The Truth About Cars » Essex http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Editorial: The Game Changer That Never Was http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/editorial-game-changer-never/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/10/editorial-game-changer-never/#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 16:21:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=937138   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 […]

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  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 […]

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Ecoboost May Put The Squeeze On Ford’s Canadian Engine Plants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/ecoboost-may-put-the-squeeze-on-fords-canadian-engine-plants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/ecoboost-may-put-the-squeeze-on-fords-canadian-engine-plants/#comments Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:16:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=479458 Ford’s plan to ramp up production of their Ecoboost engines may negatively impact the Blue Oval’s Essex engine plant in Windsor, Ontario. The Essex plant, which currently employes 800 workers and operates with three shifts, is in danger of moving to two shifts as Ford’s V8 engines are increasingly replaced by the forced-induction 4-cylinder engines. […]

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Ford’s plan to ramp up production of their Ecoboost engines may negatively impact the Blue Oval’s Essex engine plant in Windsor, Ontario. The Essex plant, which currently employes 800 workers and operates with three shifts, is in danger of moving to two shifts as Ford’s V8 engines are increasingly replaced by the forced-induction 4-cylinder engines. […]

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Sign of the Times: Badvertising Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/06/sign-of-the-times-badvertising-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2009/06/sign-of-the-times-badvertising-edition/#comments Thu, 04 Jun 2009 08:32:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=317770 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 According to the Daily Mail, […]

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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 According to the Daily Mail, […]

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