Ford Likes Turbocharging In Trucks, GM Dodges It: Which Is Better? Page 3

January 21, 2013

Start-stop on the way in next-gen EcoBoost?

The next-generation Ford truck EcoBoost engine (likely a V-6) in the concept is also fitted with a start-stop system—something that might also be in the cards for the production version, which by the time it comes out will need to offer significantly better EPA fuel economy ratings than today's version.

Ford EcoBoost badge on 2010 Ford Flex

Ford EcoBoost badge on 2010 Ford Flex

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Looking ahead to those second-generation EcoBoost engines, Nair says that mileage and capability will only get better. “We’re very pleased with the progress,” said Nair. “We’ll continue to work on development of the EcoBoost series...we’ll have better efficiency, better emissions, better power than we have now.”

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