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Ford Extends Production of All-New Ford GT Supercar

Those aspiring to own or see one of the all-new Ford GT Supercars can celebrate! Ford has announced the extension of the production run for the Ford GT. Letters have already been sent to potential customers of the upcoming two-year run extension of the Ford GT Supercar. “While we can’t build enough Ford GTs for everyone who has applied, we are going to produce additional vehicles in an effort to satisfy more of our most loyal Ford ambassadors,” says Dave Pericak, global director, Ford Performance. “We want to keep Ford…

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Ford Launches Veteran Employment Program for Tire and Auto Centers

Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers associated with Ford will get a boost in employees thanks to the “Trading One Uniform for Another” program for former U.S. military veterans. “Finding meaningful employment is an important task for many service men and women after retiring from active military duty,” said Frederiek Toney, President, Global Ford Customer Service Division. “The ‘Trading One Uniform For Another’ program is another example of Quick Lane’s commitment to the men and women who served our country.” In partnership with Disabled American Veterans (DAV), the program will…

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Cadillac CUE Apple CarPlay Automotive News Head to Heads & Advice 

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Connected Cars

Social connectivity is becoming more and more important in our everyday lives. However, social media has also been a source of major distractions for those behind the steering wheel of a car. With that in mind, automakers have been doing all they can to make their cars more socially connected, but are doing it in the safest way possible. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto have also integrated their operating systems into vehicles, allowing users to have limited access some of the apps on their smartphones with a voice control feature. Overall, automotive…

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2017 Ford GT Delivers Automotive News Head to Heads & Advice 

Fun Facts About the 2017 Ford GT

The application process is closed for the 2017 Ford GT release this December, and the lucky winners will be driving off lots in one of the most highly-anticipated supercars of the year. It is reported that nearly 200,000 jammed the GT online configurator to create their dream car, half a million flocked to the site and 6,506 completed applications. Ford global performance vehicle chief engineer, Jamal Hameedi, spoke of having a blank slate to work from with this GT model, citing aerodynamics as, “the tip of the spear.”   About…

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Rides of Cinema: How Cars Are Typecast in Your Favorite Films

From hotshot characters driving fast cars and superheroes sporting luxury rides, to parental figures staying practical with their vehicle’s safety at top of mind, Hollywood is certainly in tune with the connotation certain types of cars have – or are filmmakers creating these connections? We wanted to dig into this further, so we looked at IMDB’s top 100 movies and tallied the number of car brands and colors that main characters drove. Which color vehicle were women shown driving the most? How did “bad boys” compare with “girls next door”?…

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