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How Can Ford's New Tech Platform, VIIZR, Benefit Small Businesses?

Do you own a small business in Paulding, OH? If so, you will want to know about VIIZR, a new technology from Ford. VIIZR brings together Ford Pro and Salesforce Field Service into an all-new Software as Service Tool that will increase productivity and improve customer service. At Jim Schmidt Ford Inc. in Hicksville, OH, we aim to bring you the latest in Ford tech innovation. Here is what you need to know about VIIZR.

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What Sets the 2017 Ford Focus RS Apart from Other Hatches?

If you're hunting for a hot hatchback for your next vehicular purchase, we here at Jim Schmidt Ford Inc. have a funny feeling you'd match up quite nicely with ours, the 2017 Focus RS.

And how can we be so sure?

The clip below is sure to spell it out; link up with AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika, as he takes the Focus RS for a test run:

If given the opportunity, we'd have absolutely no trouble droning on about the excellence of the Focus RS's engine, a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder.

Served up…

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2017 Ford Fusion Wins Affection of AutoGuide.com

Are you seeking a midsize sedan segment for your next automotive purchase? Well, if so, we here at Jim Schmidt Ford Inc. believe you may well find your perfect fit in ours, the 2017 Fusion.

"Why's that?" you wonder.

Get the low-down from AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai; her evaluation of the Fusion is as follows:

Those desiring an athletic, performance-minded feel from the Fusion will get precisely that with its top-tier engine, a turbocharged 2.7-liter V6.

Offered only on the V6 Sport trim, this turbo-V6 turns out a titanic 325 horsepower and 380 pound-feet of torque…

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Ford's SYNC 3 Arriving for All 2017 Model-Year Vehicles

Ford Motor Company announced yesterday that it will be expanding the availability of its SYNC 3 connectivity system to its entire 2017 lineup of cars, SUVs, light trucks, and electrified vehicles. The voice-activated communications and entertainment system features support for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Ford's platform-focused approach allows for a fast rollout of the technology, and rapid deployment of new...

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Ford Announces New V-6 EcoBoost Engine Option for F-150

Today, we received news via a press release from Ford that the automaker will offer a new V-6 EcoBoost engine with class-leading torque for the upcoming 2017 F-150 pickup. Providing further evidence of the automaker's relentless pace of innovation, the 3.5-liter engine generates a segment best 470 pound-feet of torque. The number beats all diesel- and gasoline-powered competitors, including V8 engines with...

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Ford's Dearborn Truck Plant Recycles Enough Aluminum to Build 30,000 F-150 Bodies Each Month

For Earth Day, Ford Motor Company uploaded a series of Instagram posts explaining the closed loop recycling system at its Dearborn Truck Plant where it builds the 2016 F-150. According to a recent press release, the automaker is able to recycle up to 20 million pounds of...

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