Launch of a new 2.3L, 16-valve 4-cyl. is underway in a $400 million upgrade at Ford Motor Co.'s Dearborn Engine & Fuel Tank Plant. Production of the I-4 engine family is projected to be 2 million units annually, or 25% of Ford's annual engine production, by 2004. The engine first was launched six months ago at Ford's facility in Chihuahua, Mexico. Dearborn followed, with Job One in September, says Plant Manager Jim Head, with plans to reach capacity of 350,000 units annually. A third ...
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