Ford’s new 3.0-litre Power Stroke diesel engine – manufactured by Ford of Europe – will deliver what the company claims is best-in-class torque, towing capacity and payload capacity for F-150 pickup customers in the US, from later this year
Dagenham Diesel Centre
Ford’s new Mondeo may have been delayed, but development continues apace on the replacement for the company’s large MPV, the Galaxy.
Consistently high output at Ford Dagenham over the last 50 years has propelled production at the East London engine site past the milestone of 40 million engines – enough to stretch 20,000 miles, or four fifths of the way around the globe, when placed end to end.
Lord Mandelson, Secretary of State for Business, visited Ford’s Diesel Centre at Dagenham this morning, and Diesel Car’s Ian Robertson was on hand to question the minister