Ford Motor of Canada Ltd. today is expected to announce the reopening of its Essex engine plant in Windsor, ON, Canada. The plant, which has been shuttered since November, will begin building a new modular 5.0L 3-valve V-8 for use in the next-generation Mustang, expected to debut as a ’10 model year, sources tell Ward’s. The new 5.0L engine program, codenamed “Coyote,” will use aluminum blocks sourced from Ford’s Romeo, MI, engine plant, and will replace the Mustang’s aging 4.6L V-8, ...

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