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    BorgWarner develops new variant of HVH electric motor for hybrid cars
    BorgWarner has developed a new variant of the High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) motor ‘HVH 146’ for hybrid cars, the company announced in a press release on 5 December. The motor delivers 35 kW of  peak power and 65 N.m of torque. The HVH 146 motor will go into production on a light-duty hybrid pa...
    06-Dec-2019 News New Products
    Forecasting the implications of Euro 7 on powertrain technologies
    Introduction Governments around the world are beginning a substantial push towards a clean, zero-emissions society. While there are unquestionably challenges and obstacles to overcome in making this happen, the automotive industry is already showing its commitment to playing its part. Global t...
    BorgWarner to supply triple-clutch P2 drive module and electro-hydraulic control unit to Changan Automobile
    American manufacturer of automotive components, BorgWarner, and Chinese auto maker Changan Automobile have entered into an agreement, as announced in a press release dated November 6th.  Under this agreement, certain components such as the electro-hydraulic control unit and the triple clutch P2...
    07-Nov-2019 News New Products
    BorgWarner to supply Integrated Drive Module to a Chinese OEM for EVs
    BorgWarner has won an order to supply its Integrated Drive Modules (iDM) from a Chinese automaker to be equipped in electric vehicles (EV), the company announced on 29 October. The EVs equipped with BorgWarner’s iDM are expected to go into mass production in 2021. “BorgWarner’s compreh...
    BorgWarner divests wholly-owned subsidiary 'Morse TEC'
    BorgWarner has divested in its wholly-owned subsidiary BorgWarner Morse TEC LLC to Enstar Holdings (US) LLC, a subsidiary of Enstar Group Limited, the company announced on 30 October. In connection with the closing, BorgWarner contributed approximately USD172 million in cash to Morse TEC. “Enst...
    BorgWarner develops new torque-vectoring dual-clutch system for EVs
    BorgWarner has developed a new torque-vectoring dual-clutch system for electric vehicles (EV), the company announced in a press release on 28 October. The system features  two clutches—one inner and one outer—that replace the conventional differential in an electric driveline. BorgWarner wi...
    30-Oct-2019 News New Products
    Low emissions zones and their impact on powertrain development
    A study by the European Union (EU) in 2017 states that cars are responsible for around 12% of total carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions in the EU. By 2021, under the emission reduction targets planned by the EU, all new cars must achieve an average of 95 grams of CO₂ emissions per kilometer. This mea...
    Irreversible diesel declines or “safe haven” market opportunities?
    Diesel, as a choice of fuel for light duty vehicle powertrains, has globally witnessed a fall in demand since 2016. IHS Markit forecasts the production of diesel powertrains will decline globally by about 3% in the period 2018-25. One of the key regions that will lower the global count will be Europ...
    IAA 2019: BorgWarner to showcase advanced solutions for electrification
    BorgWarner is planning to showcase advanced solutions for electrification at the upcoming 2019 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show, the company announced in a press release on 27 August. The company will have on display its electric motors, battery and transmission technology, power electronics, and thermal ma...
    BorgWarner develops new-generation AWD coupling with brushless DC motor
    BorgWarner has developed a new generation of all-wheel-drive (AWD) coupling equipped with a brushless DC motor and integrated electronics, the company announced in a press release on 22 August. The resulting actuator unit has very high durability and weight savings of approximately 15% in comparison...
    26-Aug-2019 News New Products
    BorgWarner's net income falls 33.1% y/y to USD332 million in H1
    BorgWarner has reported a fall of 33.1% year on year (y/y) in its net income to USD332 million during the first half of the year ended 30 June 2019, according to a company press release on 25 July. Net sales declined 6.5% y/y to USD5.1 billion during the first half. BorgWarner’s operating income w...
    BorgWarner expands turbocharger production in Brazil
    BorgWarner has increased its turbocharger production at its Itatiba facility in Brazil, the company announced in a press release on 11 July. BorgWarner has started producing its compact turbocharger for flex-fuel engines ‘B01’ in Brazil for the first time for Volkswagen models. "We are implement...
