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Ford Offers Up New Diesel Engine in Transit Connect

New engine will find its way across the company's product portfolio.

by on Feb.08, 2018

The new 2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon gets an optional 1.5-liter diesel engine.

German automakers were lambasted by the editorial writers at the influential news magazine Der Spiegel for their extensive efforts to defend the diesel engine as the be all and all of a new powertrain line-up provides greater customer choice with a class exclusive diesel engine.

The editorial said that the German automakers including the Volkswagen Group, BMW and Daimler AG, had sacrificed their credibility of the diesel engines that have not lived up to their billing.

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Nevertheless, the Ford Motor Co. is moving forward with plans to bring a new small diesel engine to the United States in its next generation Transit Connect Wagon. (more…)