Ford Motor Co. of Canada's low-volume line (LVL) at the Windsor (Ont.) Engine Plant Annex last week began Job One assembly of the first specially designed, supercharged Triton single-overhead-cam 5.4L V-8s for the SVT F-150 Lightning pickup. The plant will build about 1,000 of the engines per month in order to be ready for production of this year's 4,000 limited-edition Lightnings, scheduled to begin March 1 at Ford's Oakville, Ont., truck plant. J. Andrew Slankard, product design ...

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