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| •Ford offers seven vehicles with the smallest engines in their segments – more than any other competitor
•Powered by EcoBoost®CO2 emissions while delivering the performance customers demand technology, Ford's smaller engines help reduce vehicle weight for better fuel economy and lower
•Ford's smallest engine yet, the EcoBoost 1.0-liter three-cylinder, debuts in North America about a year from now
For decades, size meant everything when it came to engines – bigger was better and there was no replacement for displacement. But volatile gasoline prices and growing consumer interest in clean technologies are turning that notion on its head.
Today, buyers are snapping up cars and trucks powered by smaller engines that offer better fuel efficiency without sacrificing performance.
| FORD FIESTA EUROPE'S BEST-SELLING SMALL CAR IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2013; NEW FIESTA SOLD EVERY TWO MINUTES• New Ford Fiesta was Europe's top-selling small car in March and for the first quarter of 2013, and the second best-selling car in Europe overall, according to figures released by JATO Dynamics*|
• European customers purchased a new Fiesta every two minutes as Ford sold more than 41,600 Fiestas in March, and more than 77,800 during the first quarter of 2013, according to JATO
• Fiesta retail market share in the small car segment increased by 1.2 percentage points in March in the 19 traditional....
| Created For the Urban World, All-New Ford EcoSport Embarks On Its Journey in India•The all-new Ford EcoSport marries the manoeuvrability and fuel economy of a compact car with the practicality and robustness of an SUV in a contemporary and stylish package |
•Ford EcoSport offers a high driving position, superior water-wading capability and an array of smart features such as the segment-first Ford SYNC® connectivity system, making it the perfect vehicle for city driving and out-of-town exploring
•Ford EcoSport will be the first vehicle in India to feature the patented 1.0L E....
| Ford Adding 2,000-Plus Jobs at Kansas City Assembly to Support Surging F-150 Demand, Ford Transit Launch•Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant will add more than 2,000 jobs to support high demand for Ford F-150 plus the planned production of the all-new Transit family of commercial vehicles starting next summer; more than 1,000 will be new hires|
•Ford F-Series sales up 24 percent in April and 19 percent year to date; full-size truck segment growing three times faster than industry average and is fastest-growing segment this year
•Ford has reached 75 percent of its goal to create 12,000 hourly jobs ....
| 2014 Sierra'S New 4.3L Tops In Standard V-6 Pickup TorqueWhen the all-new 2014 GMC Sierra full-size pickup arrives this summer, its standard 4.3L EcoTec V-6 it will offer the most torque of any standard V-6 in the segment – 305 lb-ft (413 Nm).|
Buyers will choose from three new, advanced EcoTec3 engines – a 5.3L available at launch, followed by the 4.3L and 6.2L versions available later this year. All are designed specifically for the high trailering and hauling demands unique to truck buyers.
Torque is the turning force that generates off-the-li....
| Land Rover Celebrates 65 Years Of Technology And InnovationSIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF LAND ROVER|
From our earliest days, the desire to create a vehicle that will tackle any terrain has made Land Rover famous around the world. Over the past 65 years, the Land Rover family has grown into the highly respected range of vehicles that are sold in record numbers today. As Land Rover continues to go from strength to strength, we thought it was time to look back at the milestones in our history that have got us here. The last 65 years have been an adventure. ....
|Ford Adding 2,000-Plus Jobs At Kansas City Assembly To Support Surging F-150 Demand, Ford Transit Launch- Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant will add more than 2,000 jobs to support high demand for Ford F-150 plus the planned production of the all-new Transit family of commercial vehicles starting next summer; more than 1,000 will be new hires|
- Ford F-Series sales up 24 percent in April and 19 percent year to date; full-size truck segment growing three times faster than industry average and is fastest-growing segment this year
- Ford has reached 75 percent of its goal to create 12,000 hourly jo....