Archive for April, 2017

Find simple fixes for pairing your phone to Ford Sync systems

Friday, April 21st, 2017
Troubleshooting solutions for connecting Bluetooth to Ford Sync

Information troubleshooting Ford Bluetooth connections

Being able to remain connected to the world outside of our vehicles is an important element of our daily lives. Obviously using a cell phone while driving is not only dangerous but illegal in many locales. Automakers like Ford have helped people solve this problem by providing Bluetooth connectivity options built into the infotainment system. As reliable as these features are, sometimes glitches occur and people needs some help troubleshooting Ford Bluetooth connections. The service department at O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln has put together some ways to restart, reboot or otherwise ensure your phone connects to the Ford Sync infotainment system like it’s supposed to. (more…)

Shelby Mustang models find new life when 2018 arrives to dealerships

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Shelby GT350 and GT350R coming back for 2018

Upgrades for 2018 Shelby GT350 and GT350R

There is already good reason for Ford fans to be excited about the arrival of the 2018 Ford Mustang. While celebrating National Mustang Day on April 17, Ford announced that the Shelby GT350 and GT350R Mustang models will be carried over for the 2018 model year. Additionally, the track-ready, yet street┬álegal sports coupe will debut a trio of new colors when it arrives to dealers like O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln this fall. Like other range-topping versions of the 2018 Ford Mustang, the returning Shelby models feature a high-performing power plant, the latest in Ford technology and racing-inspired components. (more…)

Ford to add more than a dozen new electric or hybrid vehicles to fleet

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan

If you are looking for your chance to get into a hybrid vehicle, pay attention to this space and the flood of new vehicles that will be making their way to O.C. Welch Ford. According to materials from Ford Motor Company, the automaker will be introducing 13 electric or hybrid vehicles over the next five years. The most recent introduction is a hybrid police car which was shown to crowds at the New York Auto Show last week. The Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan is the industry’s first pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicle. Ford’s new police cruiser is just part of a $4.5 billion investment in electrifying its fleet. (more…)

2017 Ford Fusion has everything it needs to take on challengers

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Is the 2017 Fusion better than Camry or Malibu

The midsize 2017 Ford Fusion is one of the most popular vehicles available at O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln. For the current model year, the refined style and cutting edge technology available could put the 2017 Fusion ahead of just about anything the competition can throw up against it. Two rival models which are constantly vying for the attention of Fusion buyers are the 2017 Toyota Camry and the 2017 Chevy Malibu. To help O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln customers make the most informed decision possible, our research team has found these comparison videos. If you have more questions about the 2017 Fusion, make an appointment with one of our representatives today. (more…)

Lincoln reveals 2018 Navigator in the Big Apple with new technology and features

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
release date for the 2018 Lincoln Navigator

Release Date for the 2018 Lincoln Navigator

The storied history of the Lincoln Navigator is getting a new chapter. When the release date for the 2018 Lincoln Navigator arrives, O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln customers can take home a newly redesigned, more refined, more powerful and more technologically advanced version of the full-size luxury SUV. In addition to changing the way the vehicle looks, Lincoln engineers have also improved the handling profile of the 2018 Navigator, making it easier to handle on the road, off the road or on deteriorating road conditions. The automaker hasn’t made a timetable available for when the new SUV will be delivered to dealerships, but late summer or fall is when it usually happens. (more…)

You don’t need to buy the 2018 Mustang GT to hear it roar

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
2018 Mustang Engine sound ringtone

2018 Mustang track mode exhaust note ringtone

Within the automotive world, there might not be a more iconic sound than that of a V-8-powered Ford Mustang. This is especially true of the new and improved 2018 Ford Mustang coming soon to the O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln showroom. Ahead of the car arriving to dealerships, Ford has released a 2018 Mustang track mode exhaust note ringtone. Now, whenever someone calls, you will be treated to the roar of the pony car’s V-8 engine hitting the upper range of its RPM. The sound was recorded to demonstrate the car’s all-new active valve performance exhaust system. (more…)

O.C. Welch Ford helps buyers get the most from Sync 3 system

Friday, April 7th, 2017
Connecting smartphones to Ford Sync 3 technology

Connecting Android or iPhones to Ford Sync 3 information

The available technology in Ford vehicles is quickly becoming the class of the domestic automotive industry. Leading way for properly equipped vehicles is the innovated and advanced Ford Sync 3 infotainment system. Among the top features that will provide the most use for future owners will be the ability to pair the infotainment system with certain applications from the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto suites. Pairing a compatible iPhone or Android device to the Sync 3 system is very simple matter of connecting a factory-approved chord into the USB port and following the on-screen instructions. An O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln representative can also assist in solving any issues along the way. (more…)

Get some help living a greener life on Earth Day 2017 in Savannah

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
2017 Earth Day Activities in Savannah, GA

What is there to do for Earth Day in Savannah?

Earth Day is an outstanding reminder that we all need to be better stewards of our surroundings. Within the city of Savannah, a unique opportunity exists for people to learn some new and exciting ways to live a green lifestyle. The 2017 Savannah Earth Day Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 15. Seminars and other activities will run from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. Not only does the annual Earth Day festival help private and public entities come together to share solutions, but it’s also the largest environmental education event in Georgia. Kids’ events and activities are also planned so the whole family can get involved. (more…)

2018 Ford Mustang to let drivers know when it’s ready to run

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Red light blinking 2018 Mustang ignition light

When the 2018 Ford Mustang arrives at dealerships like O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln, the famous sports car will further blur the lines between machine and a living, breathing entity. One of the newest additions to the car’s equipment list is a blinking red light around the ignition button. The button will slowly start to glow and blink at a rate of 30 beats per minute, mimicking the resting heart rate of a wild mustang, the car’s very inspiration. According to Ford materials, when the light starts blinking, ‘…the pony is ready to run.’ O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln customers that want to be among the first to own the 2018 Mustang should contact a sales representative today. (more…)