BorgWarner’s Advanced Technologies Drive the 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility Of The Year

BorgWarner’s Technologies Help Winners and Finalists Improve Fuel Economy, Emissions and Performance

Auburn Hills, Michigan, January 12, 2015 – The 2015 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year winners—Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150, respectively—feature advanced technologies from BorgWarner. In addition, BorgWarner provides systems and components for all of the finalists in the annual competition, including the Ford Mustang, Hyundai Genesis, Chevrolet Colorado, and Lincoln MKC.

“Around the world, automakers are striving to deliver improved fuel economy and performance while meeting strict emissions regulations. At BorgWarner, we collaborate with our customers, providing a broad range of innovative technologies to help achieve these challenging goals and give drivers a fun-to-drive experience,” said James R. Verrier, President and Chief Executive Officer, BorgWarner. “We are proud to contribute to the success of all of these notable vehicles. Congratulations to this year’s winners and finalists for this prestigious industry recognition.”

For these distinguished vehicles, BorgWarner supplies one or more advanced  technologies, including chain timing systems, HY-VO® transfer case chains, variable cam timing technologies, turbochargers, ignition coils, friction plates and one-way clutches for automatic transmissions, dual-clutch and mechatronic modules for dual-clutch transmissions, part-time and on-demand all-wheel drive transfer cases, and front-wheel drive electronic limited-slip differentials. The North American Car and Truck/Utility Awards honor vehicles for setting new benchmarks in design, safety, innovation and value. Selected by an independent jury of 57 automotive journalists representing magazines, television, radio, newspapers and websites from the United States and Canada, winners were announced during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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