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Ford F-150 engines have tech stolen from MIT professors, lawsuit claims

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Feb 12, 2019 12:14 PM 2+ mon ago

Ford F-150 engine tech stolen from MIT profs, lawsuit claims

A new lawsuit filed on Jan. 30 by a trio of professors from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology alleges that Ford stole technology used in its EcoBoost V6 and 5.0-liter V8 engines, which are found in the F-150 pickup and other models. As reported by Bloomberg, the group from MIT claims that Ford is using its dual port- and direct-injection technology without permission.

Less than two years later, however, Ford issued a press release for its 2018 F-150 that boasted of "advanced dual port and direct-injection technology." The feature was found on the newly introduced 3.3-liter EcoBoost V6, which, Ford said, "adds dual port and direct-injection technology to deliver more power and torque than the previous 3.5-liter V6, plus ...

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Ford F-150s use tech stolen from MIT professors, lawsuit charges

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