The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Ford to Launch 3 More EcoBoost Engines by Year-End

April 13, 2010

DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. announced three more engines with the company's patented EcoBoost fuel-saving technology are scheduled to be launched by the end of the year. By 2013, Ford expects to be producing approximately 1.5 million EcoBoost engines globally, about 200,000 more than originally expected.

The next three EcoBoost engines include:

  • 1.6L four-cylinder to be offered in the European C-Max people mover.
  • 2.0L four-cylinder for the next-generation Ford Explorer SUV and Edge CUV.
  • 3.5L V-6 for the F-150.

The three new engines will increase the number of global nameplates available with EcoBoost to 11.

EcoBoost technology combines direct fuel injection, variable cam timing and turbocharging to reduce fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and cut vehicle weight, while giving drivers the performance of a bigger engine.

Researchers are studying ways to further downsize future EcoBoost engines, while preserving performance and raising fuel economy. Ford could develop EcoBoost engines smaller than 1.6L, according to Barb Samardzich, Ford's vice president of powertrain engineering.


Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Faq Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

Owned by the Taylor family of St. Louis, Enterprise Fleet Management supplies most makes and models of cars, light- and medium-duty trucks, and service vehicles across North America.

Read more

Fuel Saving Strategies Survey

View our 2008 survey to benchmark your fleet's fuel and green strategies with other fleets.

Fuel Calculator

A managed fuel program can help you save time and money and gain control over the way you fuel your vehicles. Determine your potential savings by using our fuel calculator.
Launch Fuel Calculator 

Fuel Prices

U.S. Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Prices.

Launch Fuel Prices 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher