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West Michigan Business Owners: Order Commercial Vehicles Now for Section 179

October 8th, 2018

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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.

What Is The Section 179 Deduction?

Section 179 is a part of the IRS Tax Code that allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of equipment from their taxes, as long as that equipment is purchased and put into service during that tax year. This deduction was added to help small to medium-sized business grow, better-serve their clients, and stimulate the economy. Read the rest of this entry »


New Ford F-150 Truck A Favorite Among Veterans

February 6th, 2018

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Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids was pleased to hear that the Ford F-150 was named the top truck choice among veterans of our armed forces.

Many features of the New Ford F-150 are likely a part of the appeal to veterans, including the tough-as-nails frame, high-strength aluminum-alloy body, powerful engines, and numerous tech features like the onboard WiFi Hotspot and SYNC 3.

Below is an excerpt from an article published in the Official Ford Media Center, recognizing the Ford F-150 as the favorite truck of veterans.

Ford F-150 The Favorite Vehicle Of America’s Military

Ford F-150 has again been named most popular vehicle among America’s active and retired military service members, according to an analysis of former and active-duty military personnel using United Services Automobile Association’s car buying service.

This honor reflects 41 years of Ford’s uncompromising commitment to quality, durability and resilience with F-Series as America’s best-selling truck and 36 years as America’s best-selling vehicle.

According to Jimmy Spears, auto analyst for USAA, a financial services group, Ford F-150 was the No. 1 purchase choice across all branches of the U.S. military last year.

“We are proud and humbled that those who protect and defend our country choose Ford F-Series,” said Todd Eckert, Ford truck group marketing manager.“F-150’s high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body is designed to serve customers who are used to performing in the harshest of environments and who rely on the capability, durability, and functionality delivered consistently by Built Ford Tough.”

You can read the full article by visiting Media.Ford.com.

Shop New 2018 Ford F-150 at Borgman Ford in Grand Rapids

If you’re looking for a New 2018 Ford F-150 in West Michigan, visit Borgman Ford and check out our huge selection! We have many different styles, trims, and configurations for both personal and commercial clients, and if you’re not sure you’re going to love the New F-150, take one out for a full day with our new Day Trader Program! We have exclusive offers for members of the U.S. military and their families too – stop by for a visit and we’ll make sure you get the best possible deal on your next vehicle.

Check out our full stock on New Ford F-150 Trucks, and if you have any questions, our team will gladly assist you. Come see why Borgman is the Best in the West!


What Jobs Can The Ford Transit Be Customized To Do in West Michigan?

July 3rd, 2017

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Build & Configure a Ford Transit as Unique as Your Business

One of the most customizable vehicles that Borgman Ford Commercial offers to businesses in West Michigan is easily the New 2017 Ford Transit. Saying that it serves as a utility vehicle or a passenger van is a gross oversimplification, as the choice of three roof heights, three lengths, three engines, two wheelbases, and the sheer number of upfitting options allow it to be dialed right into whatever job you need it to do.

Below, we’ve pre-configured three Ford Transits to suit three distinctly different jobs that need doing around Grand Rapids and West Michigan: a Utility Van, a Shuttle, and a Delivery Van. Scroll down to see some of the features we selected to help you get started:

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2017 Ford Transit Utility Van

This type of configuration is ideal for Plumbing, Electrical, Heating & Cooling, Telecom, and more. Here’s what we put together:

2017 Ford Transit Van with medium roof height, 148″ wheelbase and 3.7L V6 Engine – The emphasis here was creating a van that’s large enough and powerful enough to haul all of the tools, parts, and other equipment from one job site to the next.

We added an ABS plastic partition between the cabin and the rear bay and included a lightweight, modular and smart shelving system from Knapheide called ShelfStaxx. They also make handy interchangeable boxes that lock into Shelf Staxx, helping with efficient equipment and tool organization. Hooks, lashing rails, shelf dividers, cable reel and hose holders further customize the space for better productivity. Beyond this, you can add ladder racks, roof racks for things like extra pipes, folding shelves, and more.

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2017 Ford Transit Shuttle

Whether you’re providing a shuttle service across town or across the country, the 2017 Ford Transit performs admirably. Here’s how we built this one:

2017 Ford Transit Wagon with tall roof height, 148″ wheelbase with a body length of 264″. This is the largest configuration available for the Ford Transit which allows for up to 14 passengers plus a driver to stand comfortably inside the vehicle. It also provides best-in-class 100.5 cubic feet of cargo space behind the last row, side curtain airbags, and standard aisle seating. We also added Ford SYNC 3 for intuitive navigation, connectivity, and entertainment for your passengers.

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2017 Ford Transit Cargo Van

If you’re in the business of moving cargo or making deliveries, the 2017 Ford Transit does sterling service with ample space, power, and efficiency. See how we achieved this below:

2017 Ford Transit Van with medium roof height, 148″ wheelbase with a body length of 238″. We equipped the van with the Ford 3.2L Power Stroke Turbo Diesel engine for added power and efficiency and chose the sliding side door for easy loading and unloading.

