February 24, 2013

Green Thinking

Ohio plant to build popular Ford engine; Toyota promotes resource conservation


A worker assembles a V-6 engine at Ford's Brook Park, Ohio, plant. (The Associated Press)

Ford move
Starting late next year, Ford will begin making a four-cylinder engine at its plant in Brook Park, Ohio, to keep up with demand for fuel-efficient vehicles. The engine, currently built in Spain, is used in the Focus, Edge and Fusion.
The Associated Press



Pledge drive
Toyota is partnering with the Wyland Foundation to promote resource conservation during the second annual National Water Conservation Challenge, coming in April. People can pledge to conserve water and resources at mywaterpledge.com, and if their city has a high number of pledge participants, they could be eligible to win prizes, including a Toyota Prius c (shown).
NWautos staff


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