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Gatsby Night Is the Perfect Santa Clara Event for Teens

Santa Clara teens are cordially invited to the Great Gatsby Gala! Put on by the Santa Clara City Library, this fun local event will give teens a great night to dance, play games and learn a little bit about the time period from the beloved novel.

This evening will be for high school students only, giving them a terrific night out to hang with their friends in a safe and educational setting. Students are encouraged…

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Ford Debuts New Smartwatch Apps

If you drive a Ford electric car or plug-in hybrid, you’ll be happy to learn that Ford is debuting new smartwatch apps on the automaker’s MyFord Mobile system. These new apps will allow green car drivers to check their car’s battery or charge level, locate their parked car and determine the available driving range for a trip, all from their wrist.

These apps were developed exclusively by Ford engineers and were designed…

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Touchdown! Ford F-Series Is Now Official Truck of the NFL

The National Football League has just announced that the Ford F-Series will now be its official truck. This is a huge honor that proves that not only is Ford a quintessentially American truck brand, but it’s also one of the toughest.

“Just like our fans and players, Ford trucks and the NFL are always working to reach the next level through hard work, grit and commitment, which makes this partnership a natural fit,” says…

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Ford F-150 Saves the Day with Trailer Backup Assist

Picture this: it is a beautiful summer day in Northern California and your boat is loaded down with every snack, towel and piece of ice you could find in your house. After stopping for gas and grabbing even more snacks and drinks for the cooler, you finally make it to the boat ramp; it is time for a beautiful day on the water. You begin to slowly back your trailer down the ramp when you realize that backing up a trailer is like an unsolvable puzzle in reverse. After a couple of tries, you begin to get a little flustered…

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Afraid of Driving at Night? Ford Has a Solution You Need to See

Ford Night Driving

It’s not unusual for people to be a little apprehensive when driving at night. Many people are wary of experiencing night blindness, as well as not seeing possible hazards in the road, which can make folks less likely to head out after the sun goes down.

But Ford is looking to help alleviate some of these fears by developing technology that will hopefully help people feel more comfortable on the road during the nighttime…

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Watch Ford Put Their Fabrics to the Test

If you’ve ever wanted a backstage pass to see how Ford builds and tests their infamously durable cars and trucks, you’re in luck, as the automaker has just released a series of videos showcasing their testing process.

To help create fabrics and materials that are durable enough to withstand long-term use by drivers, especially those who need their trucks for heavy-duty use in areas like construction and regular off-roading, Ford engineers test out fabrics for snags, scratches and spills. In the below videos, you’ll get to see not only how Ford ensures their cars’ interior materials stay…

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Run out of Gas? Here's What to Do.

Running out of gas is one of the annoyingly inevitable moments of driving life, which is why we wanted to provide a few tips and tricks on what you should do if you find yourself with the gas needle firmly on the letter E. Take a look at our tips below!
 

  1. Try to pull off to the side of the road. Most drivers will be able to tell if their car is about to run…
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Put Your Running Shoes on for the 2016 Heart & Soles 5K

The Heart & Soles 5K is coming back to San Jose for the third year in a row. Put on by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation and the Santa Clara County Office of Education, the Heart & Soles 5K supports a local initiative to bring healthy salad bars to schools around the San Jose area.

California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson is helping head the initiative, which has seen over 122 salad bars being put in California…

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Ford Named to List of Most Ethical Companies

We are proud to announce that Ford Inc. was named to Ethisphere Institute’s 2016 World’s Most Ethical Companies list. This annual list highlights the most ethical companies in the world, giving customers an insight into company practices and procedures.

“This honor celebrates our employees who are committed to doing the right things and making the right choices,” said Bill Ford, executive chairman, Ford Motor Company. “Ethics and corporate citizenship are the foundation of…

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You Can Now Choose a Mustang When Playing Monopoly

The Ford Mustang is now a featured player in Monopoly Empire. Empire is a version of the famous game that sees players buy various brands instead of real estate. Ford is now one of the brands that players can buy.

According to a Ford press release, “Ford Mustang is Mr. Monopoly’s new ride in the new edition of Monopoly Empire. 2015’s best-selling sports car in the U.S. has made thousands of appearances on the silver screen and in numerous songs, and now it’s a playable piece in the iconic board game.”

It’s no wonder that…

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