Friday, April 18, 2014

Detroit 2011: Ford Vertrek Concept previews future global small crossover

It may look like the strange lovechild of the 2012 Ford Focus and the European-spec Kuga crossover, but the Blue Oval’s new Vertrek crossover concept is indeed a visual upgrade compared to current small CUV offerings. The Vertrek, which makes its world debut here at the Detroit Auto Show, previews what’s in store for Ford’s new global small [...]

Detroit Preview: Ford will tear down EcoBoost engine (while building up the brand)

From China to Cleveland, Ford’s EcoBoost technology is good news. Ford will be showing off just how well the F-150‘s “hero” 3.5-liter EcoBoost truck engine has been performing with a public teardown at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show next month. The engine that will undergo the procedure has been tested for the equivalent of 160,000 miles and 10 years [...]