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BorgWarner Awarded for its Turbocharging Technologies

Frédéric Lissalde, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems (third from the left), accepts the AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award 2014 from Dr. Christoph Skudelny, Automotive Practice Leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers (left), Prof. Dr. Stefan Bratzel, Director CAM (right) and moderator Barbara Hahlweg (second from left).

BorgWarner Turbo Systems received an AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award 2014 during a ceremony held recently in Frankfurt, Germany.

Organized by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM) and PricewaterhouseCoopers, BorgWarner was honored in the Powertrain Technology category for a variety of turbocharging technologies, including regulated two-stage (R2S®) and three-stage (R3S) turbocharging systems and variable turbine geometry (VTG) turbochargers.

“We are very proud to receive this prestigious award honoring our leadership in state-of-the-art turbocharging technologies. Engineered to significantly improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and increase performance, our technologies boost numerous engines from leading automakers around the globe,” said Frédéric Lissalde, President and General Manager, BorgWarner Turbo Systems. “I would like to thank our employees for their dedication to the pursuit of quality and excellence at BorgWarner.”

CAM, an independent institute for empirical research on automotive and mobility issues in Bergisch-Gladbach, Germany, conducted the extensive study along with PricewaterhouseCoopers AG WPG, a consulting and auditing firm. The Automotive Innovations Study identifies future trends and innovation profiles of global automotive companies based on technical innovations in vehicles. The awards were presented following a comprehensive analysis of several suppliers around the world.

BorgWarner’s highly engineered turbocharging technologies have also received a 2013 Automotive News PACE Award and a 2013 Automotive News PACE Innovation Partnership Award for its collaboration with BMW on the first R3S turbocharging system for diesel engines, a 2012 PACE Award for its VTG turbocharger with low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) technology, and a 2008 PACE Award and PACE Environmental Award for its R2S turbocharging technology.

In addition, BorgWarner received a BMW Supplier Innovation Award 2013, a Daimler Supplier Award 2012 and first prize as one of ten Porsche Supplier of the Year Award winners in 2012.

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