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Ford Bringing F-150 Diesel to Market in 2018

Ford Bringing F-150 Diesel to Market in 2018

For generations, the Ford F-150 has offered excellent power and towing capabilities. It has done so behind the strength of many different engine types. However, there is one engine option that the F-150 has never offered – diesel. Until now, that is. After 70 years, Ford will finally be making a diesel version of the popular F-150. According to Ford, the redesigned 2018 F-150 diesel will be available with a new Power Stroke 3.0-liter V6. The F-150 will join the…

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Ford Reveals Redesigned 2017 Fiesta

Ford Reveals Redesigned 2017 Fiesta

The popular Ford Fiesta is getting a brand-new look! The redesigned 2017 Fiesta was revealed by Ford, showcasing the new version in Cologne, Germany before an audience of over 4,000 onlookers. The new look adds a more modern, sporty flair to the Ford Fiesta, which has sold over 17 million units since it launched in the 70s. The model shown in Germany will be built at the factory in Cologne, Ford representatives said, without mentioning when the vehicle will be…

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No Shave November

No Shave November

You may have heard mention of No Shave November. Has a ring to it, doesn’t it? People have been ditching the razor during November for a while now, but were you aware that over the last few years No Shave November has been a means to raise money for cancer research and education? In 2009, the Chicagoland Hill family did what it took to turn No Shave November into a non-profit organization geared towards cancer awareness and research. Having lost…

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How To Tell If You’re Due for Car Service

How To Tell If You’re Due for Car Service

Taking care of your car is pertinent if you intend on driving it for years to come. Without proper service, the car will suffer and face problems that could leave to expensive repairs. If you aren’t sure when your car is in need of service, have no fear! Here at Bob Sight Ford, we know how to tell if you’re due for car service before you end up on the side of the road. As a general rule, you should…

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So What Does Torque Mean, Exactly? We’re Happy to Answer

So What Does Torque Mean, Exactly? We’re Happy to Answer

There are so many different terms and abilities associated with the automotive industry that sometimes it can be hard to keep up. Even if you consider yourself well-versed in cars, there is one term that many of us struggle with: torque. What does torque mean, and what does it do? Torque loosely refers to the car’s turning power, which causes your car to accelerate. And when you are look at a vehicle’s specifications and it tells you the maximum amount…

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The Different Trims of the 2017 Ford Explorer

The Different Trims of the 2017 Ford Explorer

For years, the Ford Explorer SUV has been one of Ford’s most popular vehicle models. So it is no surprise that the 2017 model of the Explorer has been one of the most anticipated vehicles in the automotive world. All kinds of drivers have come to rely upon the reliability and capabilities of the Ford Explorer. To best meet all of the different needs of those drivers, Ford has developed the different trims of the 2017 Ford Explorer. 2017 Ford…

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Meet The Family – Adam Link

Meet The Family – Adam Link

Our employee spotlight this month shines on our parts manager, Adam Link! A little background on Adam: He’s originally from these “parts” and has resided in the greater Kansas City area his entire life. He grew up in Lake Lotawana and Blue Springs, MO, and has worked at Bob Sight Ford for pretty much his entire adult life. He started out as a parts driver before becoming a parts counterperson, and then on to his current position as parts manager….

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Going Green: How Ford Accelerated Action Day Is Making a Difference

Going Green: How Ford Accelerated Action Day Is Making a Difference

Ford volunteers recently rolled up their sleeves to make the world a little greener during Ford Accelerated Action Day. Every year, Ford takes some time off to give back to various communities around the country, specifically working on eco-friendly projects. In addition to volunteering, Ford also gave more than $55,000 in grants to help fund various projects. Ford put together a massive list of projects for Accelerated Action Day, ranging from a Lake Erie cleanup to landscaping and education programs….

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Ford Motor Company Fund and Drake White Team Up for a Good Cause

Ford Motor Company Fund and Drake White Team Up for a Good Cause

Many people might not know that Henry Ford himself was a big country music fan. That’s according to Yisel Cabrera, community relations manager of the Ford Motor Company Fund. Cabrera said that the pioneering founder was also a “believer in making the world a better place.” It’s over a hundred years later and the Ford Motor Company Fund is teaming up with country crooner Drake White to make the world a better place specifically through the power of country music….

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The Ford F-150 Is Officially the Safest Pickup Truck for 2016

The Ford F-150 Is Officially the Safest Pickup Truck for 2016

Most pickup shoppers are looking for capabilities, performance, and efficiency. These things will all lead you to the 2016 Ford F-150. But, did you know it is also the safest pickup truck of 2016? Recently, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the 2016 F-150 a Top Safety Pick for both the SuperCrew and SuperCab body styles. The F-150 is the only full-size pickup to earn this recognition. “From the moment our team set out to design and build…

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