Dagenham diesel gives American truck its Power Stroke

Ford’s Dagenham plant in Essex is the company’s largest producer of diesel engines in the world.


So it’s a natural choice to make the first-ever diesel to be fitted to the American iconic, the Ford F-150 truck. The Power Stroke engine produces 250 horsepower and 440 lb/ft of torque in US-specification – more than any other diesel-powered pickup in its segment and allowing the F-150 to pull more than five tonnes.


Ford’s Dagenham Engine Plant employs 3,000 people and last year produced 800,000 engines for UK and export markets.