Ford Confirms New 5-Cylinder Diesel For North America

While European automakers like Volkswagen have not been shy about importing diesel engines from Europe, Ford has been coy, even going so far as to say diesels don’t “make sense” for America. But the Blue Oval seems to have changed its mind with the announcement that the Ford Transit van will be available with a 3.2 liter 5-cylinder diesel engine right here in North America.

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Ford Ending Ranger Production While GM is Bringing a New Colorado to America

Two American companies. Two class-leading mid-size pickups. Two completely different paths. Ford has announced that as of December 19th, 2011, Ford Ranger production will cease and the historic Twin Cities Assembly Plant will shut down. Meanwhile, GM announced that it will bring the new global Colorado pickup to America.

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