipment on this trim includes 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, LED taillamps, a rearview camera, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, 60/40-split folding rear seats, the SYNC infotainment platform ...

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You Can't Go Wrong with the 2017 Ford Fusion

If you've been on the lookout for a mid-size car that can offer you a spacious cabin, lots of cutting-edge features, and the convenience tech you need to stay comfortable all ride long, then look no further than the 2017 Ford Fusion! Lisa Arnesan in the video below loves the Fusion as it easily seats her two above-average-height sons, provides her with the safety and convenience of hands-free calling and texting, and even has dual-zone climate control to ensure she stays comfortable all year long. See for yourself and hear more of what she has to say:


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Ford to Add 800 Manufacturing Jobs in Michigan

Perhaps what inspires so many Charlotte drivers to choose Ford is the automaker's long history with our state. Ford remains one of the largest employers for manufacturing jobs in the United States, especially in Michigan.

Starting later this year, Ford will begin adding jobs to support production of a new, efficient transmission at the Livonia Transmission Plant. By 2019, Ford plans to create or maintain 800 hourly positions at that facility.


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Keys to a Successful Road Trip this Summer

If you want to have the safest possible trip this summer, you must take precautions to prepare your car for any trouble that may arise. The following list will definitely get you headed in the right direction.

1. Bring an empty gas can to help you in the event you run out of fuel.
2. Check to see if the spare tire in your car is in working condition.
3. Pack a new flashing and a bunch of fresh batteries in case it is dark and you need help.
4. Take along a new roll of duct tape to make…
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