AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct. 18 / - BorgWarner Morse
TEC's latest HY-VOÂ® four-wheel drive chain technology debuts on the 2007
Toyota Tundra and a new luxury SUV scheduled for release in early 2008.
Developed to provide best-in-class sound quality and strength, the technology
allows car makers to quietly transfer more power without expanding the size of
the transfer case.
"Four-wheel drive applications increasingly demand greater durability
while drivers expect quiet comfort in the cab," said Alfred Weber, President
and General Manager, BorgWarner Morse TEC. "Morse TEC's technology delivers
both, without increasing weight. This contributes to better fuel economy,
reduced emissions and improved performance."
The Morse TEC HY-VOÂ® chain product line has been powering automotive
products for over 40 years. Customers have shown their confidence in the
continuous innovation of the HY-VOÂ® product line by employing hundreds of
millions of HY-VOÂ® chains in transmissions and transfer cases around the
Auburn Hills, Michigan-based BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a product
leader in highly engineered components and systems for vehicle powertrain
applications worldwide. The FORTUNE 500 company operates manufacturing and
technical facilities in 64 locations in 17 countries. Customers include
VW/Audi, Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Hyundai/Kia, Daimler, Renault/Nissan,
Chrysler, Navistar International, Fiat, BMW, Honda, PSA, and Caterpillar. The
Internet address for BorgWarner is: www.borgwarner.com.
CONTACT: David Peterson of BorgWarner Inc., +1-248-754-0883
Web site: www.borgwarner.com