Fun Fall Activities in Detroit

Detroit, Michigan is filled to the brim with fun activities for people to do all year-round. Here are some fun fall activities to do in Detroit as the weather starts to get cooler and the leaves change color. Fall Color Tours: Being outdoors is usually associated with spring and summer, but there’s something so scenic about crisp autumn air and colorful leaves. Check out any of these vibrant nature tours Go to a Cider Mill: Nothing quite says “autumn” like hot apple cider. Get fresh cider right from the source at a local cider mill. Michigan Renaissance Festival: Lasting until the second day of October, Ren Fest is here and…



Lincoln Tops Customer Satisfaction in 2016 Automobile Report

Recently, the American Customer Satisfaction Index released the results of a poll that delved into the American auto market to see how auto manufacturers fared against one another in terms of customer satisfaction. The 2016 Automobile Report was a surprise for many; not only did the industry as a whole experience a major upswing in customer satisfaction, but the Lincoln brand slotted into the number one spot. According to the ACSI, Lincoln drivers are the most satisfied out of any other group of car owners in the US. The poll surveyed over 3,770 customers and asked them questions regarding not only the process of buying the car and the help…



Lincoln Sponsors Concours d’Elegance Event: Art and Style in the Auto World

Lincoln is celebrating the arts, returning as a sponsor for the 31st annual Automotive Fine Arts Society exhibit at Pebble Beach, California. The show, called the Concours d’Elegance event, will be held on August 21st, marking the 20th year Lincoln has come out to show its support for the exhibit. Not only does the show focus on automotive design and styling, but artists from around the world will showcase work in various mediums. According to Lincoln, some interesting showcases will include watercolors, acrylics, oils, wood, and various metal sculptures. The show is designed to promote automotive aesthetics, getting artists and designers to really think about innovative ways to change the…



Teaching Road Safety to Kids and Teens: The Basics

Teaching road safety is always important, especially if you have young children. That’s why we’ve put together a post on topics like traffic safety and crossing the street, helping your child to stay safe when they’re around cars. Parents should always take time to teach kids the dangers of traffic, as well as easy solutions for walking near the road. The ABCs According to the Road Safety Week website, an organization dedicated to road safety education, it’s best to start young. Start with the ABCs, which are: Awareness Behavior Choices Children who are 2 to 8 years old should learn about these three things. Awareness allows your child to understand…



Lincoln’s China Sales Exceed Total 2015 Sales

Lincoln has seen major success in China with sales in the first half of 2016 exceeding sales for all of 2015. The luxury brand is growing steadily and already has an established reputation as one of the top luxury makes in the country. With no plans of slowing down and the company planning to launch new models and open more dealerships, things are only looking up for Lincoln. Lincoln’s China sales through June have nearly doubled all of 2015’s sales. So far, 2016 sales come to 12,450 vehicles. In 2015, the luxury brand sold just 11,630 vehicles. Comparing the first six months of both years, Lincoln sales are up a…



How to Keep Your Car Cool When Parked

Keeping a car cool is a problem for many drivers, especially when it’s sitting in a parking lot or driveway under the hot summer sun. Unfortunately, there isn’t a sure fire way to keep your car comfortably cool in hot weather but there are ways to cool it off. Here are a few ways to help keep your car cool when parked.   Shade – One of the more obvious solutions to keep your car cool, shaded parking isn’t hard to find but finding an open spot can be. Many shaded parking areas are located at the edge of the lot, a good distance from buildings. If you plan on…



Days Trips from Detroit

Many people don’t have the time to drive across the country in order to take a vacation. Thankfully there are plenty of spots within driving distance of Detroit that make for a relaxing getaway! From parks to the city to experiences you can’t have anywhere else, Detroit is at the center of it all. Here are a few of the best day trips from Detroit! Frankenmuth, Michigan – Pack up your Lincoln MKC and head 90 miles north to Michigan’s Little Bavaria. A distance easily traversed in a day, making the journey to Frankenmuth is just far enough to feel like you’ve gone somewhere new. Stopping by Birch Run outlets…



Benefits of Owning a Luxury Car

Luxury cars offer a tirade of benefits over the mass-market brands you see on the roads most often. While most regular cars are affordable to the masses, resulting in their popularity, luxury cars may be the better deal for a little more money. With reasons including performance, engineering, and quality, here are a few benefits of owning a luxury car from us here at Lincoln of Troy. Every car offers safety features but luxury cars tend to offer higher-end features that make the car safer overall. There’s a direct correlation between the price of the car and how it performs during the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s test. More often…



Lincoln Refines Innovative Approach Detection Technology in Brand-New Lincoln

Imagine your vehicle welcoming you with open arms every time you approached, like the feeling you get seeing the open arms of an old friend. This is exactly what Lincoln is going for with its innovative Approach Detection technology. We first saw glimpses of this tech on the 2015 Lincoln MKC, but the American automaker has perfected the features with the incoming 2017 Lincoln Continental. It works by sensing when your key fob is near. At that point, the Continental initiates its welcoming process by illuminating the ground beneath both front doors, effectively creating virtual “welcome mats.” The door handles are also softly illuminated, in a color that complements the…




Traffic Signs May Cause Accidents According to Some Experts

According to a recent study reported on by the Christian Science Monitor, traffic signs may cause accidents. At least, that is the case according to some researchers. The reason is simple: we pay more attention to traffic signs than we do what is actually going on around us. Think about it. A red light or a stop sign cannot literally stop a vehicle. Only the person driving the vehicle can stop a vehicle. But yet think about how many times you’ve driven through an intersection when the light turned green without even looking. Drachten, a city in the Netherlands, went so far as to remove all street signs and even…