There’s a certain alluring and uniquely American tradition surrounding pickup truck ownership. Truck owners belong to a demanding subset of the driving population, as the team at Bloomington Ford can attest from many years tracking industry trends. Even beyond the obvious requirements – towing, hauling power, and general utilitarian solidity – modern buyers expect comfort,
Monthly Archives: February 2017
The rumors have circulated for years via online message boards, cryptically worded insinuations from auto industry workers, probing think-pieces by automotive journalists, and teases of concept art and renderings. For a long time, nothing solid or concrete was put forth to tide us over. Still, the rumors and speculation have flown. To wit, Ford fanatics
At a time when many drivers are visiting Bloomington Ford for small, fuel-efficient cars, Ford has unveiled an even bigger version of their Expedition. It might seem oddly timed, but the fact is that the sale of full-size SUVs increased more than 20% in 2016, and the trend is expected to continue throughout this year.
Last year, Ford Racing reached a milestone when it returned to Le Mans. The 2016 Grand Prix marked the 50th anniversary of Ford’s first Le Mans race, which it won with its original GT40s and took first, second, and third place victories for the GT class category. During the 2016 race, Ford once again rekindled
Thanks to advances in electric vehicles from Tesla, Ford, GM, Chrysler, Toyota, Kia, and other car manufacturers, this technology has helped pave the way for Tesla’s new battery storage facilities it recently opened in Southern California. Battery storage technology and the knowledge to build battery storage facilities are roughly a decade old, but their use
Recently releases sales figures for the Big 3 automakers, (i.e., Ford, GM, and Chrysler), indicate 2016 was a landmark year for auto sales, up from 2015. The trend in sales increases has continued to steady grow for the past seven consecutive years, after the Big 3 automaker crisis and government bailout of GM and Chrysler.