BorgWarner on Thursday reportedly said quarterly earnings rose on strong demand in Europe and Asia for technology such as turbochargers, timing systems and emissions.

According to Reuters, the auto parts supplier's first quarter net income rose to $US77.6 million, or $1.36 per share, from $51.1 million, or 91 cents per share, a year earlier.

Excluding a write-off, gains from divestitures and the release of tax accruals, BorgWarner said it earned 97 cents a share, the report added.

Analysts, on average, expected BorgWarner to earn 96 cents per share, according to Reuters Estimates.