LOS ANGELES – Ford Motor Co. plans to place its all-new 5.0L V-8 in a high-volume product by year’s end, a source familiar with the program tells Ward’s. The 5.0L, dubbed internally as the “Coyote,” currently is dedicated only to the upcoming ’11 Ford Mustang GT. But the auto maker’s ongoing strategy, crafted by Derrick Kuzak, group vice president-global product development, calls for the sharing of powertrains and platforms in order to leverage economies of scale. That makes it ...
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