For months, news of new investment at Ford’s two engine plants in Windsor, Ontario has been making the rounds. The supposed story was that Windsor would get a new family of small, fuel-efficient engines, and possibly even hybrid powertrains. The (wishful) thinking was that the profitable assembly of these powertrains might lead to small car production in Canada.
Ford’s plan to ramp up production of their Ecoboost engines may negatively impact the Blue Oval’s Essex engine plant in Windsor, Ontario.
What do you do when your £50,000 ($82,000) Range Rover requires, in the span of 42,000 miles, the following repairs?
- Six front ball joints;
- Four front arm bushes [bushings?];
- One new seat base;
- Front and rear [near side?] struts;
- Air conditioning system;
- Anti-roll bar bushes; and
- A “full” suspension unit