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, Volume 73, Issue 5, pp 4–11 | Cite as

Three-Cylinder Gasoline Engine with Direct Injection

  • Rainer Friedfeldt
  • Thomas Zenner
  • Roland Ernst
  • Andrew Fraser
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Ford has launched a new 1.0-l Eco Boost gasoline direct injection turbocharged three-cylinder engine as part of the Eco Boost engine family. The design is all new, and will be produced in high volumes in several plants for a global market. The engine combines excellent fuel economy with high power and torque at an affordable cost.

DOWNSIZING ENGINE FAMILY

The 1.0-l Eco Boost is the newest and technologically most advanced member of the Ford Eco Boost engine family. It was developed with the close cooperation of Ford sites in Cologne, Aachen, Dunton and Dagenham. Currently the engine is being launched in the new Ford Focus, and there will be further vehicle applications later this year. Eco Boost technology is a key element of Ford Motor Company’s global blueprint for sustainability [ 1]. This family of direct injection turbocharged gasoline engines is replacing higher displacement naturally aspirated engines in a very wide range of vehicles in markets around the world. It will give the...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rainer Friedfeldt
    • 1
  • Thomas Zenner
    • 1
  • Roland Ernst
    • 2
  • Andrew Fraser
    • 3
  1. 1.Ford Werke GmbHCologneGermany
  2. 2.Ford Werke GmbHDagenhamGreat Britain
  3. 3.Ford Werke GmbHDuntonGreat Britain

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