Adding a partition is a smart move for safety reasons, but it also reduces noise and isolates the climate control to just the cabin. Other handy upfits for cargo include collapsible shelving, non-slip flooring, cargo nets, hanging racks, bins, and more. We also added Ford Telematics by Telogis to help fleet managers monitor logistics, efficiency, and more.

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Build Your Perfect Transit & Put It To Work in West Michigan

What role can a well-equipped Ford Transit fill in your motor pool? Whether one of the configurations above meets your needs, or simply gave you an idea of where to start, contact the experts at Borgman Ford Commercial to get started. We’ll work closely with you to build the ideal vehicle for your business at a price you’ll love. Come see why so many businesses in Grand Rapids and West Michigan choose Borgman Ford Commercial for all of their work truck and fleet vehicle needs!


New 2018 Ford Medium Duty Trucks Make Light Work of West Michigan’s Toughest Jobs

May 5th, 2017

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New & improved Ford F-650 & F-750 Medium Duty Trucks: coming soon to Borgman Commercial in Grand Rapids, MI

When there’s an exceptionally tough job that needs doing in Grand Rapids or West Michigan, people come to Borgman Ford Commercial looking for Ford Medium Duty trucks. The Ford F-650 and F-750 are the biggest trucks that Ford makes, and they’re getting even tougher this year with some new upgrades and features.

For the 2018 model-year, Ford is adding new features to the toughest of Ford Tough, based primarily on customer feedback. These upgrades include new standard electronic stability control and traction control brakes, available high-output 240-amp alternator, and more!
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The 2017 Ford F-150 Was The Only Full-Size Pickup Truck On The ACEEE’s “Greener Choices” List

April 6th, 2017

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Work Smarter with the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 Engine

For fleet managers looking to add strong, smart, and versatile pickups to their motor pool, but also want to save on fuel costs, Borgman is the proud home of a work truck that checks all the boxes – The Ford F-150.

This year, the 2017 Ford F-150 was the only full-size pickup truck to land a spot on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s “Greener Choices” list after their annual environmental impact survey. Read the rest of this entry »


The Ford Super Duty Named “Best Work Truck for 2017” by PickupTrucks.com

April 6th, 2017

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Meet The Winner of PickupTrucks.com’s Work Truck Challenge!

What happens when you take three-quarter-ton trucks from foreign and domestic brands and put them head-to-head in a series of work-truck challenges? That’s exactly what PickupTrucks.com wanted to find out, and after the dust had settled, they crowned the 2017 Ford Super Duty XL their Best Work Truck of 2017! Read the rest of this entry »


Ford Making Heavy Investments in Michigan: $1.2 Billion Across Three Facilities

April 6th, 2017

04_2017ford-investing-in-miBorgman Commercial is pleased to announce that Ford will be investing another $1.2 billion into their Michigan infrastructure – representing their commitment to Michigan’s workers, our economy, and in preparation for the future of the automotive industry.

This massive investment will be split between three different facilities in Michigan. The money will create or retain jobs in the state, pave the way for the New Ford Ranger and Bronco, and support the company’s push towards solving the future’s mobility challenges. Read the rest of this entry »


Ford To Improve Fuel Economy With Brand New Wind Tunnel Complex

March 7th, 2017

A Ford engineer testing the aerodynamics of a Ford F-150 pickup truck inside of a wind tunnelWhen people visit the Borgman Ford showroom in Grand Rapids looking for their next Ford Car, Truck, or SUV, one of their top questions – and perhaps a final factor in their decision – is “what does it get per gallon?”

Today, fuel economy has been toward the top of a consumer’s wish list while shopping for a new vehicle. This is especially true for our commercial customers, as they need to weigh the vehicle’s operating cost, which includes fuel economy.

Recognizing this, Ford is making a huge investment in their research & development infrastructure. The company plans to start construction on a new wind tunnel complex to test the aerodynamics of its vehicles with wind speeds ranging from 155 to 200 mph. This article published in the Ford Media Center further details the plans for the new facility. Read the rest of this entry »


Ford F-Series Work Trucks Make Spring Cleanup A Snap

March 7th, 2017

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Build The Perfect 2017 Ford Super Duty for Landscaping, Construction, Lawn Care, and more with Best-In-Class Towing, Payload, & GVWR

With spring just around the corner and warmer weather ahead, work trucks are going to be out in full force doing what they do best: moving earth, hauling building material, and carrying equipment, and nothing does it better than the Ford F-Series. The unmatched combination of capability and flexibility of the Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty Pickups in particular allow them to get in and get the job done with class-leading payload and towing capabilities. These vehicles also accept a wide range of upfits – further tailoring them to your business. Read the rest of this entry »


Meet The All New 2018 Ford F-150

February 1st, 2017

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The Borgman Ford Commercial Team is pleased to introduce the All-New 2018 Ford F-150, which will arrive at our Grand Rapids showroom sometime during the fall of 2017. The new pickup will further solidify Ford’s position of America’s truck leader with improvements on the aluminum body, frame, and features that made the previous generation great, while adding exciting new features like an onboard WiFi hotspot, Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection, and for the first time ever, a diesel engine. The article below, originally published in the Ford Media Center, goes into further detail about what makes the 2018 Ford F-150 tougher, smarter, and more capable than its predecessors. Read the rest of this entry »


 

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