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Ford mechanic checking car battery in service bay

Tips for Ford Car Battery Charging and Replacement

Icy and snowy road conditions have a way of wreaking havoc on your daily drive, beyond the hazardous conditions that often lie ahead on the road. With frigid air comes an increased risk of your car battery dying or diminishing in performance, and when that happens, you need the right tools and knowledge at your disposal to get back up and running. So, today our Sherwood Ford team will show you some helpful tips for Ford car battery charging and replacement so that you can keep moving no matter the weather!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Anticipated exterior colour options for the 2020 Ford Explorer

It’s right around now when the Ford line manages to create quite a stir in the automotive industry. Last month, we got our first glance at the all-new Ford Explorer, redesigned to be even more powerful (and roomier) than we expected. This also means that the upcoming Explorer will be able to tailor to your personality even better than in model years prior. There are ten anticipated exterior colour options for the 2020 Ford Explorer, so come join Sherwood Ford today and find your new favourite; you’re sure to be the centre of attention once the Explorer makes its debut!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Three Ford Mustang Shelby models driving on track

How fast will the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 go?

2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 engine specs and top speed  

Last month, we were able to get our first look at what the Ford model line is cooking up for the 2020 model year. Among its new lineup is an energetic, high-adrenaline piece of sports car engineering that’s set to reinvent how we look at the industry as a whole. So, today, we’re excited to be able to share the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 engine specs and top speed; come in and see what this upcoming icon will be able to accomplish whenever you press the gas!   Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford Remote Start Heated Seats

How to use Ford Remote Start to Activate Heated Seats

Let’s not sugarcoat anything here – anytime in the winter can often be a hassle, because not only is it cold outside, it’s bound to be freezing inside your car as well. That’s why Ford has introduced settings to its Remote Start feature that allow you to turn on your heated seats before you even step inside for the drive. So today, join Sherwood Ford as we show you how to use Ford Remote Start to activate heated seats!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Red 2020 Ford Super Duty parked on snowy terrain with trees in background

All-new 2020 Ford Super Duty will offer next-level performance and technology

New features and upgrades for the 2020 Ford Super Duty  

Hard-working Canadians across the nation have trusted the Ford Super Duty line of heavy-duty pickups to help them accomplish every task they have, and today, our Sherwood Ford team is excited to announce a new development with all of you. The Ford Super Duty line has been reintroduced for the upcoming 2020 model year with some incredible new upgrades and capabilities that are nothing short of stunning. Come with our team today as we take you through the new features and upgrades for the 2020 Ford Super Duty – we think you’ll be as impressed as we are!  Read the rest of this entry >>

What to put in a snow emergency kit

What should be in a winter car kit?

While winter in Canada is certainly beautiful at times, it can be downright nasty during a Polar Vortex. Keeping an emergency kit is important at all times, not just during the cold months. What should be in a winter car kit? It’s important not to wait until an impending storm before you prepare for winter driving in Alberta. Here are a few ways to stay ahead of potential disaster.

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2017 Ford Escape windshield wiper de-icer

Beat Winter’s Cold with a 2019 Ford Escape!

2019 Ford Escape windshield wiper de-icer

The 2019 Ford Escape is the best-selling SUV in the Ford family to feature a windshield wiper de-icer. Winter is tough on your vehicle. While some of us are lucky enough to live with a roof over the head of our vehicle, there’s a large number of car owners who have to deal with trying to melt or scrape snow from the windshield wipers every day. No one is immune to the challenges of winter driving in Edmonton.

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What is Ford Pass

Stay Connected to Your Ford Wherever You Are

What is the Ford Pass?

Do you have to look up your dealership service center every time you need a service scheduled? Do you take pictures of where you parked in a large parking lot to remember where your car is? What about wishing you had remote start, or trying to remember if you need to stop for gas on the way home? If you answered “Yes” to any of these, the FordPass App should definitely be on your wish list. Read the rest of this entry >>

Isolated view of Ford SYNC 3 system and steering wheel

Best features and functions of SYNC AppLink

We have to hand it to Ford here – in terms of tech advancement, no other vehicle manufacturer comes close to what it’s been able to produce. All new Ford models are outfitted with SYNC® infotainment technology, which plays out as its own full operating system, in the same vein as Apple’s iOS and Android OS. Today, our Sherwood Ford team wants to show you some of the best features and functions of SYNC AppLink, Ford’s in-house app suite – check out all that you can do inside your model of choice!   Read the rest of this entry >>