Monday, January 23, 2012

Ford Chooses Plastic For EcoBoost Engines

Ford breaks the paradigm of having a big V8 in the truck. More power out of a smaller engine.
One way to make more power with a smaller block is to reduce the weight. And plastic is much lighter than metal.

Ford's EcoBoost engines have been the talk of the truck world from its reliability, its gas mileage, and towing capabilities. One of the things that Ford has emphasized their EcoBoost success from the industry of plastics.

Plastic components on the EcoBoost V6 engine include cam covers, engine covers, the vacum harness system, and other parts are all part of Fords plan to making a better engine in their number one truck.

Check out this video link below to see the Ford EcoBoost news.