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Posted: Friday, November 28, 2008 10:17 pm | Updated: 11:25 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

The engineers at Ford Motor Company’s world headquarters are not listening to the naysayers about the collapse of the American auto market. They are busy designing cars that last and cars that are safe to drive.

In fact, Ford has just been recognized as the American car maker with the safest cars in crash tests. Why does this matter? What kind of car you buy today isn’t just about gas mileage, it’s also about reliability and getting you to your destination safely. Ford motor engineers are building cars for today and tomorrow because they plan on being here for you.

Locally, Berge Ford, in Mesa, Arizona, has been an East Valley business landmark for over 60 years. Family owned and operated since 1944, they offer superior customer ser- vice and outstanding selection. Berge Ford has seen ups and downs in the market before. They’ve weathered tough times. Ford knows that building strong, safe, and economical cars will bring customers back. The economy is in a downturn. What this means for the new car buyer are unprecedented new car deals, great prices on tradeins, and a chance to choose the make and model of Ford you want from a big inventory on hand.

Berge Ford is located near the US 60 freeway and Mesa Drive exit. Just a few hundred yards down Mesa Drive is the large state-of-the art, new Berge Ford dealership at 460 E. Auto Center Drive. Open from Monday through Sunday 8am to 6pm Berge Ford is one of the most successful Ford dealers in Arizona.

Which cars were rated the safest? Ford’s top performers include the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan midsize cars with optional ESC, the Ford F-150 pickup, Ford Edge and Ford Flex midsize sport utility vehicles and the Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner small SUV. It also includes the Mazda Tribute, which has the same underpinnings as the Escape and Mariner. “Every year, we’re going to improve the quality, we’re going to improve the fuel efficiency, we’re going to improve the safety, and we’re going to keep improving the productivity so we can offer the consumer the very best value,” said Ford CEO Alan Mulally.

Cars across the board are being built more safely than ever before. For the 2009 model year, Ford and Volvo have 16 vehicles on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s list of the safest cars, followed by Honda Motor Co. with 13 vehicles, the institute said Tuesday. Seventy-two cars, trucks and SUVs received the top safety pick designation for the 2009 model year, more than double the number of vehicles in 2008 and three times the number in 2007. Ford leads the list.

Berge Ford of Mesa has a large and modern service department with trained and certified technicians. The service department at Berge Ford is open from 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday, Saturdays from 7am to 4pm and is closed on Sundays. Of course you can shop online at The Berge Ford website offers shoppers a chance to see new cars, trucks, and SUV’s. On the website you can also schedule an appointment for service on your car or even schedule a test drive. Come see why Ford is number on in domestic vehicle safety ratings. Come see why Ford engineers are looking to the future to continue to design and build a Ford that is just right for you! Call (480) 497-7550 for more details today!

If you’re looking for something fun and economical to drive and like the feel of the open road, why not cruise up to Hacienda Harley-Davidson in north Scottsdale this holiday weekend? Hacienda Harley-Davidson is having their annual Huge Tent Sale just in time for the Christmas holidays. Hacienda Harley-Davidson, located near Hayden and Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., is owned by Rick Hatch, who had been in the motorcycle business for over 25 years in Safford, Arizona. His business was so successful he decided to open up Hacienda Harley-Davidson 10 years ago in Scottsdale.

This motorcycle dealership is more a state of mind and passion for motorcycles than just a motorcycle dealership. Rick’s passion for all things motorcycle shows in this grand showroom of motorcycle parts, gear, and bikes. With the holidays fast approaching, stop by Hacienda Harley Davidson to get a holiday gift for the bike lover in your family. Call (480) 905-1903 or go online at today!

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