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The Abundance of Technological Features in the Ford F-150

The dashboard features an eight-inch LCD productivity screen that offers a wealth of information. Keep track of fuel consumption and economy along with towing data. A menu enables you to customize options. Menu choices include Trip/Fuel, My View, Truck Info, Off-Road, Settings and Towing. The features come standard in the King Ranch, Lariat, Limited and Platinum models. On some models, potential owners also have the chance to get the vehicle equipped with SYNC Connect, which links with FordPass to track vehicle location, monitor fuel level, start, lock and unlock the vehicle...

 

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Day Trips With Your Dog


With the weather beginning to warm up both you and your pooch are probably ready to get out and enjoy the fresh air! We are fortunate to live in a pet friendly region of the state, with Asheville being named one of the top cities in the country to take your pets. (https://www.travelchannel.com/interests/pets/articles/top-5-pet-friendly-towns. When it comes to activities in the area there are a variety of options for…

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The 2018 Ford Mustang Is In A League Of Its Own

Sports cars have been an American favorite for decades. Their unique look and unmatched power make them one of the most desirable sets of wheels on the road. That is why our team here at Andy Shaw Ford is so excited about the arrival of the 2018 Ford Mustang.

The 2018 Mustang features a revamped design. Engineers have pulled more from the classic design in its newest iteration which is sure to please classic car enthusiasts. It also features a diverse lineup of wheel styles. This means that no matter what your preference, this sports car will have exactly what…

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Why Should You Buy Local?


 1)  Local Economy. By purchasing majority of your goods and services in the community, it helps build the local economy. Buying local keeps the money flowing through the community, and a community that keeps the money circulating within itself can stay strong even during recessions.

 

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Take Your Ford Explorer Anywhere


If you are not familiar with the Ford Explorer, then it's time to get acquainted and come down for a test drive at Andy Shaw Ford today. Once you get in the driver's seat, you will see why so many prefer to drive the Ford Explorer over any other vehicle.

The Ford Explorer is definitely not your average ride. It has so much to offer such as technology, style, roominess (it seats seven!) and, of course, luxury. On the outside, it is eye candy, and on the inside with features such as Nirvana leather and a dual-panel moonroof…
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Trade It In Or Sell It Yourself?


Whether to trade your car in or sell it outright can be a tough decision to make so it is important to know all your facts before deciding. How much time do you have? Is your car in popular demand or will it be hard to sell? Are you looking for a tax break?

The first thing to note when considering trading versus selling is if you even have time to sell. Selling your vehicle…

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Something For All With The Ford Fusion


The new Ford Fusion truly is a stunning sedan. It had something for everyone with its wide range of options available. It is clear that the Fusion respects the driver, giving more power and control than ever to the drivers.

The Fusion has 3 different EcoBoost engines to choose from, each of which offers some of the best in performance as well as fuel efficiency. This has never been truer than with the Hybrid model, offering electric as well as gasoline power.

The Ford Fusion comes with a range of interior package options as well as the opportunity...
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CONNECTING YOUR PHONE TO YOUR VEHICLE

 

   

We get a lot of customers that ask about syncing their cell phone to their car, so I made a short video tutorial and also wrote out the steps with pictures. Hopefully this helps, but Ford also has video tutorials, as well as instructions, that go more in depth.

https://owner.ford.com/how-tos/sync-technology/sync/phone/how-to-pair-your-phone-with-sync.html

 

1.      Make sure the Bluetooth feature is enabled on your cell phone.

a.       For iPhone Users…

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The Benefits of Using Multiple Grade Oil

When you look at a bottle of motor oil, you may notice that it comes with a label such as 5W-30 or 10W-30. The 5W indicates the viscosity of the oil when it is cold while the number 30 indicates the viscosity when the oil is warm. When driving a vehicle, it is important to have oils that have multiple viscosity levels.

This is because vehicles are likely to be driven in a wide variety of climates. In some cases, there may be large temperature swings during the day in a single location. Furthermore, the engine is likely to run…

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Serving Western North Carolina for 20 Years

Andrew Shaw was a graduate of Sarasota High School and Duke University. He was a senior shareholder for 25 years in the Sarasota law firm of Fergeson, Skipper, Shaw, and Tirbassi and was head of the firm’s litigation department until the summer of 2000. While enjoying the practice of law, Andy still found time to nurture his passion for automobiles, specifically those manufactured by the Ford Motor Company. In December of 1997, he bought the then defunct Ford Motor Company franchise in Jackson County, NC, and opened a brand-new facility located on East Main Street Sylva, NC, across from…
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