    BorgWarner supplies R2S turbocharger for BMW’s 2L 4-cylinder diesel engine
    BorgWarner is supplying its regulated two-stage (R2S) turbocharging system to BMW, the company announced in a press release on 9 July. The system will be equipped in BMW’s 2L TwinPower turbo 4-cylinder diesel engine which will be seen in the latest and upcoming vehicle models across the range. ...
    BorgWarner supplies R2S turbocharger for Mercedes-Benz's 4-cylinder diesel engine
    BorgWarner is supplying its regulated two-stage (R2S®) turbocharging system to Mercedes-Benz for its new four-cylinder diesel engine OM 654, the company announced in a press release on 18 June. The turbocharging system has been designed to help the engine meet the Euro 6d TEMP emission standard. Th...
    Advantages of twin-scroll turbocharger
    Turbocharged engines of the past have perennially suffered from ‘lag’, a delay in response to a driver input request for increased performance by way of an accelerator pedal depression. This occurs as a result of the time taken for the turbocharger to ‘spool up’ (exhaust gas impeller to incr...
    BorgWarner supplies GenV AWD Coupling for BMW X1, X2 and 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer
    In a press release dated 28 May, BorgWarner announced that it is supplying its GenV all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling to BMW. The system is equipped in BMW X1, X2 and 2 Series Active Tourer and Gran Tourer, and MINI Countryman and the Clubman. “At BorgWarner, we are very pleased to provide our adv...
    BorgWarner expects EV sales to touch 5.6 million units by 2023
    In a press release dated 27 May, BorgWarner said that it expects sales of electric vehicles (EV) to touch 5.6 million units by 2023. This is nearly 500% growth compared to 900,000 units sold in 2017. According to BorgWarner, the number of hybrid vehicles on the road is expected to increase from 3 mi...
    BorgWarner introduces new onboard charger for EVs
    BorgWarner has developed a new electric vehicle (EV) onboard charger (OBC) using silicon carbide technology, the company announced on 16 May. The new OBC is compatible with all battery chemistries and voltages of 400 volts, 650 volts and 800 volts and are designed to meet the standards for use ...
    17-May-2019 News New Products
    BorgWarner to form new JV with Romeo Power Solutions for EV battery packs
    In a press release dated 7 May, Borgwarner announced that it has agreed to set up a new joint venture (JV) with Romeo Power Solutions for manufacturing electric vehicle (EV) battery packs. BorgWarner will hold 60% of the stake in the JV and the rest will be held by Romeo Power Solutions. As part of ...
    BorgWarner's Q1 net income falls 28.8% y/y to USD160 million
    BorgWarner has reported a fall of 28.8% in its net income to USD160 million during the first quarter ended 31 March 2019, according to a company press release on 25 April. Net sales during the quarter also fell to USD2.56 billion, which is a drop of 7.8% y/y. The Engine segment net sales witnessed a...
    Auto Shanghai 2019: BorgWarner showcases electrification solutions
    BorgWarner is showcasing its advanced electrification solutions at the Auto Shanghai 2019 in China, the company announced in a press release on 15 April. Display includes the latest fully integrated electric drive module eAxle (iDM), Onboard Battery Chargers (OBC), and on- and off-axis P2 hybrid sys...
    BorgWarner expects turbocharger, VCT applications in hybrid and combustion vehicles to grow for next 10 years
    Borgwarner has said that it expects demand for turbochargers and variable cam timing (VCT) systems in both hybrid and internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles to grow over the next 10 years. In a press release dated 27 March, BorgWarner said that it sees global turbocharger use in ICE vehicles risi...
    BorgWarner appoints Kevin A. Nowlan as new CFO
    BorgWarner has appointed Kevin A. Nowlan as the executive vice president and the new chief financial officer (CFO), the company announced in a press release on 19 March. The appointment will be effective from 1 April 2019. Most recently, Nowlan served as senior vice president and CFO at Me...
    BorgWarner introduces next generation of cam torque actuators
    BorgWarner has introduced ‘intelligent cam torque actuation’ (iCTA), the company announced in a press release on 12 March. With its innovative technology, the next generation of cam torque actuators deliver improved fuel economy and reduced emissions. The new iCTA combines the benefits of cam to...
