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Aug 05, 2014, 13:07 ET
The 2015 Ford Taurus holds a number of advantages over the comparable 2015 Chevy Impala. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Matt Ford highlights advantages of Ford models over their fiercest competitors

When it comes to the automotive market, there is no arguing that Ford and Chevy are two of the biggest competitors. Both of the automakers feature...

Jul 31, 2014, 16:30 ET
Matt Ford, a Ford dealer servicing Blue Springs, has been a family business since 1976. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Blue Springs residents continue to turn to Matt Ford for their automotive needs

With such a large number of dealerships in the Western Missouri area, it is becoming increasingly difficult for consumers to find the one that is...

Jul 30, 2014, 17:30 ET
The all-new 2015 Ford Transit is the ideal commercial van for business owners in Kansas City. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

2015 Ford Transit proves to be valuable member of Kansas City businesses

Business owners in the Kansas City area continue to flock to the Ford Transit, as the cargo van comes with a variety of options that help to set it...

Jul 30, 2014, 08:16 ET
First shipments of the safe and efficient 2015 Ford Fusion recently arrived at Matt Ford near Kansas City. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Fuel efficiency and safety take precedence in 2015 Ford Fusion

As the Ford Fusion is fresh off a redesign from the 2013 model year, there aren't many changes for the newest 2015 model, which has already arrived...

Jul 29, 2014, 11:33 ET
The appearance package, available on the XLT trim, adds new styling features such as an "Explorer" hood badge. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

2015 Ford Explorer hits market with host of new enhancements and fresh appearance package

A little less than four years ago, the fifth generation of the Ford Explorer was introduced to the market with a design that strayed significantly...

Jun 30, 2014, 11:05 ET
Matt Ford has a wide range of Ford vehicles for sale in the Kansas City area. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Matt Ford extends service to residents in Kansas City and Independence

Missouri residents searching for a Ford dealer near Kansas City are sure to find that the services provided at Matt Ford, located in nearby...

Jun 27, 2014, 10:14 ET
The 2015 Ford Edge will come equipped with 20 new technology features including an innovative park assist. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

2015 Ford Edge debuts with new EcoBoost engine options and industry-first technology

Since the Ford Edge Concept was unveiled in 2013, consumers have waited in anticipation for the all-new 2015 Ford Edge to be unveiled. The wait...

Jun 19, 2014, 12:16 ET
The 2015 Ford Taurus holds a number of advantages over the 2015 Chevy Impala. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

2015 Ford Taurus dominates similarly-equipped 2015 Chevy Impala in full-size car comparison

A number of models in the Ford lineup will be completely redesigned for the 2015 model year, but the Ford Taurus will not be one of them. That...

Jun 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
The 2015 Ford Mustang will offer a turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost engine. It will be the first time since 1993 that a four-cylinder will be made available under the hood of the iconic pony car. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang gallops past Chevy Camaro in battle of the ponies

While there are a handful of well-known vehicle rivalries in the market, there aren't many that stretch back decades like the fierce rivalry...

May 28, 2014, 08:50 ET
The 2014 Ford Explorer is available with a four-cylinder engine that is capable of superior fuel efficiency. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Matt Ford compares two popular crossover SUVs with similarly-equipped Chevy models

As stubborn gasoline prices still refuse to budge, many consumers in the Kansas City area are trading in their oversized vehicles for more smaller,...

May 21, 2014, 15:21 ET
The 2014 Ford Focus is more powerful and affordable than the comparable 2014 Chevy Cruze. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Kansas City dealership compares smaller Ford models to similarly-equipped competitors

Many automotive dealerships provide consumers with the option to browse their inventory online, but only a select few go a step beyond that and...

May 14, 2014, 08:03 ET
Matt Ford makes it easy to research the new and upcoming models in the Ford lineup.  (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Kansas City dealership compares America's best-selling pickup trucks

Ford vehicles are among the top performers in each automotive segment that they inhabit, and to help back that claim, Matt Ford, an automotive...

May 09, 2014, 17:35 ET
The best-selling Ford Focus has been completely redesigned for the 2015 model year. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Matt Ford provides consumers with extensive Ford model research

With a selection of more than 20 models, the Ford lineup is one of the largest in the automotive market. While there are many benefits to offering...

Apr 30, 2014, 08:50 ET
The 2015 Ford F-150 won't arrive until later this year, but the 2014 model is currently available at Matt Ford. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Matt Ford provides consumers with extensive information on 2014 and 2015 Ford F-150

The all-new aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 won't be available for sale until the end of the year, but the 2014 Ford F-150 is currently available...

Apr 28, 2014, 08:00 ET
With such an extremely spacious and versatile interior, the 2014 Ford Flex undoubtedly lives up to its name. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Matt Ford shortens the research process involved with buying a new car in Kansas City

With so many options in the automotive market, the research process involved with buying a new or used car can quickly become a daunting task....

Apr 25, 2014, 12:54 ET
For the first time since its initial release, the 2015 Ford Expedition will offer a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 engine. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Matt Ford highlights 2014 and 2015 models of the Ford Expedition for Kansas City area residents

Since its initial release a little less than two decades ago, the Ford Expedition has become one of the most popular eight-passenger SUVs on the...

Apr 17, 2014, 14:17 ET
The Ford Focus is one of five Ford models that have been completely redesigned for the 2015 model year. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Kansas City dealership highlights newest features of the redesigned 2015 Ford Focus

Ford just unveiled their latest redesigned Ford Focus at the New York International Auto Show, and to assist consumers in discovering all that the...

Mar 28, 2014, 08:00 ET
When equipped with the available four-cylinder engine, the Ford Edge is capable of traveling 30 mpg on the highway.  (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Matt Ford provides Kansas City residents with extensive information on 2014 and 2015 Ford Edge

Out of all the larger vehicles in the Ford lineup, arguably none are quite as popular among consumers as the Ford Edge. The mid-size SUV is...

Mar 25, 2014, 12:39 ET
The 2014 Ford Focus is capable of traveling up to 40 mpg on the highway when equipped with the Ford SFE package.  (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Kansas City dealership provides information on new 2014 and upcoming 2015 Ford Focus models

Since its initial release in 1998, the Ford Focus has continued to gain popularity among consumers, as the compact car is able to deliver...

Mar 18, 2014, 10:28 ET
The extremely efficient 2014 Ford C-Max Hybrid is capable of traveling up to 45 mpg in the city. (PRNewsFoto/Matt Ford)

Fuel Efficient cars continue to arrive at Kansas City Ford dealership

Stubborn gas prices refuse to drop, causing a growing number of consumers to turn to subcompact and hybrid cars, as they offer some of the highest...