Back to School Checklist for Your Vehicle


As much as we don’t want to think about it, summer is winding down and back to school is right around the corner. With all the shopping for notebooks, pencils, dorm room supplies, etc., it is easy to overlook vehicle maintenance. Whether you are sending your son or daughter off to college, have a teenage driver going back and forth to high school, or are part of a carpool schedule, it is important to…

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Is Choosing A Used Vehicle A Better Option For Your Sitiuation?

​For a number of reasons choosing to purchase a used vehicle versus a new one is the way to go for many drivers. There is a benefit in finding a quality vehicle at a good price. The Ford Certified Pre-Owned has become the way for many to buy a high quality used vehicle.

There are a number of reasons that make purchasing your used vehicle through Ford Certified Pre-Owned a good idea. Firstly, each vehicle sold through the program comes with a limited comprehensive warranty and a limited drivetrain warranty as well. Another benefit of using Ford Pre-Owned is that…
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The Great Ken Returns To Assist The Body Shop


Andy Shaw Ford has been serving Sylva, Cullowhee, Dillsboro, Cherokee, and surrounding cities in North Carolina as well as parts of Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina for over 20 years. During that time there have been a great number of individuals who have made an impact on the business, and one of those great persons is Ken Foster.


Ken worked in the Andy Shaw Ford Collision Center for over fifteen years and did body work…

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Experience The Comfort Of The Ford C-Max

The 2018 Ford C-Max is serious about delivering comfort and quality to its drivers. The hybrid version fits 5 passengers within the comforts of the vehicle. The car has 2nd row seating that is designed to accommodate up to max volume. The seats are cloth in the SE. Upgrades are available in the C-Max Hybrid Titanium.

There is plenty of cargo space in a 2018 Ford C-Max do to the rear seat flip down option. The seats fold in to create enough space to transport valuable commodities. There is also a private compartment available for laptops and tablets.



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Employee Excellence Awards


Andy Shaw Ford recognized Service Advisor, Bobbi Jones, Shop Foreman, Johnny Marr, and Sales Manager, Scott Rodes, for achieving Level 3 status in the 2017 Employee Excellence program. This award goes to select Ford employees who meet and surpass expectations in sales, service, and overall commitment to providing customers with the highest level of customer satisfaction.


Ford’s description of the Employee Excellence award is as follows, “That excellence is clearly reflected in the satisfaction…

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Ford EcoSport Riding in Style

Ford Ecosport is a reliable energy efficient vehicle that has provided a flexible, compact option for businesses, individuals, and families. For 2018, the EcoSport offers fresh styling and innovations both inside and out. The 2018 models have an optional eight-inch touch screen for easy controls. The EcoSport has a great balance of power, comfort, and electronic innovations.

Sylva drivers appreciate the efficient 2.0 Liter engine and sports car suspension. Handling is important in all weather conditions, and the four-wheel drive feature adds power, traction, and safety...


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Independce Day Celebrations 2018

Despite all the rain we have been getting lately, it looks like it may clear up just in time for the 4th of July! If you are looking for some entertainment for the holiday, then you are in the right place. Jackson county NC has several fun things to offer you and your family.

            The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is bringing back the Fireworks Festivities in downtown Sylva, NC on Wednesday, July 4…

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Power and Performance in the Ford Expedition

The Ford Expedition is a larger SUV that can seat a number of passengers comfortably. At the same time, the vehicle has plenty of cargo space for transporting camping gear or the weekly groceries. The Ford Expedition is equipped with several performance features that aid the driver and provide a high-level of performance.

The Ford Expedition is a large vehicle, and it needs a large and powerful engine. The Expedition comes standard with a 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. This engine features direct injection, and it is turbocharged. Also available on the Expedition is Continuously...


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Test Driving Tips

According to a survey done by Cox Automotive, 55% of people test drive only one vehicle and that is the one they end up buying. Why is it that we typically try on several pairs of jeans or shoes but only test out one vehicle? It is okay to have in mind what you want, but it never hurts to check out all your options. You may come in to look at an Explorer but…

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Ford Super Duty Productivity Features

The power of the Super Duty makes the pickup one of the most popular heavy-duty trucks available. The interior design easily transforms the vehicle into a work truck. The crew and super cab models feature a flat loading floor in the rear, which makes it easier to insert larger items. The rear doors are also hinged and open wider for quicker loading ability. You can also opt for the under the seat lockbox for storing tools or hiding valuables.

The Super Duty is also smarter. When a vehicle ventures into your blind spot, the side mirrors caution you by emitting…

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