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  • How Ford Designed a Brute That Doesn’t Guzzle

    How Ford Designed a Brute That Doesn’t Guzzle

    ByGary Witzenburg, Ward’s Auto, Mar. 5 2013 WhenFordrevived its legendary Shelby GT500 for the ’07 model year, that very hot Mustang was powered by a 5.4L 32-valve DOHC supercharged V-8 that was developed from the muscular “MOD” V-8 introduced in the ’00 limited-edition SVT Mustang Cobra R. Read more…  

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  • Sign of a Comeback: U.S. Carmakers Are Hiring

    Sign of a Comeback: U.S. Carmakers Are Hiring

    by Bill Vlasic New York Times February 22, 2013 DETROIT ‚Äî A few years ago, American automakers cut tens of thousands of jobs and shut dozens of factories simply to survive. But since the recession ended and General Motors and Chrysler began to recover with the help of hefty government bailouts and bankruptcy filings, all three Detroit car companies including Ford Motor Company have achieved one of the unlikeliest comebacks among industries devastated during the financial crisis. … The latest […]

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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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