2018 Ford Fleet Ride & Drive

Ford Ride & Drive
Fleet professionals gathered in Toronto for a closer look at Ford’s latest and most innovative vehicles (Photos: Steve Pawlett)

The 2018 Ford Fleet Ride & Drive tour, featuring the company’s 2018 vehicles and latest technologies finished up Toronto on October 24, after making stops in Halifax, Edmonton, Montreal, Calgary. Fleet professionals who attended the Toronto event had an opportunity to take a closer look – as well as to try – the more capable and efficient F-150, the new EcoSport, the Expedition, and Ford’s newest work van.

Ford demonstrated some of their latest innovations and technologies, including the all-new 3.3L PFDI V6 engine and the all-new 2.0L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel engine.

Ford also put the spotlight on the new 2018 EcoSport and the 2018 Expedition. The EcoSport, Ford’s smallest SUV, is offered with a 1.0 L EcoBoost engine or a 2.0 L Ti-VCT I-4 paired with intelligent 4WD.The 2018 Expedition is the smartest, most adaptable Expedition ever with flexible seating, storage solutions and a new, more powerful 3.5L EcoBoost engine.

Look for a full report in the next issue of fleetdigest.

Ford’s Innovative SuperCab rear doors open to 170 degrees for easy loading/unloading
Hands-free Pro-Trailer Backup was demonstrated with the Ford F-150
Ford facilitator Chris Paradis demonstrated the E-Track loading ramps that mount on the tailgate for easy loading of ATVs etc. The ramps can be stowed on the sides of the cargo bed.
The Ford Ride & Drive event was organized by Barb Tilly.
Ford Facilitator Chris Paradis took fleet professionals on tour of the 2018 Ford F-150 which now operates as a WiFi hotspot in addition to the many remote vehicle functions of SYNC Connect and FordPass.
Fleet professionals put several new Ford models through their paces including the F-150, Expedition, EcoSport and Ford’s new work vans.
Ford facilitator Simon Rheame gave attending fleet specialists a tour of Ford’s smallest SUV. New to North America, EcoSport has been in the Ford family longer than the Ford Fusion.
Ford Facilitators Max Poirier (left) John Bardwell (right) took attending fleet specialists through an in-class presentation of the many innovations and technologies including the all-new 3.3L PFDI V6 Engine and the all-new 2.0L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel engine.
Fleet professionals put several new Ford models through their paces including the F-150, Expedition, EcoSport and Ford’s new work vans.
Hands-free Pro-Trailer Backup was demonstrated with the Ford F-150

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