Ford Names Unsung “Heroes of Harvey” Awards

Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble, Texas is proud of our communities and how everyone came together to help one another after Hurricane Harvey.  Ford Motor Company is also proud of those who worked hard and wanted to honor them. Recently, the company announced the winners of the Ford Freedom Unsung “Heroes of Harvey” Awards, celebrating individuals who have made significant contributions in their community during the hurricane relief efforts. Honorees are being recognized for their outstanding achievements at a special reception in their honor that takes place at the Bell Tower in Houston.

Made possible by a grant from Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, Ford Freedom Unsung salutes and honors individuals who went above and beyond to support the community during this difficult time. Residents of the Greater Houston Area area were invited to nominate unsung heroes who demonstrated heroic deeds during the relief efforts.

“In the face of tremendous difficulty, Houstonians came together to support each other and their community,” said Pamela Alexander, director of Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund.  “We congratulate the winners and are proud to honor their selfless acts.”

Ford is bringing its national program to Greater Houston Area as part of its ongoing commitment to honor distinguished Americans who dedicate their lives to improving their communities and the world. Uncle Larry Jones, veteran air personality at MAJIC 102.1, will serve as master of ceremonies of the event.

The 2018 Ford Freedom Unsung “Heroes of Harvey” Award recipients are:

Alexandra Bowman

Patrick Britton

Carl Butler Jr.

Ashaia Clark

Marian Dever

James Dixon, II

Keith Downey

Taranieshia Grigsby

Houston Hands

The Street Kings

Hilton Koch

Jerome Love

Kay Matthews

Marsha McCray

Terence Narcisse

Alma Ogletree

Nikishia Price

Bobby Rouse

Thelma Scott

Donald Specht

Marguerite Stewart

Eric and Kathy Stone

Chrystopher Terry

The Relief Gang

Megan Turner

James and Shannon Vultaggio

Corey and Maritza Woodard

 

Houston is one of 26 markets in the United States and Puerto Rico where Ford and its dealers have expanded their commitment to meet community needs by collaborating on programs and nonprofit outreach. The initiative, known as Operation Better World, was launched in 2008.

Ford Motor Company supports programs that make a positive difference in the neighborhoods and communities where the company does business. Other initiatives that have taken place in the Houston area include:

  • Ford Dealers, Ford Motor Company and Ford Fund have committed more than $3.5 million in Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts
  • Ford Driving Dreams (FDD) program has donated 10,000 books to 10,000 children in need in partnership with First Book, and provided more than $100,000 in scholarships to 50 high school students. FDD award ceremony hosted in partnership with Ford Region and Dealers at the NASA Space Center
  • Last April, Ford Fund hosted its Driving Skills for Life program with more than 227 teens with 226 parents participating

Overall, Ford has invested more than 25 million in community building initiatives since 2000 in the state of Texas.

Planet Ford on Hwy. 59 in Humble thank you to all our heroes, all who have and continue to help through such difficult times and to Ford for their ongoing support of our wonderful communities.

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Planet Ford News: 50th Anniversary “Bullitt” Mustang Coming This Summer

The new 2019 Mustang BULLITT shares the Ford stage at the North American International Auto Show with the original 1968 Mustang GT driven by legend Steve McQueen during filming on the movie “Bullitt.”

Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble has exciting news for both Ford Mustang and Bullitt movie fans!  In celebration of the 50th anniversary of iconic movie “Bullitt” and its fan-favorite San Francisco car chase, Ford is introducing the powerful new 2019 Mustang Bullitt.

The third-generation member of the McQueen family, Molly, starred in a special movie of her own introducing the new third-generation Bullitt at the North American International Auto Show. In the film, Molly races a new Mustang Bullitt through a parking structure battling a Dodge Charger for the final free space.

Helping it win that spot was the Bullitt’s upgraded 5.0-liter V8 engine that will deliver at least 475 horsepower and 420 lb.-ft. of torque, pushing the new Bullitt to a top speed of 163 mph – an 8 mph increase versus the latest Mustang GT.

Due out this summer – the all-new Mustang Bullitt is equipped with a manual transmission, and the gear shifter features a white cue ball shift knob as a nod to the original. The vehicle packages all Mustang GT Premium and Performance Package content into a vehicle that maintains the original Bullitt’s understated persona.

