Ford to Offer Fuel-Saving Cylinder Deactivation Tech for 1.0-Litre EcoBoost; Global First for a 3-Cylinder Engine

Ford to launch variable displacement for the multi-award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine using cylinder deactivation technology from early 2018.

Technology will be a global first on a three-cylinder engine; can stop or restart combustion in 14 milliseconds and improve CO2 and fuel efficiency by up to 6 per cent.

Ford engineers across Europe defy industry opinion by further enhancing three-cylinder engine’s fuel efficiency with no compromise on performance or refinement
COLOGNE, Germany, Nov. 29, 2016 – Ford today announced that the multi-award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine is to be offered with innovative cylinder deactivation technology for further reduced CO2 emissions and improved fuel efficiency.

Ford’s compact and powerful 1.0-litre EcoBoost will in early 2018 become the first three-cylinder engine in the world to feature cylinder deactivation. The accomplishment is delivered through innovative engineering by Ford engineers across Europe, and defies industry opinion that a three-cylinder, variable capacity engine could not deliver the refinement needed for passenger [...]

  • Ford Credit introduces Ford Options to tailor-make your new car financing deal
  • Customers can choose deposit amount, loan length and annual mileage
  • At agreement/loan end, customers may trade in, purchase or return the vehicle

 

PRETORIA, South Africa, 31 October 2016 – Ford Credit, the financing arm of Ford Motor Company, is launching the Ford Options finance plan that gives customers a wide range of choices when it comes to buying and financing a new Ford vehicle. Customers can choose their deposit amount, loan length and annual mileage, and are able to trade in, purchase or return the vehicle at the end of the loan.

“Ford Options allows customers to drive a new Ford with a tailor-made financing package that suits their needs,” says Steve Fraser, Managing Director of Ford Credit South Africa. “This type of flexible product has been well-received in many markets including the U.S., Europe and China, and we’re delighted [...]

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