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Ford Moves Forward With Electric Share-Charging Tech

 

 

Ford recently announced that it is debuting a new initiative to support commercial customers who want to switch to electric vehicles, specifically by selling them EV charging installation equipment and software management tools. Ford went on record, stating it expects to sell over 300,000 electric vehicles to companies and public institutions over the next ten years.

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3 New Year’s Resolutions Every New Driver Should Make Right Now

 

The new year is upon us, and while everyone else is busy vowing to lose weight or break bad habits, new drivers should focus on the here and now. Why not make some automotive-centric resolutions?

 

The start of 2021 marks a fresh start for many of us, and it could be a great time to focus on learning new information and skills that can help you with your daily life. Without further ado, here are three New Year’s resolutions every new driver should make right now!

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4 Bad Driving Habits That May Be Damaging Your Car

 

Let’s face it. Humans are creatures of habit. But did you know that certain bad driving habits could be causing damage to your vehicle without you even realizing it?

 

Unless they are quickly identified and resolved, these common habits could severely impact your car’s overall health, reduce its service life, and even result in costly repairs.

 

At Haldeman Ford, we’re always interested in keeping your car running at optimal performance. That’s why we’re letting you know about these four bad driving habits that may be damaging your car.

 
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Fall Has Finally Arrived! Is It Time For a Brake Check?

 

It’s finally October! While that’s great for fans of football and fans of the spooky season, we can’t forget that winter conditions are right around the corner. In the wintertime, proper brake function is incredibly important.

 

Over time, your vehicle’s brake components can wear out and require replacement. Elements like brake fluid, brake pads, calipers, and rotors should be inspected for proper level and quality on a regular basis.

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What Are the Early Signs of Transmission Failure?

 

Perhaps no two words are more frightening for a car owner to hear than “transmission failure.” Unfortunately, this is one of the most common, expensive, and difficult-to-repair automotive issues that can occur.

 

Whether your vehicle has an automatic or a manual transmission, it’s never a good sign for this system to show signs of excessive wear and tear. After all, this system is responsible for controlling the power and speed of your car, truck, or SUV. Without it, you’re going nowhere.

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4 Bad Driving Habits that Cause Damage to Your Car Over Time

Each and every day, millions of people nationwide drive to work or school. Unfortunately, nobody’s perfect, and certain common but negative driving habits can lead to extra wear and tear on your vehicle.

 

To help raise awareness and to prevent a plethora of pesky repair costs, we’re breaking down four poor driving habits that you should get out of immediately!

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Should I change my oil?



A regular oil change is an important part of keeping your vehicle running efficiently. However, it’s often one of the most neglected aspects of vehicle maintenance. When should I get my oil changed? What are some signs my vehicle needs one?

Regular oil changes are the first step in keeping your vehicle healthy. The oil in your vehicle should be changed every six months, or more frequently if your vehicle requires it. If your vehicle makes a clacking or other odd noise when accelerating or starting your engine, you may need an oil change. To learn more, check out…

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Fall Maintenance Tips


Fall is a great time to do some work on your vehicle. The season serves as a sort of break between summer and winter. During the summer, your vehicle is subjected to extreme heat, and runs very hard to keep its engine and you cool. In the winter, the cold taxes virtually every part of the vehicle.

In between these two extremes, fall is the perfect time to get up to date on your vehicle’s maintenance, both to repair it from the summer, and prepare it for winter.

Tires

Throughout the year, your tires should be one of your…

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Do I Need a New Battery?



If there is one thing in your vehicle that you want to keep functioning at optimal efficiency, its your battery. The battery helps your engine get started and ensures that your electrical features are working.

Like other parts of a car, batteries eventually lose their effectiveness as they age. Promptly replacing these batteries is important, or you may find yourself with a vehicle that won’t start.

If your engine has trouble turning over when the car is started, or if the check engine and battery lights turn on, your battery may be going. Typically, you will be able to…

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When to Change Your Spark Plugs


Spark plugs. They’re small but mighty. Your car depends on them and so do you. After all, these spark plugs have a huge job to do. If your car has had trouble starting, old or faulty spark plugs may be the reason behind your dilemmas. Learn why it’s important to keep this piece of your car in excellent working order and when to replace spark plugs by watching for these troublesome spark plug symptoms.


What Are Spark Plugs?


Spark plugs – which come in two sizes, 5/8ths and 13/16ths of an inch – are a significant component of…

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