Ford today says it will offer the 3.5L direct-injected turbocharged V-6 EcoBoost engine in the upcoming Transit commercial van, which is scheduled to go on sale in North America next year. The auto maker says the Transit will achieve 25% better fuel economy, compared with similar E-Series vans, due in part to its 300 lbs. (136 kg) lower weight. The Transit is scheduled to replace the E-Series in North America starting next year. The same engine has proven a competent performer in ...

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