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There’s been much speculation about how well Ford will do with its upcoming Mustang models. Between criticism over adopting an independent rear suspension, speculation over dramatic weight increases (which have largely been proven false) to whether customers will buy-in to the existence of a four-cylinder model for the first time in over 20 years. As […]

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It may have just landed on our shores, but Ford’s small 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine is Europe’s best-selling turbocharged gasoline engine for the first six months of 2014. This statement is based according to Ford’s own figures. Ford explained this year, one in every five vehicles Ford sold in Europe was equipped with a 1.0-liter EcoBoost. […]

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Given that the Ford F-Series has been the best-selling vehicle in both the United States and Canada for what feels like forever, it’s no surprise that the company’s upcoming 2015 model has caused plenty of concern. Both the unproven aluminum-intensive construction meant to drastically decrease weight and Ford’s increased reliance on its turbocharged EcoBoost engines […]

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The addition of a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine brings turbocharging back to the Mustang powertrain lineup. Turbocharging was part of the Mustang’s powertrain choice in the early eighties with models like the SVO. The new EcoBoost engine was designed specifically for the Mustang said Ford, to meet the needs of drivers looking for outstanding performance […]

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Hybrids and EVs are great, but what about those who need a full-size SUV and would still have environmental and fuel consumption concerns? There’s no hybrid for them yet, or at least since the demise of the Chevy Tahoe’s hybrid version. Ford has redeveloped the powertrain of its Expedition SUV to bring this vehicle more […]

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Ford is in the midst of revealing the next generation of its Edge crossover vehicle and announced it will be the very first Ford model to come with an EcoBoost engine as standard. When launched in late 2006, Ford said the Edge helped to define the crossover sport utility vehicle segment in North America, the […]

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Ford’s Transit Connect Wagon is now on sale in North America at a starting price of $24,525. The vehicle is available in two wheelbase lengths – a five-passenger with removable seating or a seven-passenger with fold-flat seating. It offers sliding side doors, a choice of a rear liftgate or side-hinged cargo doors, more than 100 […]

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The eventual replacement for the ubiquitous Econoline, the Ford Transit van, started rolling off the line April 30 at the Kansas City Assembly Plant. On sale this summer, Ford said its next-generation full-size van family will provide tradespeople and businesses with increased capability and innovative new configurations in the growing commercial vehicle market. “Producing our […]

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The Ford Fiesta powered by its EcoBoost engine won four major categories in a 49-vehicle event at the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) Auto Roundup rally competition held Monday, April 28, at the Texas Motor Speedway. Named Best Sub-Compact Car of Texas, the 2014 Ford Fiesta powered by the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine has an EPA-estimated […]

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Lincoln has unveiled its MKX Concept during Auto China 2014 in Beijing. The Lincoln MKX Concept hints at an EcoBoost-powered global SUV that will become the third of four all-new Lincoln vehicles due by 2016. It is designed to capture the attention of consumers worldwide. This unveiling in Beijing marks the first time Lincoln has […]

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