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Author Topic: Ford Marks Milestone As 500,000th EcoBoost-Equipped Vehicle Rolls off Line in Louisville Back to Topics
jbob357

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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 3:01:42 PM

The milestone is another step in the One Ford plan to be the undisputed industry fuel economy leader, with more segment fuel economy leaders than Toyota or any other manufacturer. By the end of next month, customers will be able to choose eight Ford-built vehicles that deliver 40 or more miles per gallon — double the number available last year and more than any other automaker. Ford also recently introduced the world's most fuel efficient mid-size sedan with the Fusion hybrid, rated at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway and 47 mpg combined. The C-Max Hybrid is also rated at a combined 47 mpg, which beats the Toyota Prius v.
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bston
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 12:59:10 AM

Keep going!
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 12:23:27 AM

Alrighty then
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md11capt
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 11:27:22 AM

Replace the valve springs with the same valve drivetrain of a Formula One engine and redline the 3.5 L eco boost engine @ 20,000 RPM. Then add a supercharger and we might have something.
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DesertRat2011
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 11:22:56 AM

Turbos are the way to go for more power & better fuel mileage from smaller engines

[Edited by: DesertRat2011 at 11/20/2012 11:30:59 AM EST]
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ss70
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 10:41:11 AM

Time to make all engines eco boost only for Ford
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GDAE
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 8:29:51 AM

Good on ya!
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FocusST2
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 5:38:53 AM

I love my 2.0L turbo.
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millerin
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 5:15:39 AM

nice
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pricewar
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 3:16:43 AM

All this fuss it should be a lot better fuel mileage
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MAC48
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 2:29:44 AM

Although none of the vehicles mentioned in this article fulfill our transportation needs, one has to offer congratulations to Ford for this accomplishment. Those who have their transportation needs met by these Ford offerings will be able to seriously consider a US manufactured product.
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andy1024
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 10:37:31 PM

Nice going, Ford.
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HoBuddy2012
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:36:31 PM

Good for Ford.
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:33:02 PM

Soon Ford will produce the 1,000,000th EcoBoost equipped vehicle.
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PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 7:25:03 PM

Good for Ford, That is a lot of EcoBoost equipped Vehicles.
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mike56MI
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 6:13:44 PM

Wow
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bcline909
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 6:10:11 PM

we'll see
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kag2010
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 5:58:36 PM

american made,ok..
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Vetteblu
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 5:55:04 PM

And still over priced I'll bet.
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beck12j
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 5:45:41 PM

good
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schvanda63
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 5:37:59 PM

Now if Ford or the other two could get their pickup trucks higher than 23mpg, that would be something.
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HorizonChaser
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 5:36:14 PM

I'd rather get a Ford because they refused to let the Gov't bail them out.
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 5:04:45 PM

EXCELLENT!!!
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pscamp
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 4:49:11 PM

Good... I guess.
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ceklea
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 4:42:04 PM

Ford reports that, by 2013, more than 90 percent of its North American lineup will be available with an EcoBoost engine.
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jl1rp
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 4:41:21 PM

good for Ford
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gizbo123
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 4:35:46 PM

And to think they did it without handouts from tax payers for dem votes.
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BlueberryFocus
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 4:34:14 PM

I'm waiting for that 3 cylinder ecoboost engine...
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bluetruck54
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 4:12:49 PM

eight vehicles? interesting how Ford counts their vehicles. surprised
they don't report by color so it sounds even better.
maybe they can now work on quality issues
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 3:06:37 PM

american made, well i'll be dipped
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