Grand Rapids Ford & Mazda Dealer News

Ford Successfully Uses Graphene To Protect & Quiet Engine Parts

A Ford engineer tests strength of material produced with graphene on a hydraulic pressWe imagine a good number of West Michigan Ford Performance fans know what carbon fiber is, or at the very least what it looks like. It's commonly found as a trim option in Ford vehicles with sport packages because of its widespread use in motorsports. Though purely aesthetic in this case, carbon technology has seen widespread use in aerospace, performance racing, and more recently in consumer goods because of its ultra light weight and incredible durability.

With the help of Eagle Industries and XG Sciences, Ford found a way to introduce graphene, a nano-sized version of carbon fiber, into…
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Borgman Head To Head: Mazda CX-5 vs. Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV-4, and Subaru Forester SUVs

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Compare The 2018 Mazda CX-5 with Other Crossovers in West Michigan

Borgman Mazda is your home for the New 2018 Mazda CX-5 in Grand Rapids. The Mazda CX-5 belongs to a segment that has seen enormous growth and competition in the last 10 years, and that's the small SUV segment, or as they're colloquially-known, "crossovers."

People in West Michigan shopping for crossovers are generally looking for increased ride height, extra capability during the winter, and most of all, available options. Today, we're going to compare four different vehicles that share the crossover segment with the Mazda CX-5…
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Mazda Secures Two Podium Places at Petit Le Mans

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Borgman Mazda in Grand Rapids Congratulates Mazda Team Joest and Multimatic!

Borgman Mazda will always applaud Mazda's participation in motorsports. Apart from being a fun pass time for auto enthusiasts and Mazda fans in West Michigan, building race cars also helps keep Mazda on the leading edge of technology. In this light, we were pleased to share that Mazda secured an impressive double-podium finish at this year's Petit Le Mans in Braselton, GA - earning 2nd and 3rd place.

This article from InsideMazda tells the exciting story about how the pair of Mazda RT24-P prototypes fought their way to…
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West Michigan Truck Fans: Pre-Order Your 2019 Ford Ranger Today!

West Michigan Truck Fans can now preorder the 2019 Ford Ranger at Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids, MI

2019 Ford Ranger Production Begins December 2018 - Arrives in West Michigan in February

The wait is almost over: the 2019 Ford Ranger goes into production very soon and pre-orders are now open at Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids! If you'd like to be one of the very first in West Michigan to drive the all-new Ranger, visit today and talk to one of our experts about features, trims, and pricing. The 2019 Ford Ranger…
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West Michigan Business Owners: Order Commercial Vehicles Now for Section 179

Order Ford Commercial Vehicles for West Michigan business fleets at Borgman Ford Commercial in Grand Rapids, MI

Deduct up to $1,000,000 in 2018 Equipment Purchases

This time of year, many business owners throughout West Michigan will be meeting with their accountants to discuss 2018 taxes. In some cases, they find some money left on the table in their Section 179 deductions. When this happens, many will come to Borgman Ford Commercial to expand their fleet and make sure their 2018 deductions are fully-utilized.

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Borgman How To: Windshield Wipers & Treatments Compared for West Michigan

WindshieldWipersTreatments_800x425The Borgman Service Center is committed to serving all of your automotive needs. This includes ensuring your vehicle's safety features are performing their absolute best.

Being able to see clearly through your windshield is pretty important, especially since rain, snow, and foggy mornings make driving conditions a little more dangerous. The problem is, it often isn't something we think about until it becomes an issue.

There are two fairly simple and inexpensive approaches you can take to ensure maximum visibility during a West Michigan rain or snow storm. In this Borgman How To, we'll be taking a…
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Watch This 3-Part Documentary on the New 2019 Ford Edge ST

2019FordEdgeST_800x375The New 2019 Ford Edge ST has started rolling into West Michigan, and Borgman Ford can't wait to see auto enthusiasts get behind the wheel of this thing. Boasting 335 horsepower and 380 lb.-ft. of torque, the Edge ST screams up to 60 mph in under 6 seconds and has proven to be the fastest ST-badged vehicle to date.

To celebrate the launch of this exciting sports SUV, The Official Ford Media Center has put together a 7-minute mini-documentary about the Edge ST and the ST brand in general, broken into 3 videos on YouTube. We've embedded…
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How Ford Performance Innovations Make Their Way Into Borgman Ford's Selection

JPrice_FordPerformance_1080x720Whether you follow motorsports or not, Borgman always finds it interesting how breakthroughs in the performance garage eventually find their way into the vehicles on our lot in Grand Rapids. Several Ford innovations like the ever-popular EcoBoost engine started life this way, and now Ford is showing off some other cool tech they're working on for race cars that will eventually improve their entire lineup.
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Ford Commissions Rebel Nell to Create Jewelry From Michigan Station Graffiti

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Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids, MI is very eager to see what Ford's plans are for the historic Michigan Station in Corktown, Detroit. After the last train left the station in 1988, the station was ultimately abandoned and became something of a canvas for local graffiti artists to hone their craft.

After Ford acquired the building, much of this artwork has cracked and fallen to the floors of the lobby and hallways, or otherwise degraded. Ford enlisted the help of local women's' organization Rebel Nell to collect some of this fallen artwork and transform the fragments into beautiful…
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