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Comparing the Ford F-150 vs. the Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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When choosing your next truck there are a lot of factors to consider. What am I going to need it for? How much towing capacity do I need? What interior features are a must? Here at Skyline Ford, we want to ensure you are getting the truck that fits your lifestyle. Here we are respectfully comparing the differences and similarities between the F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado. Both are capable trucks, but we want to make it a little easier to tell the difference so when it comes time for you to make a decision you are fully confident.


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The Ford Ranger is Coming Back to America!

Absent from U.S. shores for eight years, the popular Ford Ranger pickup is making a triumphant return to our country. Now offered as a mid-size truck, the Ford Ranger will be available in XL, XLT, and Lariat trim levels, with your choice of SuperCab or Supercrew cab styles. While we still have much to learn about the final specifications for the new Ranger, we do know that it's expected to arrive at dealerships early next year. Here's what else we can tell our Independence OR and Jefferson OR customers:

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How to Bring Along Enough Drinks for the Whole Team

It's your kid's big Lacrosse game, and you have been volunteered to bring smoothies for everybody. Your work crew has been putting in overtime lately, so you want to reward them all by bringing in coffee and donuts. Whatever your occasion, sometimes you need to transport an absurd number of beverages all at once.

How do you do it without spilling soda all over the upholstery?

Ford recommends a simple technique using only a silicone muffin tray, and a laundry basket. The depressions in a muffin pan are perfectly sized for most cups, and grippy silicone will hold…

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Ford to Become First Automotive Company to Share Academic Building

When the University of Michigan completes construction on its new robotics laboratory in 2020, it will have a space dedicated for use by Ford Motor Company's research scientists.

Ford is striving steadfastly toward the vision of manufacturing SAE-defined level 4 autonomous vehicles at the production level, available to consumers by 2021. Joining forces with U-M is a smart part of that..

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Ford Commits to Environmental Sustainability by Turning Off the Faucet

Ford Motor Company is not only reducing its impact on the global environment by diversifying its hybrid and electric car lineup, it is taking steps to relieve the burden on other resources, too.

Changing climate patterns and increasing population growth both push the issue of water security to the forefront. Many dry regions are becoming drier, making drinking water scarcer. Meanwhile, growing...

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11 Hours in a Ford Expedition Could Get You Somewhere Amazing

My Ford posted an article of the Top 5 National Park Drives to take this summer in a new Ford Expedition. Why an Expedition? On a long road trip, our most spacious SUV is the next best thing to a camper, but with much better fuel economy!

To reach some of the most iconic national parks from Salem, Silverton, or Independence takes about 11 hours on the road, so you'll want a comfortable ride…

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New Ford VR App Takes You Behind the Scenes of Le Mans

Earlier this summer, the Ford GT returned to 24 Hours of Le Mans after a decades-long hiatus, and delivered a class win on the 50th anniversary of Ford's historic 1-2-3 victory in 1966. It was an exhilarating moment, and now you can be part of it, though Salem is a world away from the Circuit de la Sarthe.

The Ford VR app is available for download on the App Store or…

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Where Can You Buy a Safer New Ford F-150 in Salem?

Salem-area pickup drivers are hard workers, looking for a tough truck with enough power to finish any job... but they are also smart workers. They understand that safety always comes first.

That's why the best place to find a new light-duty truck is here at Skyline Ford.

The 2016 Ford F-150 was the only truck tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a Top Safety Pick. In the devastating small-overlap…

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How Jose Cuervo Could Make a Greener Ford

Generally, tequila and cars don't go together without disastrous consequences, but this team-up between Jose Cuervo® and Ford Motor Company is for a worthy cause. Both companies are looking for ways to help reduce their environmental impacts.

Jose Cuervo grows millions of agave plants, which are hardy desert-dwelling shrubs that take up to 10 years to mature. When it's time for harvest, the...

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Grow the Leaves of Efficiency with a Ford Hybrid

How do you know you're driving efficiently? Most modern vehicles have a fuel economy gauge that will tell you what your average mpg is, or even a running estimate of fuel efficiency at that moment. Those tell you how much gas you're using, but they don't give you a major incentive to improve.

Ford researchers decided they could do better with their hybrid lineup. They designed Efficiency Leaves.

The leaves work just about the same way as…

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