    13-Mar-2019 News New Products
    BorgWarner starts production of EGR valves in South Korea
    BorgWarner has started production of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valves for Hyundai Motor in South Korea for the first time, the company announced in a press release on 7 March. BorgWarner is supplying EGR valves to Hyundai for three of the automaker’s engines, including the Gamma II (1.6L), N...
    BorgWarner acquires two powertrain solution companies; forms subsidiary 'Cascadia Motion'
    BorgWarner has acquired two US-based powertrain solution companies, Rinehart Motion Systems and AM Racing, the company announced in a press release on 19 February. BorgWarner will merge the two companies into a newly formed subsidiary ‘Cascadia Motion.’ The new company will focus on electric and...
    BorgWarner's net sales grow 7.5% y/y to USD10.5 billion in 2018
    BorgWarner has reported a growth of 7.5% year-on-year (y/y) in its net revenue to USD10.52 billion for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2018, according to a company press release on 14 February. BorgWarner’s net income more than doubled y/y to USD930.7 million, compared with USD439.9 million in t...
    BorgWarner expands powertrain facility in India
    BorgWarner has opened its expanded manufacturing plant in Kakkalur, Tamil Nadu (India), the US-based automotive supplier said in a press release on 29 January. The 43,300-square meter plant is equipped with advanced design, simulation, testing and manufacturing capabilities, and houses a highly skil...
    30-Jan-2019 News Investments
    BorgWarner to introduce 'iDM' eAxle for electrified vehicles
    BorgWarner is set to start production of its fully integrated drive module (iDM), the company announced in a press release on 24 January. The iDM Integrates the transmission, electric motor and power electronics. The solution is suitable for both pure-electric vehicles and P4 hybrid vehicles, i...
    25-Jan-2019 News New Products
    BorgWarner to divest Thermostat business to Arlington Industries Group
    BorgWarner has decided to sell its complete Thermostat business to Arlington Industries Group for EUR24 million (USD27.2 million), the company announced in a press release on 4 January. The deal includes transfer of manufacturing facilities in Oberboihingen, Germany and Piracicaba, Brazil. The sale ...
    EV Japan 2019: BorgWarner to showcase EV solutions
    BorgWarner will showcase its advanced electric vehicle (EV) solutions at the EV Japan 2019, the company announced in a press release on 13 December. The display will include integrated drive module (iDM), highly efficient P2 hybrid modules and thermal management components such as the company’s ba...
    BorgWarner to showcase hybrid and EV solutions at CTI Symposium 2018 in Germany
    BorgWarner will showcase its combustion, hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) solutions at CTI Symposium 2018 in Germany this week, the company announced in a press release on 29 November. BorgWarner’s display will include P2 hybrid module, integrated Drive Module (IDM), and power electronics products...
    BorgWarner announces solution for significant fuel efficiency enhancement
    BorgWarner has developed a new solution to meet tightening emission norms that cannot be otherwise met using 48-volt architecture, the company announced in a press release last month. BorgWarner has combined its ‘eBooster’ electrically driven compressor and its belted motor generator unit (MGU) ...
    23-Nov-2018 News New Products
    BorgWarner supplies integrated EGR Solution to a global OEM
    Borgwarner has won an order to supply its integrated exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system to a global automaker, the company announced in a press release on 30 October. The supply agreement is for different regions across the world. BorgWarner did not reveal the name of the automaker. “We are ha...
    BorgWarner's Q3 net income rises 10.2% y/y to USD203.4 million
    BorgWarner has reported a growth of 10.2% year-on-year (y/y) in its net income to USD203.8 million for the third quarter ended 30 September 2018, according to a press release on 25 October. Net sales during the three-month period totaled USD2.47 billion, which is a growth of 2.5% y/y. Sales of BorgW...
    BorgWarner appoints Thomas J. McGill interim CFO
    BorgWarner has appointed Thomas J. McGill as the interim chief financial officer (CFO), the company announced in a press release on 19 October. The appointment will be effective from 1 January 2019. McGill succeeds Ronald T. Hundzinski who is retiring from BorgWarner at the end of 2018. BorgWarner s...
