A prototype of Ford's 3.5L EcoBoost engine. Click to enlarge.
Sometimes, it's the modest claims that sound the most honest. Sure, we'd love to have amazing electric cars that can go 250 miles between charges, last for 15 years and cost just $20,000, but that's not going to happen any time soon. Ford's recent announcement that its upcoming EcoBoost fuel-saving system will be able to save a driver hundreds of dollars in fuel costs a year strikes me as something that is not only realistic but also worth getting excited about if you're a Ford fan.