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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
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 2:47:36 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]
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JuicyQ69
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 1:50:41 AM

Nice move Ford.
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must87searcher
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 1:30:00 AM

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 25, 2013 12:41:30 AM

nice
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:41:09 AM

The best investment you can make. Investing in the American Worker, to improve the Automobile.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:30:31 AM

finally, jobs migrating back to the US
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:20:35 AM

good for the american workers
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:15:05 AM

Sounds like a Recovery in the USA.
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Z06KY
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:13:14 AM

Great Job Ford! Americas Best Car or Truck!
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:12:19 AM

A great tribute to a comopany that did not take Obama cash.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:10:23 AM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:10:21 AM

Adds to the price doesn't it???
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DJRIO
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:07:22 AM

Ecoboost ad to sale more cars
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:07:00 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:06:21 AM

Better a Cleveland engine than a Windsor. Naturally aspirated may become passe.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:06:14 AM

Excellent!
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:05:27 AM

Good, more jobs.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:03:24 AM

Good.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:02:32 AM

Glad it was not wasted in Detroit!
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:02:29 AM

Henry would be proud, Go Ford...
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:01:27 AM

Good news for Cleveland employment.
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Message Posted: Feb 25, 2013 12:00:45 AM


“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 25, 2013 12:00:11 AM

how well will this work
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:59:01 PM

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

Ford must have money to spend.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:56:17 PM

Ah a knock off of the Volkswagen engine.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:55:39 PM

Just ok
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:54:36 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:53:49 PM

Why I can not afford a Ford.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:52:29 PM

Good idea.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:52:12 PM

OTAY
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:49:04 PM

That is why Ford's cost so much!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:48:34 PM

Good to hear!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:47:40 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:46:24 PM

Good for us.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:46:08 PM

I'm sure they need the work.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:43:06 PM

Not a bad move for them. Hope it works.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:40:18 PM

awesome
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:36:22 PM

Good for everyone.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:35:10 PM

Good for Ford & good for Cleveland
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:34:24 PM

This gives me a bit of relief...I was starting to think this country would have a shortage of cars../
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:28:41 PM

with $4 gas somebody needs to be thinking about fuel economy
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:27:54 PM

good
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:26:38 PM

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

ok
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:25:58 PM

Good to see the jobs in the USA
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:23:56 PM

Hope it brings jobs back here
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:23:47 PM

Thanks Ford. It makes a difference to hardworking Americans.
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:23:28 PM

Way to go Ford!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 24, 2013 11:23:18 PM

I'm not sure that a turbo will boost efficiency but will create turbo boost fur sure.
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