Category Archives: Ford

2018 Ford F-150 in red towing a boat

F-150 Diesel Engine Offers Competitive Mileage

We’ve already written about the impressive 2018 Ford F-150 diesel engine’s anticipated power specifications, but now we have even better news for drivers craving the competitive fuel economy of a diesel engine. The new diesel powertrain on the 2018 Ford F-150 not only offers class leading horsepower and torque but will also deliver best in class mileage. How good is the fuel economy of the 2018 Ford F-150 diesel? Just check it out below. Read the rest of this entry >>

2018 Ford Escape towing a four-wheeler

2018 Ford Escape Offers Practical Towing, Interior

Drivers looking for an attractive compact crossover can find a lot to love with the 2018 Ford Escape. This model offers five-passenger seating and plenty of comfort, convenience, and technology features, but it also offers attractive interior space and towing. How much can the 2018 Ford Escape tow? How much cargo space is there? Keep reading to find out more about the practical cargo-hauling abilities of this attractive crossover. Read the rest of this entry >>

headlight and grille close-up of the 2019 Ford Fusion

Features in the Ford Co-Pilot360 Safety Suite

When the 2019 Ford Edge and 2019 Ford Fusion begin arriving in showrooms across the United States they will come standard with a host of new safety advantages thanks to Ford Co-Pilot360. While most of the features in the Ford Co-Pilot360 safety suite have been available before on new Ford vehicles this selection of features will begin coming on most of the Ford lineup, and should be standard in passenger vehicles in North America (including cars, crossovers, and even the Ford F-150) by 2020. Explore some of these attractive features below. Read the rest of this entry >>

grille close-up of the 2019 Ford Ranger

New Midsize Ford Truck Offers More Versatility

We’re big fans of the towing and versatility on the 2018 Chevy Colorado midsize truck. Now for the 2019 model year, there is going to be a new midsize truck on our lot here at Harbin Automotive. An all-new Ford Ranger was announced at the North American International Auto Show which will offer compact dimensions, all-terrain potential, and plenty of premium features. Keep reading to explore the 2019 Ford Ranger released date and off-roading features. Read the rest of this entry >>

arrow pointing to the drive mode selector knob in a Ford

Choose the Perfect Mode for Your Driving Conditions With Ford

What Do the Ford Selectable Drive Modes Do? 

When you’re driving, you probably want your vehicle to tackle as much of the path ahead as possible without you having to think about it. After all, being behind the wheel of a vehicle that can handle any condition is part of an enjoyable and relaxing driving experience. Well, thankfully, you may be the owner of a vehicle that is equipped with the Ford Selectable Drive Modes. If that’s the case, we’ll explain what each one does and how to use them. 

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Ford Back to the Future Day Flux Capacitor

Get a Load of Ford’s Back to the Future Day Flux Capacitor

If you were looking for a reason to love today — October 21st, 2015 — a good excuse is that it’s “Back to the Future Day.” As you may or may not know, today is the date that Marty travels to in the original Back to the Future II, where he is attempting to save his children. A big day, indeed. In order to help bring awareness to Back to the Future Day, Ford is now offering a Flux Capacitor on select models of the 2016 Focus and 2016 Fiesta! (Bear with us here.) Read the rest of this entry >>

The Rock Ford Ad

Smell What He’s Cooking? The Rock Debuts New Ford Ad

To be totally honest, there aren’t a whole lot of celebrities we’d consider worthy of acting as an automotive spokesperson. It seems a little cynical to assume that they know what they’re talking about, or that they actually drive the cars that they’re shilling. I mean, if they’re worth millions, wouldn’t you expect that their cars are pretty outlandish as well? You would expect that — unless, of course we’re talking about The Rock. Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford Model T History

This Day in History: Ford Model T is Unveiled, 1908

You’ ll often hear of “This Day in History” stories, which are usually something to the effect of “On this day in 1961, the first grilled cheese was eaten with tomato soup” or “On this day in 1995, Poison’s Bret Michaels created his unassailable wig-and-headband combo.” You know, pretty mundane stuff. That’s why today’s “This Day in History” is particularly exciting: on this day in 1908, the Ford Model T was first unveiled. So let’s do a historical deep-dive, shall we? Read the rest of this entry >>

history of ford

Six Facts about Ford Motor Company That you Probably Didn’t Know

As a longtime seller of Ford vehicles, we at Harbin Automotive are pretty proud of our pervasive knowledge about the company. Since its inception in 1903, there have been a great many milestones and things that the company has achieved, but that go largely unknown to the greater populace. Here are a few of our favorite little known facts about Ford Motor Company that will make you a hit at your next dinner party. Read the rest of this entry >>

Dispatches from Detroit: The 2017 Ford GT First Look

2017 Ford GT First Look

Nearly fifty years ago, three teams entered Ford GT40 vehicles in the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s oldest active sports car endurance race. In the ensuing years, the result of this race has taken on a legendary quality: the top three spots were won by Ford’s legendary GT vehicle, in a race that was actually the first time that an American car had won the race. Now, Ford has brought back the GT with production slated to begin for the 2017 model year, and we received a first look at this awesome supercar at this week’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit. So, let’s take a quick look at the 2017 Ford GT, shall we? Read the rest of this entry >>