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One Century Later: From the 1917 Ford Model TT to the 2017 Ford F-150

Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Collage of Ford trucks - Ford is Celebrating 100 Years of Truck Innovation and Development

Ford is Celebrating 100 Years of Truck Innovation and Development

We always knew this day would come, but we never expected it to feel this good. Today, Ford is celebrating 100 years of truck innovation and development – one of the most iconic legacies in the history of the automotive world. There have been countless trucks in the Ford Family in the last century, but every single one of them played an important role in bringing Ford all the way from the 1917 Model TT to the 2017 Ford F-150. (more…)

Ford Sponsors Largest Annual Automotive Celebration in America

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
Red Ford Mustang - Why is Ford sponsoring the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise?

Why is Ford sponsoring the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise?

Ford recently announced that it will be the presenting sponsor of the largest annual automotive celebration in America. The iconic event is the Woodward Dream Cruise, and it is known for celebrating automotive history and culture every single year. A natural question upon hearing this news may be: why is Ford sponsoring the 2017 Woodward Dream Cruise? When you think about it, it’s actually pretty simple. Keep on reading for the answer. (more…)

2018 Ford F-150 New Engines and Power Specs

Friday, June 16th, 2017
2018 Ford F-150 - What are the 2018 Ford F-150 Engine Options and specs?

What are the 2018 Ford F-150 Engine Options and Specs?

Ford is known for bringing powerful engines to all of their cars, and, every year, the engines only get better. The 2018 production year is no different, as Ford is debuting some new engines that are making the F-150 better than it has ever been. You’re probably wondering, “What are the 2018 Ford F-150 engine options and specs?” Look no further, we have the answers. (more…)

2018 Ford Focus RS Available in Limited Edition Trim Level

Monday, June 12th, 2017
Red and Blue Models of 2018 Limited Edition Ford Focus RS - Release Date and Specs

2018 Limited Edition Ford Focus RS Release Date and Specs

Drivers everywhere, casual and enthusiast alike, have been celebrating the Ford Focus RS ever since its release in 2013. Now, Ford is ready to celebrate its loyal customers by giving them a very special version of the car that they know and love. Get ready to learn all about the 2018 Limited Edition Ford Focus RS release date and specs. (more…)

Ford GT used to spur innovations down the rest of the product lineup

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Why does Ford make the Ford GT supercar?

The Ford GT supercar is the stuff automotive dreams are made of. It’s sleek. It’s fast and anyone seeing one out in the wild will not mistake it for anything else. As important as the Ford GT is to the automaker’s professional racing teams, the supercar also plays an important role throughout the rest of the Ford lineup. Many of the technologies that were used to put the Ford GT at the top of its game have found their way to several upcoming new models. O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln is giving you a brief overview what those developments are. (more…)

2017 Raptor improves handling with cutting edge terrain management system

Friday, May 5th, 2017
2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Terrain Management System

2017 Ford Raptor Terrain Management System Information

Since the high-performing, off-road-themed Ford Raptor was released, it has seemed to be increasingly impossible for the automaker to top itself. Yet, late production models of the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor has outdone previous models by offering a cutting edge terrain management system. Models of the F-150 Raptor with the innovative terrain management equipment use an advanced transfer case which allows drivers to get the best of all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. The improvements to the truck’s handling profile in all conditions cannot be understated. In nearly 2,500 miles of testing, the terrain management system of the 2017 Ford Raptor performed almost flawlessly. (more…)

New Ford heavy duty trucks coming this fall to O.C. Welch

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
Changes for the 2018 Ford F-650 and F-750

2018 Ford commercial truck release information

When the going gets tough, those people look to buy Ford commercial truck platforms available at O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln. The automaker has held a very comfortable lead over the rest of the light-duty pickup truck class. These advantages carry over to the commercial class with the 2018 editions of the F-650 and F-750. Available in straight- and kick-up frames, the two models are just two years removed from a redesign, but still, have some impressive upgrades to report for the upcoming model year. Dealers like O.C. Welch Ford can start taking orders for the new F-650 and F-750 this summer with the first deliveries expected to come this summer. (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…)

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 Edge adds special accessory package prior to launch

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
2018 Ford SEL Appearance Package information

SEL Appearance Package for the 2018 Ford Edge

The Ford Edge is one of the most popular crossover SUVs in a particularly competitive class of the automotive industry. Wasting little time, the automaker has already announced an upgrade coming to the 2018 version of the vehicle. The SEL Appearance Package for the 2018 Ford Edge will allow future owners to have their crossover SUV stand out from the crowd. Changes outside of that of the standard 2018 Edge model include dark accents for the exterior, specially painted wheels, grille, side mirror housing and rear spoiler. O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln customers will be able to add the SEL Appearance Package for the 2018 Ford Edge later this fall. (more…)