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  • Ford Investing $200M, 450 New Jobs in Cleveland

    Ford Investing $200M, 450 New Jobs in Cleveland

    The Wall Street Journal February 21, 2013 Ford is adding 450 new jobs and investing almost $200 million in its Cleveland Engine Plant to support an increase in production of its advanced fuel-efficient EcoBoost engines. VIDEO INTERVIEW with Ford’s American President Joe Hinrichs.  

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  • Ford EcoBoost: Turbo Gasoline Engines The Near Green Future?

    Ford EcoBoost: Turbo Gasoline Engines The Near Green Future?

    by Antony Ingram Green Car Reports February 21, 2013 The main benefits of Ford’s Ecoboost line of engines may be fuel efficiency and performance, but their popularity is resulting in another positive outcome. Ford has sold more than 530,000 Ecoboost vehicles since the line’s introduction three and a half years ago, and the automaker is ready to invest in hundreds of extra jobs to keep up with demand. Read more…

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  • Ford workers approve new contract in Brook Park; new engine and jobs coming to plant

    Ford workers approve new contract in Brook Park; new engine and jobs coming to plant

    by Robert Schoenberger The Plain Dealer February 18, 2013 Brook Park Ford workers on Monday approved a new contract that guaranteed the plant a new product, most likely a fuel-saving four-cylinder engine that’s quickly becoming the automaker’s favorite motor. United Auto Workers Local 1250 President Mike Gammella said the new contract should keep the Brook Park site vibrant for years to come. Gamella has been lobbying Ford for small engines for years. Read more…

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  • Ford’s EcoBoost engine to spur investment, job growth

    Ford’s EcoBoost engine to spur investment, job growth

    by Karl Henkel The Detroit News February 16, 2012 Ford Motor Co. is poised to add hundreds of U.S. jobs to increase production of its unexpectedly popular EcoBoost engines. To do so, Ford is preparing to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in two Ohio plants as part of its 2011 commitment with the United Auto Workers to add 12,000 hourly jobs at U.S. factories. Read more…

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  • Ford, UAW reach tentative deal that could bring hundreds of jobs to Northeast Ohio

    Ford, UAW reach tentative deal that could bring hundreds of jobs to Northeast Ohio

    by Robert Schoenberger Cleveland Plain Dealer February 13, 2013 CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ford Motor Co. and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative new deal for the company’s Brook Park engine plant that could bring hundreds of jobs to the site, over the next several years. “We get this in place, we’re home free,” UAW Local 1250 President Mike Gammella said late Wednesday. “We’ll get close to doubling our people.”… The new jobs would be necessary to start a […]

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  • CLEAN & EFFICIENT: The new diesel Cruze

    CLEAN & EFFICIENT: The new diesel Cruze

    By Jamison Cocklin Youngstown Vindicator February 7, 2013 More horsepower, more torque and improved drivability are what General Motors feels it needs to go head-to-head with the German diesel vehicles that dominate the U.S. market. When it hits U.S. and Canadian markets in either May or June, the new Lordstown-built 2014Chevrolet Cruzeclean turbo diesel will be the only domestic diesel model available in North America. Read more…  

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