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Four truck customers have been offered the chance to get behind the wheel of Ford’s new aluminum-built, EcoBoost-powered 2015 F-150. Ford started releasing last Friday the first of four videos in the “You Test” series; these videos will show, said Ford, how these customers tested the all-new F-150 at www.BuiltToughTest.com. The company explained these truck […]

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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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Curious about Ford’s EcoBoost technology or vehicles? This is your chance to experience this Ford turbocharging philosophy. Ford Motor Company is giving fans and potential customers a chance to get behind the wheel of its latest products with its second EcoBoost Challenge consumer drive tour, which will visit 12 cities across America. Kicking off April […]

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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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Turbos are back in force with the switch to smaller engines in order to satisfy both fuel consumption and power requirements. Only, it is not the good old turbocharger that is showing up supplementing these smaller engines, but reinvented turbochargers benefiting from a few decades of technology advancements. Honeywell Turbo Technologies (HTT) explained it expects […]

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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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Infiniti announced it will add a turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline engine in the Q50 premium sports sedan. Infiniti held the engine’s world premiere at the Guangzhou Motor Show November 21. The new four-cylinder turbo gasoline engine will extend the Q50 powertrain options which currently include, depending on market availability, a 3.7-liter gasoline, a 3.5-liter hybrid and […]

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In its LF-NX Turbo concept to be shown at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Lexus hints at a new 2.0 liter powertrain for future models. More compact than the RX luxury utility vehicle (LUV) at 182.7 inches long with a 106.3 inch wheelbase, the LF-NX Turbo concept focuses, per Lexus, on the growing segment of […]

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Ford has announced there’s a new King of Speed at Daytona International Speedway. Colin Braun drove a Riley Technologies Daytona Prototype race car, powered by the new 3.5-liter, V-6 Ford EcoBoost race engine, to a new Daytona single lap speed record of 222.971 mph during a special record run attempt October 9. This week’s attempt […]

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