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Impeccable Design & Efficiency To Match…That’s The 2016 Ford Fusion

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July 10, 2015

The new 2016 Ford Fusion is available and “Hassett has it!” This eye-catching vehicle has a sleek look with new available features and innovative technology. Not only is the exterior modern with its sculpted shape, but its bolstered seating is designed perfectly to match your comfort.

This European-style inspired sedan offers several engines, transmissions and front or all-wheel drive. With a choice of a standard 2.5L iVCT I-4 engine, two EcoBoost engine’s, and a hybrid platform, you can equip the Fusion to your liking.

Kelley Blue Book Names Ford as Best Overall Truck Brand for 2015

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April 14, 2015

2015 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards - Best Overall Truck Brand

It’s now an objective fact—Ford hit an absolute home run with its redesigned and lightweighted 2015 Ford F-150. With the “toughest, smartest, most capable and efficient F-150 ever” at the center of the lineup, it’s no surprise that Kelley Blue Book once again named Ford as the Best Overall Truck Brand for 2015. It’s the second straight win—and the sixth in seven years—for the Ford brand.

The Ford F-150 obviously anchors the lineup—and it’s won an incredible amount of awards already. Just check out this Ford press release to see the whole list. Every single part of the F-150 was meticulously studied and improved for the new model. Even seats and bumpers were examined to see where weight could be removed—which knocked another 450 total pounds off the car’s weight.

However, the F-Series lineup runs beyond just the F-150. It also features bigger trucks like the F-350 and even all the commercial trucks like the F-650 and F-750.

Come see us here at Hassett Automotive to learn more about all these F-Series trucks. You’ll leave singing the praises of the F-150—and probably driving one of your own too!

Ford HBCU Community Challenge Winner Announced

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December 24, 2014

Ford HBCU Community Challenge winnerEarlier this fall, Ford announced the second annual Historically Black Colleges & University (HBCU) Community Challenge. This program dared students to create innovative community programs that would make a substantial impact and address community needs.

 

The project from Spelman College was recently announced as the Ford HBCU Community Challenge winner. Those students designed a program that would help West End Atlanta (where Spelman is located) families grow in-home vegetable gardens to create healthier meal options.

 

“The HBCU Community Challenge not only allows us to continue our efforts to give back to the African American community, but to do so in a way that encourages innovation and educational empowerment while directly supporting Historically Black Colleges & Universities,” said Pamela Alexander, director, Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund, in a statement.

 

Now, the Spelman College student team will receive $75,000 in scholarships and grants to help implement their program.

 

Here at Hassett Automotive, we want to congratulate these students on winning this challenge and promoting a brighter future.