17 May 2013
I wouldn't have thought that, with the current state of play in the European auto industry, there'd be too much niggle in the union ranks. But we've reported on a bit this week.
15 May 2013
BorgWarner will provide British engineered and made turbochargers for Jaguar Land Rover's (JLR's) new four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, scheduled to launch in 2015.
1 May 2013
BorgWarner has reported first quarter 2013 net earnings of US$142m ($1.22 per share) versus $158m, ($1.28) a year ago. Excluding non-comparable items, net earnings were $1.30 per share on sales of $1,851m, down 3%.
18 April 2013
BorgWarner has officially opened its new production facility and engineering centre in Itatiba City, Brazil.
15 February 2013
There were more financial results out this week and it was another mixed bag. General Motors' latest black ink was, overall, good. It's still making big profits, mainly based on healthy North American business and continued progress in Asia (especially China where it sold, with its JVs, over 300,000 units in January). Europe's a problem for GM, but that's been the case for a while now, no easy solutions. Also in the good pile was Jaguar Land Rover.
15 February 2013
BorgWarner has defended the increasing adoption of turbochargers for engine downsizing in response to suggestions that the fuel efficiency benefits versus larger naturally aspirated engines may be exaggerated.
14 February 2013
BorgWarner has unveiled net sales of US$1.72bn for the fourth quarter, 2012, down 3% from US$1.77bn in same period, 2011, while net earnings in the quarter were US$121m, down from US$122m.
8 February 2013
BorgWarner has opened a new 86,000-square-foot (8,000-square-metre) facility in Manesar, India, near New Delhi to produce exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) coolers, tubes, valves and modules.
22 January 2013
Europe may have long resisted the automatic gearbox but environmental and fuel efficiency legislation combined with major advances in electronics and manufacturing techniques have paved the way for a flood of new automated transmission technologies, including dual clutch transmissions (DCTs). In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with Alexander Moser, Supervisor Advanced Product Engineering, Clutch Systems, BorgWarner about just how the DCT market is shaping-up.
18 December 2012
BorgWarner has opened another production plant at its campus in Ningbo, China.
15 November 2012
BorgWarner has named James Verrier, 49, president and chief executive officer from 1 January, 2013, when he will also join the board. Current chairman and CEO Timothy Manganello will continue as executive chairman until his planned retirement at the 24 April, 2013 annual meeting, at which time he will step down from the board.
8 November 2012
BorgWarner has announced US$2.3bn of expected net new powertrain business for 2013 through 2015.
31 October 2012
BorgWarner has reported third quarter 2012 net earnings of US$0.85 per share. Adjusted, the profit was a record $1.19, a new third quarter record. Sales slipped 5% to $1,695m.
8 October 2012
BorgWarner will expand its variable cam timing (VCT) line with a new family of cam phasers for I4 engines.
22 August 2012
The new Ford Fusion equipped with the 2.0-litre EcoBoost turbo engine includes technology shared with NASA's Space Shuttle.
26 July 2012
BorgWarner said second quarter net earnings, up 21% to US$1.00 per share, or $1.36 excluding special items, was a new record. Net sales were up 10% to $1,856m.
3 July 2012
Federal-Mogul is to purchase the Beru spark plug business from BorgWarner. The purchase, subject to regulatory requirements, includes factories at Chazelles sur Lyon, France, and Neuhaus, Germany, which will add about US$80m in annual sales and increase the supplier’s yearly spark plug production capacity to over 350m a year.
26 April 2012
BorgWarner United Transmission Systems (BWUTS), a joint venture between the US-based supplier and 12 Chinese automakers in Dalian, will supply 'DualTronic' (twin clutch) control modules and clutch modules with integral torsional vibration dampers for FAW's new seven-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (DCT).
18 April 2012
Great Wall's quiet entry into the UK market reminds me a little of the arrival of Japanese light commercials in the Antipodes back in the 50s and 60s. Softly-softly, word of mouth.
27 March 2012
BorgWarner has named Ronald Hundzinski as chief financial officer and James Verrier as president and chief operating officer, a newly created role, effective now.
14 February 2012
BorgWarner said fourth quarter 2011 earnings of US$1.00 per share compared with $0.89 a year ago on sales up 16% to $1.77bn and global vehicle production up barely 1%.
13 December 2011
As part of just-auto’s ongoing monitoring of trends in the transmission sector, Matthew Beecham talked with executives from BorgWarner, Getrag and Prodrive about how they see the future for electronically-actuated automated manual transmissions (AMTs), whether integrated into hybrid or electric powertrains or combined with a conventional internal combustion engine.
30 November 2011
Huf (Huelsbeck & Fuerst) and BorgWarner Beru Systems have agreed that the former's subsidiary, Huf Electronics of Duesseldorf, Germany, will take over the tyre pressure monitoring system business of Beru Electronics in Bretten, Germany, employing about 230 people.
16 November 2011
As part of just-auto’s ongoing monitoring of trends in the transmission sector, Matthew Beecham talked with executives from Torotrak, BorgWarner, Prodrive and Getrag about how the global transmission market could evolve in terms of the split between manual and automatic transmissions.
10 November 2011
BorgWarner says it expects US$2.5bn of net new powertrain business from 2012 to 2014, a 9% increase compared to its previous three-year net new business.
18 October 2011
BorgWarner has expanded its global capacity as it targets increasing demand in North America for fuel-efficient turbocharging technologies with a new production facility in Ramos, Mexico.
INTERVIEW: Joachim Hahn, Manager of Powertrain Engineering, Hyundai Motor Europe and Kia Motors Europe
10 October 2011
Glenn Brooks interviews the man who heads up the team behind what is claimed to be the world’s cleanest non-electric vehicle, the new Kia Rio EcoDynamics.
27 September 2011
BorgWarner is to supply transmission components, including friction plates and roller one-way clutches, for Hyundai's new 8-speed automatic rear-wheel drive transmission.
28 July 2011
QUBE is just-auto's new online intelligence platform, providing real-time information, insight and analysis on the global automotive manufacturing industry. This month we provide extracts from component sectors covered in the new service, continuing with a look at the latest developments in transmissions, including a Q&A with Oerlikon Graziano.
28 July 2011
BorgWarner has announced second quarter 2011 profit of US$1.31 per share on record sales up 28% year on year to US$1,819m. Global vehicle production in the quarter was off 2%.