Ford Motor Co. is investing £70 million ($114 million) in its Bridgend engine plant in Wales, U.K., for the production of an all-new, turbocharged 1.6L 4-cyl. gasoline engine. Marking the first European application of the auto maker’s EcoBoost technology, which combines advanced turbocharging and direct-gasoline injection for improved fuel economy and reduced carbon-dioxide emissions, the commitment raises the investment in the Bridgend plant to £315 million ($514 million) over the last ...

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