Ford to Introduce 3 New Power Plants to EcoBoost Engine Range
Ford Motor has proclaimed that it is planning to add three new power plants to its range of EcoBoost engines by the end of the year. EcoBoost is a brand name given to an engine technology package by Ford which enhances the engine's efficiency via turbocharging, direct fuel injection and patchy camshaft timing.
The company has shared that the EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine will be installed in the upcoming generation of Explorer S. U. V., the engine makes use of turbocharging and direct-injection for improving fuel efficiency.
A 2-liter 4-cylinder for the upcoming Explorer S. U. V. and the Edge, and a 3.5-liter V-6 to be installed in F-150 pickup truck have been scheduled to be produced in the United States.
All the previous three engines are going to be replaced by the larger engines delivering better performance, thereby reducing emissions and enhancing fuel economy.
The new Explorer will be the first to have a 4-cylinder. The previous models were loaded with either a V-6 or a V-8.
"We are focused on sustainable technology solutions that can be used not for hundreds or thousands of cars, but for millions of cars", said Barb Samardzich, Ford's Vice President of Powertrain Engineering.
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