    BorgWarner teams up with Plug and Play, Franklin Venture Partners
    BorgWarner has partnered with Plug and Play and Franklin Venture Partners to get access to early-stage technology and mobility companies both in, and adjacent to, the automotive industry, the US-based supplier announced in a press release earlier this month. BorgWarner has got a three-year anchor me...
    BorgWarner opens new production plant China
    BorgWarner has opened a new manufacturing plant in the Caidian Economic Development Zone in Wuhan, China, to produce drive motors, P2 motors, Belt Alternator Starter Systems, starters, alternators and related components for hybrids and electric vehicles (EVs), the company announced in a press releas...
    09-Oct-2018 News Investments
    BorgWarner enters three-year strategic cooperation agreement with WM Motor
    BorgWarner has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with Chinese electric vehicle start-up WM Motor, the company announced in a press release on 25 September. Under the three-year agreement, the two companies will cooperate in the establishment of transportation models for tomorrow's smart...
    BorgWarner expands Indian plant with new production line for VCT Systems
    BorgWarner has added a new production line at its Kakkalur plant in Chennai, India, to manufacture advanced engine timing systems and variable cam timing (VCT) systems, reports AutoParts Asia. The increased capacity is expected to meet the demand from India as well as Southeast Asian automotive...
    BorgWarner to supply ‘high-voltage coolant heater’ to two automakers in Europe, Asia
    BorgWarner has entered two high-volume contracts to supply its ‘high-voltage coolant heater’ for electrified vehicles to two major automakers, one in Europe and another in Asia, the company announced in a press release on 20 September. BorgWarner will start production of the coolant heater for t...
    BorgWarner expects revenue of USD14 billion in 2023
    BorgWarner has forecast its revenue to reach USD14 billion in 2023, the company announced in a press release on 18 September. At the end of 2023, free cash flow is expected to be approximately USD1 billion and operating margin is expected to improve to the low 13% range. However, the US-based pow...
    BorgWarner to supply on-axis hybrid modules to two Chinese automakers
    BorgWarner is set to supply its on-axis P2 drive module and electro-hydraulic control unit for hybrid and pure-electric vehicles to two Chinese OEMs, the company announced in a press release on 17 September. BorgWarner, however, did not disclose the names of the automakers. “Our in-house developme...
    BorgWarner to supply electric drive modules to Great Wall Motors for EVs
    BorgWarner has won an order to supply high-performance electric drive module (eDM) to Great Wall Motor (GWM) for the 2018 C30 electric vehicle (EV) and EVs for the ORA brand, the company announced in a press release on 17 September. “With the launch of the credit-score system that encourages a shi...
    BorgWarner unveils ‘High Voltage Coolant Heater’ for EVs
    US-based auto component maker BorgWarner has developed a new High Voltage Coolant Heater for electric vehicles (EV) as part of the company’s Battery and Cabin Heater families, the company announced in a press release on 12 September. The heater has been designed to keep a battery’s operating tem...
    13-Sep-2018 News New Products
    BorgWarner unveils dual-volute turbocharger for petrol engines
    BorgWarner has developed a new dual-volute turbocharger for gasoline engines in light-duty vehicles, the company announced in a press release on 6 September. BorgWarner said that the development of the technology started in 2012 and has now entered production and is being supplied to an OEM for its ...
    07-Sep-2018 News New Products
    BorgWarner supplies high-voltage cabin heating technology for NIO’s ES8 electric SUV
    BorgWarner is supplying its advanced high-voltage positive temperature coefficient (PTC) cabin heating technology to Chinese electric vehicle start-up NIO’s ES8 sport utility vehicle (SUV), the company announced in a press release on 28 August. “In the booming electric EV market, minimizing the ...
    Cold start engine warm-up strategies
    The introduction of RDE and equivalent regulations around the world dictate the need to adhere to lower nitrogen oxides (NOx) levels and fleet carbon dioxide (CO2) requirements, and thus mandate the environment-friendly design of next generation of internal combustion engines (ICEs). A highlighted c...
    BorgWarner to start production of exhaust heat recovery system for North American automaker
    Borgwarner is set to start production of its exhaust heat recovery system (EHRS) for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) later this year, the company announced in a press release on 30 July. BorgWarner said that it would supply the EHRS to a major North Ameri...
