Ford increases production capacity

April 6, 2014 at 4:02 pm

Ford substantially expands production capacity of its plants in Ohio. This is due to the fact that in the near future burden on these businesses to grow significantly on all fronts.

Ford Company Pic

Ford Company Pic


The next generation Ford F650/F750 pickups will not collect in Mexico, as now, namely at the Ford plant in Avon Lake (Ohio). In addition, the American automaker will invest half a billion dollars in the engine assembly plant, which is located in Lima in the same state of Ohio. Investments will be the organization of production 2.7 V6 EcoBoost engines for Ford F-150 2015 model year. For this purpose the plant will increase staff by 300 people. All assembly plants Enterprise, which opened in 1957, will undergo modernization. Now they already collect Duratec V6 engines of 3.5 and 3.7 liters, and last year was collected 40 millionth engines.

Ford production image

Ford production image

Ford promises that the new 2.7-liter EcoBoost will have a V8 performance with significantly improved fuel economy. It is installed by default on cars with automatic start/engine start, but the system is turned off, if the car is pulling a heavy load or moving to -wheel drive mode. V-shaped “six” on the F- 150 pickup has proven its popularity according to statistics cited by the company since the beginning of 2014 57 percent of all cars sold F- 150 was equipped with a 3.7-liter atmospheric or 3.5-liter turbo engine EcoBoost. A new generation of F-150 will be available later this year.

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