An active valve performance exhaust system is standard with new Black NitroPlate™ exhaust tips, and retuned to give the car a signature burble, as well as new Open Air Induction System and Shelby GT350 intake manifold with 87mm throttle bodies and powertrain control module calibration for optimal performance.

Other standard equipment includes a heated leather steering wheel and a 12-inch all-digital LCD instrument cluster, identical in function to the cluster introduced on 2018 Mustang, but with a unique Bullitt welcome screen that starts in green with an image of the car rather than the pony.

“This new Bullitt is, as Steve McQueen was, effortlessly cool,” said Darrell Behmer, Mustang chief designer. “As a designer, it’s my favorite Mustang – devoid of stripes, spoilers and badges. It doesn’t need to scream about anything – it’s just cool.”

Exterior paint choices are limited to Shadow Black and the classic Dark Highland Green – as worn in the movie. Other features that pay tribute to the car McQueen drove are subtle chrome accents around the grille and front windows, classic torque thrust 19-inch aluminum wheels, red painted Brembo™ brakes, and a unique black front grille. Inside and out, the vehicle uses minimal badging; only the circular faux gas cap Bullitt logo on the rear center is visible on the exterior.

The leather-trimmed interior features unique green accent stitching on the dashboard, door panels, center console and seats.

Aside from the two exterior paint choices, Mustang Bullitt buyers are limited to three factory-installed options:

  • Bullitt Electronics Package includes navigation, driver memory seats and mirrors, upgraded sound system and Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert that can alert customers of vehicles detected in difficult-to-see places
  • MagneRide® semi-active suspension system optimizes driving performance
  • RECARO® black leather-trimmed seats

“When making a Bullitt, there are certain things it absolutely must have,” stated Carl Widmann, Mustang chief engineer. “It has to have the right attitude, it has to be unique in some way from a Mustang GT, and more than anything, it has to be bad ass.”

That reputation was born after a Mustang GT fastback played a prominent role in the 1968 movie, and most notably in a chase scene that set new standards in filmmaking. The film’s nearly 10-minute-long sequence followed McQueen chasing down two hitmen in his Mustang through the streets of San Francisco.

Source: https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2018/01/14/50th-anniversary-mustang-bullitt.html.  BULLITT and all related characters and elements© & TM Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s18)
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Ford Steps Back to Move Forward in Autonomous Market

Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble, Texas is always watching changes in technology, and learning the pack as usual is Ford Motor Company.  They just revealed plans to move the American manufacturer’s key autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle business and strategy teams to the city where the company got its start — a historic building known as The Factory.

The industrial complex has a rich 110-year history and has been refurbished in the Detroit Corktown neighborhood. It is expected to be opening running next year. The Motor City location will allow Ford teams to immerse themselves in urban mobility challenges and solutions.

“We’re excited to choose this inspirational location in one of Detroit’s resurgent neighborhoods to accelerate our work on electric and autonomous vehicles,” said Jim Hackett, Ford president and CEO. “This move and our exciting Dearborn campus transformation are important steps as we move toward our aspiration to become the world’s most trusted mobility company – designing smart vehicles for a smart world.”

The new location holds special meaning for Executive Chairman Bill Ford, whose ancestors emigrated from County Cork, Ireland, to the Dearborn, Michigan, area years ago. Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, derives its name from immigrants from County Cork who settled there.

“Returning to Detroit is particularly meaningful, because it is where my great-grandfather originally set out to pursue his passion and where we have always called our home,” said Ford. “We are planting a special piece of our company’s future in one of the city’s great neighborhoods, because we believe in Detroit, its people and what we can build together.”

The move is more than a relocation – it’s a strategic decision aligned with a mission. The company is committed to helping improve the entire system of transporting people and goods, especially in cities facing major challenges such as congestion, pollution, accidents and other transportation issues that affect everything from productivity to quality of life.

The Corktown relocation means employees will be working in the heart of these challenges, experiencing life firsthand in one of the nation’s burgeoning urban neighborhoods. More than 220 employees will be working at the new location.

Recognizing the Past & Embracing the Future
The move to Detroit is both a nod toward the past as the company drives forward. This move will allow Ford to reaffirm its commitment to a city where its journey first began.

“Having these teams together in a dedicated facility in the heart of Detroit is truly a full-circle moment for Ford,” said Jim Farley, Ford executive vice president and president, global markets. “It’s such a conducive environment for sharing ideas, for collaboration, and for accelerating our electric vehicle efforts. We have such a great team, and we’ll be hearing more from them in the coming months.”

Going Beyond
The team in Corktown will be led by Sherif Marakby, Ford vice president of autonomous vehicles and electrification. Marakby is a Ford veteran who first joined the company in 1990, leaving briefly for a stint in Silicon Valley.

Ford is focused on driving its electric vehicle business forward, both with hybrid vehicles and full battery-electric vehicles with research led by Ford’s Team Edison. The team is working to accelerate both the development and adoption of electric vehicles.

In addition, Team Edison is focused on fostering partnerships with other companies to deliver smart solutions, following Ford’s global lead. Ford recently created an electric vehicle partnership with Zotye, creating Zotye Ford Automobile Co., a 50-50 joint venture that will offer a range of stylish and affordable electric vehicles for consumers in China.

Ford already has a variety of active partnerships related to the future of mobility. With Ford’s $1 billion investment in Argo AI, the company is advancing autonomous vehicle development by combining its autonomous vehicle expertise with Argo AI’s robotics experience and startup speed on artificial intelligence software.

Ford’s autonomous vehicle business is built around deploying self-driving vehicles in partnership with leading companies that serve the movement of both people and goods. Working with these partners, such as Lyft and Domino’s Pizza, Ford is conducting research and building out the infrastructure that will help in determining the design of the self-driving vehicle and the customer experience it will enable.

Planned for production beginning in 2021, Ford’s first autonomous vehicle is an all-new hybrid-electric vehicle with self-driving capability. It will be optimized to meet the needs of Ford’s partners to enhance and grow their business operations –  and to deliver the best experience for the people they serve. Key factors in design and performance are:

  • Commercial-grade quality for lower cost of ownership and improved durability to operate in tough urban environments
  • Hybrid-electric powertrain to help reduce emissions and achieve maximum mileage to keep the self-driving vehicle on the road longer
  • Purposely designed for ride-hailing and delivery customer needs
  • Dependable from the outset, integrated for safety by the teams that are engineering, testing and ultimately building Ford’s self-driving vehicles

Building Off History
Located at 1907 Michigan Avenue, the brick building complex that will house Ford’s autonomous and electric vehicle teams was constructed in 1907, the year planning began on the Ford Model T at the nearby Piquette Avenue plant.

The 45,000-square-foot building also has been home to the Chicago Hosiery and Detroit-Alaska Knitting Mills factories. It sits across from the site of historic Tiger Stadium.

Most recently, The Factory has served as headquarters for Buhl Sport Detroit and Brothers Tuning Detroit, and has undergone extensive renovations. The Factory will continue to be the headquarters for both companies, which will be Ford Land tenants.

Stay tuned to learn more.  If you’re looking for a new or Certified Ford today, visit Planet Ford on Hwy. 59 (serving Kingwood, Atascocita, Katy, Conroe and Houston), Texas.  Shop online anytime at www.PlanetFord59.com.

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Planet Ford in Humble Celebrates Season & Employee Milestones

‘Tis the season to celebrate all the many wonderful blessing.  At Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble (serving greater Houston, Atascocita, Kingwood, Katy, Conroe), we have a lot to be thankful for, including our wonderful and hard-working team.

Each month, our Ford dealership team comes together to recognize birthdays, employee milestones and awards.  However, this month, things got a little bit ugly.  That’s right, we had some real standouts in our “Ugly Christmas Sweater” contest. Which one is your favorite? We thought this month’s ugly sweater cake… well, took the cake!

Big thank you to all of our customers, team members, and community to for making 2017 and the holiday season one to truly be thankful for.  Happy holidays from all of ours to all of yours! To learn more about Planet Ford, visit www.PlanetFord59.com!

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Planet Ford in Humble, HAAM Make Headlines for Community Holiday Drive

Randall Reed’s Planet Ford makes headlines for helping HAMM help kids in our community have a happier holiday

Randall Reed’s Planet Ford is proud to make newspaper headlines with Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM) for their community toy and food drive to help area families in need.  “Drives like these are especially important with so many still needing assistance after the effects of Hurricane Harvey,” said John Centner, General Manager of Planet Ford in Humble.  The storm has left many residence living in temporary living situations, seeking out new employment and in need of a helping hand.

Every year, HAAM works extra hard at the holidays to not only gather food and funds, but kick off an annual toy drive called The Empty Stocking Toy Drive. The Planet Ford is providing and accepting donations to help replenish the charity’s depleted food and holiday resources.