    BorgWarner’s Q2 net income up 28.2% y/y to USD271.8 million
    BorgWarner has reported a growth of 28.2% year-on-year (y/y) in net income to USD271.8 million for the second quarter ended 30 June 2018, according to a company press release on 25 July. Net sales during the April to June period grew 12.7% y/y to USD2.7 billion. BorgWarner’s operating income recor...
    BorgWarner supplies AWD coupling for Lynk & Co 01
    BorgWarner is supplying its electro-hydraulically actuated all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for Lynk & Co’s first model 01, the company announced in a press release on 25 June. The AWD coupling features integrated vehicle dynamics software and distributes torque between the front and rear axle a...
    BorgWarner establishes new technical center for hybrid, EV products in US
    BorgWarner has opened a new technical center in Indiana, United States, for research and development (R&D) of hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) components, the company announced in a press release on 14 June. The new 100,000-square foot technical center will get enhanced testing and prototyp...
    BorgWarner appoints Frederic Lissalde as CEO
    BorgWarner has promoted Frederic Lissalde as its new president and chief executive officer (CEO), the company announced in a press release on 7 June. The appointment will be effective from 1 August 2018. Lissalde succeeds James R Verrier who will step down as president and CEO by the end of next mon...
    BorgWarner's Q1 net sales up 15.7% y/y to USD2.8 billion
    BorgWarner has reported a 15.7% year-on-year (y/y) growth in net sales to USD2.78 billion for the first quarter ended 31 March 2018, according to a company press release on 26 April. Net earnings for the period totaled USD225.1 million, which is a growth of 18.9% y/y. BorgWarner also recorded growth...
    Beijing Motor Show 2018: BorgWarner displays solutions for combustion, electrified vehicles
    BorgWarner is showcasing a range of solutions pertaining to combustion and electrified vehicles at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show this month in China. According to the company’s press release on 25 April, the display includes eBooster technologies, P0 and P2 modules for hybrid vehicles, eDM/iDM modul...
    BorgWarner supplies ignition coils for Daimler’s 4-cylinder in-line gasoline engines
    BorgWarner is supplying its modular 90mJ single spark ignition coil for Daimler’s new M260 and M264 4-cylinder in-line gasoline engines for the European and Chinese markets, the company announced in a press release on 24 April. BorgWarner’s ignition coils are being used in Daimler’s 48V-equipp...
    BorgWarner supplies VCT technology for Hyundai Gamma II engine
    BorgWarner is supplying its variable cam timing (VCT) system for Hyundai’s Gamma II engines, the company announced in a press release on 23 April. BorgWarner is supplying a variable force solenoid (VFS) and patented passive torsional assist (TA) phaser with mid-position lock (MPL) and integrated c...
    BorgWarner supplies new electromechanical on-demand transfer case for MY 2019 Ram 1500 pickup trucks
    BorgWarner will launch its new Electro-Mechanical On-Demand (EMOD) transfer case commercially on the model year (MY) 2019 Ram 1500 4x4 pickup truck, the company announced in a press release on 27 March. According to BorgWarner, the new EMOD transfer case delivers faster response and higher torque ou...
    BorgWarner tests 48-volt solutions in arctic winter conditions
    BorgWarner has tested its 48-volt solutions at the annual Arctic Drive Winter Test in Arjeplog, Sweden, the company announced in a press release on 26 March. BorgWarner also displayed its P2 hybrid modules, the electric rear drive module (eRDM) for P3-type hybrids, the 48-volt electric all-wheel-dri...
    BorgWarner opens new emissions and thermal systems design center in China
    BorgWarner has opened a new design and manufacturing center for emission and thermal systems in Ningbo, China, the company announced in a press release on 15 March. The 50,000-square meter center will produce gasoline and diesel exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) systems, ignition coils, exhaust heat r...
    BorgWarner supplies stop/start technology for Ford's FWD vehicles
    BorgWarner is supplying ‘Eco-Launch’ stop-start technology for Ford’s front-wheel drive (FWD) models in North America, the company announced in a press release on 13 March. The technology is available on vehicles with Ford’s 8-speed, FWD, mid-torque transmission. “BorgWarner’s eco-Lau...
