Ford Romania starts the production of the new 1.5- litre EcoBoost in Craiova

Ford Romania starts the production of the new 1.5- litre EcoBoost in Craiova

 

The lead markets for this new engine are China and North America, the investment amounting to over EUR 230 M.

Ford Motor Company marked yesterday the officially start of volume production for the new 1.5- litre EcoBoost engine at its new world-class facility in Craiova, Romania, an investment of over EUR 230 M. The new engine built in Craiova is a key strategic entry for Ford, in the context in which the company works to meet the strong global demand for its four-cylinder EcoBoost engines.

The 1.5- litre EcoBoost engine is the second product to be launched at Craiova engine plant where Ford has invested over EUR 230 million, following the awarded 1.0 l EcoBoost launched one year ago. In total, Ford is investing more than EUR 800 million in engine and vehicle production in Romania.