Day: February 13, 2021

Ford launches new digital marketplace for used vehicles

Ford Motor Co. has launched Ford Blue Advantage, a new digital marketplace that will allow its dealers to list and sell certified used vehicles on a single platform — a response to customers looking for a digital shopping experience and an attempt to reclaim market share from upstart digital retailers that have eaten into dealers’ slice of the used-car pie.

The website, FordBlueAdvantage.com, allows shoppers to filter for features they are looking for in a vehicle, as well as by options such as home delivery, at-home test driving and video walk-arounds. And in response to feedback from customers about price transparency, the site’s listings include dealer-guaranteed selling prices.

Ford partnered with Cox Automotive’s Autotrader to power the platform and incorporate the relevant algorithm and search technology used by the popular third-party car listings brand. Ford Blue Advantage also features the Kelley Blue Book Price Advisor to inform customers of

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U.S. Automotive Trade

Many of the modifications occurring in the automotive market at the moment, together with tightened credit score markets in a capital-intensive business and increased government involvement are the newest international challenges. While Tesla is an vehicle manufacturing company that’s building electric vehicles to chop down CO2 emission , an strategy that is turning into popular among cities worldwide is to prioritise public transport and cycles over cars, creating 20-minute neighbourhoods 38 that drastically cut back journey time and levying a congestion charge 39 in automobiles for travelling to already congested areas throughout peak time.

The period from 1919 to 1939 also introduced significant progress in car manufacturing in Europe, although on a considerably smaller scale than within the United States. The European trade was shifting in the same directions because the American business, towards a mass marketplace for motor vehicles, however it made slower progress for quite a lot of … Read More

Tips to keep your vehicle running in the cold

MISSION, Kan. — The frigid temperatures are taking a toll on cars across the metro. FOX4 spoke to an expert about how to keep your car purring in the coldest parts of winter. 

“In the winter time, it’s pretty much batteries, batteries, batteries. That’s always the way it seems to be,” said Matt Pugh, owner of Overland Park Automotive.

Cold weather zapping energy from car batteries is almost expected during the coldest parts of winter in the Midwest. Keeping an eye on the age of your battery and cleaning the connectors will help battle Mother Nature.

To protect your engine, Pugh said, “Coolant is going to be the biggest thing because if it freezes, it’s going to crack the block on an engine.”

Antifreeze does what it says, stopping the water in your

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