    BorgWarner supplies eGearDrive transmission for FAW's EVs
    BorgWarner is supplying its eGearDrive transmission to First Automotive Works (FAW) Group, the company announced in a press release on 26 February. The transmission will be equipped in FAW’s Besturn B30EV and Junpai A70E electric sedans. “We are very pleased to build upon this successful collabo...
    BorgWarner’s 2017 net income nearly quadruples y/y to USD439.9 million
    BorgWarner’s net income nearly quadrupled year over year (y/y) to USD439.9 million in the financial year ended 31 December 2017, the US-based powertrain components supplier said in a press release on 8 February. The company had reported USD118.5 million in net income in the previous year. The comp...
    Auto Expo 2018: BorgWarner showcases technologies for clean propulsion in India
    Borgwarner is showcasing a range of solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles (EV) at the Auto Expo 2018 this week in New Delhi, India, according to the company’s press release. The showcase includes CTA phasers with mid-position lock technology for internal combustion engine (ICE) ve...
    Hybrid Transmission Developments
    With the introduction of tighter legislative scrutiny on emission norms across various regions around the world, OEMs and suppliers are continuously developing solutions across the entire driveline. Advancement in hybrid transmissions is one such technological development domain where conventional i...
    BorgWarner supplies AWD coupling for new VW Crafter
    BorgWarner is supplying all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for the new Volkswagen Crafter van, the company said in a press release last week. The US-based supplier is offering two versions of its AWD coupling for the new Crafter. One coupling features a differential lock control at the rear axle while o...
    BorgWarner targets revenue of USD11.5 billion to USD11.8 billion in 2020
    US-based automotive supplier BorgWarner is aiming to reach revenue of USD11.5 billion to USD11.8 billion in 2020, the company announced in a press release on 17 January. BorgWarner said that the 2020 revenue target is based on the assumption that the net new business will be in the range of  US...
    EV Japan 2018: BorgWarner presents solutions for hybrids and EVs
    BorgWarner is set to showcase a range of solutions for hybrids and electric vehicles (EV) at the "EV Japan 2018" trade show, the company announced in a press release on 17 January. The company's showcase will include products such as integrated belt alternator starter (iBAS), electric Drive Mod...
    BorgWarner supplies electric motor, eGearDrive transmission for FUSO eCanter trucks
    BorgWarner is supplying its HVH250 electric motor and eGearDrive transmission for the all-electric FUSO eCanter trucks, the company announced in a press release on 15 January. “For several years, BorgWarner’s engineers worked closely with FUSO on this milestone project. We are excited to offer o...
    BorgWarner supplies AWD coupling for Volvo XC40
    BorgWarner is supplying its latest all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling to Volvo for its compact sport utility vehicle (SUV) XC40, the company announced in a press release on 11 January. The AWD coupling features integrated vehicle dynamics software, provides high torque accuracy, and distributes torque b...
    BorgWarner appoints Frédéric Lissalde as new COO
    BorgWarner has appointed Frédéric Lissalde as the new chief operating officer (COO) and executive vice president, the company announced in a press release on 15 December. The appointment will be effective from 1 January 2018. Lissalde will report to James Verrier, president and CEO of Magna. Mo...
    BorgWarner presents adaptable P2 hybrid modules at CTI Symposium in Germany
    US-based automotive supplier BorgWarner showcased its P2 hybrid modules at the International CTI Symposium this week in Berlin, Germany, the company announced in a press release. BorgWarner also displayed its variable spring absorber (VSA) technology, which is mainly used for downsizing and cylinder...
    BorgWarner supplies propulsion system solutions to GAC Trumpchi
    BorgWarner is supplying its propulsion systems solutions to GAC Trumpchi to be used in its high-end models, the company announced in a press release last week. BorgWarner is supplying NexTrac all-wheel drive (AWD) system for Trumpchi’s flagship sport utility vehicle (SUV) GS8, and its wastegate tu...
    BorgWarner’s new four-fold R2S System debuts in BMW diesel engine
    BorgWarner has developed a new four-fold regulated two-stage (R2S) turbocharging system with four turbochargers for passenger cars, the company announced in a press release on 14 November. The new turbocharging system will debut in BMW Group’s latest TwinPower Turbo diesel engine. According to Bor...