Also helping HAAM is a special school Planet Ford has worked with over the years, MOSAIC Transition Program at The Cambridge School. Several students have made it a holiday miss to help provide during the Christmas season.

How You Can Help

Planet Ford in Humble on Hwy. 59 is a drop-off location for both non-perishable food items and unwrapped toys.  Help us Fill-A-Ford full of much needed food and toys.

You may also join Planet Ford, HAAM and MOSAIC us on Dec. 13, an Humble ISD school bus will be parked in front of The Cambridge School from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. for a Fill-A-Bus event. They’re asking all nearby residents and local businesses to come together or to individually purchase and deliver any new, unwrapped toys to literally fill the bus. All toys will benefit local, displaced children in need, between the ages of preschool and middle school.

Also on Dec. 13, the HAAM resale shop, Loop 494, is hosting a Cocoa and Cookies toy drive. Residents are asked to decorate HAAM’s Christmas tree with gift cards. There will be refreshments available from 4 to 7 p.m. at the shop; a drive-through option will be available for those wishing to donate toys or gift cards without stopping.

Planet Ford is located HAAM is located at 1302 First Street in Humble. For details, call Garrison at 281-446-1314. The Cambridge School is located on the backside of The Community Learning Center at 18901 Timber Forest Dr., Atascocita. For questions about this event or how or what to donate, contact Perkins at 281-641-7445.

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Planet Ford Presents New Caney High School with Built Ford Tough Player of Week

John Centner, GM of Planet Ford in Humble, presents Jordan Cooper, QB of New Caney High School, with Built Ford Tough Player of the Week

Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble is proud to be part of, support and celebrate our community.  John Centner, General Manager of Planet Ford on Hwy. 59, in conjunction with Ford, presented New Caney High School quarterback Jordan Cooper, along with his coach, Brady Pennington, the Built Ford Tough Texas High School Football Player of the Week.

New Caney High is a Class 5-A school where Jordan has been a stand out player and student.  Ford shares a snapshot of why this outstanding quarter back was selected for this honor: It was a typical Jordan Cooper performance, especially with the odds stacked against his New Caney team. Facing a road game at unbeaten Crosby, with illness forcing five of the Eagles to go both ways, Jordan stepped up to lead New Caney to a surprisingly easy 63-36 victory which produced a district championship. Even more surprising, according to the best available records, New Caney had never beaten Crosby. Cooper got the Eagles off to a 21-13 first-quarter lead, including a 65-yard TD sprint. By halftime, the margin had expanded to 42-13, enabling the tired Eagles to hang on for the victory. The 6-0, 205-pound signal-caller racked up some pretty impressive numbers along the way, completing 13 of 19 passes for 263 yards and two touchdowns and rushing 20 times for 207 yards and three more scores. New Caney scored on every first-half possession. For the regular season, Jordan hit on 104 of 162 through the air for 1,442 yards and 11 scores and rushed 143 times for 1,003 yards and 16 TDs. The Eagles (7-2, 7-1 in district play) meet Vidor at Galena Park Friday night, hoping to win only their second playoff game ever.

Beyond the football field, Jordan is a brilliant student with a 3.45 GPA. He is always there when needed. He coached in the EMC Youth Football program the last two seasons and served as a mentor in the Elite D1 sports training program for youth under age 13. But he was at his heroic best when Hurricane Harvey struck, moving families out of a home in Kingwood and assisting in the demolition of the home. He also helped unload and sort goods delivered to the high school for families in need. All three service academies in FBS are vying for his attention.

Not surprisingly, Coach Pennington says, “as good a player as Jordan is, he’s a better young man. He has a great temperament. Whether he’s just thrown an interception or a touchdown pass, nothing changes. He’s careful to build up his teammates and is quick to point out when they’ve done something well. We try to teach great character to our players and he’s the poster child for our program.”

Congratulations to Jordan, Coach Pennington and New Caney High School for being recognized.  The Planet Ford team in Humble (serving the greater Houston, Atascocita, Kingwood, Katy communities) is proud to be part of honoring your hard work and achievements.  To nominate a Built Ford Tough Player of the Week, see details at www.PlayerOfTheWeek.com. To learn more about Ford, visit www.Ford.com. For more information about Planet Ford in Humble, visit www.PlanetFord59.com.

