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Look Closer at These Ford Escape Technology Features

The new Ford Escape continues to be a popular crossover vehicle that is packed with technology features drivers love. Here are some of those features in action.

The Ford Escape has a radar that scans the road for traffic that is getting too close to your vehicle. The Blind Spot Information System will alert the driving with a flashing light on the side mirror so the driver doesn't leave the lane and head right into traffic. 

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Towing Safety Guide

Towing the camper or boat up to the campground or lake for the weekend is a fun time for the whole family that will make memories to last a lifetime. We here at Serramonte Ford want to ensure that you are being as safe as possible when towing and that is why we would like to share a few basic safety tips.

First, ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to brake when towing. You will need far more time to slow down when hauling additional weight. Second, ensure that the weight you are towing is as evenly...

 

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Ford Taurus Has Technology Features You Should See

How can the Ford Taurus be considered a widely popular full-size sedan each year? Maybe it has something to do with a few of these technology features.

Once you set the Adaptive Cruise Control system in the new Ford Taurus, watch what happens after you get rolling. Any time the cruise control system scans a car moving too slow in front of you, the system slows down the car automatically until clear, then will get the car back up to the desired speed again.

Another impressive technology feature in the Taurus is the Lane-Keeping System. Regardless why you drifted out…

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New App Fights Parking Tickets in San Francisco

Those who drive through the busy streets of San Francisco are sure to have had run-ins with parking enforcement from time to time due to the limited availability of free public parking. It can be a hassle to find just the right spot to park, and oftentimes, many drivers end up breaking parking laws without even knowing it, thanks to hidden signs or unmarked no-parking zones. This is a growing problem that doesn't seem to be stopping anytime soon, but local San Francisco residents' prayers may have just been answered, because there's a new app called Fixed, which…

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Union Street's 23rd Annual Easter Parade & Spring Celebration

With April here, Easter is just around the corner, and that means it's time for the San Francisco community to get ready for Union Street's 23rd Annual Easter Parade & Spring Celebration! Held in appreciation for the Bay Area's unique population, the annual event, scheduled for Sunday, April 20, will feature a wide range of activities for families to enjoy, a parade and an outdoor bistro setting with a variety of food. Come out and participate in this day-long celebration, and take in the diversity of San Francisco!

Known as the Biggest Little Parade in San Francisco, Union…

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Ford E-350 Van Becomes a Storm-Chasing Machine

If you've seen the movie "Twister," then you have a vague idea of what it looks like to be right in the middle of a tornado. With winds reaching obscene speeds and danger lurking in every corner, traveling in a storm can be devastating; the Iowa Storm Chasing Network knows this all too well, which is why they recently transformed a Ford E-350 van into a five-ton storm-chasing machine - a vehicle they like to call "Dorothy."

Comprised of 14 and 16 gauge steel, 3/4-inch polycarbonate windows and weighing an astounding 10,000 pounds, Dorothy looks like something out…

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Healdsburg Jazz Festival

The 2014 Healdsburg Jazz Festival is running from May 30 to June 8, providing ten days of solid jazz and blues for avid fans of the genres. For over 16 years, the festival has been one of the North Bay area's biggest events of the year and is held at venues throughout the Healdsburg area. With live performances from some of jazz's most prominent musicians, the Healdsburg Jazz Festival serves as both a musical awakening and a celebration of one of the world's greatest art forms.

Kicking off on May 31, the first two days of the…

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Three-Wheel Mustang Cruises the Highway

For most people, it's common sense that a car requires four tires in order to drive properly, but for others, this knowledge is somehow unknown. One individual, who happens to be a part of the small group that's unaware of the four-tire rule, recently took his three-wheel Mustang for a ride around town in Texas. To make matters worse, he decided to take the car for a joy ride on the highway, which could have led to an accident. Thankfully, there's no bad news to report with this story, but there is a video if you're…

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Test Drive the 2015 F-150 Before It's Available to the Public

We have a HUGE announcement for all of you Blue Oval loyalists out there: The new 2015 F-150 is coming to town!

Based on our excellent success record, Ford Motor Company has selected Serramonte Ford as one of the stops on their 2015 F-150 "Drive the Future of Tough" Tour! There will only be two tour stops in northern California - one in Sacramento and the other at our dealership in Colma!

This event offers a unique opportunity for you to be one of the first people in the country to test drive the all-new 2015 Ford F-150 BEFORE it's…

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Rally Fans Make Miraculous Escape When Car Runs into Crowd

Recently at a motor rally in Italy, a handful of bystanders got a much bigger thrill than they bargained for. Rally racing offers audiences the perk of getting up close to the action, as close as they want to get in fact, as long as they're not on the road. But after seeing video of a race car flipping through the air - hurling right at a group of spectators - we're sure fans will second guess sitting so close to the track. 

At most races, onlookers sit safely behind fences or in grandstands securely distanced from fires, flying debris…

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