Ford News & Events

What We Know So Far About the 2019 Ford Shelby GT500

Ford Shelby GT500

First introduced as a high-performance Mustang variant way back in 1965, the Ford Shelby was revived in 2005 for a new crop of muscle car enthusiasts. In 2019, the Shelby GT500 enters its fourth generation with a comprehensive redesign. Though many details of the new sports car are still under wraps, here's what we've heard through the grapevine so far.

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Waze is Coming to Ford SYNC 3

Ford SYNC 3 with Waze 

Ford had a pleasant surprise for curious onlookers at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. Ford announced a partnership with Waze, the crowdsourced app that tracks traffic and offers live updates on the fastest way to get around. The Waze app will SYNC directly with the Ford touchscreen and the new Talk to Waze feature works with Ford's voice activation system.

While the Consumer Electronics Show is not usually a place for car companies to show their wares, this announcement makes sense. Ford has become an industry leader in integrating technology. The Waze integration is a major achievement for Ford…

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Video: How to Use the Ford Upfitter Switch Board

If you own a Ford truck with the latest upfitter switch board, you’re in luck because it’s been enhanced in several areas. With more switches, you’ve got more ways to control aspects such as electric spreaders, lights, winches and more. Plus, the switch board is now located on the overhead console, making it easier to access than before.

Ford has also boosted circuit capacity. You’ll benefit from four 25-amp circuits along with two 40-amp circuits, which can set up to be hot even when your vehicle isn’t turned on. To set up key-off battery use…

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Mall of Georgia Star Spangled Fourth of July

4th of July Fireworks

Mall of Georgia
3333 Buford Drive
Buford, GA 30519

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

The sparks will fly and the flag will wave at Mall of Georgia on the 4th of July! If you want to celebrate the land of the free with your friends, family and local community, Mall of Georgia’s Star Spangled Fourth is the place to be.

Aside from a fabulous fireworks show, there’s also lots of other entertainment on the bill. For children, the Kid’s Zone will be a popular hangout, while adults will enjoy live music from A1A, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band…

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Petextrian Detection Technology Debuts on Ford Fusion

Texting has caused a widespread epidemic of distracted walking, as more and more pedestrians now walk with their heads down and minds focused on their smartphones.

Because of this, people are more likely to inadvertently step into dangerous situations, such as into city traffic without realizing it. In China, smartphone lines have been painted over 30 meters of sidewalk, while a city in Germany has added a line of blinking lights to the ground in an area where petextrians had been unintentionally crossing the tram tracks.

Recognizing that this has become a problem, and one that affects drivers who may…

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American Idol Finalists Drive 2017 Ford Fusions

Ford has supported American Idol since the start of the show and, 15 seasons later, the automaker recently celebrated the end of the series with one final round of car giveaways.

From ghost hunting to secret agent missions, scavenger hunts and flash mobs, Ford has participated in some key moments that American Idol fans are sure to remember. Over the course of 14 years and 556 episodes, Ford has also given away more than 50 vehicles to series contestants and winners. The last two giveaways went to the show's final winner and runner-up - Trent Harmon and La'Porsha Renae…

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American Idol Finalists Drive 2017 Ford Fusions

Ford has supported American Idol since the start of the show and, 15 seasons later, the automaker recently celebrated the end of the series with one final round of car giveaways.

From ghost hunting to secret agent missions, scavenger hunts and flash mobs, Ford has participated in some key moments that American Idol fans are sure to remember. Over the course of 14 years and 556 episodes, Ford has also given away more than 50 vehicles to series contestants and winners. The last two giveaways went to the show's final winner and runner-up - Trent Harmon and La'Porsha Renae…

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Save the Date for Free Barefoot in the Park Festival

One of the Atlanta area's most popular spring events is taking place right here in Buford. Another installment of Barefoot in the Park is just around the corner and this is the year to go if you've never been before.

The annual arts festival, which has been voted a Best Downtown Event and Best Local Festival, is scheduled to take place over Mother's Day weekend on May 7-8. This year, the event is taking place at an all-new location in Buford Town Park, just a short drive from Mall of Georgia.

Tons of art will be on…

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