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Ford Super Duty Bests Competition in the Three-Quarter-Ton Work Truck Challenge

This year, PickupTrucks.com tested the limits of the world’s most popular pickup trucks at their three-quarter-ton truck challenge, and the 2017 Ford Super Duty F-250 XL dominated the competition. Scored in categories that include acceleration and braking, maximum horsepower and fuel economy, interior layout, quality build, and convenience items, the three-quarter-ton truck challenge was designed to weed out the best of the best. With the Ford Super Duty F-250 leading the pack in 0-60 mph and quarter-mile acceleration, 60-0 braking, maximum horsepower, and measured fuel economy, there is no question as to why it was named the Motor…

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Ram Announces New Programs That Improve Upfit Efficiency | Sandusky, MI

Ram Commercial announced recently that they will be unveiling two brand new programs designed to help commercial upfitters and dealers better serve their customers in installing and certifying pickup truck-mounted accessories. Already celebrated for the ease in which their trucks can be upfit with accessories, Ram has developed the Ram Augmented Reality Upfit Configurator and Q Pro to make the process that much simpler.

The Ram Augmented Reality Upfit Configurator uses a virtual image that allows upfitting companies and dealership to show customers the various configurations available to them. With this amazing system, customers have the ability to access all…

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Honeycomb Cargo Shelf For the All-New Ford EcoSport SUV

Over the course of their evolutionary history, bees have mastered the art or storing the most amount of honey while using the least amount of space. In order to achieve this amazing feat of nature, bees use one of the strongest structures that nature has to offer: the hexagon. It was with this in mind that the Ford Motor Company developed the adjustable honeycomb cargo shelf for use in the 2018 Ford EcoSport SUV. Thanks to a resin-reinforced honeycomb design, the new cargo management system has a truly impressive strength-to-weight ratio that allows it to hold an impressive amount of…

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Mopar Announces 90 New Jeep Compass Accessories

 

Fans of the Jeep Compass are going to go wild over the myriad of new accessories Mopar has developed specifically for their favorite model. By the time the new Jeep Compass hits our dealership in Sandusky, MI dealership in the first quarter of 2017, Mopar will have over 90 brand new accessories available designed to get you customizing your SUV as soon as you purchase it. Whether you are seeking to increase performance, off-road capability, convenience, or functionality, Mopar engineers their aftermarket parts using the original design of the vehicle to deliver a seamless fit and finish. To provide customers…

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2017 Pacifica is the North American Utility Vehicle of the Year

Judged by a panel of esteemed automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada, the Utility Vehicle of the Year award given by North American Car, Truck and Utility Vehicle of the Year (NACTOY) is one of the most prestigious in the entire industry. Honoring excellence in design, innovation, safety, performance, technology, and overall driver satisfaction, NACTOY is given to the vehicle that most encompasses all categories. For the first time in the contest’s…

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Ford Augmented Reality Simulation at Detroit Auto Show

At the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Ford debuted their augmented reality simulation to the world with extremely high acclaim. A seamless blending of virtual reality and actual reality, Ford’s augmented simulation offers a fully immersive experience into their latest products and automotive technologies. The interactive virtual experience consists of a live look at aero testing for the Ford GT, a demonstration of the impressive new 10-speed automatic transmission available with the Ford F-150, and an exclusive view of the EcoSport. The exclusive look gives a never before seen view of what makes their new…

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Self-Driving Ford Fusion

Ford has pushed the envelope once again with their all-new self-driving Ford Fusion. Unveiled at the 2016 Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, the second-generation driverless Ford Fusion has received upgrades in both hardware and software designed to increase the vehicle’s visibility up to 200 yards in every direction. A large part of Ford’s plan to develop a fully autonomous vehicle by 2021, the self-driving Fusion has a streamlined look using brand new LIDAR sensors from Velodyne, the leading developer in 3D sensor technology. The new Fusion also has the ability to generate one terabyte of data an…

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How to Drive Safely on the Snow & Ice

Driving in harsh winter climates makes it difficult to control your vehicle properly. Here at Tubbs Brothers in Sandusky, MI, we know how nerve-wracking it can be to navigate any vehicle through the snow and ice. In order to help prepare for the winter months, we’ve come up with this handy guide designed to provide you with some tips and tricks that will help you get through inclement weather without hassle.

If you have any questions after you’ve read the article below, feel free to call or text our Sandusky, MI dealership at (810) 648-0000.

Preparing Your Vehicle…

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Ford F-150 is KBB.com’s “Best Buy” Truck Three Years in a Row

For the third year in a row, Kelley Blue Book (KBB) has awarded the Ford F-150 their ‘Best Buy’ pickup truck. Based on several criteria that include original price, cost to own, and trade-in value, KBB is a leading authority on the automotive industry. Aside from the practical criteria, they also give each vehicle rankings on comfort, technology, and the small touches that make a car great.

Thanks to a more powerful and efficient drivetrain and a myriad of amenities and driving aids, the Ford F-150 powered its way to the top of the Best Buy pickup truck award list…

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Holiday Sales Event in Sandusky, MI

Do you want to give yourself or a loved one an unforgettable holiday? Then you’ve arrived at the perfect place! This year, Tubbs Brothers in Sandusky, MI is rolling out the red carpet with some of the most impressive deals of the season. With our December Sales Event, you’ll have access to deals and incentive offers that our competitors simply can’t compete with. Whether you are looking for the convenience of a…

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