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Ford has already produced five million EcoBoost-powered engines. Ford announced it has hit a production milestone with its fuel-efficient EcoBoost engine technology: late last week, the 5-millionth vehicle powered by a Ford EcoBoost engine rolled off the assembly line at Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan. EcoBoost was first launched in 2009 on the Ford […]

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Ford has started production of its aluminum-bodied F-150 at a second U.S. plant. Ford announced the official start of production of the 2015 F-150 at Kansas City Assembly Plant, which joins Dearborn Truck Plant in building the 2015 F-150, the first mass-produced light-duty pickup truck with a high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body. The vehicle comes with […]

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Volkswagen has announced the station wagon version of its seventh-generation Golf, the Sportwagen, will be available in April. The 2015 Golf SportWagen replaces the outgoing Jetta SportWagen. This new generation of Volkswagen’s station wagon will be available with a choice of two four-cylinder turbocharged engines: a 1.8 liter gasoline or a 2 liter clean diesel. […]

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Ford is back again this year with its third EcoBoost Challenge consumer drive tour, a tour that will include a chance to drive the Fusion Hybrid. Through this experiential marketing initiative, Ford is giving fans and potential customers in 17 cities across America a chance to get behind the wheel of its latest products. Held […]

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We learned a little more about Kia’s e-AWD concept set to be shown in Chicago. Aimed to be a vehicle for the city-dweller-turned- outdoor-adventurer, Kia Motors America said its e-AWD concept will be named Trail’ster. Kia will take the wraps off the rugged Trail’ster e-AWD concept at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Based on the […]

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Ford announced the all-new Focus RS, a high-performance road car that debuts Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring Control, which contributes to performance never before seen in a Focus RS. The all-new Focus RS is equipped with a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine producing, per Ford, well in excess of 315 horsepower. EcoBoost is […]

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Ford’s EcoBoost engine powered Chip Ganassi Racing to victory at the Rolex 24 held Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, January 25. Drivers Scott Dixon, Kyle Larson, Jamie McMurray and Tony Kanaan drove the victorious race car. In Ford’s words, this means that now, in its second season, Ford EcoBoost technology has won the two most […]

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Ford’s new Ecoboost-powered 2015 full size SUVs have received a high safety rating from the NHTSA. Both the 2015 Ford Expedition and the 2015 Lincoln Navigator earned a five-star New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the highest possible overall rating. The NCAP was established to […]

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According to Navigant Research, over half of all vehicles sold in 2017 will be powered by technologies other than the conventional non-turbo gasoline engine as we know it. This is not to suggest sophisticated electrified vehicle sales will explode in the next couple years from relatively minor percentages in many major markets, but rather an […]

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Audi’s 2015 A3 and S3 sedans, offering a mix of diesel, turbocharged and gasoline engines, have earned a 5-Star overall crash safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) New Car Assessment Program. This New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) rating is the highest crash test rating currently available, being added to IIHS Top […]

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