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Ford F-150 & Expedition Earn KBB Best Buy Award

Award-Winning 2018 Ford Expedition

Our Planet Ford (Humble, Texas) customers already know what great buys the Ford F-150 truck and Ford Expedition SUV are. For the fourth year in a row, Kelley Blue Book thinks so too! Once again, the Ford has earned top honors for its all-new 2018 Ford Expedition and the new 2018 Ford F-150 – the fourth consecutive year the F-150 has won a Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award.

KBB Best Buy 2018 Ford F-150

The annual awards are a result of a year-long comparative vehicle evaluation and test regimen by the experts at Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com. The analysis included: vehicle pricing, Five-Year Cost to Own data, consumer reviews and ratings, as well as vehicle sales information.

Kelley Blue Book awarded Best Buy Awards in 12 major vehicle categories in a head-to-head competition, posting a VIDEO outlining the testing regimen on KBB.com.

The all-new 2018 Ford Expedition continues to receive rave reviews for its sleek new styling, efficient EcoBoost® engine and advanced drive/passenger/powertrain technology. Plus, owners appreciate Expedition’s innovative, best-in-class rear seating and storage solutions.

The KBB.com editors said, “A decade is a long time to wait for a major model makeover, but Ford’s efforts have earned the Expedition its first Best Buy Award right out of the gate. From powertrain and driving dynamics to technology and practicality, the 2018 Ford Expedition is the new class leader,”

The new Ford F-150’s updates in 2018 include more than fresh exterior styling updates with  best-in-class towing, payload and fuel economy*, plus more powertrain and driver assist technology than ever.

“For four years straight, the Ford F-150 has taken the pickup truck honors in our Best Buy competition. And, for four years straight, nobody else has come close to toppling it. This year, Ford updated the styling, added a new base engine, expanded the availability of its excellent 10-speed automatic, and promises to add a turbodiesel to its lineup of engines later this year,” KBB.com editors.

Ready to take one of these ward-winning vehicles for a test drive? Take the short drive on Hwy. 59 to the Planet Ford sign in Humble (serving Houston, Atascocita, Kingwood, Katy, Conroe). Shop online anytime at PlanetFord59.com.

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Planet Ford – How To: Available Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start

Did you know that on select Ford vehicles you can unlock and start your vehicle without ever touching your key?

At Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble, many customers ask how this works. So, we wanted to offer insight on getting to know your vehicle better from Ford.

If you need assistance, our team at Planet Ford on Hwy. 59 (serving Humble, Kingwood, Atascocita, Katy, Conroe, greater Houston) is always here to help.

Visit us to learn more about our top-selling new Ford vehicles, including Ford F-150, Ford Super Duty, Ford Mustang, Ford Fusion, Certified Pre-Owned Fords and much more at www.PlanetFord59.com.

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TAWA TEXAS TRUCK RODEO NAMES FORD F-150 NAMED TRUCK OF TEXAS

Randall Reed’s Planet Ford team in Humble, Texas is please to learn that once again Ford, America’s truck leader, has earned top honors at the Texas Auto Writers Association Texas Truck Rodeo.

This is the 14th time that the Ford F-Series has roped in the most prestigious award. That’s right, the 2018 F-150 earned Truck of Texas at the 24th annual competition. In addition, the F-150 Raptor won the Off-Road Pickup Truck category and earned the highest overall personal appeal score and best overall exterior score across all participating vehicles.

“With the new 2018 F-150, we’re honored to earn back-to-back Truck of Texas awards for F-Series, a recognition that speaks to the truck team’s dedication to our hardworking customers,” said Raj Nair, Ford executive vice president and president, North America. “That’s especially true in Texas – truck capital of the world.”

At the Texas Truck Rodeo at Longhorn River Ranch, journalists evaluated trucks on both on- and off-road courses over a two-day period. The panel previously awarded Truck of Texas honors to Ford F-Series in 1993, 1997, 1999, 2003-09, 2011, 2014 and 2016.

“The competition was incredibly fierce at this year’s Texas Truck Rodeo,” said Nic Phillips, TAWA president. “More than 70 member journalists put in more than 300 hours of driving time evaluating the vehicles presented. The results in several categories are separated by the narrowest of margins, just tenths and hundredths of a point, confirming just how competitive the trucks and utility vehicles are today.

“Ford’s 2018 F-150 pickup, boosted by its extreme-performance 2018 Raptor, along with updated EcoBoost® engines and 10-speed transmissions, convinced our journalists to bestow the trophy,” he added.

