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  • Ford Adds Jobs, Boosts Engine Production

    Ford Adds Jobs, Boosts Engine Production

    by Philip LeBeau CNBC February 21, 2013 Ford is pumping $200 million and adding 450 workers to its Cleveland Engine Plant as it moves to meet growing demand for more fuel efficient models. Once the expansion is finished late next year, the Cleveland Engine Plant will start building 2.0 liter EcoBoost engines. See video.

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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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  • Base oils 2013: Fuel economy drives up base oil quality

    Base oils 2013: Fuel economy drives up base oil quality

    by Cynthia Challener ICIS February 15, 2013 Legislation around the world is driving new engine design for both passenger vehicles and heavy duty trucks, leading to the need for new lubricant standards and the introduction of new lubricant grades. These lower viscosity lubricants must have greater thermal and oxidative stability under more stressful conditions; properties that can only be achieved through the use of high quality base oils… Clearly, weight reductions, improved aerodynamics and new engine designs will have the [...]

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  • A look at the green cars at the Chicago Auto Show

    A look at the green cars at the Chicago Auto Show

    by Marni Pyke Daily Herald February 11, 2013 Electric? Hybrid? Compressed natural gas? Diesel? We’ve hurtled from a few alternate fuel options at the Chicago Auto Show in years past to a green car explosion in 2013 that can be bewildering for consumers looking to save money on gas and save the planet at the same time. Thankfully, I’ve got Chicago Area Clean Cities Vice Chair John Walton to offer some analysis. Read more…

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