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Dr. Pepper and Ford Partner: Create 15-Pack to Fill Each Expedition Cupholder

With 15 cupholders standard, the Ford Expedition has yet to find drinks packaged with enough cans to fill its wells – until this tailgating season, thanks to Ford and Dr Pepper teaming up to create a limited-edition 15-pack for Expedition customers.

The partnership comes just in time for tailgating season this fall and is an extension of Expedition’s new “Built to Be a Better Big” advertising campaign earlier this year.

“We’re solving one of Expedition’s last unsolved big customer needs – what to do with 15 cupholders,” said Adam Longarzo, Ford Expedition consumer marketing manager. “We’ve teamed up…

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Child Passenger Safety Week 2019

Every day you load you little one into your car, and off to a new adventure. The tragic reality is that injuries due to car crashes are the leading cause of death for children. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2017, over one-third (35%) of children under 13 killed in passenger vehicles were not restrained in car seats, booster seats, or seat belts.   

This week, September 15-21st, is National Child Passenger Safety Week. This week serves as an important reminder for busy parents: it is essential to continuously check the safety of your child and…

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37th Annual Beach Ford All American Run

This year is the 37th Annual Beach Ford All American Run! All proceeds from the run go directly to Kingston Elementary to provide support for their cultural and educational programs. The event includes a 5K starting at 8am, and a 1-mile run starting at 9:15am. The Beach Ford family has been looking forward to this year’s event, and we hope you are too!

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Should I Get Service from My Dealer?

Short Answer: Yes

You might think we are a biased opinion, but we’ve put together 3 undeniable reasons that getting service from your dealer is the best option.

1.     We’re the Experts

Technicians at dealerships are specially trained to work on YOUR car. There are many skilled and experienced local mechanics, but it’s hard to argue with the direct-to-manufacturer connections that dealership technicians have. Dealers spend all day, every day working on…

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BACKSEAT DRIVERS, HOLD YOUR TONGUES: DRIVER ASSIST TECHNOLOGY COULD END BACKSEAT DRIVER BEHAVIORS

“You can get over a lane.” “Watch that truck!” “You’re trailing to close. Slow down!”

Ah, the incessant chirps of the backseat driver.

Perhaps the days of a driver hearing those common calls from the backseat are coming to an end, thanks to driver-assist technology like Ford Co-Pilot360. According to a recent study from Ford and sociologist Jess Carbino, 68 percent of drivers believe that backseat driving behavior will decrease because of driver-assist technology…

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What Factors Determine Trade-In Value?

You’ve decided you want a new car, but now you are tasked with what to do with your old car. Like many, you may decide that the easiest solution is to trade-in your old car and to put the proceeds towards your new purchase. But how do you know what your current car is worth? Here are a few of the factors that go into your car’s trade-in value:

1.      Mileage

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How to Decide: New or Used

It’s time to answer the age-old question when it comes to car buying: new or used? At Beach Ford, we know that car buying is a personal decision, but we hope our years of expertise will help you along the way. Here are the questions we recommend asking yourself when deciding between a new or used car

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Carpool Tips for Back to School

Don’t look now, but summer vacation is winding to a close.  If your kids are about to re-enter the school system, it won’t be long until mornings revert to a whirlwind of activity. Getting your kids up and ready for school is hard enough, but then you have to get them there. With just about a month before the bell starts ringing on another school year (in the Virginia Beach School district at least), now is the perfect time to organize a local carpool. Carpools are a great way to save you time, money and hassle this year…

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Spin, Lime, Bird, and Scooters at Large

Spin is the latest line of scooters akin to the Lime and Bird scooters you may have seen around Virginia Beach and Norfolk in the last few months. The company has tested a new series of scooters close to our market and plans to release in Washington DC, which means that our area may not be far behind! With larger tires, a stronger frame, and rear drive efficiency this is just one more example of Ford engineering at work!

 

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WHERE IN THE ?? IS THE PICKUP TRUCK EMOJI?

With billions of emoji sent daily and nearly every mode of transportation including cars, scooters, boats, spaceships and ski lifts among the 3,000 approved icons available to emoji users, truck fans noticed a glaring omission: There is no pickup truck. Ford decided it was time to do something about this and is celebrating World Emoji Day with the debut of the pickup truck emoji.

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