Monthly Archives: April 2013

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ECM Decimates the Corporate Ironman Competition

2013-07-24T12:28:40+00:00April 22nd, 2013|Tags: |

2012 saw ECM’s first foray into the realm of a competitive corporate ironman team. Almost a sensational victory was achieved on the maiden entry, but when the marshals were not in place for the lead team (ECM), our runner went a little astray and by the time he was ‘re-routed’, the next runner had gone [...]

Ford’s New Fuel-Efficient 1.5-Litre Ecoboost Engine

2013-07-24T12:30:59+00:00April 17th, 2013|Tags: , |

Ford Motor Company today announced that a new 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol engine will join its line-up of fuel-efficient, innovative powertrains. The 1.5-litre engine is a key strategic entry for Ford, as the company works to meet the strong global demand for its four-cylinder EcoBoost engines. With the launch of the newest fuel-efficient engine, Ford now [...]

2012’s best-selling car was…

2013-04-16T08:51:32+00:00April 16th, 2013|Tags: , |

Ford’s Focus outsold all other vehicles in 2012 by a huge margin, according to market researcher RL Polk & Co. The US automaker sold more than a million Focus units globally, topping perennial sales champion Toyota’s Corolla by more than 147 000. THREE FORD'S IN TOP 10 Third was Ford’s F-Seriestruck, followed by Chinese automakes [...]

Ford Transit Hammer Torture Tests

2013-07-24T12:22:48+00:00April 16th, 2013|Tags: |

LOMMEL, Belgium– Ford has put its SA-bound Transit Custom van through its most comprehensive vehicle testing regime yet - the equivalent of 10 extremely punishing years in just six months. More than 150 professional test drivers, plus customer fleet drivers and Ford engineers, put a number of vans through a punishing series of tests covering [...]