New 2018 F-150 Even Tougher, Smarter & More Capable

New features on the Ford F-150 include standard Auto Start-Stop for all engines, all-new 3.3-liter V6 with port and direct-injection technology and flex-fuel capability, and electronic six-speed automatic transmission with selectable drive modes – normal, tow/haul and sport. Electronic 10-speed automatic features selectable drive modes – normal, tow/haul, snow/wet, eco-select and sport (standard with all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost, 3.5-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter V8 engines).

Second-generation 2.7-liter EcoBoost now has advanced dual port and direct-injection technology. Enhanced 5.0-liter V8 brings significant upgrades including advanced dual port and direct-injection technology, plus spray-on bore liner technology. Major exterior freshening across the lineup includes new grilles, bumpers, lighting, tailgate outer, appliqués and wheels.

Interior refresh on XLT Sport, XLT Special Edition, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited includes color and material changes for seats, instrument panel and console trim. For King Ranch trucks, the new interior leather color is Kingsville, while Platinum gets Dark Marsala and F-150 Limited gets Navy Pier. Leather-trimmed bucket seats with flow-through console are now available on the base Lariat truck. All-new B&O PLAY™ premium audio by HARMAN is also available.

In 2018, SYNC® Connect is now optional on XLT and Lariat trucks, and standard on King Ranch, Platinum and Limited; it includes a Wi-Fi hotspot for connecting up to 10 devices. Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality and Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection are available. A Technology Package is now available with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine.

With an EPA-estimated rating of 20 mpg city, 26 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined, the 2.7-liter EcoBoost-equipped F-150 returns best-in-class fuel economy. Powered by the 3.5-liter EcoBoost, F-150 offers best-in-class towing of 13,200 pounds. The enhanced 5.0-liter V8 brings a best-in-class payload capacity of 3,270 pounds.

Built at Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan and Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri, the 2018 F-150 is available at Ford dealerships nationwide now.

Ford F-150 Raptor Stands Alone in High-Performance Off-Road Segment

The purpose-built, off-road F-150 Raptor builds on the success of its predecessor with performance gains and new technology. The 2018 Raptor stands alone among high-performance off-road trucks, featuring a high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine generating 450 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque, plus a segment-first 10-speed automatic transmission and six-mode Terrain Management System™. Its high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body saves 500 pounds over the previous model.

F-150 Raptor’s competition-proven chassis sets the performance bar with its second-generation BFGoodrich KO2 tires designed exclusively for the truck’s extended off-road capabilities. In addition, upgraded FOX shocks, jointly engineered by Ford Performance and FOX, are 44 percent larger with three-inch-diameter shock canisters (2.5 inches previously) and nine-stage bypass damping to deliver improved suspension control. F-150 Raptor’s shock design enables an increase in suspension travel to 13 inches at the front and 13.9 inches at the rear, a gain of 0.8 inch and 1.9 inches in wheel travel compared to its predecessor.

Ready for a new Ford truck, car or SUV? ake the short drive on Hwy. 59 to Planet Ford in Humble (serving Kingwood, Atascocita, Katy, Conroe, greater Houston). You can also shop our huge selection online anytime at www.PlanetFord59.com!

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Planet Ford Takes Part in 10th Annual “In the Pink of Health” Charity Luncheon

Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Humble (serving great Houston, Kingwood, Atascocita, Conroe) enjoyed being part of and was proud 10th Annual “In the Pink of Health” luncheon benefiting Northeast Hospital Foundation and Project Mammogram.

Planet Ford was a “hot pink” sponsor of the “In The Pink of Health” luncheon, held on Oct. 21st.  It is the primary fundraiser for the Northeast Hospital Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization. The net proceeds made from the luncheon benefit the foundation programs and Memorial Hermann Northeast’s cancer programs. This year those proceeds will benefit Project Mammogram, which is a program that provides free mammograms and diagnostic breast care services for qualifying individuals.

Every October, Planet Ford in Humble looks for charities to support that help bring awareness to and support breast cancer programs and research. Project Mammogram has been providing women who are uninsured or have high deductibles that live in our community. The project not only offers free mammogram services, they provide some follow-up treatment services, such as ultrasounds, to those in need. It has helped hundreds of women each year and at no charge to those in need of the assistance.

To learn more about the luncheon, visit their Facebook page. Memorial Hermann or Project Mammogram, visit  Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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