Ford will build on EcoBoost success

by Karl Henkel
Detroit News
October 11, 2012

Ford Motor Co.’s new head of worldwide powertrain engineering remembers working on the Dearborn automaker’s first EcoBoost engine ‚Äî the 3.5-liter V6 in 2009 ‚Äî that eventually became an option in its best-selling F-150.

Expectations were so low, in fact, that Ford now sells more EcoBoost-equipped F-150s each month — about 40 percent of all F-150 sales — than it originally anticipated selling each year.


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