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Greatly Anticipating the New Ford Bronco

With the new Ford GT and SVT Raptor, Ford lovers around the world are rejoicing, but the most exciting announcement for off-roaders is the welcoming of the new Ford Bronco. A renegotiated contract between Ford and the United Auto Workers moved Focus and C-Max production out of their current plans and brought the Ranger and Bronco back in. After years of teasers, Ford’s president of the Americas Joe Hinrichs and Vice President of Global Development officially confirmed at the 2017 North American International Auto Show that the Bronco is officially coming back. The midsize Ranger pickup has been out…

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The Pros of Purchasing a Pre-Owned Vehicle

When you walk into a showroom at a car dealership, it is almost impossible to ignore the brand new car on display. The new car smell, the flawless paint job, and the sunlight coming in the windows hitting it just right to make it sparkle can make anyone drool. However, there are many reasons why people are buying pre-owned cars instead of jumping for that car on display. 

For many shoppers, having a warranty to protect them is well worth the premium they pay for a new car. Today, all carmakers offer some version of a certified pre-owned program. This…
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Ford Formulates Plan to Move Towards More Hybrid Vehicles

Hybrid cars are not just a commodity for the elite and high income population anymore; they are everywhere. Their popularity is due to their energy efficiency, lower fuel emissions, and reliability. Ford has taken notice of the significant aspects of hybrid vehicles and has cut costs $14 billion over the next five years to move away from sedans to develop more trucks and electric and hybrid cars. Out of that $14 billion, $10 billion will come from material costs and $4 billion from reduced engineering costs. By 2022, Ford plans to cut spending on future internal combustion by a third…

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Choosing the Right Tire for Your Vehicle

When it comes time to purchase tires for your vehicle, it is important to consider which type of tire will best fit your particular applications. At our Lamarque Ford Inc, we have a lot of experience equipping drivers with the tires that best suit their individual driving requirements. No matter if you're looking to conquer an off-road trail or claim greater fuel efficiency on pavement, we have the tips you need to make an informed choice.

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Five Reasons Why Buying an SUV Makes Sense

As the local Kenner, LA solution for new Ford models, there are plenty of options to consider for your next vehicle. Our team here at Lamarque Ford Inc are big fans of the capabilities of our SUV inventory, ranging from the Ford Escape to the Ford Expedition. There are a number of reasons to buy an SUV, especially if you have a family that is on the go, so let's dive into greater detail:

  1. People buy an SUV because they need a lot of pulling capacity. Consider that most SUVs can tow more than 2500 pounds. Most SUVs can…
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Sayonara, Ford Fiesta

When most people hear the word “fiesta”, they think immediately of a party, but to Ford lovers and enthusiasts they think of the smallest car made by Ford. Four decades ago, the first Fiesta rolled off the production line in Spain, and Henry Ford II chose the name for his links to the Mediterranean country. It quickly made the bestsellers’ list and is loved around the world.


Originally launching in 1976, the model has been through seven generations. In the 1970s there were several problems in the Middle East which led to a rise in fuel prices. This resulted in…

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Your Check Engine Light Is On – Don’t Panic

While there is no need to panic, the safe thing to do is make sure it is not a serious engine problem. Most people will panic and wonder if they should stop, keep going, or take their vehicle to a mechanic. It will not hurt to err on the side of caution and have a certified technician take a look at it. There are several reasons that the check engine light might be on.

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The 2018 Ford Mustang

Jay Leno, Patrick Dempsey, Funkmaster Flex, Bill Clinton, Charlie Sheen, Jim Morrison, Sam Hagar, and Bob Seger have something in common: They all have owned a Ford Mustang. Since it first exploded onto the American muscle car scene in the late 1960s, the Ford Mustang has been the best selling sports car in the US. Now, the Ford Mustang holds the title for the best-selling sports car in the world. Ford has pushed for an international expansion of the vehicle, with 45,000 Mustangs sold outside the US in 2016. This expansion means that the Mustang is now sold in…

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Happy Centenarian Birthday to the Ford Truck


July 27th, 2017 was an extraordinary day for Ford: The 100th birthday of the cherished F-150! Ford’s F-150 is the best-selling vehicle in the country and the best-selling pickup for the last four decades. There are a lot of attributes about the F-150 that makes it so unique and a best-selling truck, and what better way to celebrate it’s 100th birthday than to brag about them a little?


The very first truck was built in 1917 and was named the Ford Model TT because it was based on the Model T. During that time, not many trucks could…

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