Ford and Toyota Achieve “A-List” Ratings for Water Conservation
Climate advocacy group CDP recently released its annual report on water conservation, ranking corporations’ efforts to waste less water. Ford and Toyota both received the highest rating, placing both automakers on CDP’s water conservation A-list. Out of over 400 corporations evaluated, Toyota and Ford were among the only 8 to receive that A-list rank. They’ve earned it! Over the past 15 years, both automakers have made innovative changes to their manufacturing processes in order to save water. Here’s how… Read the rest of this entry
Does the Ford Fusion Have WiFi?
A lot of you have been asking: Does the Ford Fusion have WiFi? Short answer: Yes. Yes it does. If your Ford Fusion is a 2013 or later model, it’s able to create a mobile WiFi hotspot for your passengers to use. Certain older Fusions also have this capability. However, this feature works a little bit differently in a Ford than in most other vehicle brands that offer it — here’s why! Read the rest of this entry
Explore the Grand Valley Area’s Top 3 Spoooooky Attractions for Families this Halloween!
Are you ready to get spooked? We are! We love the Halloween season here at Western Slope Auto. Pumpkin carving, apple cider, haunted houses, creative costumes, that satisfying crunch sound when you walk through a pile of leaves on the sidewalk — seriously, what’s not to love? If you’re looking for something fun and festive to do with your family this October, here’s our picks for the top 3 best Halloween events near Fruita, CO this year. Read the rest of this entry
What’s new for the 2016 Ford F-150? Well, since the 2015 model was a complete redesign (as we’re sure you recall), there aren’t a whole lot of big changes going down for the 2016 model — And that’s perfectly alright by us! That said, there are some enhancements we think you might enjoy knowing about if you’re thinking about a 2016 Ford F-150 of your very own this year. Whether you want to trade in your 2015 for the latest model or you’re looking into your first model of the latest F-150 generation, we want to let you know about the new 2016 Ford F-150 changes and specs. Read the rest of this entry
There are many challenges to being the parent of a teen driver. Your nerves are likely shot from slamming down on your imaginary brake pedal, and the whole not-knowing exactly where your child is at all times can be hard to get used to, to say the least.
Then there’s the issue your teen is probably most prone to bring up while you’re doing all the major hand-wringing: his or her own set of wheels. If that’s something you’re actively looking for together, then you know the whole safe-AND-affordable line is a tough one to walk. Luckily, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) issues an annual list of recommended used vehicles that meet both safety and affordability standards for a wide variety of families. This year’s list is in, and we’ve got a ton of safe used cars for teen drivers in Grand Junction CO right here at Western Slope Auto. Let’s see some of the Ford, Lincoln, and Toyota models that made the IIHS recommendation list: Read the rest of this entry