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Ford's 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Engine Wins International Engine of the Year Prize


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Just the Facts:
  • Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine won the International Engine of the Year prize for the second consecutive year, the automaker announced on Wednesday.
  • Ford said it is doubling production of the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine at its Cologne, Germany plant from mid-August to meet demand.
  • The engine is being launched worldwide, including later this year in North America in the 2014 Ford Fiesta.

STUTTGART, Germany — Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine won the International Engine of the Year prize for the second consecutive year, the automaker announced on Wednesday.

Organizers of the award note that since 2009, the overall winner has had a displacement of less than 1.4 liters.

Ford said it is doubling production of the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine at its Cologne, Germany plant from mid-August to meet demand.

The engine is being launched worldwide, including later this year in North America in the 2014 Ford Fiesta.

The 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine is currently offered in the Ford B-Max, Fiesta, Focus, C-Max and Grand C-Max in Europe. It will also be offered in the Ford Transit Connect, Transit Courier, Tourneo Connect, Tourneo Courier, Mondeo and EcoSport.

A panel of 87 automotive journalists from 35 countries picked the top engine.

Edmunds says: Kudos to Ford on this win for its EcoBoost engine.

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