Posts Tagged ‘nsford’

Ford Retail Sales Jump 21%

September 1, 2009

Ford Motor Company released its August 2009 sales numbers and posted a strong 21.4% increase (176,323 vehicles) in retail sales over August 2008.  This is the second month in a row that Ford has posted a year-over-year increase in sales.

Ford's fresh new lineup combined with the Government's Cash for Clunker program helped the only American auto company that hasn't taken bailout money increase its market share for 10 out of the past 11 months. 

Here is an overview of sales increase by vehicle.

Fusion – 132% increase – sales record of 21,010 vehicles

Flex – 107% increase

Transit Connect – 70% increase

Ranger – 57% increase

Focus – 56% increase – August record of 25,547 vehicles

F-150 – 13% increase

Ford's combined hybrid sales were up an astounding 251%.


Blood Drive

June 17, 2009

Northside Ford and the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center are hosting a blood drive on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 from 8:30AM – 1:00PM at our dealership.

We encourage anyone who is available to stop by and help our community.  If you're interested in donating please contact Chris Shakoor to schedule an appointment.

Chris Shakoor
Phone:  210-477-3412

12300 San Pedro
San Antonio, TX 78216

Susan G. Komen Offer Extended

June 3, 2009

Ford has extended the Susan G. Komen test drive program through December 31, 2009.  When you test drive any new Ford vehicle, Ford will donate $20 to the local affiliate of the Komen foundation on your behalf.

For complete details visit, and from there you can register and print your certificate.

Together we can all make a difference.

Still Ford Tough – No Bailout, No Problem

March 28, 2009

CBS interviews Ford's CEO Alan Mulally on "Early Across America.

“Most Rugged Truck” – Kelley Blue Book

March 18, 2009

The 2009 F-150 was named the most rugged truck by customers in an online survey by Kelley Blue Book.  The Brand Image Awards are based on consumer data collected from more than 12,000 shoppers on Kelley Blue Book’s  The 2009 Ford F-150 is America’s best-selling vehicle and the country’s safest full-size pickup truck.

Read the full article by clicking here

Silence Is Golden

February 18, 2009

Interior Quietness

In the last four years, Ford's wind noise rating has risen to best in class, according to Global Quality Research System (GQRS), due to a manufacturing/product development team focusing on closure systems.  Improvements were achieved by moving sheet metal coordination up front in the development process to ensure parts fit together, and by using a new inset door to eliminate the path where wind flow typically creates noise.  Ford's attention to detail is one of the major reasons for the major increase in initial quality.  Ford's old slogan hits this nail right on the head.

"Have you driven a Ford lately?"  Do yourself a favor, get in and Drive One.

Drive quality