Stay Active in Kansas City in the Ford Escape

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Whether you go for a stroll at Roanoke Park or schedule a tee time at the Swope Memorial Golf course, Kansas City offers plenty of ways to lead an active lifestyle. To do that fully, you need a tough, capable vehicle that can keep up with your active way of life. Keep reading to find out more about why the Ford Escape is an excellent choice.

Plenty of Room for People and Gear

The Ford Escape is a roomy SUV that can accommodate up to four passengers, plus the driver. However, it also has a lot of space for fishing rods, tents, backpacks, and more. Specifically, you can get up to 68 cubic feet of cargo space behind the first row of seats depending on configurations. Clearly this is a car that has enough room for (more…)

The Top 5 Ford Vehicles of All Time

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Ford revolutionized the automobile industry when the first Model T rolled off the assembly line. It brought the automobile to the masses at an affordable price and forever changed transportation in America. Over the next century, Ford proceeded to build upon its success and create a lineup of different types of cars, some of which can never be forgotten. We pay homage to these five Ford vehicles that have stood the test of time.

Thunderbird

The Thunderbird, or T-bird as it was nicknamed, was a classic 1950s two-seater roadster. It was marketed as a personal luxury car, essentially carving out a brand new niche in the motor vehicle industry. While this two-seater was glamorous, sporty, and cute, customers desired more passenger space, and it soon evolved into a convenient four-seater. The appeal of the Thunderbird endured right through to the 1990s until Ford eventually discontinued the car in 1997. The heyday of the T-bird was (more…)

5 Fuel-Efficient Fords for Gower Drivers

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There are several different aspects of a vehicle that should be taken into consideration when you’re looking to buy. While comfort and need fulfillment are important, you shouldn’t neglect fuel efficiency. Drastic changes are constant with gas prices, so having a car with high gas mileage can make a huge difference in your future budget. Average mileage might be acceptable to you, but here are some fuel-efficient Ford cars to consider in Gower, Missouri.

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Ford Concept Could Create Clean Drinking Water

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Insufficient access to clean water will become an increasingly serious problem over the next few decades. Many people already live in places that do not have ready access to water sources or cannot afford to turn tainted water into potable water. As climate change worsens, even more areas will struggle to find adequate sources of water.

Doug Martin and John Rollinger, two engineers working for Ford, have created a system that will make it easier for people to access drinking water.

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Park Your Ford at These 5 St. Joseph Museums

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If you love traveling around in your Ford, then we have just the stops for you. These five museums in St. Joseph are home to fascinating collections. From beautiful works of oil on canvas to startling artifacts from the years when psychiatry was in its infancy, St. Joseph is the perfect place to see history come to life.

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Ford’s Latest Recall: Check Your VIN

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In August 2016, Ford recalled about 91,000 vehicles worldwide due to faulty fuel pump control modules. With more government agencies supervising the testing of automobiles, there has been an increase in recalls reported in recent years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported a total of 51 million cars recalled in 2015 for all U.S. automakers combined. NHTSA also noted that 25 percent of recalled vehicles go unrepaired every year. In other words, 13 million Americans were at risk of driving their vehicles with defects in 2015. (more…)

4 Ford Trucks Perfect for Cruising Around Gower

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A lot of people find it difficult to decide which truck they want to buy. After all, there are a lot of options. If you live in the Gower, Missouri, area, one of these four trucks will probably work well for you.

GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon has one of the most fuel-efficient engines of all trucks. Expect it to give you an estimated 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway. This gas-saving model makes it more affordable to cruise around Gower. It will also help you save money on days when you need to drive to Kansas City, St. Joseph, or Topeka. (more…)

Jose Cuervo to Help Build Ford Cars

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Since 2000, Ford Motor Co. has remade itself into an eco-friendly company by using reused and recycled materials in their cars. Ford is now making a public statement that taking care of the earth is important. That’s why the company uses post-consumer cotton from old jeans and T-shirts as stuffing material for seats and REPREVE seat fabric made from recycled plastic bottles. Ford Motor Co. has now teamed up with Jose Cuervo to create a new recycled material. (more…)

Make Gower’s Streets Yours in the Ford Flex

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Has your car become too small for your family? Or do you not have room to transport your sports and other hobby equipment? If so, you’ll want to look into the Ford Flex, a unique crossover vehicle that feels like a very modernized version of the classic, boxy stationwagon. Whatever you may be looking for in a new vehicle, the Ford Flex likely has it. Here’s how you can make the streets of Gower, Missouri, yours in the 2016 Ford Flex.

The Modern Station Wagon

To say that the Flex is a modern station wagon is not to say that it is archaic and out-of-date, but that it has taken the size and familiar shape of a station wagon and brought it up to 21st century standards. The Flex is not a minivan, and yet it has enough interior space for three rows of seating. Granted, that third row only has two seats, but the Flex still gives you more seating capacity for your family and friends. Not only that, the seating is roomy and comfortable, even in the third row, unlike many other SUVs. (more…)

Embrace the Past and Future in the Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition

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Unless you’re a hardcore racing fan, you may not know that Ford is a top competitor on the track. With the 2017 Ford GT ’66 Heritage Edition, the Detroit automaker pays homage to the original GT40 that took it to the top of the racing world 50 years ago. With a brilliant mix of old and new, the GT ’66 looks every bit the part of a sleek, aerodynamic racing machine. This year, you can take it home with you and feel the classic power blended with modernized amenities.

The 1966 Edition

In 1966, Ford looked to get its first win after it fell just short of the title at Le Mans in 1964 and 1965. This grueling 24-hour race required not only battle-tested drivers, but a car with the handling and durability to overcome the strenuous activity. With the 1966 GT40, Ford not only won the race, but it also set the bar high for future expectations. (more…)