Ford Bridgend begins new engine build

Production has now begun of an all-new, fuel-efficient petrol engine at Ford’s Bridgend engine plant in Wales.The three-cylinder, 1.5-litre EcoBoost engine, which debuts in the Fiesta ST and all-new Focus, is built on a new, flexible manufacturing facility following of an investment of £100m, including support from the Welsh Government.Quality confirmation of the new engine is assured through multi-stage testing and process monitoring. Machining lines for the cylinder head and cylinder block feature the latest CNC technology and environmentally efficient cutting systems.
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