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Ford made the bet America was ready to downsize their pickup truck engines and go for V6 power and it looks like the company was right. More than 57 percent of Ford Motor Company’s F-150  retail sales so far this year are powered by V6 engines. This is the highest six-cylinder engine mix in the […]

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Ford’s EcoBoost engine powered Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates to victory in the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring race held at the Sebring International Raceway. The Roush Yates-prepped twin-turbo 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 is the engine chosen by Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and it proved to be a sound choice as it […]

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Yesterday Ford revealed the 2015 Focus sporting new looks and fuel efficient engines. The world’s best-selling nameplate is expected by Ford to hold onto this title with the help of its new look that emulates other recent Ford vehicle designs and more advanced technologies that improve driver comfort and safety. The new look and added […]

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Ford announced the new 2015 Ford Expedition will be powered by the Ford F-Series’ 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, more technology than ever and a fresh new look. Launching later this year, Ford added the Expedition is the latest nameplate to offer a Platinum series trim level. The new Expedition is being shown for the first time […]

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To save gas, the Lincoln Navigator will lose its V8 in favor of an EcoBoost V6. Lincoln announced it will introduce its new 2015 Navigator at the Chicago Auto Show on Feb. 6. For the 2015 model year, exterior design changes are accentuated by the reintroduction of Lincoln’s split-wing grille. Behind that grille, Lincoln is […]

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Ford introduced today in Detroit an all-new F-150 combining an aluminum-alloy body, auto start-stop and a new Ecoboost engine. We know, pickups are not the greenest vehicles, but they warrant a mention when such a big seller makes huge efforts to reduce its mass and fuel consumption. According to Ford, the new F-150 lost up […]

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Ford announced its 2015 Lincoln MKC will start at $33,995, including destination and delivery. The 2015 Lincoln MKC is the brand’s first entry in the small premium utility segment. The CUV will go on sale next year with a MSRP of $33,995, including destination and delivery charges. Ford said this is the most accessible starting […]

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Wards revealed its 2014 ten best engines winners and, interestingly, the list includes one electric motor, three engines fueled by diesel and various using turbocharging. Eight of the winning engines use direct fuel injection. Tom Murphy of WardsAuto said this illustrates “the importance of fuel economy as automakers develop and market advanced new powertrains.” WardsAuto […]

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Ford is shedding light today on the next generation of its Mustang pony car announcing it will be back with four-cylinder turbocharged power. The Mustang was available for a few years in the early 80’s with a turbocharged four, giving birth to the SVO Mustangs. The new 4-cylinder engine has nothing in common with its […]

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The next time you’re busted for a traffic infraction in your hybrid you may not be able to give your usual smug retort to the officer, “Yeah, but at least I’m not driving a gas guzzler!” OK, maybe you’re more polite and/or smarter than that, but less far-out and absurd is Ford says it is […]

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