    BorgWarner showcases CV electrification, thermal management solutions at Agritechnica 2017
    BorgWarner is showcasing its electrification and thermal management solutions for the commercial vehicle segment at the ongoing Agritechnica 2017, the company announced in a press release on 9 November. The display includes recently developed electrified turbocharging systems, durable air and coolan...
    BorgWarner develops R2S turbocharging system with two VTG turbochargers for BMW
    BorgWarner has developed a regulated two-stage (R2S) turbocharging system with two variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers for BMW, the company announced in a press release on 7 November. The system will be used in the German automaker’s 235 kW (315 HP) diesel motor featured in numerous mode...
    BorgWarner's Q3 net sales grows 9.1% y/y to USD2.4 billion
    BorgWarner has reported a 9.1% year-on-year (y/y) growth in net sales to USD2.4 billion in the third quarter ended 30 September 2017, according to a company press release on 26 October. Net earnings for the period stood at USD185 million, more than double compared with USD83.3 million a year earlier...
    EDITORIAL – Commercial vehicle electrification enters the fast lane
    More often than not, it is the passenger car segment that hogs all the limelight when it comes to technological innovation in the automotive industry, be it new powertrain advancements or the creature comfort features. However, for a change, for electrification, medium- and heavy-duty vehicles (M&am...
    BorgWarner supplies regulated two-stage turbocharger for Daimler’s new 2.9L engine
    BorgWarner is supplying its regulated two-stage (R2S) turbocharger for Daimler's new 2.9L 6-cylinder inline diesel engine OM 656, the US-based auto component maker announced in a press release on 17 October. The engine is being equipped in the updated Mercedes-Benz S-Class. "Due to its optimized des...
    BorgWarner supplies pre-emptive on-demand transfer case for Range Rover Velar
    BorgWarner is supplying its pre-emptive on-demand transfer case for Range Rover Velar, the company announced in a press release on 5 October. “With our highly efficient AWD solution, we offer customers a high-performance product that combines several of our leading technologies. Working with Jagua...
    Technology overview and market analysis for cooled EGR systems
    With increasing global consumer awareness and legislative pressure, the transition of the automobile industry away from IC engines is accelerating. There is a consensus amongst industry leaders that the complete elimination of IC engines is some time away and the transition to full electrification w...
    BorgWarner supplies engine timing system for Renault Kwid in Brazil
    Borgwarner is supplying its engine timing system for Renault’s 1L Kwid in Brazil, the company announced in a press release on 29 September. The engine timing system includes silent timing chains, guides, arms and tensioners.  “Downsized engines require low-friction, high wear-resistant timi...
    BorgWarner completes acquisition of Sevcon
    BorgWarner has completed the acquisition of Sevcon, a UK-based supplier of electric vehicle (EV) technologies, the company said in a press release on 28 September. Sevcon offers a diverse range of controllers, DC/DC converters and battery charging systems used in electrification for on-road and off-...
    IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 – Powertrain Insights
    Transportation’s contribution to pollution has been and continues to be one of the greatest concerns for automotive industry leaders. A hundred years of internal combustion engine development may become obsolete in time with the evolution into electric mobility. However, in the meantime powertrain...
    IAA Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 – Thermal Insights
    The 2017 IAA was paramount for the automobile industry which has been besieged by increasing regulatory pressure to prove their commitment towards reducing vehicular emissions and environmental footprint. The showcased products at the show catered to IC engines, e-mobility and alternative fuel cell ...
    BorgWarner expects 33% growth in CV electrification market in next three years
    Amid growing electrification in commercial vehicle (CV) segment, BorgWarner expects a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 32.9% in the hybrid and electric CV market between 2017 and 2020, the company announced in a press release on 25 September. The US-based supplier forecasts the market for ele...
    BorgWarner to supply cabin heaters to a global EV maker
    BorgWarner is set to supply its high-voltage positive temperature coefficient (PTC) cabin heating technology for a new electric vehicle (EV) by a global EV maker, the company announced in a press release on 21 September. The company did not disclose the name of the automaker. "We take pride in deliv...
