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Ford investing $200 million to build turbocharged engine in Ohio

Reuters -- DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co plans to invest nearly $200 million in its Cleveland engine plant to build a 2-liter version of its popular turbocharged engine for the company's North American lineup.

Production of the 2-liter "EcoBoost" engine is expected to start in late 2014. The move will add 450 jobs at the Cleveland factory, which now makes Ford's 3.5-liter turbocharged engine as well as a 3.7-liter V6 engine, the company said on Thursday.

The second-largest U.S. automaker has heightened its focus on fuel efficiency over the last seven years and the EcoBoost represents a crucial piece of its vehicle strategy.

Turbocharged engines have grown increasingly important as automakers face stringent fuel-economy standards over the next several years. Ford, one of the most vocal advoca


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me2too4c
Veteran Author New York

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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:47:36 PM

They should of stayed teamed with Mazda they would of been there quickier

[Edited by: me2too4c at 2/25/2013 2:47:51 PM EST]
JuicyQ69
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:50:41 PM

Nice move Ford.
must87searcher
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:30:00 PM

Ford knows how to keep up with the conditions that marketers/buyers want. That is a good sign for business.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:41:30 PM

nice
Amtrgas
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:41:09 PM

The best investment you can make. Investing in the American Worker, to improve the Automobile.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:30:31 PM

finally, jobs migrating back to the US
mcmonsta
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:20:35 PM

good for the american workers
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:15:05 PM

Sounds like a Recovery in the USA.
Z06KY
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:13:14 PM

Great Job Ford! Americas Best Car or Truck!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:12:19 PM

A great tribute to a comopany that did not take Obama cash.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:10:23 PM

Old news.
bearzz
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:10:21 PM

Adds to the price doesn't it???
DJRIO
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:07:22 PM

Ecoboost ad to sale more cars
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:07:00 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:06:21 PM

Better a Cleveland engine than a Windsor. Naturally aspirated may become passe.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:06:14 PM

Excellent!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:05:27 PM

Good, more jobs.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:03:24 PM

Good.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:02:32 PM

Glad it was not wasted in Detroit!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:02:29 PM

Henry would be proud, Go Ford...
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:01:27 PM

Good news for Cleveland employment.
jrsva
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:00:45 PM


“That is why Ford's cost so much!”

Ford’s what cost so much? A possessive has to have an object or is this a job for the apostrophe police?
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 10:00:11 PM

how well will this work
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:59:01 PM

That's a lot of hot air....reallly.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:58:11 PM

Ford must have money to spend.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:56:17 PM

Ah a knock off of the Volkswagen engine.
neofinoy
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:55:39 PM

Just ok
macike
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:54:36 PM

Ok
RAKARWOWSKI
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:53:49 PM

Why I can not afford a Ford.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:52:29 PM

Good idea.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:52:12 PM

OTAY
Kaiyne
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:49:04 PM

That is why Ford's cost so much!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:48:34 PM

Good to hear!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:47:40 PM

Ok
Chris46
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:46:24 PM

Good for us.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:46:08 PM

I'm sure they need the work.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:43:06 PM

Not a bad move for them. Hope it works.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:40:18 PM

awesome
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:36:22 PM

Good for everyone.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:35:10 PM

Good for Ford & good for Cleveland
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:34:24 PM

This gives me a bit of relief...I was starting to think this country would have a shortage of cars../
agrico
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:28:41 PM

with $4 gas somebody needs to be thinking about fuel economy
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:27:54 PM

good
RQCraig
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:26:38 PM

Go Ford!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:26:11 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:25:58 PM

Good to see the jobs in the USA
Harry813
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:23:56 PM

Hope it brings jobs back here
Lerxst17
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:23:47 PM

Thanks Ford. It makes a difference to hardworking Americans.
wayoung56
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:23:28 PM

Way to go Ford!!!
CiVX
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:23:18 PM

I'm not sure that a turbo will boost efficiency but will create turbo boost fur sure.
SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 9:23:17 PM

This is great for Cleveland...
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