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Go Further with Ford raised $1000 for Family Volunteer Group for Air National Guard

November 15, 2012 was a night to remember after Sioux Falls Ford hosted the ?Go Further With Ford Night? event to celebrate the launch of the all-new 2013 Ford Fusion car.  Most importantly, our guests helped us raise $1,000 in support of the ?Family Volunteer Group For Air? which serves the Airmen and Families of the South Dakota Air National Guard.  On behalf of the entire team at Sioux Falls Ford, thank you for your continued community support.

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Small Business Owner Tax Deduction on New Ford or New Lincoln

Now is the time to take advantage of IRS tax deductions on the purchase of a new Ford or Lincoln vehicle.

Are you a small business owner? Changes modifying IRS Section 179 make this year the best year ever for purchasing a new vehicle for 50% or greater business use. 

You may qualify for up to 100% deduction of the vehicle purchase cost if you're a small business owner, partner, self-employed, "S" corporation, and/or an employee who uses a vehicle for business. 

Note, under IRS Section 179, qualifying small business owners: 
  • May be able to deduct the total…
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Small Business Owner Tax Deduction on New Ford or New Lincoln

Now is the time to take advantage of IRS tax deductions on the purchase of a new Ford or Lincoln vehicle.

Are you a small business owner?  Changes modifying IRS Section 179 make this year the best year ever for purchasing a new vehicle for 50% or greater business use. 

You may qualify for up to 100% deduction of the vehicle purchase cost if you?re a small business owner, partner, self-employed, ?S? corporation, and/or an employee who uses a vehicle for business.

Note, under IRS Section 179, qualifying small business owners:

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2013 Ford Focus rings up five stars in NHTSA crash test

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The 2013 Ford Focus in ST trim recently beat the Volkswagen GTI in our head-to-head comparison, and now the Focus has another feather in its cap: earning a five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's New Car Assessment Program, something it failed to do in this generation's first year of production.

Already touted as one of 33 passenger cars on NHTSA's testing list for model year 2013, both the four-door and five-door Focus achieved the same marks: four stars for the frontal crash and rollover tests…
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Ford Mustang Boss 302 checks into Jay Leno's Garage

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Jay Leno's Garage 2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302

Dave Pericak, chief engineer behind the Ford Mustang, recently stopped by Jay Leno's Garage to give the TV personality a personal tour of the 2013 Mustang Boss 302 Laguna Seca. It's no secret that Leno has a soft spot for Ford products. He owns a boat load of high-performance Blue Oval machines, including a Ford GT and a wicked Shogun. So, what does he think of the new Boss? Leno seems impressed with the machine, especially when it comes to the balance of horsepower and overall performance, calling the Boss 302 Laguna…
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Ford C-Max Hybrid officially gets 47 mpg across the board; Energi hits 85 mph in EV mode

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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid - overhead front three-quarter view, silver

Two new announcements about Ford and its upcoming C-Max line of vehicles arrived today, emphasizing the vehicles' efficiency and electric performance.

For the C-Max Hybrid, the previously predicted miles per gallon rating of 47 mpg is now official, per the EPA, and will apply across the board. That means city, highway and combined mileage ratings are all 47. As anyone Ford can reach with a PR blast knows, this beats at least one of the mpg numbers for the Toyota Prius V by seven mpg. The world's most popular hybrid lineup, in…
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This is what a drunk driver on the road looks like

Heidi Nehring-Bloom

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Is the driver of this Ford Ranger driving under the influence? From the looks of this four-minute-long video where he or she pinballs repeatedly between ditch and center line and narrowly misses oncoming traffic, it certainly looks like the wheelman is soggy drunk.

This four-minute+ video catches all the stupidity from the first off-road foray at about 40 seconds all the way to an expertly executed nosedive into a ditch. The impromptu videographers do a a fine job commentating on every jerky move as they attempt to warn oncoming drivers.

There's high drama…
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Smart Driving Tips for Fuel Economy

Heidi Nehring-Bloom
There are a variety of factors that can affect fuel economy and, with a few changes in driving habits, more time can be spent behind the wheel and less time at the pump. 

  • Watch your Speed: Aim for a constant speed. Pumping the accelerate sends more fuel into the engine. Using cruise control whenever possible on the highway helps maintain speeds and conserve fuel. 
  • Accelerate and brake smoothly: Accelerating smoothly form a stop and braking softly conserves fuel. Maintain a safe distance between vehicles and anticipate traffic conditions to allow for more time to brake and accelerate gradually. 
  • No Idling…
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Fuel economy tops U.S. Auto Buyers wants, Consumer Reports says

DETROIT (Bloomberg) --Automobile owners in the U.S. see fuel economy as the leading element they will consider this year in purchasing their next car, according to a survey by Consumer Reports. 

Of 1,702 car owners interviewed, 37% cited fuel economy as the top concern, the product tester and magazine publisher said in an e-mailed statement today. Quality was cited as the main reason by 17% of respondents, followed by safety at 16% and value at 14%. 

The results echo findings in similar studies, showing fuel economy's importance to buyers has been rising with the price of gasoline…
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