Ford Motor Co.'s new-generation truck engine will arrive this fall in its Ranger compact pickup. In addition to the 2.3L 4-cyl, Ford officials say the inline 2.8L 5-cyl will be seen in the 2002 production year, replacing an aging 3L V-6 in the newly styled Ranger. Cross Huller, a subsidiary of Thyssen Production Systems Co., says Ford has selected its Ludwigsburg, Germany, facility as the simultaneous engineering for the new cylinder head manufacturing system. Cross Huller also expects to ...

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