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2019 Hudson Days Grand Marshals, Bill and Nancy Colwell

 
Pictured left to right: Bill, Nancy, their daughter Shelby, and son Blake, along with their four grandchildren. 

Original article written by Soo Greiman of the Hudson Herald.

It’s the same for Bill as it is for Nancy Colwell: when they sense the time is right, they take action.  That helps explain how the two got married a short six months after first meeting. Later, when they learned a car dealership in Hudson was for…
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Ford Motor Company Employee Excellence Award Winners

 

Bill Colwell Ford is proud to recognize three employees that have been honored with the 2018 Employee Excellence Award from Ford Motor Company. Congratulations to Al Shepard, Mike Stark, and Ernie Doeden for scoring at the top of their fields in customer satisfaction, sales, and training! All recipients were level 3, which means that they were in the top 10% among peers in number of customers and customer satisfaction. All three recipients have also won…
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Service Contracts: How They Work

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At Bill Colwell Ford we help our customers find the perfect car, truck, or SUV, but our services don't stop there. We also help our customers take good care of their vehicles so that they get the most out of their investment and stay safe on the road. We're a fully-equipped Ford service center, staffed by trained mechanics that know your Ford model inside and out. We also offer service contracts, and if…

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Bill Colwell Ford Recognizes IAD Foundation for Education Scholarship Recipient, Devin Schafer

 

The Iowa Automobile Dealers (IAD) Foundation for Education awarded a $2,500 scholarship to Devin Schafer of Des Moines, Iowa. Bill Colwell Ford in Hudson recommended Schafer, who is enrolled in the Ford ASSET program at Des Moines Area Community College, for the scholarship. Devin graduated from Lincoln High School in Des Moines and is the son of Diane and Scott Schafer. He is currently employed at Bill Colwell Ford as a Technician while attending…
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The FordPass App: How it Benefits You

 

Here at Bill Colwell Ford, we know that more drivers are expecting incredible technology from their cars these days. We have people ask about in-car tech just like they ask about safety, driving experiences, and towing capabilities. The Ford brand is never one to fall behind on technology, and it's giving drivers of new Ford models more and more to play with each year, including the FordPass app.

The FordPass app can perform a…

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2018 Salesperson of the Year, Ernie Doeden

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Ernie Doeden has been a Bill Colwell Ford Sales Representative for 17 years and part of the Colwell organization for 24. During his time at the dealership, Ernie has been Salesperson of the Year 11 times, including this past year, which is no surprise to his customers. Ernie’s commitment to customer service and going above and beyond make him an industry leader. Customers often have “Ernie stories” where he stood in the rain to lend a hand or even ran to the rescue when a customer’s keys were locked in their car. 
 
 
 
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Bill Colwell Ford Voted Best of the Best in the Cedar Valley 2018

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Bill Colwell Ford, located in Hudson, wants to thank all their loyal customers for voting their dealership the Cedar Valley’s No. 1 overall dealership to do business with year after year. And they’re extremely privileged to be recognized as honorable mentions in Auto Service, Oil Change Service, Brake Service, and Automotive Salesperson to Al Shepard. Their goal is to make sure that they make the buying process and ownership experience simple, stress-free, and non-confrontational for each of their customers; and the reward is their customer’s loyalty.

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All New F-150 Diesel Truck

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For the first time ever, Bill Colwell Ford is introducing the brand new 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel truck on the lot. This is the first Ford F-150 diesel model, and Bill Colwell finally has one in stock. Consumers have been asking Ford for a half-ton diesel for a while after the first ever half-ton diesel truck, the Ram 1500, was released back in 2014. After announcing the truck at the 2017 auto show in Detroit people were anxious to learn more, but Ford took their…

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Introducing the 2018 Ford EcoSport

 
Here at Bill Colwell Ford, we can confidently say that Ford is an automaker that is constantly innovating. The latest proof of this innovation lies with the new 2018 Ford EcoSport, a brand new subcompact SUV that’s soon to be available at our Ford dealership near Cedar Falls, IA. Whether you’re looking for a safe, feature-filled SUV for your family or looking for a comfortable and fuel-efficient commuter vehicle, there’s a lot…
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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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