Category: Tips, Stories, and Humor

Ford King of the Hill as a Chevy 4X4 Fails

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Now that is a mighty big hill. The 4×4 Tahoe in the left lane gives it’s all, but it can’t quite make it’s way to the top of the heap. It’s a big hill! He gives it a valiant effort trying several times to storm his way up the soft, muddy grade. I mean, I […] More »

  Comments | By - October 21, 2014

Ford Switches to LED Lighting Technology

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In Ford’s continuing efforts towards greener production facilities, they looked at everything. From how trash is removed to transporting vehicles, nothing was spared from a more efficient makeover. Now, Ford is introducing LED lighting technology but it’s not on their new vehicles, it’s in their manufacturing plants. Ford has invested more than $25-million towards installing […] More »

  Comments | By - October 16, 2014

Testing a F-250 at Ford’s Former Arizona Proving Ground

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I remember one of my more exciting days developing transmission cooling systems at Ford. This happened at Ford’s Arizona Proving Ground, in Yucca, AZ. Not long after I left Ford in 2007 this facility was sold to Chrysler. I was working on a F-250 6.0L/TorqShift truck. On this day I had to run a test that was […] More »

  Comments | By - October 15, 2014

Ford Exceeds UAW Job Commitment

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Well, the UAW will be smiling. Well, no, they never smile. However, they should be very happy with the news that Ford has not only met its goal of creating 12,000 hourly jobs in the U.S. by 2015 in 2014, but they have exceeded it. Total new job creation to date exceeds 14,000 and will […] More »

  Comments | By - October 15, 2014

New Ford F-150 Offers Parallel Parking for Dummies

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Good news! Help is on the way for drivers who can’t parallel park a pickup properly. In the very near future, the parking challenged can find their salvation in the all-new Ford F-150. Yes, it’s true, “Active Assist Parking” is now an option. No longer will they be destined to trash bumpers, park on the curb […] More »

  Comments | By - October 14, 2014

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