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Ford Uses Self-Driving Cars of the Future to Deliver Pizza

On the one hand, isn't it cynical to put some of the most advanced autonomous technology humanity has ever created to work in a menial job like pizza delivery? You can almost hear Marvin the Paranoid Android sighing, "Here I am, brain the size of a planet, and they ask me to bring you a pizza. Call that job satisfaction, 'cause I don't."

On the other hand... Pizza! From a robot!

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Ford Ranger Raptor Debuts in Australian Outback

When off-roading enthusiasts and bloggers talk about the Ford F-150 Raptor, they'll often shorten the name to "Ford Raptor," or just "Raptor." It looks like that's a habit we'll soon need to kick. As Master Yoda said in Empire Strikes Back, there is another.

The Ford Ranger Raptor will be released in Australia in 2018, where it looks as comfortable racing through the outback as a kangaroo.

What we know about this…

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Cools moms choose the Ford Flex

Not all moms want a minivan (though most of the world sure seems to think so). So in witnessing a long-awaited marriage of three-row seating to a long wheel-base body in the Ford Flex, we finally have hope that the day we finally meet “the one” doesn’t have to culminate in piling our precious children and all their precious stuff into a less-than-romantic minivan!


Boxy and comfortable, the Ford Flex has plenty of headroom…

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Categories: , , , Can't Curb Enthusiasm for 2017 Ford Fusion

Has the midsize sedan segment been calling your name? Well, if so, we here at Ernest McCarty Ford suggest you heed its cries -- and then turn your attention to ours, the 2017 Fusion.

Why, though?

We'll let Managing Editor Jodi Lai handle that question; join her in the clip below:

Shoppers seeking the very best the Fusion has to offer will receive exactly that with its range-topping trim, the V6 Sport.

Standard amenities on this iteration include an athletic, 325-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a unique grille, 19-inch wheels, quad exhaust tips, a rear spoiler ...

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2018 Ford Expedition: Like an Explorer, But Bigger

Do you love your family's Ford Explorer, but sometimes find yourself running out of room? As the kids get bigger, they're not as happy sitting in the third row, and neither are your adult friends and relatives. Or perhaps you need just a little more cargo space.

The fully-redesigned 2018 Ford Expedition has gone through a conspicuous face lift—it looks exactly like the Ford Explorer... only bigger. Much bigger.

The Expedition seats up to eight passengers, and the ride is roomy and comfortable for all of them. The third row offers a generous 37.7 inches of…

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Fun Ford Facts

Ford just keeps winning in big (and sometimes weird!) ways, and our team is proud to be associated with the vehicle-making powerhouse. Let’s take a quick look at some of the latest news from America’s best-selling automaker:


  1. 2018 Ford Mustang GT Leaves Chevy Camaro SS in the Dust

    When it comes to the Pony Car versus the Camaro, there really is no competition. Ford’s sleekly facelifted 2018 5.0-liter V8 version of…

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3 Reasons the 2017 Explorer is a Great Fit for Families

Knowing which vehicle to purchase for your family can be a tough task. The right vehicle must balance its strengths and features to complement wide variety of activities involved with family life. Fortunately, Ford has a strong contender with its versatile, well-rounded 2017 Explorer. Here are some reasons we at Ernest McCarty recommend it for Birmingham families.

Room to Grow

The 2017 Explorer comes ready for any family trip with third-row seating for seven. Seats can also fold flat for easy luggage stowing. Both the second and third row fold flat for up to 81.7 cubic feet of cargo…

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Is the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty More Capable Than the 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500?

If you need more capability in a truck, then the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty may be the way to go. When looking at the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty and 2017 Chevy Silverado 2500, although both prove to be capable of towing, the towing capability in the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty is more with the ability to tow up to 18,600 pounds when properly prepared. There are also many assistive features for the driver in the 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty that may make your decision easy. If you want support for navigating your trailer, the offered…

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Give Your 2018 Mustang a Hint of the Classic


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When the Ford Mustang first went into production in 1964, the grille was emblazoned with what would become part of its iconic image: A horse galloping westward, surrounded by a chrome rectangle, the whole emblem supported by two horizontal chrome bars.

Modern automotive design is all about smooth curves and minimalism, so eventually the horizontal lines and rectangular border were discarded to match the newer Mustang's clean profile.

The corral was gone from the classic "pony-in-corral" logo. It was just a lonely pony…

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Ultimate Road Trip Snacks to Snag at the Gas Station!

Whether you’re cruising down to the Gulf with the family in your Explorer for a beach getaway or zipping up to DeKalb County’s Little River Canyon for a little outdoor adventure in your Fusion, road trips beg for snack action. Sure, you won’t have to fill up as frequently as some of those other guys driving those other vehicles (you know, the ones that don’t boast the wallet-friendly EcoBoost engines), but…

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