Winter Driving Tips


Bill Colwell Ford and the Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center want to make sure you and your family stay safe during the winter months, so we decided to give you a quick little list with some things to remember!

To prepare for the winter months, here are a few things you should do before hitting the road.
  • Put an emergency kit in the vehicle containing: blankets, first-aid kit, flashlight, jumper cables, flares, shovel, snow chains…
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Why Get Your Car Serviced at Bill Colwell Ford

There are plenty of reasons to get your vehicle serviced at your local Hudson Ford dealership. We’re highly-skilled professionals, with a wealth of experience, and not to mention, about the nicest folks around. With the holiday season wrapping up, you’ll be comfortable bringing your car to us knowing you will be receiving the best service possible.

One winter-specific service you’ll want to come in for is having your battery checked. Your car…
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The Variety of 2018 Ford Fusion Trim Options Will Leave You Breathless at Bill Colwell Ford

When a child wants to take a chameleon home from the pet store, there are always so many options. Does the child choose based on color, size, or shape? Does the child choose a Carpet Chameleon, Panther Chameleon, Jackson's Chameleon, Furcifer, or Brookesia? The point we're trying to make here is, with six available engines and eleven trim levels, the 2018 Ford Fusion is the chameleon of the automotive world, and the friendly…
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21 Questions with Craig Sebekow


21 Questions with Craig Sebekow

Did you know that Craig Sebekow, has been a Parts Specialist with Bill Colwell Ford for over 20 years now?! If you've got a question about a car part, he's your guy! When Craig isn't busy working in our Parts Department he enjoys going to chuch, being outside, spending time with this family, and road trips. Craig is also a loyal University of Northern Iowa fan and he can be frequently spotted at Panther football games. Get to know Craig a little better with our blog below, and make sure to congratulate…

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Why is Regular Maintenance Good for My Car?


We know taking care of our bodies is important through eating the right food, exercising, and spending time with the people we care about. We also know that we should be taking care of our cars in the same way. Make sure your car has the right essentials to keep running its best by supplying your car with the proper oil, gasoline and the service that your vehicle needs. In these coming winter months, car…

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21 Questions with Joel Petersen


Get to know Joel Petersen, one of Bill Colwell Ford’s Automotive Technicians, with some fun questions!

1. What’s your favorite movie?

            Kelly’s Heroes

2. Who is your favorite actor or actress?

            Clint Eastwood

3. If you could only choose one vacation destination, where would you pick and why?

            Rapid City, South Dakota

4. If you were a vegetable, what vegetable would you be?


5. What is the first thing you would…

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When to Get Your Oil Changed at Bill Colwell Ford

At Bill Colwell Ford, we know our drivers understand the importance of vehicle maintenance. Steady upkeep of routine procedures such as oil changes helps maintain the quality of your used or new truck or car. If you are unsure of when to seek your next oil change, here are a few tips to guide you.

Is it Time for an Oil Change? 

The start of the fall season is an ideal time to consider an…
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Why We Love the 2018 Ford F-150


For decades, Ford trucks for sale have served as the benchmark in the auto industry for quality pickups, and each and every year that they produce new automobiles, that proud tradition continues. This year, for example, has set the bar high in the brand-new 2018 Ford F-150.

The 2018 Ford F-150 is a highly customizable truck. With many engine, cab, and box size options, you can really make this Ford vehicle your own. Each engine…

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21 Questions with Jesse Sanger

Get to know your Quick Lane Manager, Jesse Sanger! These are some fun questions to get to know Jesse outside of the Quick Lane located at Bill Colwell Ford in Hudson, IA.

1.  What’s your favorite movie?

        Top Gun

2.  Who is your favorite actor or actress?

   Tom Hanks

3.  If you could only choose one vacation destination, where would you pick and why?

   Ireland, it’s where my ancestors came from

4.   If…

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