The positive improvement of the power, performance work on the new engine generation 1.0-liter EcoBoost has helped Ford was first honored for being chosen "Engine of the Year".
In the poll "Engine of 2012", Ford won the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine block. With 401 points earned, the highest score ever, Ford surpassed last year's champion Fiat TwinAir 0.9 liter engine.
This is the first car manufacturer has blue oval logo won this award during the 13-year institutions. Moreover, Ford has also received two additional award is "Best New Engine" (Best New Engine) and "best engine capacity of under 1.0 liters."
"International engine of the year awards" honor award is the engine of the car manufacturer.
Slavnich Dean, chairman of the association voted cum editor of the magazine Engine Technology International , commented: "This was a deserved victory for the Ford engine. The three-cylinder engine, as fitted on the Ford Focus, is showing a bright future for the era of the internal combustion engine. These include the advantages of this engine as powerful, responsive to the conditions and fuel consumption impressive. Ford indicated that they are on the right path to development in the future! "
In other award categories, GM, 1.4-liter engine fitted on the Chevrolet Volt, along with the German car company Opel Ampera, received the title of "clean engine" (Green Engine). Meanwhile, Ferrari V8's 458 award-winning "The engine has good performance" (Engine Performance).
GM 1.4 liter engine of the Opel Ampera and was named "Engine clean" with 197 points.
Award "Best Engine" (Best Engine) engine in the segment capacity from 1.0 liter cylinder and 1.4 liter Volkswagen engine belongs to 1.4 liter TSI. Also, in the segment of the engine cylinder capacity from 1.4 liters to 1.8 liters, "the machine" Turbo 1.6 liter BMW-venture of PSA Peugeot Citroen has also been honored.
Not only that, BMW also receive an additional three more awards. Specifically, the engine in the segment "from 1.8 liters to 2.0 liters", the German luxury car company to win the 2.0-liter gasoline engine Twin Turbo. In the segment "from 2.5 liters to 3.0 liters" is supercharged 3.0-liter diesel, and in the segment "from 3.0 liters to 4.0 liters", equipped with a V8 in the BMW M3 has also won awards.
Meanwhile, the engine in the segment "from 2.0 liters to 2.5 liters" with award-winning Audi engine block 2.5-liter turbocharged five-cylinder in line. Ferrari also won the 458 with a V8 in the segment "on a 4.0-liter".