Ford engines getting smaller; fuel economy, horsepower growing

April 2011
Southwest Farm Press;4/7/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p21
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the technological innovations of Ford Motor Co.'s automobile engines in the U.S. It notes that Ford's engine development team utilizes highly advanced technologies such as EcoBoost, twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT), and direct injection in creating the latest smaller engines. It states that this new generation of engine is economical in terms of fuel consumption and is performing well like a much larger engine.


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