Ford Motor Company will introduce nine new or upgraded engines and six new transmissions in North America in 2010. These introductions are part of a five year effort to transform Ford’s entire global powertrain portfolio.
The five-year overhaul, which started in 2008 and will continue through 2013, includes 60 new or significantly upgraded engines, transmissions and transaxles globally.
One of the new and improved powertrains is the 2010 Ford Focus’ 2.0-liter direct fuel injection engine, which will be the first of its kind in a Ford vehicle in North America.
“Ford is delivering on our commitment to lower emissions, improve fuel economy and deliver the highest quality powertrains in the industry,” said Barb Samardzich, Ford vice president, Powertrain Engineering. “We are making this happen with one of the most ambitious powertrain upgrades ever undertaken by Ford. By the end of 2010, nearly all of Ford’s North American engines will have been upgraded or replaced since 2008.”
To learn more about the new and upgraded Ford engines and transmissions, stop by Beach Ford in Virginia Beach or Suffolk.