    BorgWarner invests USD72 million to expand US plant
    US-based BorgWarner has invested USD72 million towards the expansion of its plant in Seneca, South Carolina (the United States), reports news website Area Development, citing BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems president and general manager, Dr. Stefan Demmerle. The investment will go towards capital, equ...
    BorgWarner to showcase propulsion solutions for combustion, electric vehicles at NACV Show
    American auto component supplier BorgWarner will showcase propulsion solutions for combustion engine as well as electrified vehicles at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) Show next week, the company announced in a press release on 18 September. BorgWarner will exhibit electric motors/gener...
    BorgWarner expects 48V system to capture over 60% of global HEV market by 2027
    US-based supplier BorgWarner expects annual production of 48 volt (48V) system to total around 25 million units by 2027, capturing over 60% of global hybrid electric vehicle market, according to a company press release on 12 September. “We are excited about the demand and opportunity for electrifi...
    BorgWarner supplies HVH electric motors to Scania for hybrid buses
    BorgWarner is supplying its High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motors to Scania for hybrid buses, the US-based powertrain components supplier said in a press release on 4 September. The 605-volt electric motor delivers a maximum torque of 2,000 Nm and a power output of up to 300 kW (402 hp) wit...
    BorgWarner supplies engine timing system for Renault Kadjar in China
    BorgWarner is supplying its engine timing system for Renault’s 2L Kadjar sport utility vehicle (SUV) in China, according to a press release on 28 August. For the system, the company is supplying engine timing chains, primary tensioners, guides, arms, balancer chains and balancer tensioners. “Bor...
    BorgWarner supplies oil pump chain for Toyota’s new 8-speed AT
    American auto parts maker BorgWarner is supplying its 6.35 mm silent oil pump chain for Toyota’s new 8-speed automatic transmission (AT), the company announced in a press release on 24 August. The transmission is equipped in the newly launched 2.5L Camry and will also be used in another transmissi...
    IAA 2017: BorgWarner to showcase solutions for e-mobility, connected cars, autonomous driving
    American auto component maker BorgWarner is set to showcase a range of solutions at the International Motor Show (IAA) next month in Frankfurt, Germany, the company announced in a press release on 22 August. The display will include products related to e-mobility, autonomous driving and connected ca...
    COMTRANS 2017: BorgWarner to showcase electrification technologies for CVs
    BorgWarner will showcase its electrification technologies for commercial vehicles at COMTRANS 2017 in Moscow, Russia, the company announced in a press release last week. The solutions on display will include advanced waste heat recovery systems, airflow solutions and exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) ...
    BorgWarner supplies regulated two-stage turbocharger for Jaguar Land Rover
    BorgWarner is supplying its regulated two-stage (R2S) turbocharger for Jaguar Land Rover’s (JLR) 2L I4 diesel engine, the US-based auto component maker announced in a press release on 8 August. The engine is being equipped in Range Rover Sport and new Land Rover Discovery. "Our long-standing exper...
    BorgWarner launches new series of EGR Coolers
    BorgWarner has introduced a new series of multi-platform exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) coolers for commercial vehicles, the company announced in a press release on 1 August. The company said that the new modular cooler family includes four highly adaptable standard designs for maximum flexibility ...
    BorgWarner’s Q2 net income up 29% y/y to USD212 million
    BorgWarner has reported a 29% year-on-year growth in net income to USD212 million for the second quarter ended 30 June 2017, according to a company press release on 27 July. Net sales for the period increased 2.6% y/y to nearly USD2.4 billion. BorgWarner said net sales saw an impact of around USD38 ...
    BorgWarner enters agreement to acquire Sevcon
    BorgWarner has signed a definitive agreement to acquire UK-based Sevcon for approximately USD200 million, according to a company press release. The acquisition is subject to approval of Sevcon's stockholders and respective competition laws and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017. "...
    Autotech Ventures raises USD120 million to fund automotive start-ups
    Silicon Valley (US)-based Autotech Ventures has raised more than USD120 million from automotive companies and financial investors to support startups working on transportation services and digital vehicle technology, reports Reuters. The fund comprises both financial and corporate investors. Among t...
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