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.
Living in Edmonton means that you’ll always want to be alert for changing seasons and driving conditions. As we venture on further into the colder months, it will be more and more common to see snow, sleet and otherwise wet conditions on the pavement. This can be annoying, and even hazardous in some cases, but there are measures you can take to ensure that you’re staying safe and secure on your next adventure through Alberta’s oncoming winter wonderland. So, join our Sherwood Ford team today to learn how to prepare your Ford vehicle for the winter. Read the rest of this entry
There’s always been a certain aura revolving around Ford models, an aura that elicits feelings of awe, adrenaline, and excitement whenever you press the gas pedal. However, with recent tech advancements, the Ford family is apter than most competitors at keeping your safety and security as top priorities. With its new safety suite being unveiled recently, you might be wondering – “What driver assistance features are included with Ford CoPilot360?” We’ll show you today, and tell you what they can do! Read the rest of this entry
Safety and driver assistance innovations of the Ford Safe and Smart Package
Having the privilege of being able to drive carries a lot of responsibility with it, most notably ensuring that you’re doing all you can to make the driving experience safe and secure for not only yourself but the people who share the road with you. When you’re caught up in the hustle of everyday life, this can be a challenge, but not to worry! With some awesome new features on Ford vehicles, it’s easy to keep the road peaceful and serene for all. Come and see some of the top safety and driver assistance innovations of the Ford Safe and Smart Package, as well as the models that host it! Read the rest of this entry
If you drive during the winter months, you’ve probably heard that you may need to plug in your vehicle’s engine block heater to ensure it starts. But when exactly should you plug it in, and where do you find the engine block heater? Your friends here at Sherwood Ford have the answers for you.
Many Ford vehicles have an available feature called MyKey®, but how does MyKey work and what does it do?
How does the Ford AdvanceTrac Electronic Stability Control work?
Ford is one of the most trusted automotive brands and it’s not hard to see why. In addition to the sleek styles of their lineup and high-quality materials, the brand also utilizes advanced technology to enhance safety on the road. Ford’s AdvancTrac Electronic Stability Control is one of these systems; using sensors and selective engineering to improve traction and stability while driving. Read the rest of this entry
Sooner or later, your clear visibility of the road is broken and becomes a safety hazard! Thanks to Alberta’s heavy reliance on sand and gravel, it’s only a matter-of-when you’ll have to replace your cracked and damaged windshield. Cracks and chips go beyond a simple cosmetic problem that can actually be quite serious if ignored. Read the rest of this entry
Safety is a crucial part of any vehicle, and modern automotive technology allows for more advanced protective elements with every new model. The 2016 Ford Fiesta, for example, offers a wide array of standard and available safety features to enhance protection for all riders. Read the rest of this entry
Following too closely, yelling at another driver, cutting them off and making angry gestures are signs you’re experiencing road rage. Expressing aggressive behaviour while behind the wheel is something that most of us will admit to. Here are three basic ways to curb losing it in the heat of the moment! Read the rest of this entry