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4 Lightning-Fast Detailing Tips That Will Have Dirt Gone in 60 Seconds

Forgive our pun, but Autoblog Details recently posted a video tutorial on how to clean your car so fast, it's like pulling a heist on dirt. With these tips, dirt will be gone in 60 seconds... well, maybe more like 300 seconds.

1. Clear all trash and stored junk from the car. You'll be amazed how much more spacious and tidy your Ford looks after tossing everything into a trash bag.

2. Give it a…

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The Ford HBCU Community Challenge Helps Students Make a Difference

Rich in history, historically black colleges and universities are steeped in tradition and are committed to enriching the mind, body and spirit of their students. Over the past four years, Ford Motor Company has aided these efforts through the the Ford Fund -- the company's philanthropic arm -- and the Ford HBCU Community Challenge.

 

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Why Every 2018 Mustang Owner is Going to Need More Tires

Tires are designed to stick to the ground—that's why you don't just skid when you press the brakes, and why you go when you press the accelerator. It takes a powerful engine with a lot of torque to make the wheels spin freely against the ground, while the vehicle remains stationary.

This move is called a burnout, because you are burning your tires. By some measurements from drag racing cars, the surface of the wheels can exceed 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Forget hyperbolic hot-sidewalk metaphors—you could literally cook an egg at that temperature.

It just so happens…

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Stay On Budget With a Used Vehicle From Fox Ford of Cadillac

 

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Car shopping doesn't always have to be expensive. Cadillac drivers can get a great vehicle while staying on budget at Fox Ford of Cadillac. How? By searching our extensive used vehicle inventory and our Featured Used Vehicle selection! Find the car you'll love, and don't empty your bank account.

In fact, buying a used vehicle has some distinct advantages in Cadillac. For example, brand new vehicles can lose their value by 19% in just the first year!

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2018 Ford F-150 Introduces Diesel Just to Give the Competition What For

 

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Diesel engines are popular in heavy-duty trucks, because they can generate some frankly absurd amounts of torque at low rpm. They're also a bit lighter on fuel, so they are sometimes viewed as an eco-friendly choice.

For light-duty trucks like the F-150, there are other—arguably better—ways of achieving the same torque-plus-efficiency result. Ford has been developing its turbocharged EcoBoost engines for years, and the 3.5-liter EcoBoost currently offers best-in-class torque for a V6 engine. By 2020, Ford has...

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The Basics For A Successful Road Trip

Road trips are a great way for your family to bond and have some exciting fun together. However, there are several different basic steps you need to take to ensure that your road trip is a resounding success.

The most important thing you must do before beginning your road trip is to ensure your vehicle is in peak operating condition. Take your car to a dealership to have it inspected and serviced. Technicians will carefully check the fluid levels, tire conditions, and other critical components to ensure your car is road trip ready.

In addition to your car's condition…
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Benefits of a Professional Car Wash

Getting your car washed at a professional facility is one of the best ways to keep your vehicle looking its best. A car wash can thoroughly clean the exterior of your car and you can select polishes and other finishes that will preserve the paint job and protect your car from weather damage.

It's best to get your car cleaned professionally if you live in an area where there is lots of snow and sleet, so you can avoid permanent stains and paint damage. You'll also need to wash your car because the salt that is applied on…
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Tire Rotation: What It Can Do For You

Rotating one's tires seems to be an unusual topic. I mean, what does that even mean? I'm not talking about your tires actually "rotating" as you operate it down the avenue. I'm talking about moving your tires from the front, to the back. Many people do not fully understand how important this maintenance task can be, and overall how much money you can save in the long run.

If you didn't know, your tires do not wear evenly from the front to the back of the car. Think of it like this. The rear of your…
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Safe Driving in the Big City

Most people live in large cities or around them. The big city is always a huge draw for people since there are always fun things to do. This is especially true for weekends and holidays. More people will tend to flood the roadways to get where the fun it.

Since you may be a part of this, make sure you are driving the speed limit, and if need be, under it. Going too fast can make your vehicle less stable and you'll have less time to stop if there is problem up ahead.

Use your turn signals to let…
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