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Another good Volvo arrives at platform SPA

18 July 2018

There was a noticeable air of excitement amongst Volvo Car UK people at the redesigned V60's press launch in Yorkshire this week. This was not at all surprising: as the company's head of PR, Mike Gale (a recent recruit from one time Volvo powertrain partner Renault) noted, the brand has a "long history of wagons".


The Range Rover Sport gets a four-cylinder engine

1 September 2017

Is JLR's Ingenium 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine up to the task of powering 2.1+ tonnes of Range Rover Sport? Perhaps surprisingly, the answer is not only a definite yes but if the other V6 and V8 options did not exist, this could well be all the RRS that anyone needs.


ANALYSIS: UK supplier industry perks up

19 March 2015

There are signs of a revival in the UK automotive supplier industry, but a sense of perspective is needed, says Dave Leggett.


VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 2014 Peugeot RCZ R

21 October 2014

Audi, or Peugeot? No contest. But what if the question is instead TT or RCZ R? Trickier. It would be ironic if PSA's cost cutting means this beautiful coupe won't have a replacement as the RCZ is already a successful, high-priced Peugeot.

Latest interviews


BorgWarner CTO on rightsizing and tomorrow’s turbo

13 April 2017

Continuing QUBE/just-auto’s series of interviews with tier one component suppliers, we spoke to Christopher P. Thomas, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, BorgWarner Inc.


INTERVIEW: BorgWarner's director of marketing Gunt

8 January 2015

We spoke to Gunter Kraemer about BorgWarner’s recent expansion in the rapidly growing turbocharger market.


GKN all-wheel-drive technology update

7 October 2014

Interview with Rob Rickell, Senior Vice President Global Engineering, Principal Engineer, GKN plc. At the recent Paris Show, Calum MacRae caught up with him to discuss technology developments in the AWD market such as driveline disconnect and e-axles.


Q&A with BorgWarner: Dual clutch transmissions

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.

Latest news


BorgWarner Q2 net earnings up 28% to US$272m

30 July 2018

BorgWarner has posted second-quarter net earnings up 28% to US$272m, while net sales rose 13% to US$2.7bn.


BorgWarner to supply AWD couplings to Lynk & Co

26 June 2018

BorgWarner said it was supplying its latest electro-hydraulically actuated all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for Geely's Lynk & Co's first model, the 01.


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner opens R&D centre in Indiana

15 June 2018

BorgWarner has opened a new 100,000sq ft technical centre in Noblesville, Indiana. Combining operations from existing facilities in Anderson and Pendleton, Indiana, the new technical centre features a state-of-the-art lab which increases the company's...


BorgWarner promotes COO to CEO

7 June 2018

BorgWarner has named Frederic Lissalde - COO since 1 January - president and chief executive officer from 1 August, 2018 when he will also join the board.


BorgWarner Q1 net sales up 15.7% to US$2.8bn

26 April 2018

BorgWarner has reported first-quarter net sales up 15.7% to US$2.8bn with operating income of US334m.


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner supplies ignition coil to Daimler

25 April 2018

BorgWarner supplies its highly modular and robust 90mJ single spark ignition coil for Daimler's new M260 and M264 4-cylinder in-line gasoline engines for the European and Chinese markets. Locally produced in Germany and China from 2017 and 2018,...


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner’s new EMOD technology powers Ram 1500

28 March 2018

BorgWarner debuts its electro-mechanical on-demand (EMOD) transfer case on the 2019 Ram 1500 4x4 pickup truck. Building on BorgWarner's proven Torque-On-Demand clutching system, the new EMOD technology delivers faster response and higher torque output for...


BorgWarner Eco-Launch solution selected by Ford

14 March 2018

BorgWarner has said it is providing Ford with its Eco-Launch stop/start solenoid valve and hydraulic accumulator. It is available on the Ford 8-speed, front-wheel drive (FWD), mid-torque transmission used for a variety of vehicles in North America.


BorgWarner inaugurates turbo facility in Thailand

8 March 2018

BorgWarner has inaugurated a new turbocharger manufacturing facility in Rayong, Thailand.


just-auto Plus only FAW EV’s to feature BorgWarner eGearDrive

27 February 2018

BorgWarner's eGearDrive transmission has been specifically designed for the emerging high-volume electric vehicle market and is featured in First Automotive Works (FAW) Group's Besturn B30EV and Junpai A70E. The leading-edge eGearDrive transmission...


BorgWarner unveils Q4 US$146m loss

8 February 2018

Borgwarner has posted a fourth-quarter net loss of US$146m, although net sales reached US$2.6bn, up 14.5% from last year.


BorgWarner supplies AWD coupling for new Crafter

26 January 2018

BorgWarner says it supplies two versions of its advanced electro-hydraulically actuated all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for the new Volkswagen Crafter.


