DETROIT – The heated competition between two diesel engine producers to win a contract to build a turbodiesel V-6 for Ford Motor Co. appears to have come to a close, as a source says Ford likely will build the engine itself. Ford wants a light-duty diesel for its pickups and SUVs because new diesel engines are highly efficient, quiet, fun to drive, loaded with torque and largely void of smoky exhaust. Ford and PSA jointly developed new 2.7L diesel V-6 produced at Dagenham, U.K. ...
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