Grand Rapids Ford & Mazda Dealer News

U.S. News & World Report Awards Mazda "Best Car Brand" for the Fourth Consecutive Year

2019MazdaLineup_800x425Borgman Mazda is pleased to share with West Michigan Mazda fans this exciting bit of news. U.S. News & World Report has named Mazda their Best Car Brand of 2019, and it's the fourth year in a row the organization has awarded Mazda that title!

Every year, the U.S. News & World Report pulls together reviews from auto journalists, safety info, reliability data, and more to form the basis of their awards. For 2019, Mazda was crowned the winner of their Best Car Brand segment, with U.S. News citing "engaging driving dynamics, accommodating seats, user-friendly technology, and upscale…
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A Look Inside Ford's New, Leading-Edge Manufacturing Center

FordAdvMfctrCntr1_800x425Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids is always interested in learning about the latest advancements and innovations coming out of Ford. Whether these emerging technologies will be included in Ford vehicles for West Michiganders to enjoy, or play a part in their manufacturing and design, Ford has always operated from a position of leadership in the industry.

Recently, Ford opened their brand new $45 million dollar Advanced Manufacturing Center in Michigan. Inside, they're experimenting with 3D printers, augmented and virtual reality, and robotics to find new ways to make the factories that build Ford Vehicles safer and more efficient. This…
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Borgman How To: Understanding How Winter Tires Work

WinterTiresRanger_800x425We've already had our first major snowfall in West Michigan this season, and we hope everyone made it to their destinations safely. It's probably not a stretch to say some of us had some trouble getting traction from a stop, going around corners, or braking downhill. There are some driving tips here that might help as a refresher, but the biggest factor in being able to maneuver in the snow and ice isn't all-wheel drive, it's your tires. In this Borgman How To, we'll teach you everything a smart West Michigan shopper needs to know…
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Mazda Unveils the All-New 2019 Mazda3 - Coming to Grand Rapids Next Year

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Borgman Mazda is very pleased to share the unveiling of the 2019 Mazda3 with Mazda fans in Grand Rapids and West Michigan. The reveal took place last night at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, and there's certainly a lot to talk about. Apart from the top-to-bottom improvements over the previous generation, there are three big things to talk about. The All-New 2019 Mazda3's exterior is the first we've seen that has blended the KODO Design with the Kai Concept we saw last year at the Tokyo Auto Show. The result is what you see in the…
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Borgman Congratulates Winner of Grand Rapids, MI City Of Tomorrow Challenge

Ford and Grand Rapids Team Up Summer 2018 for the Ford Mobility Challenge - finding smart solutions to public transportation concernsEarlier this year, Borgman Ford announced that Grand Rapids Michigan was selected for the Ford City of Tomorrow Challenge. Today we're pleased to share the winner of the challenge: Kaizen Health. In the challenge, members of the community were asked to share ideas about how to solve mobility problems within the city. Entrants gave written proposals which were reviewed by other participants and a panel of expert judges, and the winner would be awarded a $100,000 prize to fund a pilot program.

Kaizen Health identified that many people in underserved communities cite transportation as a barrier to their…
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Donate New Toys to Toys For Tots & Get Rewarded at Borgman Ford Mazda

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Give & Receive at Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids, MI

Spread some holiday cheer this season by visiting our showroom and donating to Toys For Tots! Simply bring in your new and unwrapped toys, and we will make sure they get delivered to children in need of hope during the holidays.

For every toy donated, we will give you a $10 OFF Oil Change Coupon. If you donate a toy on Black Friday (Nov. 23rd), we’ll give you a $25 OFF Oil Change Coupon! Donations will still be accepted through Christmas. Collections for Christmas 2018 delivery begin November 16th and…
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Borgman How To: Two Great Winter Holiday Gift Ideas For West Michigan Vehicles

2019ExplorerSnow_800x375The snow has finally arrived in Grand Rapids, and the Borgman Service Center is here to help keep you on the road all winter long. There are a few things a lot of West Michiganders do when winter arrives, such as change over to snow tires, check their emergency kits, and more.

This month, the Borgman Service Center is showcasing two other options available for the upcoming winter: professionally-installed rust protection, and smartphone-enabled remote start. These both make driving in our winter wonderland easier and are great gift ideas too! Read more about each below.
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Don't Miss "Truck Weekend in America" on the HISTORY Channel This Weekend!

FordTruckWeekendHISTORY_800x425Calling all West Michigan Ford Truck Fans! Be sure to tune in this weekend (or set your DVR) for "Truck Weekend in America" on the HISTORY® channel and presented by Ford. Borgman Ford is pleased to share this two day, six-hour programming event all about Ford trucks, including a tour of the factory, custom builders, truck vs. terrain competitions, and more. Check out the programming lineup below!

Here's the Truck Weekend Lineup on HISTORY®:

  • “Truck Night in America” – Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
  • “Truck Hunters” – Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
  • “Born Tough: Inside the Ford Factory” – Saturday, 10 p…
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Thank You For Supporting the Grandville Band at the 2018 Ford Drive 4 UR School Event!

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the Grandville High School to test drive a New Ford!

During the Ford Drive 4 UR School Event on Saturday, October 20th, lots of people in the community came over and took a New Ford out for a spin. For every person who did, Ford pledged $20 to the band program, and an extra $10 if they went out again in the New Ford Fusion. Your support really made a huge difference!
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