Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine wins 2014 Engine of the Year for third straight year. It has now collected 13 major awards: seven International Engine of the Year awards in three years – including Best New Engine in 2012, also the International Paul Pietsch Award 2013 for technological innovation in Germany, the Dewar Trophy from Royal Automobile Club in Great Britain and the Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics in the United States. Ford became the first automaker to win World’s 10 Best Engines trophy for a three-cylinder engine.
The 1.0-liter EcoBoost – available for Ford EcoSport and 9 other global models Fiesta, B-MAX, Focus, C-MAX and Grand C-MAX, Tourneo Connect, Grand Tourneo Connect, Transit Connect and Transit Courier.
Ford vehicles equipped with the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine are now available in 72 countries worldwide including India. More than 200 engineers and designers from Ford research and development centers in Aachen and Merkenich in Germany, and Dagenham and Dunton in the United Kingdom spent 5 million-plus hours developing the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine.