Soon, American carmaker Ford will start offering 1.0 liter EcoBoost three-cylinder under the hood of Fiesta in the U.S. The company is building on the success of smaller plants in other countries. In reality, this achievement has attracted the attention of other carmakers. British motor company Daimler is now consulting Ford regarding this engine for use in its own offerings.
The American carmaker offers the engine in the mechanism of the Focus and B-Max MPV in other markets. For this new partnership, Daimler is to use the turbo-three in the next line of Smart ForTwo, and Renault Twingo, which the carmaker will be partnering on as part of its deal with Renault-Nissan.
In exchange for information above the EcoBoost innovation, Daimler will provide Ford with details about its Euro6 stratified lean-burn gas engine, which is used in the new E-class sedan. This is not the first time Ford worked with Daimler and Renault-Nissan. Earlier this year, the auto giants disclosed that it will collaborate on the development of hydrogen fuel cell development.