Ram lightens redesigned 1500 pickup truck

16 January 2018

When Ford last fully redesigned its top selling F-150 pickup truck, for 2015, it shaved 700 pounds of weight by - controversially - using as much aluminium as possible in the body and frame, bringing benefits in fuel economy and overall range CAFE ratings. Now FCA's Ram Trucks division has used more alloy, and composites, to reduce the weight of its redesigned 2019 1500 by 225 pounds.


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner eGearDrive selected for Fuso eCanter

16 January 2018

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, supplies its HVH250 electric motor and eGearDrive transmission for the initial launch of the Fuso eCanter truck, the world's first...


Borg Warner names new COO

15 December 2017

BorgWarner announced the appointment of Frederic Lissalde to executive vice president and chief operating officer, effective 1 January, 2018.


BorgWarner Q3 2017 sales up 9.1% at US$2.42bn

27 October 2017

BorgWarner has recorded third-quarter US net sales up 9.1% to US$2.42bn, while operating income was US$276m.


BorgWarner turbocharger to boost Daimler engines

18 October 2017

BorgWarner provides its leading regulated two-stage (R2S) turbocharger for Daimler's latest 2.9-litre six-cylinder inline diesel engine OM 656, which is initially featured in the updated Mercedes-Benz S-Class launched in 2017.


BorgWarner supplies AWD transfer case for Velar

6 October 2017

BorgWarner is again supplying Jaguar Land Rover with its on-demand transfer case.


BorgWarner completes acquisition of Sevcon

28 September 2017

BorgWarner has announced that it has finalised its acquisition of Sevcon, Inc. (Sevcon).


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner presents technologies for electric CVs

26 September 2017

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, offers the growing hybrid and electric commercial vehicle market a broad product portfolio to help meet emissions regulations and fuel economy...


BorgWarner announces OEM EV cabin heater deal

25 September 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying its advanced high-voltage positive temperature coefficient (PTC) cabin heating technology for "a new electric vehicle (EV) for a globally known EV automaker".


Borg Warner launches new starter control

25 September 2017

BorgWarner (BW) has introduced its Smart Integrated Magnetic Switch (IMS) to the aftermarket.


BorgWarner cabin heating tech selected by EVmaker

22 September 2017

BorgWarner has announced it will be supplying its advanced high-voltage positive temperature coefficient (PTC) cabin heating technology for a new electric vehicle (EV) for a globally known EV automaker. BorgWarner's technology features more efficient use of energy while providing rapid cabin heating.


BorgWarner pushes 48-volt mild hybrid tech

13 September 2017

BorgWarner says it foresees a global shift in vehicle propulsion with 48-volt mild hybrid technologies playing a crucial role in delivering higher fuel efficiency.


BorgWarner supplies motors for Scania hybrid bus

6 September 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying its High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motors to Scania for a new bus model.


BorgWarner supplies oil pump chain for Toyota

25 August 2017

BorgWarner has said that it supplies a 6.35 mm silent oil pump chain for Toyota’s new 8-speed automatic transmission, which drives the newly launched 2.5-litre Camry as well as another transmission program coming next year. The new transmission is Toyota’s first design that employs a chain with an off-axis oil pump drive. 


BorgWarner to show technology in IAA debut

22 August 2017

BorgWarner will exhibit its technology for the first time at next month's IAA in Frankfurt.


BorgWarner posts Q2 net sales up 2.6% to US$2.4bn

27 July 2017

BorgWarner has unveiled second-quarter net sales up 2.6% to US$2.4bn, compared to the same period a year ago.


BorgWarner agrees to acquire Sevcon

17 July 2017

BorgWarner has agreed to acquire Sevcon, Inc., a specialist in electrification technologies.


BorgWarner supplies EGR for Ford diesel

15 June 2017

BorgWarner said it was supplying exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) including a cooler, valve and pneumatic bypass valve for the Ford Power Stroke 6.7-litre V8 diesel engine.

BorgWarner news

BorgWarner Q2 net earnings up 28% to US$272m

30 July 2018

BorgWarner has posted second-quarter net earnings up 28% to US$272m, while net sales rose 13% to...


Another good Volvo arrives at platform SPA

18 July 2018

There was a noticeable air of excitement amongst Volvo Car UK people at the redesigned V60's pres...


BorgWarner to supply AWD couplings to Lynk & Co

26 June 2018

BorgWarner said it was supplying its latest electro-hydraulically actuated all-wheel drive (AWD)...


just-auto Plus only BorgWarner opens R&D centre in Indiana

15 June 2018

BorgWarner has opened a new 100,000sq ft technical centre in Noblesville, Indiana. Combining oper...


BorgWarner promotes COO to CEO

7 June 2018

BorgWarner has named Frederic Lissalde - COO since 1 January - president and chief executive offi...


BorgWarner Q1 net sales up 15.7% to US$2.8bn

26 April 2018

BorgWarner has reported first-quarter net sales up 15.7% to US$2.8bn with operating income of US3...



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