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Ford celebrates 500,000th EcoBoost powered vehicle

GasBuddy Blog -- While many of us are focused on preparing for Thanksgiving Day, Ford has something else to be thankful for: its 500,000th EcoBoost engine. The EcoBoost engine hit a big milestone recently with its 500,000th engine being produced just three years after its launch in 2009. The 500,000th engine was fitted into a 2013 Ford Escape that rolled off the line at Ford's Louisville Assembly Plant.

By the end of next month, Ford customers will be able to choose eight Ford-built vehicles that deliver 40 or more miles per gallon — double the number available last year and more than any other automaker. Ford also recently introduced the world's most fuel efficient mid-size sedan with the Fusion hybrid, rated at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway and ...


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carolfitz4438
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Made in USA
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Message Posted: Dec 24, 2012 9:59:58 AM

99 dakota, would you rather just let our auto industries go under, losing jobs and breaking our economy. the bailout money is being paid back, so why do you scoff at saving these jobs.
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And no government bailout.
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keep it going
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Message Posted: Dec 11, 2012 7:50:49 AM

good innovation, we need more of that.
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2012 12:28:39 PM

Way to go Ford. Keep up the great work
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Message Posted: Dec 5, 2012 10:45:26 AM

good for ford
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Great Job FORD!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 1, 2012 10:01:44 PM

Good for them.
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Way to go Ford
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Message Posted: Nov 30, 2012 11:29:58 AM

?!?! yipppee???!?!
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what about the horsepower?
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Way to go, Ford.
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still won't buy a Fix or Repair Daily.
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ok
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Good for them
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 11:27:13 AM

This is from yesterday. But, Good for Ford. And they didn't take a Bailout.
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Ford knows what America wants and needs and builds it. Also, in my humble opinion, I think the 2013 Ford Fusion is the best looking American car on the road. I want you to know that this is coming from a long time GM fanatic.

[Edited by: LuckyD43 at 11/21/2012 1:56:49 PM EST]
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yawn
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Good for them, still to much $$ for me
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The more the better
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that new ford c-max is an interesting vehicle.
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well good for them but they are too small for me
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Not for me.
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alright...
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dhan for cheap gas
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Chevy guy here
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Way to go Ford.....
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:52:18 AM

When can we expect their EcoBOOZE powered vehicles?
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Go Ford
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I ain't buyin one!!
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Good news for Ford!
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:44:57 AM

Ford has done well with the ecoboost.
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:44:26 AM

Good news but they still have some ugly vehicles
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:44:03 AM

Good for Ford.
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we need more like this
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Ditto
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Good news.
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Way to go Ford!
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:39:32 AM

Although I've never had good luck with Ford products I'm glad to see this milestone achieved. It forces all auto makers to move in the same direction.
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Sounds good. A ford Fusion will be on my shopping list.
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so
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Good for Ford. Perhaps I'll comment on this article tomorrow too.
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GO Ford!!!
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good for ford, keep it up
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:28:17 AM

more power to them
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They seem to be proving very good
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It seems a pretty popular engine.
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 9:22:38 AM

Sounds great for Ford. Obama will see to ending their progress. We can't have anyone in the private industry being successful without government help.
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Ford continues to lead in innovation. Good for them!
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