Ford Motor Co. will begin Job One on a new diesel at its Chihuahua, Mexico, engine plant in the fourth-quarter, supplier sources tell Ward’s. It remains unclear which engine will be built at Chihuahua, but there are two distinct possibilities, including a 6.7L V-8 code-named “Scorpion,” likely targeted at Ford’s Super-Duty F-Series pickups, and a 4.4L V-8 slated for the F-150 light-duty pickup. Ford officials refuse to comment on the diesel program, citing a company practice to not ...
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