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Ford’s investment in Ohio engine facility expected to boost local economy

New jobs at Ford's Lima Engine Plant will provide a major boost to the community, Vice President of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Jimmy Settles said.

Automobile giant Ford on Friday announced its plans to spend $500 million to upgrade its Ohio-based Lima engine manufacturing facility to enable to produce the new 2.7-liter 6-cylinder EcoBoost engine. The planned investment will generate nearly 300 new jobs at the plant, which already employs nearly 800 people.

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Focus beats Corolla to become world’s top-selling car: Ford

American auto giant Ford on Wednesday claimed that one of its models has become the world's top-selling car, beating rival manufacturer Toyota's widely acclaimed car Corolla.

Citing registration data compiled by research firm R. L. Polk & Co., Ford said that its Focus car sold a total of 589,709 units between start of January and end of June across the globe. The figure represents an increase of 20 per cent in sales of Focus from the corresponding six-month period of last year.

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First Drive: 2013 Ford Escape loads up on style, mpg

Ford's totally transformed new Escape compact crossover loads up on style as well as fuel efficiency, with the new model's 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine not only offering five mpg (miles per gallon) better fuel economy than the small SUV's retiring version, but also boasting 2 mpg more fuel efficiency, on the highway, as compared to its rivals like Honda's CR-V and Toyota's RAV4.

The 2013 Ford Escape's 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine - which the EPA has rated at 33 mpg - produces 178 HP and 184 pound-foot of torque; thereby helping it rank amongst the most powerful engines in its category.

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Ford Fiesta Unleashes its New Range

It seems a gala time for the avid car drivers, as ford has unleashed its new range in the market. The first one being a metal version, `Fiesta Metal' and another one is the Fiesta Econetic, which has gripped the attention of one and all with its luxurious look and color.

Powered by a 134bhp 1.6-litre petrol engine, the Fiesta Metal is believed to take the place of the limited-edition S1600. As its being exclusively produced, only 1000 units would be produced to be sold to the lucky ones.

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Ford to make better vehicles with the help of Google prediction API

As Ford joins hands with Google, the trend of automobile companies getting aid from other biggies in order to meet with the stringent CAFÉ standards regarding fuel management is on a rise.

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