Ford is enjoying a remarkable run of success with its EcoBoost family of engines, and there are undoubtedly many more yet to come. This press release reminds us that the ultimate success is all about software – it’s not just about slapping a turbo on the side of the engine. That approach doesn’t maximize power or fuel economy, much fewer emissions. Times have changed.
Click on the image to the right for a super high-res image of the EcoBoost 3.5 liter DOHC twin-turbo V-6 – an engine we’d very much like to see in a future Mustang.
Ford Press Release follows:
Software Emerges as ‘Secret Sauce’ to Ford EcoBoost Success
- Powertrain control software linchpin to Ford EcoBoost® market success
- Software engineers’ eclectic experience includes particle physics, Space Shuttle safety and laser-guided defense systems
- Ford EcoBoost volumes, vehicle applications growing worldwide