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Huge Ford Sale Rumored for November 2015

Sunday, November 1st, 2015
Rumored Ford Sale in November 2015

Rumored Ford Sale in November 2015

Outside of purchasing your home, your car is most likely the most expensive thing that you own. Since a vehicle is such a major investment, it’s important to find the best deal possible. Here at Matt Ford our slogan is Price Matters, so you can be confident that you are getting a fair deal when you buy a vehicle from our dealership. We have recently heard a rumor about a major sale that Ford is supposedly going to be having. If the rumor is true, this sale will offer some amazing deals on new Ford vehicles. We are going to tell you everything that we know about this rumored Ford sale so far because we are committed to giving our customers the lowest prices possible. (more…)

Ford Leads the way in Environmentally Conscious Practices

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
Ford Motor Company is Committed to Energy Sustainability

Ford Motor Company is Committed to Energy Sustainability

Energy sustainability has become a hot topic in recent years as global energy usage has increased, concern about the environment grows, and the ability to survive long-term off of carbon based energy sources is increasingly being called into question. Fortunately, Ford Motor Company is committed to energy sustainability.

Every year, Ford releases an annual Sustainability Report, which is a voluntary and comprehensive annual account highlighting all things sustainable, from people to products. Ford has had great success in cutting energy use in its vehicle manufacturing process. While global energy is being projected to soar to 53 percent between 2008 and 2035, Ford has targeted a 25 percent reduction in energy usage between 2011 and 2016. (more…)

Ford Has No Current Plans to Bring ‘Liquid Blue’ To Production

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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Ford Vehicles Available With ‘Liquid Blue’ Paint Color

When Ford unveiled their first batch of performance vehicles in Detroit, there were many questions about the eye-catching paint that they were sprayed with. As it turns out, the name of the unique color is “Liquid Blue,” and although the new models were first shown with the alien blue hue, if the Ford Focus RS is any indication, it doesn’t seem that there will be any Ford vehicles available with the Liquid Blue paint color. (more…)

Ford Seats Are Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Ford Vehicles That Use Sustainable Repreve Fabric

Landfills continue to pile up around the world, and although some companies only contribute to them, there are others that seek to empty them. One of those companies, is, of course, Ford. The automaker was just named Best Global Green Brand as they have found ways to cut waste and use recycled resources. One of the materials they use is called Repreve, a sustainable fabric made entirely out of recycled products. (more…)

Ford V8 Engine Could Be Discontinued After 2017

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Is Ford Getting Rid of the V8 Engine?

Just last month, Ford pulled the sheet off of a few new models in Detroit, and although the excitement that was provoked by the new performance vehicles was definitely warranted, there was something that Ford failed to mention during their press conference that could cause quite the stir in the automotive industry. (more…)

Ford Named Best-Selling Car Brand for Fifth Straight Year

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Best-Selling Car Brand of 2014 – Ford

When an automaker is able to achieve the highest number of sales in a year, it says something about the vehicles they sell, but it says even more when an automaker is able to claim the highest sales numbers for five straight years. It sounds like quite the feat, but it’s one that Ford accomplished. Last year’s numbers are in and after being tallied up, it turns out that the Blue Oval was the best-selling car brand of 2014. (more…)

Ford Electric Vehicles Offer Impressivly-Quick Charging Times

Monday, December 22nd, 2014
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Ford Energi and Electric Vehicle Charging Times

Seeing as we are almost always out and about in this day and age, quick charging times are one of the biggest factors in the decision making process for those looking to purchase an electricity-powered vehicle. Ford has been producing electric vehicles for quite some time now, and with three different offerings to choose from, there are a great deal of residents in the Kansas City area who are confused about the differences between the triple threat of electric vehicles. For that reason we thought it would be helpful to take a look at all three of the Ford Energi and electric vehicle charging times. (more…)

Ford May Be Giving Their CVT Another Shot

Monday, December 8th, 2014
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Ford Continuously Variable Transmission CVT Rumors

It has been a little more than seven years since Ford last offered a continuously variable transmission in a non hybrid vehicle, and although it didn’t go too well the first time around, they could be giving the CVT another shot. Some Ford continuously variable transmission rumors recently hit the web, and according to the company’s global product development chief, Raj Nair, the efficient transmissions may come soon. (more…)

Ford to Unveil Slew of New Models in Motor City

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Ford Models at 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Here on the Matt Ford blog, we have been discussing quite a few upcoming Ford models, and while our information on all of those highly-anticipated offerings has been limited to say the least, we finally have some good news. We recently caught a glance of the Ford models at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, and we have to say that we are quite excited for the big show in the Motor City to start as we will likely learn a bit more about what these vehicles will be capable of ahead of their official release. (more…)

Ford to Unveil Slew of New Models in Motor City

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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Ford Models at 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Here on the Matt Ford blog, we have been discussing quite a few upcoming Ford models, and while our information on all of those highly-anticipated offerings has been limited to say the least, we finally have some good news. We recently caught a glance of the Ford models at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, and we have to say that we are quite excited for the big show in the Motor City to start as we will likely learn a bit more about what these vehicles will be capable of ahead of their official release. (more…)