Explore the Technology Features in the Ford Fusion Energi

Ford changed up the lineup for the Fusion in 2018. The Energi is the plug-in electric hybrid from the traditional American automaker that has been getting great reviews from drivers and critics for its technology. The abundance of features makes it fun to drive. The experience is immersive with all kinds of gadgets on the dash and center console to help you maintain your electricity levels as you drive.

The 8-inch touchscreen sits in the center console. The SYNC 3 infotainment system allows you to connect your smartphone and integrate with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto easily.

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What to Do with Low Tire Pressure

If your car has been running roughly lately or the tire pressure light comes in, you may be in some trouble if you have a flat. However, tire pressure varies based on weather, missing valve caps, tire damages, and other factors. If you notice that your car's tires are a bit low, you can check your PSI with a tire pressure gauge or "AIR" filler at a gas station.

Tire pressure drops due to damage may result in a tire patch or brand-new tire. A tire patch is a relatively simply service that you can get at any shop…

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The All-New Ford Taurus Comes Well Equipped with Many Technology Features

Technology has become a very important aspect in our lives, and the need to keep connected and simplify our everyday activities has carried over into the list of needs that we have for our vehicles. That is one of the things that make the all-new Ford Taurus such an attractive option.

Besides its elegant styling, industry-leading safety equipment, and quality, there is also a long list of technology features in the Taurus that drivers are going to love that include:

If you would like to experience all of these features in person the head on over to our showroom...

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The Ford F-150 Raptor Handles Like a Rabbit

Off-road performance capabilities are limited by power distribution. In an all-wheel drive such as that found in the Ford F-150 Raptor, power is distributed to the tires through a transmission and dual differentials. New technology allows the driver to select from a cadre of options.

In the Ford F-150 Raptor you find a Terrain Management System that offers six driving modes from which the driver selects depending on the situation. The selection determines how much torque is sent to the front or rear wheels. Under the Rock mode, the differentials operate intelligently to send up to 100%...

 
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The Ford C-Max: Comfort and Luxury in a Compact Hybrid

The Ford C-Max is a hybrid, but don't think that it's compact design means that you'll have to scrimp on luxury. This vehicle is popular because, not only do you get the environmental and gas-saving benefits of a compact hybrid, but you also get the luxuries of many other vehicles, including heated front seats and dual-zone climate control.

The heated front seats come with three different comfort setting so that you can have the setting that is appropriate for your preferences and the weather outside. The dual-zone climate control will also ensure that both you and your…

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When Doing Monthly Maintenance Don't Forget Your Belts and Hoses

Sometimes when it comes to auto maintenance, it is the little things that can make a big difference. That is especially true when it comes to your belts and hoses. If you have ever had one of these fail on you, then you know how fast that can put you on the side of the road.

Maintenance on them is very simple as it is basically just a visual inspection. Get your hood open under some good light and go through each one looking for cracks and obvious wear. Give a little squeeze or press on them. It is normal…

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Are You Having Issues with Your Drivetrain?

Vehicles with all-wheel drive have become a very popular option in the last few years. Likewise, 4-wheel drive remains a go-to standard for many people looking to purchase a pickup or SUV. If you own any of these types of vehicle and have noticed that it has trouble changing into and out of 4-wheel drive, then you may need to have the transfer case checked.

The transfer case is a gearbox that is tasked with distributing power. In 4WD vehicles, it does this by transferring power between the front and rear axle. In AWD vehicles, it does this by transferring…

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Time for Transmission Repair to Keep Car Running Well

There's a number of problems that can occur with your transmission. While you generally don't have to worry about your transmission for at least 30,000 miles, you should make sure that the transmission fluid is full each time you get an oil change. Your transmission is vital to your car, and it's an expensive repair if it needs to be replaced.

At Lithia Ford Lincoln of Fresno, we can walk you through the process of inspecting your transmission. We will recommend a total fluid flush as per your owner's manual. If your transmission is having…

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Explore the Capabilities of the 2018 Ford Fusion

Cutting edge technology makes driving the 2018 Ford Fusion to seem like a theme park ride into the future. Electric Power-Assist Steering (EPAS) automatically adjusts the responsiveness of the steering to the speed of the car and compensates for crosswinds and road vibrations.

Even in all-electric mode, the Fusion Hybrid reaches speeds in excess of 80 miles-per-hour. The Fusion Hybrid also provides continuous guidance in the form of feedback from the SmartGauge EcoGuide. The feedback allows you to adjust your driving for maximum energy conservation.

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What Is The BLIS System From Ford?


If you have been driving for awhile, chances are pretty good that at some point you have nearly collided with another driver when trying to change lanes or back out of a parking space. If it hasn't happened to you directly, you have almost certainly seen it while driving.

While it is not meant as a replacement for careful driving, the Ford BLIS, Blind Spot Information System is a great assistance to have on the road. The BLIS utilizes sensors located on the exterior mirrors that have a sensing range of about ten feet out from the rear bumper…
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